British Army

Brown stopped from visiting Afghanistan

Mon 20 Jul, AT 09:55

The Mole: Whether or not it was a snub, it prevented the photo op he wanted as Parliament breaks up for the summer, reports our Westminster insider

Book review: The Junior Officers’ Reading Club

Fri 17 Jul, AT 13:32

Non-fiction: Patrick Hennessey’'s account of life in the modern British Army is ‘powerful, compelling and unapologetic’

Brown v Dannatt: it’s war

Fri 17 Jul, AT 09:20

The Mole: Brown waffles over helicopters as departing Army chief fights for troops’ rights, reports our Westminster insider

Brown is ‘confident’ on Afghanistan

Tue 14 Jul, AT 09:47

The Mole: If the PM turns out to be wrong on military resources, God help him, says our Westminster insider


Afghanistan: what they are saying

Mon 13 Jul, AT 09:41

Soldiers in Helmand remember their dead today as the battle rages between Army and Government

Gordon Brown has no antidote for Labour rebels

Wed 29 Apr, AT 01:00

The Mole: Even as he calms nerves over swine flu, the PM faces an epidemic of rebellion, reports our Westminster insider

Hutton’s half-cocked cuts are no use to anyone

Thu 11 Dec, AT 00:00
Robert Fox

The Ministry of Defence ought to have a properly costed review of all its commitments – just don’t expect one this side of a general election

UK troops needed to save Kabul from Taliban forces

Mon 8 Dec, AT 00:00
Robert Fox

The decision to focus our forces in the south of the country will be reversed and a division-strength unit put under the control of General Petraeus