United States President Donald Trump has caused no shortage of controversy in his dealings with the senior members of his cabinet. However, the one who…View More Reverence for Mattis extends to the Commander in Chief
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Since the end of the Cold War, the world has steadily moved away from nuclear war through multilateral treaties and disarmament. Conversely however, the future…View More The UK’s Nuclear Dilemma
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The dry season offensive in Myanmar has become somewhat of a tradition. This year, the refusal of various ethnic groups to sign a ‘National Ceasefire…View More Another Year, Another Dry Season Offensive in Myanmar
Arguably one of the most controversial decisions our generation may ever see, the Iraq War is still hotly contested; rife with disagreeing claims and tense…View More Right to Say Sorry? Tony Blair on Iraq
2011 was an optimistic time for the Middle East. The Arab Spring was in full swing and it looked as if Tunisia, Egypt, Syria, and…View More Gaddafi’s MANPADS: History and Histrionics
On September 19, the Japanese Parliament passed a bill authorizing Japanese troops to fight overseas. This marks the first time since the end of the…View More Japan’s New Military Role: Troubling but Inevitable
Regular readers of the US website Army Times will know that it recently included a small article on the nomination by President Obama of Eric…View More Fanning the Fire for LGBT Rights
The U.S. pivot to Asia is more than simply rhetoric. It is already underway and especially visible in traditional balancing behaviour in the military sphere.…View More Beyond Rhetoric – the Tangible Pivot