General Sir Nick Carter Avoids Party Politics, But Issues Challenge To Future Governments

'General Sir Nick Carter Avoids Party Politics, But Issues Challenge To Future Governments', by Michael Clarke, published in Forces News. The Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS) at his annual Christmas lecture has been widely reported as giving a sobering view of the security challenges that Britain faces in the coming decade. A resurgence of great …

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NATO’s ‘Non-Summit’: What Can We Expect?

NATO's 'Non-Summit': What Can We Expect?', by Michael Clarke, published in Forces News. The NATO summit, or "leaders meeting" as it chooses to be known in an effort to manage expectations, will be dominated by all the big names attending. There will be no shortage of them - some 29 leaders attending, and a 30th, representing North Macedonia, which is expected to …

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Three Presidents, three visions as NATO gathers for a shot in the arm – or the head

'Three presidents, three visions as Nato gathers for a shot in the arm — or the head', by Michael Clarke, published in The Sunday Times. London is preparing to host this week’s Nato meeting with all its usual down-to-earth sang-froid. An evening reception at Buckingham Palace, then a morning of side meetings and cabals, followed by …

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