DefenceSynergia asks if the next Prime Minister will learn from history and fund HM Armed Forces to meet the emerging threat? Or emulate the 1930s and starve the British military of funds until a disaster like Dunkirk becomes almost inevitable?
On the 19th of July DefenceSynergia wrote to The Right Honourable Rishi Sunak MP, The Right Honourable Penny Mordaunt MP, The Right Honourable Liz Truss MP and The Honourable Kemi Badenoch MP – the four remaining candidates for the position of Prime Minister – wishing them equally well but citing the challenge to United Continue reading
DefenceSynergia (DS) has seen Dr James Bosbotinis’ most recent report for Defence IQ into Hypersonic Defence. It is a comprehensive report that covers a highly complex area of capability and threat in clear and understandable terms. In UK defence terms it puts into public view many of the emerging issues that DS has been warning about for Continue reading
The crisis in Ukraine demands a rigorous and immediate reappraisal of the UK’s Defence and Security assets. These have been allowed to deteriorate over decades and must now be made realistic in the context of our leadership in NATO and as a signal to Russia and China that all true democracies are determined to resist aggression by Continue reading
DefenceSynergia Open Letter to the UK Media President Xi of China and President Putin of Russia are threatening Taiwan and Ukraine. If their threats do turn into invasion, this might induce disagreements over the West’s response which, in turn, would initiate a major geopolitical defeat for the European Union and NATO. It Continue reading
National and Defence Strategies Research Group Dear Secretary of State, DefenceSynergia has long argued, alongside few others, that the UK lacks an articulated Grand Strategy that can inform a subordinate Naval, Military and Air Joint Strategy. The events in Afghanistan, which can only be described as a Strategic and Tactical series of shocks Continue reading
With humble duty, we send our heartfelt sympathy to Her Majesty the Queen at the death of her beloved husband and consort, the Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh. If ever there was a man who combined loyal duty with an example to humanity and the world at large, it was he.