Global Arms Trade
In tilting too far in favor of Armenia, Russia risks losing its longstanding influence over Azerbaijan.
Africa is now a lucrative market for arms sellers around the world. This is particularly true of Turkey, which is emphasizing relations with the continent under President Erdogan.
Turkey has officially been kicked out of the F-35 program after purchasing Russia’s S-400 platform, but there’s still plenty more time before relations with the West truly hit rock-bottom.
Washington should be careful that sanctions against Russian arms exports don’t impact trade relations with key allies like India.
The US, Russia, and China may be the world’s largest arms exporters, but other states are now coming around on the economic perks of a military industrial complex.
Contrary to its own history of arms control, Canada is becoming a major player in the global arms market.
Examining recent efforts by France to carve out its own geopolitical niche in the Middle East.
The Geopoliticalmonitor's Murray Hunter examines what Australia's latest defense white paper means for the country's medium-term security outlook.
In recent years the United States and a handful of its western allies have fostered closer military and political ties to Georgia, going as far as promoting Georgia’s membership in NATO.
Although Russia has been a longstanding patron of the Syrian government, Moscow may soon find that its support for the beleaguered regime is a trap of its own making.