Despite serving for decades, women in the armed forces around the world still face obstacles throughout their military career.
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Mali’s president and prime minister have just been arrested and dismissed by the military junta which brought them to power in the first place a few months ago. How did this happen?
Previous enquiries into inappropriate behaviour have painted a concerning picture.
The chancellor’s spending review and what it means for you.
When troops are injured in the line of duty as a result of negligence, they would have a limited time to take legal action, according to proposed changes.
Army physicians are turning to drugs approved for other conditions or newly developed treatments such as the antiviral Remdesivir to treat infected personnel.
US military leaders have to plan for operations all over the world, so they can’t afford to ignore climate change or debate its causes.
New research suggests the partners of UK military personnel may experience greater levels of depression and binge-drinking compared to women in the general population.
Spare a thought for Britain’s veterans navigating the minefield that is the UK’s benefits system.
There’s a woeful lack of data on sexual offences within the military. And the data that is available indicates there is a significant problem.
Only through discussion and recognition of service and veteran mental health issues can these tragedies be prevented in the future.
Many current and former US military leaders call climate change a serious national security threat, but few of them mention the Defense Department’s big carbon footprint.
There is a troubling disconnect between a once-iconic institution and broader society.
The true impact of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan on soldiers’ mental health revealed for the first time.
Soldiers can now be more than just the best to join the British Army.
We are witnessing the transformation of the existing defence business into one which embraces the new.
The Canadian Armed Forces has called for women to make up 25 per cent of its ranks by 2026. Attracting and retaining female recruits will require better gender awareness in the military at all levels.
The IDF wants to encourage more women to enlist, but it also wants to encourage Orthodox men, who avoid contact with the opposite sex. How will it manage the conflict?
Politicians are still debating whether climate change is real, but military planners call it a serious threat. A retired rear admiral explains how climate change affects U.S. national security.