Military spending by NATO’s European states amounts to the second-biggest defence budget in the world if taken as a whole, a new study from IISS reveals. But does Europe spend enough?
A number of actions that can help end the seemingly endless bouts of sectarian violence in the Middle East are possible, argue the authors of this RAND Corporation report
Climate-related security risks are transnational challenges, which is why African states need a multilateral response, argue Dr Florian Krampe and Vane Moraa Aminga, of SIPRI
Can NATO’s members put the political disharmony of recent memory behind them, and forge a genuine sense of unity?
Central Asia could face serious security challenges as climate change increasingly impacts access to natural resources in the region
In a world of rising nationalism and self-interest, the European project guarantees human dignity and the rule of law – but it is under threat from within writes Germany's defence ministe...
Many in Washington appear increasingly to view China in adversarial terms; but is this justified? Can the two superpowers instead learn to set rivalries aside?
For the first time in decades, a window exists for Europe to take care of its own defence. But the vision of a European army will require reforms to EU institutions
What would an effective ballistic-missile defence system require, and how would it fit with existing rules on placing weapons in orbit?
Serious nuclear security concerns are emerging in the Black Sea region, writes Ian Anthony of the Stockholm International Peace Institute
Sales by the world’s biggest 100 arms-producing companies were up last year – the increase was in large part down to rising procurement by Russia and the US, a new SIPRI report reveals
Concern has grown that the dark web is an enabler for terrorists and organized criminals to obtain firearms. However, very little is known about the size and scope of this trade in weapons
From terrorists to hacktivists, all the way up to state-orchestrated cyber-warfare, staying alert in the new threat landscape calls for new skills and capabilities.
A new study that examines plans for a European defence capability shows the EU may struggle to deliver without the UK’s contribution
The Islamic State sucked in money from the territory it has now lost. But it has adapted and has new streams of revenue, argues this RAND Corporation report