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Bombing of Syria by the US-led coalition

A new poll published by YouGov suggests that over half of adults in the UK oppose the use of UK troops in other countries.

New army recruitment poster

The British army has been accused of patronising young people with a new recruitment campaign based on stereotypes of "snowflakes", "phone addicts" and "me-me-me millenials".

Image of children listening to a soldier

The Peace Pledge Union has condemned the latest example of militarism in education after a newspaper reported on the Ministry of Defence running lessons in a primary school.

PPU supporters selling white poppies in Hackney

Throughout 2018, Peace Pledge Union members and supporters around the UK took action in their own communities to promote peace and to resist militarism.

British army recruits in training

UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has been accused of living in the nineteenth century after promising to build new military bases around the world following Brexit.

Gavin Williamson

UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has been accused of ramping up military tension with the deployment of a UK warship to Ukraine.

Troops marching in the streets on Armed Forces Day

UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has said that 3,500 UK armed forces personnel are on stand-by to deal with a no-deal Brexit.

All-male panel debating gender balance in the UK armed forces

Senior members of the UK armed forces have been widely mocked for staging a debate on gender diversity - with an all-male panel.