Post-Brexit Britain ready to use ‘hard power’

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Post-Brexit Britain ready to use ‘hard power’
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Britain will use military force to support its interests after Brexit, defence minister Gavin Williamson said on Monday, in a speech setting out a global role for the armed forces but with little detail on how to fund such ambitions in the long term.

Williamson outlined plans to send Britain’s new aircraft carrier to the Pacific, where London has been seeking to demonstrate its influence in relation to China, and invest his defence budget in new equipment and cyber capabilities.

Citing Russia as a danger to the international order, Williamson called for a...


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