Syria: Should Britain get involved?

There have been acres of newsprint devoted to the increasingly violent conflict in Syria. One such article appeared in the Daily Telegraph detailing how many Western troops could be deployed into Syria. A paper written by an influential defence think tank argued that as many as 75,000 troops would be needed with an initial deployment […]

Is David Cameron losing his grip on the Conservative Party?

After the latest rebellion by Tory MP’s over Europe over the proposed EU budget in which “53 Tory MP’s joined Labour to call for a cut in the EU’s overall budget” . It would seem that David Cameron is rapidly losing his grip on his Prime Ministership and as leader of the Conservative Party. The […]

Should Britain get invovled with Syria?

There have been acres of newsprint devoted to the increasingly violent conflict in Syria. One such article appeared in the Daily Telegraph detailing how many Western troops could be deployed into Syria. Meanwhile a paper written by an influential defence think tank argued that as many as 75,000 troops would be needed with an initial […]

Why is morale low in the armed forces?

Defence Secretary Phillip Hammond has outlined which of the army battalions would be axed in the current round of defence cuts. These cuts will affect the Royal Welsh which will lose its 2nd Battalion, the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers which will lose its second battalion and the Yorkshire Regiment will lose its second and third regiments. […]