Who Will Bell the Nuclear Cat?
by Ramesh Thakur
The global nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation agenda has stalled. Yet disarmament is the only way to fully eliminate nuclear weapons risk....Read More
The Murder of Boris Nemtsov – And Three Other DeathsThe shocking murder of Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov, literally in sight of the Kremlin, clearly marks the beginning of a new era in Russian politics and Russiawatching alike. And it is unlikely to be pretty. Who killed Nemtsov, who was behind it? At this stage, I have absolutely no idea. The government? I find... More >
by Mark Galeotti
Nigeria’s Election CrisisNigeria is the most populous nation in Africa, with a GNP larger than South Africa, yet it is facing an election that could threaten the very fabric of the state. The northern half of Nigeria is largely Muslim, while the south is Christian and animist. Christian missionaries, excluded by the British colonial administration from most... More >
by David Dorward
Are We Overreacting to the Threat of Terrorism?Current national security debates miss the larger picture: we face many challenges and threats, of which terrorism is but one. The recent shootings in Ottawa and Sydney – and the question of whether they are terrorism-related – have sparked renewed debate about the expanded national security laws and practices of these and other democratic... More >
by Sean Richmond
Ending Forced Child Marriage Empowers the World, Not Only WomenAs International Women’s Day on 8 March 2015 approaches, child marriage remains one of the greatest challenges facing female equality. Often described as “modern day slavery”, young girls are being increasingly trapped as child brides around the world. If this practice is not put to an end, an estimated 142 million child brides will exist... More >
by Courtney Pelkowitz
Prof Greg Austin – China’s Diplomacy for the Information AgeTaru Leppanen, an AIIA National Office intern, interviews Prof Greg Austin on the diplomacy pursued by China to secure its information society ambitions since 1983. Greg Austin is a Professorial Fellow at the EastWest Institute in New York and Visiting Professor in the Australian Cyber Security Centre at the University of New South Wales... More >
by Taru Leppanen
This book is an original and stimulating contribution to two literatures that generally subsist apart;...
This path-breaking and innovative book by Rodan and Hughes tackles one of the most important questions in...
The anniversary of the Kyoto Protocol, which entered into force ten years ago today, gives us pause to...