Last night during his speech at Mansion House, Jeremy Hunt, the Foreign Secretary, explained why he thought that defence spending should be “increased decisively” so that Britain can project power to defend its interests. He argued that “We face a more aggressive Russia and a more assertive China. We simply do not know what the balance of power in the world will be in 25 years time.”
The Foreign Secretary is right. Last year, both the National Security Capability Review and the Modernising Defence Programme outlined the emergence of a deteriorating strategic landscape.
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