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.

Human Rights in the EU and Peacekeeping in Darfur |This Week’s Top Hot Links #125

11 Apr

This week’s hot links on strategy and international affairs takes a look at the future of Indian politics as the elections approach, and studies the role Islam and religion in Russia’s intervention in Crimean affairs. It also looks at the likelihood of the peace process in the Middle East surviving after John Kerry’s recent attempts […]

Technology vs Policy: Which will Advance Foreign Affairs? | This Week’s Top Hot Links #117

29 Jan

This week’s hot links on strategy and international affairs continues the examination of nation-building after last week’s links on the matter. We also discuss the future of India and Israel’s negotiations with Iran. There is an interesting to link to a debate that discusses the merits of technology vs policy in advancing foreign affairs, and […]

Looking into Mandela’s Legacy | This Week’s Top Hot Links #112

12 Dec

This week’s hot links on strategy and international affairs looks at the demonstrations in Bangkok and Thailand, and the measures that are currently being undertaken to solve the political disputes. This week we also look at the defence budgets of the US and EU, and the impact cuts are having on foreign policy – both […]

The Diplomatic Failings of ADIZ: China, Japan and the US | This Week’s Top Hot Links #111

4 Dec

This week’s hot links on strategy and international affairs looks at the diplomatic failings of China’s new Air Defence Identification Zone, as the US and Japan join forces against China. It also explores the banking reforms causing problems in India, as it appears inequality is only increasing. We also look deeper into North Korea’s reactive […]

What does the future hold for the National Security Agency? | This Week’s Top Hot Links #109

7 Nov

This week’s hot links on strategy and international affairs look at the surveillance practices of the National Security Agency in the light of recent debates around reform, and explores India’s controversial space programme. It also assesses Obama’s plans for a more modest Middle East policy, and brings up the discussions centring around Iran and economic […]

US Counter-Terrorist Strategy Failing in Yemen | This Week’s Top Hot Links #100

7 Aug

This week’s hot links on strategy and international affairs takes a look at why the US had such success dealing with terrorism in Pakistan, yet is failing to make an impact on Yemen. It assesses the developing peace talks between the Columbian government and the RAFC, and its potential for success. The concepts of transnationalism […]

The Debate Over Sanctions in Iran: The White House and Congress Battle Out Middle Eastern Strategies | This Week’s Top Hot Links #99

31 Jul

This week’s hot links on strategy and international affairs explores US strategies in the Middle East, draws attention to Japanese national strategy, disputes the strength of India’s Foreign Policy and investigates the recent political dilemmas in Poland. A main topic of interest this week is the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks taking place in Washington, and several […]