Late in November 2015 the British government published the result of its 2015 defense review, the Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR). The policy paper responds to a new security environment in which major governments (Russia) are at least as threatening as insurgents (ISIS and its friends). As such, the balance chosen by the British may be of more than passing interest to a United States now facing similar problems.
World Naval Developments - Relevant Realignment Lessons from Across the Pond
By Norman Friedman