February, 2018

Between war and peace: Grey-zone operations in Asia

Recent grey-zone activity in maritime-Asia suggests an increase in hybrid warfare. The lines between military, economic, diplomatic, intelligence and criminal means of aggression are becoming… Read More

The Monroe Doctrine revival

No other great powers will be allowed in Latin America, and liberal democracy is the only political system allowed in the region (or, in practice,… Read More

What can a rising China do to get accepted in the global order?

In a January issue of Foreign Policy, refuting the argument by Niall Ferguson on China and the liberal international order, Aaron Friedberg wrote an article entitled… Read More

Why a first strike option on North Korea is a very bad idea

The prospect of South Korean and North Korean athletes marching together under a “unification” flag at this month’s Pyeongchang Winter Olympics signifies a brief respite in… Read More

Contested skies: Our uncertain air superiority future

In war, there’s a constant to and fro. At times defence dominates, at other times offence. Technologies arise and fall. Disruption rules. This is noticeably… Read More