“Just one launch, Boris, and England is gone,” said a broadcaster on Russian statetelevision back in early May. Moscow began wielding the nuclear card not longafter its invasion of Ukraine, creating a tense and worrying diplomaticsituation. This article investigates the authenticity of such Russian nuclearthreats and what a nuclear conflict might look like. In lateContinue reading “The Ukraine Conflict: Why Nuclear War Is Not On The Cards”
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The UK Carrier Strike Group: What is it’s Purpose?
The largest fleet of Royal Navy warships to deploy internationally since the 1982 Falklands War is setting sail to the Indo-pacific this month. The government is hailing the fleet as a symbol of ‘Global Britain’. Its mission is to demonstrate Britain’s intention to tilt its military, trade and diplomatic efforts to the far east. EscortingContinue reading “The UK Carrier Strike Group: What is it’s Purpose?”
The UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Explained
The UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) was adopted at the United Nations back in 2017 and has come into force on 22nd January 2021. This is the first legally binding multilateral treaty ensuring the process of eliminating nuclear weapons. It completes the ban of weapons that are considered unacceptable due toContinue reading “The UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Explained”
What is Grey Zone Warfare?
In the West security is something we take for granted. Domestically we believe we live in peace, but this is said to be far from the truth. Our security is constantly under threat, economically, politically and socially. This is taking place within what is being called the ‘grey zone’ of conflict. A form of conflictContinue reading “What is Grey Zone Warfare?”
What Will US-Russian Relations Look Like Under The Biden Administration
Are US-Russian relations set to get worse with Joe Biden as president? It is no secret that President-Elect Biden is likely to take a tougher stance on Russian aggression than his predecessor. In all likelihood we will see policies and rhetoric very similar to that of the Obama administration. There is scope for Biden toContinue reading “What Will US-Russian Relations Look Like Under The Biden Administration”
Russia’s strategy in Africa: Why it want’s to increase it’s presence
Vladimir Putin has stated that Africa is one of Russia’s main foreign policy priorities. There are a number of triggers for this, increasing involvement of Western powers on the continent is one but the immense economic and strategic opportunity the continent offers may be more important. In 2018, the US ramped up its involvement inContinue reading “Russia’s strategy in Africa: Why it want’s to increase it’s presence”