• The EU’s new non-combatant army

    Sixty-six years almost to the day after the idea of a European army was first floated, the EU passed a controversial resolution to establish a European Defence Union, which might...

  • US defence under Trump: what can we expect?

    America’s 2016 presidential election will be remembered for many things, but perhaps none more bizarre than for propelling ‘post-truth’ into the general lexicon and firmly anointing it as the word...

  • Japan: a new dawn of military innovation?

    There is an oft-quoted Japanese saying that ‘business is war’ and now, after easing more than forty years of restrictions on foreign arms sales in 2014, it seems Prime Minister...