Could the ongoing talks between the Colombian government and the FARC mark the beginning of the end of the country’s half-century-long conflict?
What will be the likely repercussions – both domestically and internationally – of the re-election of Hugo Chávez to a fourth six-year term?
What are the key determinants of Ecuadorian President Correa’s ongoing support for WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange?
What role will the current UK Foreign Affairs Committee inquiry play in terms of facilitating discussion – and a potential re-evaluation – of Britain’s relations with Bahrain?
Mounting criticism, from both within and outside the military, is increasingly casting doubt upon the likely success of the ongoing reorientation of the German armed forces.Military Personnel
What lessons can be learnt from NATO’s ongoing Operation Active Endeavour and its success in promoting the Alliance as a global hub for oceanic security?International Institutions, Maritime Forces
The Russian desire to develop more tangible ties in East Asia, alongside Japan’s commitment to strengthening its multilateral security networks in the region reflect a positive trend in terms of the ability of these two countries to play a constructive role in the region.
How is the emerging strategic competition in East Asia affecting defence strategies and military innovation in the US and China, and what are the implications of this for other militaries?
Does the approach of the current German government to defence exports represent a shift away from the restrictive political principles for the export of military equipment established in January 2000? (Free access)Defence Policy