Heat waves, rising temperatures, and retreating ice grab headlines today. However, receding sea ice in the Arctic and a concurrent increase in shipping traffic will intensify attention on the globe’s (still) frigid northern reaches.
There are a number of reasons why the Russian Navy could not develop a global posture, even with access to new overseas facilities.
For nations with a global outlook, the ability to respond to contingencies around the world has often been a mix of necessity and choice.
Thirty years after the conflict, British-Argentine hostility over the Falklands has reached a new level, reviving a new war of words.
From the Korean peninsula came news on Thursday that construction on a divisive Republic of Korean (ROK) naval base could proceed on Jeju Island.