The blockage of the Suez Canal has underscored once more the urgency of diversifying global maritime trade routes. While the Arctic’s Northern Sea Route is often held up as an alternative, it is more likely that the two routes will end up coexisting without undercutting each other.
The Kremlin has been accused of cyber attacks targeting the Tokyo and PyeongChang Games. Understanding how Russia’s own past Olympics are remembered can reveal the extent of reputational outcomes of the new scandal.
For military forces, AI is a case of ‘coming, ready or not’. Developed to meet commercial imperatives, the technology is rapidly maturing. It is now up to militaries to gain the best advantage from it.
The UK has created one of the best tools for mitigating Huawei’s risks. Whether or not the UK Huawei ban stands, its Huawei Cyber Security Evaluation Centre should receive increased funding and support to protect and enhance its interests at home and abroad.
Artificial intelligence (AI) will play a transformative role in the twenty-first century human experience – including conflict. What role exactly remains to be seen, yet we have already had a glimpse...