There is a noticeable trend of consolidation among leading arms manufacturers as they prepare to produce a new generation of weapon systems
Interpol is the latest law enforcement agency to demand tech firms provide access to encrypted communications - but doing so could be a gift to cybercriminals. We look at the arguments.
Iran has developed the ability to win wars through third parties, and so minimize the chances of retaliation, argues John Chipman of ISIS
Malicious artificial intelligence, pandemics, weaponised biotechnology, climate change and nuclear weapons. So what's the plan?
Is Russia really now an international security provider? Despite Moscow’s success in Syria, such claims may be oversimplified
We need a new vision geared towards meeting the challenges and opportunities in a changing world, argue Ash Jain and Matthew Kroenig in an Atlantic Council strategy paper
Can an enemy ever be a credible negotiating partner? Ignoring opportunities for dialogue potentially carries a heavy cost, argue Eleanor Beevor and Nicholas Redman of IISS
Following the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a US raid, Lina Khatib, head of Chatham House’s Middle East and North Africa Programme, explains what is likely to happen next
Hypersonic missiles are now a reality. If the risks are to be managed, arms-control is vital, argues Douglas Barrie of the International Institute for Strategic Studies
A peace-deal mechanism for parts of Eastern Ukraine now exists. But the Ukrainian government needs to tread carefully to achieve an end to conflict
Efforts to defeat militants in the region have largely failed. A fresh, multi-stakeholder approach is now needed, argues Flore Berger, of the International Institute for Strategic Studies
Giants like Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and Microsoft will invest in this organization to stifle terrorist efforts, as well as monitoring extremist views that could evolve into violent acts.
NATO's changing role means an integrated European defence strategy could now have a positive geopolitical role to play in the region, argues Fyodor Basov, of the Valdai Discussion Club
Almost two turbulent decades on from its most spectacular attack, al Qaeda is once again intensely focused on attacking the West
Rules governing human activity in space have been in place for only a few decades, but they now need to be revised to reflect dramatic changes in the use of space