The EU is walking a fine line on the South China Sea dispute, but can the policy hold over the long-term?
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.
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?
The Kurdish issue is blocking the road out of Syria for the US government, and finding a resolution will be anything but easy.
Both sides risk losing their international backers in 2019. Will it make a difference on the battlefield?