Should NATO have a stronger presence in the High North? Lee Williamson examines the growing geopolitical tensions between Russia and Norway around the Svalbard Archipelago, and explains why NATO allies should work to balance Russian military presence in the region.
The Eastern Mediterranean is without a doubt a conflict-prone geographic location. Most consider the conflicts between Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Palestine and occasionally, Egypt, when discussing the region, but new players are clashing with one another, and this time, they’re allies. While the world looks at nearby Syria, it has been Turkey, Cyprus and Greece that […]
Whereas the Pacific Ocean is a bipolar power structure between the Chinese on one end, and the US and its allies on the other, the Indian Ocean has become an unpredictable multipolar military playground that could have innumerable consequences.
The world may never agree on chemical weapons attacks. Buzz Lanthier-Rogers explains why that cannot, and does not, stop us from acting.
From a local southern Lebanese guerrilla force to a huge regional player, Hezbollah has made many friends and foes. It’s implications for the Lebanese state, to states where similar replica are now emerging, the militia force has come to represent a rising theme and issue in the Middle East: the militia and it’s parallel state.
In his latest article, McCartney Lee discusses the ongoing civil war in Yemen, and how the conflict is shaping up to become the most devastating humanitarian crisis of 2018.