Ben Freeman and Tarun Krishnakumar
As it seeks to develop a transparency-based registration framework to counter foreign influence activities, the UK can learn from the rich experience of the US and the Foreign Agents Registration Act.Domestic Security, Law and Ethics
Chinese activities in the waters around the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands have undergone a significant change over the past few months. This is a potentially dangerous development for Sino–Japanese relations.Maritime Forces
Russell Huang and Grant W Turner
The UK has created one of the best tools for mitigating Huawei’s risks. Whether or not the UK Huawei ban stands, its Huawei Cyber Security Evaluation Centre should receive increased funding and support to protect and enhance its interests at home and abroad.Cyber, Information, National Security, Technology
There are a myriad of reasons why defence spending has not featured in the fiscal stimulus plan of the UK government, but chief among them is the limited ambition of the Ministry of Defence.Armed Forces, Defence Spending, Equipment and Acquisitions, UK Defence
James M Page
The Trump administration appears keen to further reduce troop levels in Afghanistan, and for the Afghan government and Taliban to start formal negotiations. However, key security threats to the US and its allies in Afghanistan remain unresolved and a sustainable peace at this juncture is highly unlikely.