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The international community can contain piracy in the short-term by denying the pirates sanctuary, engaging shipowners and avoiding the temptation to ban ransoms.Defence Policy, Global Security Issues, Maritime Forces
Counter-piracy operations have proved to be a useful way for states to expand their influence in a strategically significant region.Global Security Issues, International Institutions, Maritime Forces
Stig Jarle Hansen
Did Somali piracy develop in an attempt to counter illegal fishing or is it simply a quest for profit?Global Security Issues, International Institutions, Maritime Forces
A new legal and policy framework, consistent with international humanitarian law, must be defined for operations in cyberspace.Technology
Financial operational nodes are crucial to WMD acquisition networks; synchronised international efforts could cut off this crucial financial supply.Global Security Issues, Proliferation and Nuclear Policy
Ian Shields and James Spencer
Would remotely piloted capabilities offer a solution to the pressures placed on the UK defence budget by austerity and inflation?Defence Policy, Maritime Forces, Technology, UK Defence
Japan and NATO have much to gain from the relationship emerging between them.
Brian Holden Reid
While Liddell Hart's idea of a 'British Way in Warfare' is persuasive in an era of stretched budgets, it is ultimatly a deficient one. But his great contribution remains the debate that he framed.Defence Policy
The problem of piracy has long exercised the minds of statesmen and military strategists alike. A survey of this history offers a treasure trove of tried and tested solutions.Global Security Issues, History
Lord Louis Mountbatten is known today for his controversial role in overseeing Indian partition and independence but his efforts had a much more positive, long-lasting impact than is widely recognised.History
Reviews by Trevor Taylor, John Louth, Anna Rader, Andrew Roberts, Gordon Corrigan, John Hughes-Wilson, David Benest, Jeremy Black, David Kirkpatrick and J David Markham.