Analysis

Analysis

UAE foreign policy diversification

UAE foreign policy diversification

The United Arab Emirates ordered 80 Rafale fighter jets and 12 military helicopters last week, deepening economic and political ties with France through an arms contract worth 17 billion euros…
UAE foreign policy diversification

UAE foreign policy diversification

The United Arab Emirates ordered 80 Rafale fighter jets and 12 military helicopters last week, deepening economic and political ties with France through an arms contract worth 17 billion euros…
Russia's war in Ukraine affects southeast Europe

Russia's war in Ukraine affects southeast Europe

As long as the war in Ukraine lasts, the world community will be divided. As the military solution imposed by…
The life of al-Qaeda's leader Ayman al-Zawahiri

The life of al-Qaeda's leader Ayman al-Zawahiri

Ayman al-Zawahiri, the leader of al Qaeda, was killed by a drone strike, according to President Joe Biden, who spoke…
It's strictly business: Brussels, Moldova arms control hub and hyprocrisy

It's strictly business: Brussels, Moldova arms control hub and hyprocrisy

To combat organized crime, particularly the smuggling of guns from the nearby, war-torn Ukraine, the EU is establishing the EU…
Boris Johnson and the UK's Security Legacy

Boris Johnson and the UK's Security Legacy

Aside from the chaos and scandal that characterised Boris Jhonson’s time in power, there is a deeper legacy of his…
The threat from China: Japan’s role in global security

The threat from China: Japan’s role in global security

In the past 50 years, three Japanese presidents—Nakasone Yasuhiro (1982–87), Koizumi Junichiro (2001–06), and Abe Shinzo—have emerged as independent world…

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NATO and the Baltic states

NATO and the Baltic states

The United States and its allies’ credibility is in jeopardy nowhere more than in the Baltic Sea region. Article 5…
Northern Iraq’s Oil

Northern Iraq’s Oil

Iraq’s oil ministry has taken all necessary steps to implement a federal court ruling granting it authority to manage oil…
Turkey's role as an international mediator

Turkey's role as an international mediator

Turkey is working to create effective dispute resolution tools for a variety of issues. The country is squarely in the…
The long-term implications of military aid to Ukraine

The long-term implications of military aid to Ukraine

The military aid provided to Ukraine by Western nations signals the desire to back a fellow democracy whilst concurrently avoiding…
Canada’s Arctic foreign policy

Canada’s Arctic foreign policy

Canada‘s national identity, prosperity, security, values and interests are all centered on the Arctic. The Canadian Arctic encompasses 40% of…
Will Sweden and Finland join NATO? 

Will Sweden and Finland join NATO? 

Putin’s ruthless drive to keep Ukraine out of NATO has, inadvertently, increased the military alliance’s popularity among other potential members.…
War in Ukraine: Security, trade and oil

War in Ukraine: Security, trade and oil

While the US was seeking to generate international support for Ukraine and contain a jump in oil prices, the White…
Why did Putin invade Ukraine?

Why did Putin invade Ukraine?

There are many questions that may be asked about Putin’s invasion of its sovereign neighbour, Ukraine, not least why? In…
Has Putin overplayed his hand in Ukraine?

Has Putin overplayed his hand in Ukraine?

Vladimir Putin has long harboured grievances against the West that have fuelled his “revanchist” foreign policy. This is no secret.…