Robert Gates

Britain’s former chief of staff says politicians have undermined military strategy by meddling, leading Putin and Islamic State to despise the West

‘Unlike some of their most senior spies, Bibi Netanjahu and Ehud Barak see an attack on Iran in terms of Israel’s survival as a Jewish state’

The President has eviscerated the US defence budget, and so threatens to deprive America of the means to use decisive force

President Obama’s decision to scrap the plan for ten ground based interceptors in Poland linked to advanced radar in the Czech Republic is being predictably traduced by the likes of ‘Ambassador’ Bolton, and his claque in the British media, as appeasement of Russia.