Bold decisions

It is essential that we take a fresh look at the admission procedures for military academies, but also at the incentives being offered to encourage young men and women to choose a career in the country’s armed forces.

There is little point, at the end of the day, in spending billions of euros on, say, ultra-modern frigates, if the navy does not have a consistent supply of engineers and others needed to operate and maintain them.

Our armed forces need someone to make these bold decisions, and now.

Subscribe to our Newsletters

Enter your information below to receive our weekly newsletters with the latest insights, opinion pieces and current events straight to your inbox.

By signing up you are agreeing to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.