Cult of personality: Vladimir Putin has vowed to restore Russia’s imperial greatness.
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Russia now presents a serious threat to the international order.
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A government review, now in train, is crucial in preparing Australia for the climate dangers ahead. But we must get it right.
Coming to terms with a changing world: Nato secretary general Jens Stoltenberg.
The next summit, against a backdrop of war in Ukraine, will be a test of Nato’s solidarity and sense of purpose.
Diego Garcia is the site of a joint military facility of the United Kingdom and the United States.
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By raising the Mauritian flag on the Chagos Islands, the east African nation has reasserted – if only symbolically – its claim to sovereignty.
A Ukrainian serviceman walks on a frontline position in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine.
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If diplomatic efforts cannot avert further conflict between Ukraine and Russia, a dramatic shift in international relations could occur that would have huge consequences for NATO.
Unlike terrorists, COVID-19 does not choose its victims; anyone with varying degrees of vulnerability can be infected.
After the 9/11 attacks, global security measures focused on terrorism. Now, after the COVID-19 pandemic, similar measures are being applied to countering disease.
Facebook’s initiative places the company in a complicated situation, as increased user privacy, while positive, could come with potential impunity for offenders.
Facebook is planning to put end-to-end encryption on all its messaging services soon. But governments aren’t happy about it, as it could make it harder to catch criminals.
NATO: in search of direction.
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NATO had its 70th birthday party in London at an awkward moment.
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A former State Department official says Bolton is a military hawk who wants the US to reclaim its global dominance – mostly by force.
Anti-government protesters march in Guatemala City, Guatemala, Sept. 20, 2017.
What happens when outsiders step in with good intentions? As the crisis in Guatemala shows, it’s complicated.
The NATO secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg, reaches out to Donald Trump.
While Donald Trump’s disdain for the alliance has apparently abated, the future is still disturbing.
A professor who once held top secret clearance explains how levels of classification work and where handling sensitive information gets tricky.
A woman holds a flag as she looks out over the National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum.
Data on violent incidents in the US reveal that our focus on Islamist extremism since 9/11 may be misguided.
On his way to the White House, Jan. 20, 2017.
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Is Trump correct in asserting that NATO has outlived its utility? Or that NATO’s members enjoy a ‘free ride’ on the back of the US? A political scientist examines the evidence.
May takes a hard line on Brexit.
The UK prime minister is squaring up to European negotiators in pledging a hard Brexit. But is she overplaying her hand?
Trump’s access to nuclear weapons poses a new and unknown threat to global peace and security.
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Donald Trump will soon have command of thousands of nuclear weapons. This presents a new and unknown threat to global security - and an urgent incentive for all states to ban nuclear weapons.
New research shows how we can track and even anticipate terrorists’ movements using social media.
General Sir Richard Shirreff when serving as commander of the British forces in Kosovo in 2000.
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We should welcome the latest intervention from General Sir Richard Shirreff – he knows what he is talking about.
All parties are posturing for influence.
US Vice President Joe Biden’s trip to Asia next week could not come at a more timely moment. It is the first high level visit since President Obama cancelled his trip during the government shutdown in…