The rise of the US military state since 9/11 has cost billions of dollars and resulted in the loss of nearly 1 million lives in wars abroad.
At the centre of the persisting violence in the north-central region of Nigeria is bad governance.
Attacks on schools and children evoke a strong emotional response, which is a definitive goal of terrorist groups.
Trunp’s new policy could lead to the militarisation of outer space and the beginning of a new space arms race.
China has taken an incremental approach to cementing its control over the disputed waters, making the US and its allies powerless to stop it.
The death penalty and military intervention to combat poaching, isn’t the answer to saving endangered species.
Framing cyberspace as a national security concern can quickly erode fundamental human rights.
Politicians are promising to advance their countries’ international positions through nationalist militarisation and celebration of virile men.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s comments about weapons as part of development for Africa could have the opposite effect if conditions aren’t strict and democratic processes aren’t followed.
Terrorism is a chameleon by its very nature. Counter-terrorism measures must adapt and ensure a balance of security and liberty.
The domestic deployment of the military is almost always a sign of growing state repression.