HMS Queen Elizabeth’s maiden voyage to the South China Sea is indicative of the UK’s new global posture. But is it spreading itself too thin? Elliott Simpson presents the pros and cons of the UK’s recent tilt to Asia, and to a modern military.
Talks between two of NATO’s southernmost members don’t seem to be making progress, as Turkey and Greece seem as far apart as ever. Elliott Simpson examines the latest flare up between these unlikely allies, and its effect on the strength of NATO’s southern flank.
In this article, Research Analyst Emilio Angeles surveys opportunities for developing the Quad’s Blue Dot Network in the Indo-Pacific.
The publication of the Chairman’s Statement at the 32nd ASEAN Summit notably deleted points on the South China Sea from its initial draft. With ASEAN being the region’s best chance to hedge against China’s military dominance, this raises key questions about the future possibility of conflict in the region.
NATO and India have the potential to establish a mutual beneficial military-diplomatic relationship creating security within Asia. A two part article explores the possibilities of an Indo-NATO partnership.
Karl Ngo investigates what a shift in NATO’s direction would mean to its current military support in Sub-Saharan Africa and its possible involvement in the South China Sea territorial dispute.
The slump in Canada’s mining market may finally be coming to an end.
In light of recent events concerning the South China Sea, Jacqueline Hicks examines the current state of the conflict and the role of diplomacy in placating it.
Ryan Atkinson argues that US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s comments on blocking China’s access to its artificial islands in the South China Sea are more nuanced than previously thought.
Will Trump’s words and Putin’s actions cause Europe to harden defences?