- January 31, 2013
After a mild drop in the military budget over the last two years, the government has announced that it plans to spend £160 billion over the next ten years on new weapons systems that include Trident missile submarines, aircraft carriers and drones as part of the MoD’s ‘Force 2020’ program.
Given the state of the...
- January 13, 2012
Today, David Cameron makes his first state visit to that beacon of democracy and human rights Saudi Arabia. According to the BBC’s ineffable ‘security correspondent’ Frank Gardner
…the trip is important for both Mr Cameron and his Saudi hosts. He says Saudi Arabia has been rattled by both the overthrow of its...