Tag: Defence Spending

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U.S. Warns Britain over Eroding Military Power in Leaked Letter

A leaked letter sent to the British defence secretary by General James Mattis expressing serious concerns about the United Kingdom’s ongoing dedication to the transatlantic partnership has come before a key defence summit and amid ongoing struggle in Westminster over the funding of Britain’s military.

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MEPs Demand EU Army Happens Faster

Members of the European Parliament have urged member states to speed up the creation of an EU army, citing growing international threats.

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UK is ‘Free-Loading’ Off U.S. for Defence Say Tory MPs

The government is under fire from its own MPs for being ‘blind’ to the threats Britain faces from abroad and refusing to commit to spend two per cent of GDP on defence. MPs including former Army captain John Baron accused