Western intervention in Libya appears to be stalling, and the coalition has responded by committing military advisers and drones. But their priority, for the time being, is to purchase coalition longevity at the price of campaign intensity.
The Prime Minister's visit to Pakistan at the beginning of the month highlighted the historic links between the two countries - and suggested that a 'reset' of relations could prove mutually beneficial.
Religion and integration are key issues in the new security environment. This article looks at this 'battle of ideas' and discusses how the Muslim community might be best brought into the political debate.