UK Defence Review

In Britain, the strains of the military campaign in Afghanistan and the financial strains of the global economic crisis have combined to persuade the British government to launch its first strategic defence review in over a decade, to ask the questions: what role in the world does Britain now want, and what can it afford? Our Defence Correspondent Nick Childs asks whether Britain must now contemplate a lower position in the world's pecking order in future.

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Tue 1 Sep 2009 04:40 GMT
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