Is British defense policy experiencing an East-of-Suez flashback?
The current situation has been compared to 1968 when, largely as a result of lacking resources, Britain had to adopt a more modest international role.
According to her, the future of the country’s defense role depends on its relation to Europe:
“Strengthening its European commitment could help Britain to align its global ambitions with the resources it needs to project a credible international role.
Pursuing European ways to achieve global ends however remains a domestically disputed strategic option.
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