COMMENTARY – UNITED KINGDOM COASTAL SECURITY AND BORDER INTEGRITY

COMMENTARY – UNITED KINGDOM COASTAL SECURITY AND BORDER INTEGRITY COASTAL SECURITY AN ALTERNATIVE APPROACH – BY Lt Cdr David Graham RN (Retd) DefenceSynergia (DS) produced an immediate response to calls for the UK to beef up its Coastal Security [http://www.defencesynergia.co.uk/parliamentary-and-government-disconnect-desire-versus-reality/] in the wake of media and political discontent following emerging evidence that illegal immigration into Continue reading

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British Principles of War – Are They Applied in 21st Century UK Defence Policy and Planning?

This DS Commentary covers the ‘Principles of War’ as applied to UK 21st Century Defence Output. It is written as a personal view with inputs from within DS. It is by necessity short and therefore only briefly covers some of the ground that a comprehensive paper might include. However, it has become clear to DS that there is a growing disconnect Continue reading

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Parliamentary and Government Disconnect – Desire versus Reality – UK Coastal Security

Should the Royal Navy deploy within the UK littoral to support Home Office maritime security forces to protect us from terrorists and people smugglers as recommended by the Home Affairs Select Committee on 3rd August 2016? Defence Synergia (DS) fully concurs and supports the proposal that UK Armed Forces must contribute to maritime, land and Continue reading

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