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Dr. Thomas Withington

Dr. Thomas Withington
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Editor, Defence commentator, journalist, military historian.

Albion and the Apocalypse

Upon becoming the United Kingdom’s prime minister on 13 July Theresa May, like her predecessors, was asked to write several letters by the cabinet...

Who Goes There?

Identifying friends and enemies is a problem as old as warfare itself. The risk of inadvertently attacking one’s own side is an ever-present danger...
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Russia-US CENTCOM Airspace Coordination

US CENTCOM (Central Command) and the Russian armed forces are in regular contact to ensure the safety of the skies above Syria, as both...
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Spirits in the Sky

The United States Air Force (USAF) will commence production of the first phase of the Northrop Grumman B-2A Spirit strategic bomber Flexible Strike programme...
Permanent Joint Headquarters (PJHQ) at Northwood

UK’s Future Commanding EU Ops hangs in the Balance

The future of the UK’s Permanent Joint Headquarters (PJHQ) in commanding EU military operations hangs in the balance as the UK government prepares to...
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Obituary – Jeffrey McKaughan

It was with great sadness that Armada International learned of the passing of our esteemed colleague Jeffrey McKaughan on 17th January, aged 60. Mr. McKaughan,...

The End of Charleroi

In the third of our four-part series on the potential effect of nuclear weapons on selected targets around the world, we examine the possible...

Missile Mishaps

The Royal Navy’s Lockheed Martin UGM-133A Trident D-5 Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missiles (SLBMs) are back in the headlines, following revelations on 22nd January that a...
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Armageddon Days Are Here Again!

In the first of a four-part series, we examine the potential effects of selected nuclear weapons on selected targets around the world, courtesy of...
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Just the Facts, Donald, Just the Facts

The president-elect’s recent comments concerning NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation) show a worrying lack of strategic insight, and a stubborn refusal to face multilateral...

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