The Panel of the Wise shows promise but more needs to be done to turn it into a proactive pillar of Africa’s peace and security system.
The foreign minister’s trip to Solomon Islands was a difficult one, but while there was no big “win”, it also did not make things worse.
New Zealand – like Australia – must increase its overseas aid spending if it is serious about matching China’s ambitions in the South Pacific.
At this week’s meetings, Japan and India will be looking for signs that Australia is serious about Asia. The US will be reviewing its expectations about its AUKUS partner.
Recent attacks on Togo show that West African states must act quickly and decisively to stop the spread of violent extremism.
A computer security expert explains how keys work – and how they are like passwords.
The Arctic Council was the world’s primary forum for cooperation among the eight Arctic nations and a channel for diplomacy – until Russia launched a war.
Talks being facilitated by Qatar will determine whether Chad will be peaceful or once again be torn apart by armed conflicts.
The Nigerian government needs to understand that banditry is an act of warfare and should be treated as such.
A leaked draft security agreement seemingly proves Chinese spending ‘bought’ enough influence to get the Solomon Islands government. But such an interpretation misses two key issues.
The persistent power inequalities between Africa and Europe do not bode well for supposed change. This is why the latest summit is important.
The US, Australia, Japan and India are keen to show they are not merely reacting to their rivals’ agendas, but are able to offer their own ambitious solutions for the Indo-Pacific.
Right-wing extremism is a growing movement, as the world saw during the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol building. Shouldn’t Ottawa security forces have learned lessons from Jan. 6?
Federal and state governments are turning to a facial recognition company to ensure that people accessing services are who they say they are. The move promises to cut down on fraud, but at what cost?
The two countries are on fundamentally different pages when it comes to regional security, and this is going to become more of an issue in the future.
Australia has made some progress in gender equality in the diplomatic and security sectors, but a new index shows work remains to be done.
The internet has created new threats to national security and population welfare. The Canadian government needs an oversight department to address cybersecurity and educate their citizens.
A state of emergency can be easily abused and lead to violations of fundamental human rights.
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.