Tag: British Army
Women defy Islamists to serve in Afghan army
The Afghan National Army Officer Academy is to begin training its first female recruits. Can women soldiers play a role in bringing gender equality to the troubled country?
Scandal of 1970s terrorist murders uncovered
Shock revelations that a secret British army unit was eliminating terrorists in Northern Ireland in the 1970s have revived debate about whether the Troubles can be consigned to history.
Thousands of soldiers face sack as army slashed
The British Army is to be cut to its smallest level in hundreds of years. More than ten thousand soldiers will lose their jobs. But does the UK need an army at all?