In today's defence-related news there's further reporting on calls for a review of the conviction of Sgt Alexander Blackman, comment about air strikes in Syria and imagery from a RAF Typhoon interception.
Of note for UK Defence news this morning, the Daily Mail splashes on the ‘Marine A’ case as a new campaign is launched to get the authorities to reconsider the sentence of Sgt Alexander Blackman
Today's broadcast and print news includes the Government's fight against ISIL, Defence spending and Afghan Interpreters.
News coverage this morning includes the on-going debate over the RAF ‘drone’ strike that killed two British jihadists in Syria, following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday.
The Defence Secretary spoke on the Today Programme this morning about the action taken to keep the streets of Britain safe as part of a counter-Terrorism operation in Syria. His words can be found below.
This morning’s broadcast headlines and newspapers are dominated by the Prime Minister’s announcement yesterday afternoon that two British ISIL jihadists, Reyaad Khan and Ruhul Amin, who died in Syria, were killed by an RAF ‘drone’ strike.
In today’s UK Defence news, comments made by the Chancellor yesterday that the Government could call a new vote authorising attacks in Syria even if Labour’s new leader refuses to support action are carried widely in today’s papers.
Today's headlines are once again dominated by stories relating to the migrant crisis. It is widely reported that the UK will accept at least 10,000 refugees, and that the Prime Minister will seek a vote on military action in Syria
The head of the Army has explained his vision for a modern and inclusive Army that takes a no-tolerance approach to bullying.
This morning’s news continues to be dominated by the ongoing refugee crisis, as well as further discussion of whether the UK should extend British military action from Iraq into Syria.