British Foreign Policy Group now seeking feedback and offers of support

20 Feb

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British Foreign Policy Group now seeking feedback and offers of support after launch of the new report ‘Why a British Foreign Policy Group?’

New Flagship British Foreign Policy Group Report to Launch

18 Jan

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This month will see the launch of a flagship report laying out why and how the British Foreign Policy Group will support a more informed and effective national engagement on foreign policy issues.

British Military Capability and its Strategic Relevance Today

20 Jan

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It is reassuring to know that DefenceSynergia (DS) is not alone in recognising there are ever widening cracks in the foundations of UK’s defence strategy, as emphasised by Robert Gates, a former US Defense Secretary, on the BBC Today programme on the 16 January 2014. The latter adding further strength to the concerns articulated by […]

FIRST IN LAST OUT – A Case for Government Joined Up Thinking

18 Nov

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The motto of Tactical Supply Flight in Royal Air Force Germany in the early 1970’s was ‘First In – Last Out’. This small section of RAF supply personnel was formed to provide full logistic support to the 3 squadrons of Harrier jump jets based in Germany which, on exercise or in war, operated in the […]

Pakistan Calling Present New Films at September Screening

16 Sep

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The RSA’s (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) project, Pakistan Calling, has been growing in success since its inception earlier in 2013. Its development continues as new films are presented at recent film screening in early September to showcase the relations between the UK and Pakistan. Pakistan Calling provides a platform […]

With Responsibility to Protect Size Does Not Matter

13 Sep

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There will be few people reading this blog that will not have heard the expression ‘sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me’. A truism perhaps in a family setting but not a maxim that international diplomats necessarily subscribe to. Therefore, there was some irritation when at the G20 meeting […]

RSA “Pakistan Calling” Programme Enters Successful Second Month

20 May

The Foreign Affairs Select Committee Report on Scottish Independence

17 May