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Strategising - Essential in Government and Business? Diplomat Magazine Aug 2021

Rear Admiral John Kingwell of Universal Defence and Security Solutions, and a former Commandant of the Royal College of Defence Studies, considers how the challenges of the contemporary world call, more than ever, for thinking and acting strategically

Resilience Is The New Black

Martin Howard of UDSS considers what a supercharged national resilience strategy might look like and how embedded the internet is in all our lives

The Rule of Law - Diplomat Magazine Nov 2020

General Sir Richard Barrons KCB CBE, co-founder of Universal Defence & Security Solutions, discusses the difficult transition from security by force, to rule of law by consent

Are you ready for the next pandemic? - Diplomat Magazine Sep 2020

Former Deputy Chief of UK Defence Intelligence, Paul Rimmer, and former Surgeon General of the UK Armed Forces, Lt Gen (Retd) Martin Bricknell, consider how governments might better prepare for the next bio-security crisis, including bringing together the twin disciplines of science and intelligence analysis

Plans are nothing, planning is everything... - Diplomat Magazine May 2020

Former Director General of the Defence Academy of the UK and Director of UDSS Vice Admiral (Ret’d) Duncan Potts CB explains why governments should turn to military expertise in times of national crisis

The UK Approach - Diplomat Magazine April 2020

Former Strategy Director at the UK Ministry of Defence Will Jessett CBE discusses strategic defence and security planning

Military Capability - Diplomat Magazine Feb 2020

Former Director General of the Defence Academy of the UK, Vice Admiral (Retd) Duncan Potts, asks if a focus on Professional Military Education give a military advantage disproportionate to the investment needed

A Strategic Approach - Diplomat Magazine Nov 2019

Co-Chairman of Universal Defence and Security Solutions General Sir Richard Barrons KCB, CBE considers how nations and militaries should configure in a more dangerous and challenging world