HMS Queen Elizabeth’s maiden voyage to the South China Sea is indicative of the UK’s new global posture. But is it spreading itself too thin? Elliott Simpson presents the pros and cons of the UK’s recent tilt to Asia, and to a modern military.
Tag: Defence Budget
Political Accounting: Rethinking NATO’s ‘2 percent’ Rule
Is the ‘2 percent’ rule an effective way to measure a member State’s commitment to NATO? Eric Jackson explores how political manipulation in current defence spending misrepresents a nation’s military readiness and suggests a broader definition for security expenditures.
Europe, You’re on Your Own!
Will Trump’s words and Putin’s actions cause Europe to harden defences?
Canada’s Defence Budget 2016
Julie-Anne discusses Canada’s 2016 defence budget and the case of the missing $3.7 billion.
Poland’s Traumatic History and its Response to the Ukraine Crisis
Does Poland’s history affect its military response to possible threats of Russian aggression? Sandy Vingoe investigates in his latest article.