Con Coughlin

Britain’s armed forces no longer have the resources for a major war

Military insiders reckon we’ve lost a third of our capabilities in the last five years. What will Cameron do about that?

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[/audioplayer]This Sunday, David Cameron will lay a wreath at the Cenotaph to commemorate those who made the ultimate sacrifice during two ruinous world wars. People will say ‘Never Again’ and Cameron will agree. But then, thanks to the drastic cuts he has made to the strength of our armed forces, the Prime Minister need not worry himself unduly about Britain’s involvements in any future conflicts.

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