The Emerging Geopolitics of the Indian Ocean Region

23 Jul

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On the 27th July at the Army and Navy Club, Jonathan Ward, Research Associate at the University of Oxford’s Changing Character of War Programme, discusses The Emerging Geopolitics of the Indian Ocean Region.

This week’s hot links span global development, the refugee crisis and the end of China’s one child policy.

19 Nov

In Foreign Policy, the London School of Economics released a report that analyses the international system and the UK’s strengths, such as its multicultural society. The report sets out a new strategic global role for Britain as an agenda setter and coalition builder. For commentary on the report, Mary Dejevsky writes for the Guardian. The European Council […]

Income inequality, German diplomacy, a test for US-China relations and nightmares in Gaza | This Week’s Top Hot Links #133

7 Aug

This week’s hot links on strategy and international affairs takes a look at how income inequality is dampening US economic growth with an analysis at a recent S&P report . We then keep looking at growing importance of German diplomacy in western relations with Russia. The confrontation in Ukraine may represent a test for German […]

China’s corruption scandals, US-Israel relations and fighting in Libya | This Week’s Top Hot Links #132

1 Aug

This week’s hot links on strategy and international affairs takes a look at Xi Jinping’s unprecedented anti-corruption campaign and how his adversaries’ fear might bring them closer together. We then keep looking at China and how the slow embrace of internet by Chinese business should make productivity soar. The links also analyse Israel mistrust on […]

On the consequences of the MH17 crash, China’s domestic insurgency and Big Data | This Week’s Top Hot Links #131

25 Jul

This week’s hot links on strategy and international affairs takes a look at two different perspectives on the consequences of the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight 17. First, how will the accident affect Dutch-Russian relations? Secondly, is the West being forced to finally change the way it approaches Russia? The Top Hot Links also analyse […]

On water scarcity and future of urbanisation | This Week’s Top Hot Links #130

18 Jul

This week’s hot links on strategy and international affairs analyses the challenges posed by the threat of water scarcity to government and companies, and takes a look at the future largest cities in 2030. It also provide a critical assessment of Sino-American relations, and on how and why a conflict must be avoided at all […]

Is it really a lack of confidence that prevents women filling top posts in politics? | This Week’s Top Hot Links #127

24 Apr

This week’s hot links on strategy and international affairs takes a look at the political and economic situation in China, both as it stands today, and as it projects into the future. We also explore a debate between two writers on the status of geopolitics and power-plays in international relations. Next, an interesting look into […]

Strategy for Nuclear Deals with Iran and Free Trade in the US |This Week’s Top Hot Links #120

21 Feb

This week’s hot links on strategy and international affairs takes a look at Scottish Independence and the troubles facing Salmond. It also looks at international relations between Turkey and the US, as well as China and Pakistan, with tensions flaring between the former and relations strengthening between the latter. In addition, this week’s articles take […]