Soldier scholars: Army think-tank to examine changing nature of conflict

Andy Simms

With recent history awash with gallantry awards and media accounts of extraordinary feats of courage in combat, it is soldiers’ brawn, not brains which monopolises modern perceptions of the British Army. However, the vital contribution of the conceptual component of military action to success on the battlefield is not lost on the Service’s senior commanders, who remain focused on ensuring UK troops are neither out-fought nor out-thought in future conflicts. Recognising that time sp...
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