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Defence reviews 'must reflect change'


The government is to publish its plans for the future of Britain's armed force. A green paper published later will pave the way for a full strategic defence review after the election - the first for more than a decade.

Rear Admiral Chris Parry, a former director at the Ministry of Defence and one of the authors of the 1998 Strategic Defence Review, considers the defence challenges for the new government.


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