Analysis

Analysis

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 of NATO’s charter commits the alliance to defend its members.…
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 of NATO’s charter commits the alliance to defend its members.…
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.…

Archive articles

Why the F-35 deal between the US and UAE was suspended

Why the F-35 deal between the US and UAE was suspended

In December 2021, the UAE informed the US that it would suspend talks to acquire F-35 fighter jets as part…
What role could Britain play in deterring a Russian invasion of Ukraine?

What role could Britain play in deterring a Russian invasion of Ukraine?

At the time of writing, Conservative MPs are tying themselves in knots as to when, or if, to ditch Boris…
2022: Threats on the horizon

2022: Threats on the horizon

In 1992, as the West basked in the collapse of the Communist Bloc, the political scientist, Francis Fukuyama, published a…
The war in Yemen rumbles on

The war in Yemen rumbles on

Fighting between the Saudi-led coalition and Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen continues to harm civilians, drive displacement in the region…
Post-Brexit security cooperation between the UK and Europe

Post-Brexit security cooperation between the UK and Europe

In December 2021, Christopher Guest More was convicted, along with 3 others, of killing Brian Waters – more than 18…
China's strategic interest in the Arctic

China's strategic interest in the Arctic

Beijing has long considered the Arctic to be important to its strategic, economic, and environmental interests. In accordance with international…
Is China waging economic war on America?

Is China waging economic war on America?

In 2018, in an interview with Australian television channel ABC, Steve Bannon, Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, was asked about…
A resurgent TTP in Pakistan

A resurgent TTP in Pakistan

Last week, the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) announced its withdrawal from a month long ceasefire agreement with the government, accusing Islamabad…
Harmonizing Europe's Military and Counter-Terrorism Capabilities

Harmonizing Europe's Military and Counter-Terrorism Capabilities

At the end of October this year, the Bison Counter 2021 kicked off. The European Defence Agency (EDA) supported multinational…