How great a threat are lone wolf terrorists?
30 May 2013
A weekly summary, plus unique comments from Prince Michael of Liechtenstein
U.S. is key to managing the Western Pacific military buildup
The most important navies in the Western Pacific are growing in strength. Forces all around the region are improving, but the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy accounts for the lion’s share of new capacity, both in the number of vessels and technological sophistication. How the United States chooses to address ...
The EU needs a security strategy based on common interests
For several months, the European Union has been at work overhauling its defense and security strategy. During their June 2015 summit in Brussels, EU leaders assigned this task to the community’s chief of diplomacy. The European Global Strategy on Foreign and Security Policy (EGS) is due to be presented at ...
General Stanislaw Koziej
Shifting regional security dynamics: Pakistan balances ties with Saudi Arabia and Iran
Pakistan is gearing up for new regional security dynamics that will inevitably follow the withdrawal of US and NATO forces from Afghanistan. In addition to solidifying historical ties with China, Islamabad is seeking to maintain relations with long-time Gulf ally, Saudi Arabia, while courting the increasingly influential regional power Iran, ...
Ukraine crisis at a crossroads to find a long-term solution
The nature of the crisis within and around Ukraine is beginning to change. Kiev has no choice but to engage in a painful process of reforms as a prerequisite for its viability and continued international support. Negotiations on statehood and federalisation are pending, and an enduring ceasefire and Russian acceptance ...
Dr. Uwe Nerlich