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British Army Shortfall Opens Door for Commonwealth Citizens

Britain is to allow citizens from all Commonwealth countries to join its armed forces — even if they have never lived in Britain. The new rules are aimed at tackling a recruitment crisis. But campaigners want clarity over the citizenship rights of the new recruits after they leave the services. Touring Africa earlier this month, Prince Charles paid tribute to soldiers of the former Empire who fought for Britain. Out of the empire came the Commonwealth — and it is from those...

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