A new study from the RAND Corporation asks where the cybersecurity threat to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics might come from, and how we can safeguard the games and other major sporting events
The interaction between social, political and ecological processes decisively shapes the post-conflict landscape; and we need to better manage this relationship
The annual Global Peace Index reveals the most – and least peaceful – countries in the world.
The management of water is an essential public good and a natural monopoly. Getting it wrong can be catastrophic
India’s relationship with its largest regional trading partner has evolved into security and defence cooperation, re-establishing important historical ties
Al-Shabaab wants power in Somalia, but plots attacks across East Africa. Reducing its appeal to potential recruits is the best way to defeat it, argues the International Crisis Group
Fewer deadly attacks in Iraq have caused global numbers to fall by 23%, according to the US State Department.
Beijing now pays more attention to its international mediation efforts, which means there could be opportunities for cooperation and coordination, especially between Beijing and the EU
Only by identifying essential revenue streams in the Middle East, like tourism and oil, can counterterrorism officials help protect them, argues Antonia Ward of the RAND Corporation
Why do women still play such a limited role in the process of bringing about peace? Yeonju Jung and Emma Bjertén-Günther, of SIPRI, examine the barriers to progress
Space weapons and military space units are proliferating, but there is no agreement on how to govern this contested domain, write Sean Kanuck and Alana Vogel, of the International Institu...
In the intervening seven decades since 1948, the world has avoided the horrors of another global war, but remains a long way from achieving peace and equality, as these stark facts about ...
Humanity is faced with a grave new reality – the rise of autonomous weapons. So what part should robots play in conflicts of the future?
The UK’s exit from the EU could easily shift the balance of the bloc’s opinion on issues such as Russia and EU defence cooperation, argues Georgina Write, of Chatham House
A SIPRI study reveals climate change can have a significant effect on the causes and dynamics of violent conflict. It also shows the urgent need to carry out more detailed research