As space becomes ever more crowded with satellites, all spacefaring countries need to participate in the space safety coordination system, says Bruce McClintock of the RAND Corporation
Libya’s international partners must act urgently to avoid a major battle for Tripoli, and get both sides back to the negotiating table, argues this International Crisis Group report
Economic sanctions are too often the soft choice between doing nothing and taking effective but risky or expensive action, argues James Dobbins, of the RAND Corporation
The West’s failure to understand the New Nuclear Age is the real reason for today’s nuclear pessimism, argues Rakesh Sood, of the Observer Research Foundation
The effects of the shift from fossil fuels to an energy system based on renewables will be profound, explains the Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency, Adnan Z. Amin
Grey-zone conflict between states is increasing; and a deeper recognition of which acts are warlike, and which are competition is vital, argues John Raine of IISS
The idea of total European strategic independence ignores geopolitical realities, argues Moritz Luetgerath of the Atlantic Council; but there may be a welcome alternative
For the last five years, Western counter-terrorism forces have focused on combating IS, giving al Qaeda the operational space to manoeuvre, plan, and train
We need a multinational debate about the true nature of cyberpower, as happened over nuclear power 60 years ago, argues Marcus Willett of IISS
New data from SIPRI shows the US has increased its dominance of the arms sales market, and that there has been a big rise in arms imports by Middle Eastern countries
Excluding women from peace processes has serious repercussions for women’s rights post-conflict, especially in Afghanistan, where women’s rights remain precarious, argues this SIPRI report
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization can play a central role in defusing tensions and renewing dialogue between India and Pakistan
After an unlikely commitment to peace and progress following the Trump-Kim meeting in 2018, discussions between the two leaders appear to have broken down.
Researchers at NATO’s Strategic Communications Center of Excellence wanted to see how much information they could gather about a group of soldiers. Turns out, quite a lot.
We need to increase efforts to deal with climate-related security risks. The challenges are complex, but there are reasons for optimism, argues this SIPRI report