United Kingdom

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

Is it time for Japan to join AUKUS?

Duncan Bartlett investigates the push and pull factors behind Japan’s potential AUKUS membership

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

How can British education be made more resilient to foreign interference?

The Council on Geostrategy asks eight experts how British education can be made more resilient to foreign interference

The trilateral initiative: How Britain, Poland and Ukraine can shape a post-war Europe

This Report makes the case for immediate renewed trilateral cooperation between the UK, Poland and Ukraine to reinforce European security.

Sunak vs. Starmer: The battle of the defence budget

Dr Emma Salisbury analyses the recent defence spending commitments made by the Conservative party in the UK

Why space matters to the United Kingdom

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