The rebalancing by the United States towards the South Pacific is less about containment and is more about competitive engagement in the region.
Attempts to compare Malaya with other counterinsurgency campaigns such as the Vietnam War or Afghanistan War are limited in value and risk dangerous over-simplifications
The Central Security and Defence Policy attempted to centralise the decision-making process on foreign policy for E.U. members, but a more unified Union is essential.
Throughout its endeavour, NATO has faced many key challenges in its crisis management operation in Afghanistan.
Due to unrealistic expectations associated with ‘thick’ reconciliation, ‘thin’ reconciliation offers practical realities and moral intent in post-conflict scenarios.
The symbolic power of the aircraft carrier was key to China’s public demand to develop aircraft capabilities and reflective of desires to achieve world power prestige.
Globalization has reduced the importance of space in geopolitics, but Iraq, Iran and North Korea have developed capabilities to increase the value of space.
With Johnson’s executive mandate for war and Nixon’s justification of executive authority, the Vietnam War set a dangerous precedent for presidential war powers.
The shared threat of China provides an interesting and underutilized way to examine the strategic decision to pursue reform or retrenchment in North Korea and Myanmar.
Britain exhibited a lack of adhesion to the rules and maxims posited by classical COIN theory and subsequently faced many challenges.
Contemporary perceptions of combatants underline how the masculine–aggressive and feminine–passive nexus still lies at the heart of gender and the war system.