Buy Defense Stocks: World War III Might Be Nigh

November 15, 2018

Historically, trade wars are leading indicators of military wars, and the current protectionist sentiments could precipitate a major conflict despite the risk of mutually assured destruction. When World War II ended, Washington decided to create a new rules-based world order. International...

Obama’s War and the Failure of Drone Strikes

April 01, 2013

Destabilisation in Yemen and Pakistan is tipping the scale in the wrong direction for the US drone warfare policy. A highly controversial element of the war on terrorism, drones have led to troubling circumstances in both Pakistan and Yemen. Even as the US painstakingly sought to eliminate terror...

Inner Strength for Outer Stability

February 12, 2013

Our collective narrative is more and more dominated by fear and instability. Amy Edelstein explores how we need structural changes to reduce the influence of such elements in our collective psyche. A combination of advanced technology, a 24 hour media cycle, and troubled, alienated youth has...

China vs the Neighbours: Living With a Dragon Next Door

October 09, 2012

China seems to have changed its strategic approach in the territorial chess game against Japan. On August 15, the anniversary of Japan's defeat in the Second World War, members of the Hong Kong-based Action Committee for Defending Diaoyu Islands attempted to land on the contested island chain....