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Pledges made at the United Nations climate-change negotiations in Lima suggested a higher degree of commitment to agreeing crucial emissions reductions than has been previously on display. There is a chance that a substantive deal may yet be reached in Paris.
Integrated Field Exercise 2014 was a chance to test the efficacy of the verification regime that will support the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.
To other navies, the US Navy remains indisputably the world’s pre-eminent military maritime force. But it considers itself to be spread thinly and is reviewing its maritime strategy.
Beijing's apparent recognition that its assertive pursuit of its national interests has damaged China's standing may be the motivation behind efforts to reduce regional tensions.
The successful implementation of a peace deal for the island of Mindanao would allow for the development of a currently poor region that is rich in natural resources.
The increasing engagement of emerging nations with nuclear technology will have important implications for nuclear governance.
North Korea poses an array of security threats to its neighbours and the wider world, and these threats continue to grow.
The West's adversaries have increasingly sensed the advantages of mixing up tactics and gaining asymmetric advantages. Countering such 'hybrid' threats will require new, adjustable, cross-government, cross-Alliance responses.
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