Japan and the Philippines have drawn closer together in recent years, a process driven by complementary security interests. Could a VFA be next?
Checking in on the progress of Chancellor Scholz’s sweeping modernization of Germany’s armed forces.
The rumored peace deal being tabled does not represent true rapprochement, and as such simply risks fueling new conflicts in the future.
Lukashenko has avoided direct involvement so far, but the screws are tightening as Russian losses mount in eastern Ukraine.
It’s no easy task for EU states to get ahead of Russian propaganda, as evidenced by the resilience of RT France content despite official bans.
The Qatari monarchy is all too aware that Tehran’s upheaval today could be Doha’s uprising tomorrow, and responds to the Masha Amini protests accordingly.
If the past is any guide, the hammer is about to come down on China’s Covid protestors.
With a recession looming on the horizon, the COVID-era grace period of cheap money has nearly run its course.
The European Parliament’s move represents an important step, but complacency is a risk as the Ukraine war drags into 2023.
Syria is the next theater where Russia’s diminished geopolitical clout could become evident as Turkey moves to implement a ‘safe zone’ along the northern border.