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HSC Senior Fellow comments on the future of the British Army in Europe

July 13, 2018

Dr Rowan Allport, an HSC Senior Fellow, has had a commentary piece examining the future of the British Army in Europe published in the Defense Post. In it, he examines current plans for the withdrawal of UK combat units from Germany in 2019, and explores options for maintaining a presence in light of the renewed Russian threat. The full article can be found here.

Image: A British Army soldier during an exercise in Germany (MoD/Crown Copyright)

About Rowan Allport

Dr Rowan Allport is a Senior Fellow who leads the HSC's Security and Defence team. Rowan holds a PhD in Political Science and an MA in Conflict, Governance and Development from the University of York, as well as a BA (Hons) in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of Hull. Specialising in strategic analysis and international security, Rowan's primary areas of interest lie in the defence issues in and around the NATO region, interstate conflict and US foreign policy discourse. He is also the lead author of HSC's recent The Two Per Cent Solution: an Alternative Strategic Defence and Security Review report. Rowan's publication credits include articles and commentary in The Diplomat, The Hill, DefenseOne, RealClearDefense, The Strategist, UK Defence Journal, Politics.co.uk and The National Interest.