The situation is indeed serious, writes David Law, but don’t expect Kim Jong-un to go over the strategic edge. (This blog appeared on the website of Open.Canada on 16 August.)
US President Trump has been working hard to discredit and dismantle the NATO Alliance. We still do not know why but if American democracy remains functional, we should know the answer soon. But will it?
This blog, the first in a two-part series, cuts through some of the traditional thinking on the Korean crisis.
This second blog on the situation in and around Korea, and its implications for international
security, puts forward ideas on how the US and Canada and their Allies can rise to this challenge.
The election of Donald Trump as the 45th US President has put a new emphasis on a series
of issues in the area of defence spending. This is a revised version of an earlier post on this subject.
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The likelihood of a serious terrorist attack on the US or its assets abroad has significantly increased with the most recent political developments stateside. In particular, the ongoing controversy about the travel ban for nationals of several Muslim majority countries is an invitation to various predators to go into action.
With Donald Trump now sworn in as the American President and Commander–in-Chief, here are some thoughts on where the world may be headed.
In the first part of this post, I argued that one of the more important back stories of the 2016 US elections was a Russian-American effort to restore the sagging fortunes of their traditional energy businesses. This second part explains how this may actually happen.
In this first part of a two-part blog, i look at recent developments in the Russian and American energy sectors and the role they may have played in the US elections.
This three-part blog contribution provides a security sector perspective on the ongoing crisis in Mali and focuses on the stabilization and security sector reform challenges that need to be addressed in this context.