Armed Forces

Is a form of national service good for the national enterprise?

The Council on Geostrategy asks six experts whether national service is good for the British national enterprise

How should the Royal Navy look and operate in the 2040s?

The Council on Geostrategy asks 11 experts how the Royal Navy should look and operate in the 2040s

A more lethal Royal Navy: Sharpening Britain’s naval power

William Freer and Emma Salisbury investigate how Britain can sharpen its naval power for increased geopolitical competition

No gift: Indo-Pacific access is worth its weight in gold

Jennifer Parker investigates what critical access to Australia grants the UK and US through AUKUS

Lessons from the 1930s: Rearm according to the threat, not the fiscal rules

Paul Mason investigates what Britain can learn today from its defence policy and spending in the 1930s

Australia’s 2024 National Defence Strategy

Bryden Spurling and William Freer analyse Australia’s National Defence Strategy of 2024 and what it means for the United Kingdom

After Nord Stream: Safeguarding Baltic energy security and supply

Trevelyan Wing explores the energy security landscape of the Baltic region, and the developments ensuring its future stability

Why space matters to the United Kingdom

Gabriel Elefteriu outlines the importance of space for the United Kingdom and the future of geopolitics

Is Macron’s sovereign Europe beginning to take shape?

Hugo Blewett-Mundy argues that the new geopolitical landscape leaves the door open for France to help forge a more powerful EU in the world

Cyber maritime: A priority for Britain

Basil Germond, Joe Burton, Daniel Prince and Simona R. Soare investigate the importance of the cyber domain to Britain’s naval power