Duraid Jalili, Defence Studies Department and Co-Director of Environmental Security Research Group, King’s College London On 16 March 2021, the UK government released its much-anticipated Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy. The notable foregrounding of climate change and biodiversity loss within the review has already led to a range of responses and… Read More The Integrated Review: A New UK Vision for Climate Security?
Dr Mark Hilborne and Dr Mark Presley, Defence Studies Department The government’s Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy, along with its accompanying Defence Command Paper, has made the first significant inclusion of space in such a UK policy document. This is a welcome development, indicating the growing importance of space in reaching… Read More Space gets the recognition it deserves in the Integrated Review
Dr David Jordan, Senior Lecturer & Co-Director of the Freeman Air & Space Institute Since the end of the Second World War, Britain has seen successive governments try to ‘square the circle‘ of attempting to maintain Britain’s status and commitments as a major power but without possessing the military resources to back it up, in… Read More Ambition versus Affordability: Tackling the Defence Review Dilemma