UK armed forces chief urges US to ‘stay strong’ and resist isolationism


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Britain’s most senior military commander has called on the US to “stay strong, stick together, and see through” conflicts in Ukraine and the Middle East as he appealed against future American isolationism on a trip to Washington DC. Adm Sir Tony Radakin said at a conference he believed “the world is undeniably becoming more dangerous” and invoked memories of D-day to justify potential future US engagement in struggles against authoritarian regimes. Citing next month’s 80th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy, Radakin said the battle had involved “young men” from the US, UK and other allied countries, fighting on the...