National Power

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

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

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

How could the UK augment its nuclear forces?

The Council on Geostrategy asks 11 experts how the UK could augment its nuclear forces

How can Australia and the UK work more closely if Donald Trump is elected?

The Council on Geostrategy asks ten experts how the UK and Australia can deepen bilateral cooperation if Trump returns to the US presidency

How much should Britain be investing in defence

The Council on Geostrategy asks nine experts how much Britain should be spending on defence

Is it time to rethink European security?

The Council on Geostrategy asks eight experts how they think European security should be reconsidered in light of Russian aggression

Suppressing the Houthis: The potential for British carrier strike

Benedict Baxendale-Smith investigates the prospect of deploying a British aircraft carrier to the Red Sea

Russian space nukes would be a sword of Damocles over our heads

Gabriel Elefteriu FRAeS explores the prospect of Russian nuclear weapons in space and the diplomatic and military consequences

In defence of Britain’s carriers

William Freer defends Britain’s aircraft carriers and refutes many of the criticisms levied against them