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Do Not Take Leadership for Granted: An Interview with Major General Charlie Collins

Do Not Take Leadership for Granted: An Interview with Major General Charlie Collins By The Army Leader Team Major General Charlie Collins commissioned into the Royal Green Jackets in 1995, beginning career that has seen him deploy around the world for over 25 years, preparing and deploying light combat forces on operations. Between 2012 and…

Reimagining Defence

The Reimagining Defence Interview By The Army Leader What are the most important ideas and trends that every military leader must understand? Grey Zone conflict? Information warfare? The evolution of urban conflict in megacities? Right now there are plenty of contenders for ‘most important trend in defence’. Last week I spoke to two military officers…