5 solutions to the UK's defence budget headache


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by Tom Wein, writing for the Defence Dateline Group The Strategic Defence and Security Review of 2010 has received some sharp criticism. It rested on a National Security Strategy that alluded to many sensible things, but did not articulate a clear direction, except on the issue of cost reduction. The review, done quickly by a smallgroup of mid-ranking officers, never had the political clout to take tough decisions; a report by the House of Commons Defence Committee said "we are not convinc...
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