Posts in Army
Global Britain Podcast: Lieutenant General Phil Jones

Following an incredible series of events at the at the Big Tent Ideas Festival 2018, the Coalition is collaborating with the Big Tent again to ask: What does “Global Britain” actually mean?

In this first full-length episode, our CEO Theo Clarke talks to Lieutenant General Phil Jones about what Global Britain means to him.

Read More
Global Britain: Building Lasting Peace and Security in Fragile States

On Monday 10th December, the Coalition for Global Prosperity were delighted to co-host Rory Stewart MP (Minister of State for Justice), Lieutenant General (retd) Philip Jones CB CBE DL, Major General Ralph Wooddisse CBE MC (Assistant Chief of the General Staff) and Kate Ewart-Biggs (British Council) for a panel debate in parliament.

Read More
Launch of the Coalition - Leaders Call for Britain to Remain a Force for Good in the World

This evening military, political, business and faith leaders issued a united call for Britain to remain a force for good in the world. As the UK’s role in the world is being redefined, leading figures have come together to make the case that Britain is at its best when it acts as a global leader in development, as well as in defence and diplomacy.

Read More
Read Our Essay in Bright Blue's Magazine on Britain as a force for good

There are plenty of people who argue that aid is a waste of money. Secretary James ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis – current US Secretary of Defence, and former Commander of the US Joint Forces – isn’t one of them. In 2013, Mattis said if the US cut its diplomacy and development budgets “then I need to buy more ammunition”.

Read More