Creating a Military for the Digital Age

Victors and Victims: Creating a Military for the Digital Age

In this Strategic Update, General Sir Richard Barrons warns that our military capabilities must be comprehensively rethought, or we will all be at risk.

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General Sir Richard Barrons

Visiting Senior Fellow, LSE IDEAS

He sets out 8 principles for how to create an effective military for the digital age.

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Victors and Victims: Creating a Military for the Digital Age

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Victors and Victims: Creating a Military for the Digital Age

About the Author

General Sir Richard Barrons served as Commander Joint Forces Command, one of the six ‘Chiefs of Staff’ leading the UK Armed Forces until April 2016. 

An artillery officer, his military career included leadership from Captain to General on military operations in Bosnia, Kosovo, Northern Ireland, Iraq and Afghanistan – often as part of US-led coalitions and in NATO. He is President and Colonel Commandant of the Honourable Artillery Company, a Senior Associate Fellow at RUSI, and a Visiting Senior Fellow at LSE IDEAS.

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