Rare earths have emerged as a new variable in the US-China trade war. Is China’s near-monopoly on these strategic resources its ultimate trump card, or will US producers be able to diversify supply amid the new normal of bilateral tension.
If Beijing is serious about securing the SLOC, the construction of new overseas military bases is a matter of ‘when,’ not ‘if.’
With security planning and arms sales continuing to fall outside the purview of EU policy, various member states have been cashing in on the Asian arms race.
The EU is walking a fine line on the South China Sea dispute, but can the policy hold over the long-term?
A backgrounder on the Indian Navy’s nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine: the INS Arihant.
The Abe government has opted for a two-track approach to naval modernization: balance against China’s growing capabilities and escape the military constraints of Japan’s post-war constitution.
Beijing has embarked on an ambitious naval modernization program intended to end the preponderance of US-Japan military power in East Asia.
How long can a world order survive when its creator and primary benefactor is actively working to undermine it?
Another former Soviet republic is pushing for EU and NATO membership, stoking fears of another Ukraine crisis.
The EU is debating legislation that would freeze funding for member states that are backsliding on democratic norms. But will it come at the cost of widening the bloc’s internal divisions?