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How has North Korea managed to make such astounding progress with its long-range missile programme over the last two years? Read our exclusive analysis by Michael Elleman, Senior Fellow for Missile Defence.
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14 August 2017.
How has North Korea managed to make such astounding progress with its long-range missile programme over the last two years? Here, Michael Elleman shares the first solid evidence that North Korea has acquired a high-performance liquid-propellant engine from illicit networks in Russia and Ukraine.
10 August 2017.
Online image sharing restricted by Congolese government; US army bans Chinese-made drones; India reports spike in cyber attacks from China.
08 August 2017.
Cracks in India and Pakistan’s relationship continue to grow, with no sign of meaningful dialogue between the nations. The sudden departure of Pakistan’s prime minister brings new worries. Yet neither country can afford to neglect strategic stability in the coming months. Institutions on both sides of the border must continue to communicate, directly or otherwise.
04 August 2017.
Japan is on course to lose as much as 30% of its population in the coming decades, putting the country at risk of insolvency and potentially ending its role as a pillar of regional stability. The crisis threatens not only Japan’s national security, but the entire US position in the Asia-Pacific.
03 August 2017.
US security agency told to report on disclosure of software vulnerabilities; privacy watchdog warns of Google’s use of data on shoppers; Chinese bid for MoneyGram could give Beijing access to sensitive information.
01 August 2017.
Washington's confrontational approach could wreck the Iran nuclear deal and trigger war in the Middle East, Mark Fitzpatrick says. He calls for cooperation to replace unfounded assumptions, false claims and ideologically-driven judgements.
31 July 2017.
Tensions with China may increase as the year wears on – while North Korea's missile tests present an urgent challenge.
27 July 2017.
Criticism of Iran’s conduct in relation to the 2015 nuclear deal does not withstand scrutiny. US withdrawal from the agreement would not convince other parties to re-impose sanctions, but could trigger a global crisis.
27 July 2017.
Trump squeezed on signing sanctions on Russia; UK and Australia distrustful of Huawei; Putin tightens grip on VPN; Beijing spies on Uighurs in China.
20 July 2017.
US intelligence accuses UAE of Qatari website hack; IBM makes breakthrough in encryption technology; India sets up three new cyber defence agencies.
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