Global Arms Trade
Newly-announced $5 billion frigate deal doesn’t recoup Australia losses, but it does send all the right signals so far as Paris is concerned.
The proliferation of Turkish drones amongst Russian adversaries from Libya to Ukraine presents Moscow with a strategic challenge in its near abroad.
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.