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21-24 Millbank
Westminster, SW1P 4QP United Kingdom

October 2022

Securing UK Defence Procurement to Meet 21st Century Challenges from Present Threats

4 October @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London, England, SW1P 4QP, 21-24 Millbank
Westminster, SW1P 4QP United Kingdom
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The British armed forces, tested by centuries of conflict, are facing a foe more dangerous that any enemy. Budget cuts and lack of forward-looking strategic planning have reduced the army to the size of a crowd and left if short of munitions. The ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine has highlighted the detrimental negligence of the British military strategy in the face of a European foe that was prepared to turn a post-cold war standoff into a hot war. With the UK…

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Lessons for Taiwan: Understanding Why Sanctions Failed to Deter Conflict in Ukraine

10 October @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London, England, SW1P 4QP, 21-24 Millbank
Westminster, SW1P 4QP United Kingdom
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Learning from the failure of sanctions to deter Russian aggression in Ukraine will be vital in efforts to deter future conflicts. While it is impossible to correct mistakes that have already been made, Russia is far from the only power willing to exert force in pursuit of its territorial claims.  Beijing continues to conduct exercises testing the capabilities for an invasion of Taiwan, with increasingly aggressive rhetoric paired with missile launches and live-fire drills. It would be deeply unwise to take the…

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