Despite serving for decades, women in the armed forces around the world still face obstacles throughout their military career.
Military lawyers told me how they must make split-second decisions that weigh military variables against real human lives.
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.
Tensions in the Gulf are a stark reminder of the choices ahead for the UK on security cooperation after Brexit.
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.
Soldier amnesty plans pose grave challenges to human rights – and set the stage for a future showdown with the European Court of Human Rights.
Harmful drinking in the armed forces is double that of the general population.
Dystopian predictions of a no-deal Brexit have led to reports that the military could be used to maintain public order.
The government is planning to take part in military action in Syria. But does it need MPs to consent beforehand?
The army’s recruitment campaign speaks to minorities, but inclusivity is not the only thing at stake.
The families of armed forces personnel feel alienated in civilian company and need more understanding from the general public.
What are the ethics of teaching children about the army as part of the national curriculum?
Military families may be the force behind the forces – but deployment can harm them, too.
New research on an addictions project for veterans shows success it is not about recovery in isolation, but about finding a sense of purpose in the community after military service.
The difficulties that soldiers face when returning home from battle are part of an old, old story.
Why would you lie about battlefield honours?
British armed forces have to adapt to a changing threat. Small, highly-trained units will be a key part of that.
PTSD isn’t all about bombs and bullets. The baggage soldiers and medics bring to war zones will help us better understand diverse responses.
The UK government plans to suspend parts of the European Convention on Human Rights in future conflicts.