Your columnist returns to his roots
The move from French conventional subs to U.S.-UK boats will be fraught with problems even after President Macron’s anger has abated
The announcement of the new advanced technology-sharing pact between Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States (Aukus) signals increasing alignment of the three allies on the threat from China.
In the Baltic Sea region Russia has strengthened its quantitative and qualitative advantage.
The United States and its allies are in the process of a contentious, protracted, and belated effort to assess and respond to the threats from Russia and China, amid disruptive economic, technological, and public health challenges.
The Kremlin aims to be the dominant power in Eurasia, using Russia’s size to exert strong influence over its neighbors and to bargain with big countries on an equal basis.
The operational and strategic roles of the different headquarters involved in the Baltic Sea region are unclear, and to outsiders even bewildering.
Britain and China lock horns at home and abroad
The West’s failure in Afghanistan will haunt us for years
Poor messaging risks losing the war that matters