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When Our Bluff Has Been Called….

By the Editor – The author formerly CINC Land Forces and more recently UK’s advisor on reform to the Ukrainian Minister of Defence, suggests the consequences of Putin’s War are more far reaching than we are collectively willing to admit.…

WHITHER The Actual Truth?

I expect that very few of those close to Putin will disagree with Russia’s actions in Ukraine. On the other hand very few in the UK corridors of power dissented about Tony Blair’s desire to assist in the invasion of…

Whither the Economic Impact?

Cost of living crisis, post-pandemic costs, fractured global economy and Cold War II (last two care of Tsar Putin) – the impact on our economy will be huge. Accordingly, the arguments for rapid increases in defence spending will be problematic.…

Some maritime thoughts from Deb Sanders KCL

– sourced from the KCL blog Russia’s invasion of Ukraine: Maritime implications in the Black Sea – Defence-In-Depth (defenceindepth.co) Some good stuff here – Deb Saunders knows what’s she’s talking about – but somewhat overtaken by events. NR Member