If the government’s plans to increase the British Army’s reliance on reservists are to be a success, the concerns of a number of parties – as well as society’s relationship with defence – need to be addressed. (Free access)Land Forces, Military Personnel, UK Defence
Will the new members of the Arctic Council change the way it does its business?Global Security Issues, International Institutions
European energy security remains a concern. Attention is turning back to the Middle East - and its unrest.
The continuation of the conflict in Syria is placing the Turkish leadership’s efforts to tie its domestic agenda to its foreign policy under ever-greater stress.
As development of the Russian T-50 fighter continues, stealth capability may be about to spread beyond just the US and its allies.Aerospace
H A Hellyer
Two years after the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak, it seems that Egypt will continue to be faced with political turmoil and social unrest for some time to come.
France's action in Mali has demonstrated its rapid reaction capability, and raised questions about Britain's ability to do the same.Counterinsurgency, Terrorism