"Conspiracy of optimism": Conservatives opt out in 2012


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What ambitions does the UK government harbour for its military and, consequently, its defence industry in the future? That is the central question that will shape policy and drive investment (or not, as the case may be) for the MoD over the next decade. Whitehall was berated with a barrage of whitepapers, committee hearings and media slurs before the ink on last year’s Strategic Defence and Security Review was dry regarding the MoD’s ability to effectively and efficiently procu...
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