We urgently need to increase the sustainability of the world’s fishing industry, or we could find ourselves facing what has been described as a “global fish war”.
A struggle looms in Iraq over the future of the paramilitary groups that helped the state defeat ISIS. Ending decades of violence in the country, and building a sustainable future now dep...
Climate change in Asia-Pacific will impact many security issues. And implementing solutions may create a more multipolar region, writes Shiloh Fetzek, of the International Institute for S...
China has made clear it wants to establish a ‘Polar Silk Road’ – and as part of the process it is determined to have a significant say in the way the Arctic is developed.
After decades of development in international law, influential voices are now challenging the status quo. This has profound implications for the future.
The changing nature of cross-border terrorism calls for new approaches, argues John Raine, of the International Institute for Strategic Studies. But barriers to cooperation remain.
The Eid al-Fitr truce in Afghanistan offered a glimpse into how a formal ceasefire could be agreed, argues the International Crisis Group; and it suggests both sides, along with the US, s...
Soft power is an increasingly important part of India’s foreign policy, argues Shanatu Kishwar of the Observer Research Foundation; and Buddhism is a key component.
As the nature of global trade begins to change, what can individual nations do to find the best deal?
How resilient will the Arctic be to the major geostrategic changes it is already experiencing, or will likely experience in the coming decade? There are reasons to be hopeful, a RAND Corp...
As climate change opens up access to trade routes and resources in the Arctic, it's time to consider whether emerging technology will exacerbate and solve conflict near the North pole
NATO representatives meet in Brussels in July - this is what people in member countries think about the alliance.
The rise of AI must be better managed in the short term to mitigate longer-term risks, and to ensure it doesn’t reinforce existing inequalities.
The United Nations must act wisely to make sure new tech unleashes positive change, not serious harm. It'll need all the help it can get.
How effectively and how far a nation can project its armed forces depends on much more than mere numbers of weapons and personnel.