Trident: is Coalition avoiding the debate that could blow it apart?

Fri 1 Jun, AT 07:05 Robert Fox

In an era of proliferation, the UK might well need a new nuclear weapon – but we seem to be ploughing ahead without a debate

Crispin Black

Over-the-top Olympic security puts London on Waugh-footing

Wed 30 May, AT 07:46 Crispin Black

The security measures for this summer's Games are like something from an Evelyn Waugh satire

Robert Fox

Scottish independence vote threatens to ruin army reform

Fri 25 May, AT 08:25 Robert Fox

Names like Black Watch and Gurkhas are to stay, because Cameron doesn't fancy taking on the Scots and Joanna Lumley at once

Crispin Black

A smooth British retreat from Afghanistan would be a first

Wed 23 May, AT 15:59 Crispin Black

Retreat is the most difficult military operation to carry out - because there is no hope of victory

From Yemen to Africa, al-Qaeda's latest comeback is underway

Wed 23 May, AT 09:24 Robert Fox

Assassination of Osama bin Laden and regular drone attacks have done nothing to halt the rise of a third generation al-Qaeda

Crispin Black

Philip Hammond has failed to ask what our armed forces are for

Wed 16 May, AT 07:42 Crispin Black

Do we really need an aircraft carrier that might already be obsolete - or an army that can fight foreign wars?

Cameron makes £100m U-turn on F-35 aircraft carrier jets

One-Minute Read Thu 10 May, AT 15:00

Humiliating turnaround for Cameron as Ministry of Defence reverts to Labour’s original plan

Robert Fox

Hammond courts disaster with ‘unsentimental’ view of defence

Tue 8 May, AT 15:49 Robert Fox

With US and France cutting back on armed forces, UK’s defence review is already out-of-date

Crispin Black

Spy-in-bag death can be solved if police are allowed to do their job

Wed 2 May, AT 15:09 Crispin Black

Police investigating Gareth Williams's death have been hamstrung by 'national security' concerns

Afghan civilians - victims of massacre

US gives $47,000 to families of Afghan massacre victims

One-Minute Read Mon 26 Mar, AT 11:11

The Pentagon has made unusually large payments to the families of civilians allegedly murdered by a US soldier

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