Canada’s ‘fireproof house’ defence strategy is causing problems among its allies. When you are convinced you live in a gated community, the pressure to invest in alarms for your home disappears.
Fourteen years after the Quad was first conceived, its leaders will meet for the first time face-to-face this week. China will dominate the conversations.
Since 9/11, billions have been spent beefing up airport security. Was it worth it?
The current US-Australia strategic relationship requires an enemy – a “common danger”. As a result, Australia doesn’t seek cooperation with the Asia-Pacific region, it arms itself instead.
In his new book, Nigeria Democracy Without Development: How To Fix It, international political economist Omano Edigheji explains why democracy has not led to development in Nigeria.
When it comes to the study of international relations and power, Australian scholar Coral Bell was a superstar.
Japan is showing increased support for Taiwan in the face of relentless pressure from China. Here’s why Taiwan matters so much to Tokyo and what it’s prepared to do about it.
At the centre of the persisting violence in the north-central region of Nigeria is bad governance.
La surmilitarisation de la crise dans la région du Sahel n'a guère contribué à sa stabilité.
The development strategy based on foreign investment in natural resources projects has not delivered economic growth or security. What’s needed is an inclusive vision based on local realities.
People have plenty of legitimate reasons to use encrypted communications platforms such as WhatsApp or Signal for their own security and privacy.
Drug abuse among women farmers in Adamawa State, north east Nigeria, is rising.
Chadian president Idriss Deby’s death has serious implications for stability in the troubled Lake Chad Basin and the broader Sahel region of West Africa.
Calls to ban far-right groups should be treated with caution. Anything that drives extremism further underground risks making the situation worse.
The coronavirus pandemic has entrenched educational technologies in schools. Parents and guardians have been forced to relinquish their children’s privacy, without assurance of protection.
Although there had been an increase in violence in Niger since the last election results were announced, the attempted coup, on March 31, raised concerns to a new level in the volatile country.
Canada needs a better framework to understand and analyze the participation of women who marry ISIS soldiers — and find ways to hold them accountable
Due to the poor security response of the Nigerian state, insurgency will continue to pose a serious threat to its northeast border communities.
Nigeria must do more to tackle banditry, terrorism and kidnappings which have led to the closure of some schools in the northern part of the country.
Nigeria is not getting full benefits of increased funding for its military