Tag SDSR 2015

Speech: Interesting times

My Lords, Ladies and Gentlemen. Can I say how delighted I am to be back at RUSI for my third and, most probably, final CDS Christmas Lecture. If I am still here in 12 months time, something has gone badly…

SDSR 2015 – A Few Thoughts

I think the first thing to do is to recognise the hard work over many days and weekends of the people, military, academic and civil servant, that have produced the National Security Strategy and the Strategic Defence and Security Review.…

Pre SDSR Perspectives

A GUEST POST FROM MONTY Although it is not yet in the public domain, the ink is now dry on the 2015 SDSR. As its looms, the rumour mill is in full chat. I thought it might be interesting to…

SDSR Leak Engine Revving Up

There have been relatively few pre-SDSR leaks this time around but as we get into the vinegar strokes, expect a few more. As the review work has nearly completed and various options presented to ministers the decision-making process gets into…