• Island endeavour: Taiwan country briefing

    While cross-strait relations with Beijing have improved in recent years, Taiwan still has to consider a Chinese invasion as its most prominent threat and is facing a rising tide of Chinese military capability, as Gavin Phipps reports
  • Technological revolutions threaten nuclear security

    Emerging technologies are amplifying threats to nuclear security and challenging old protocols. Tate Nurkin analyses how this dynamic affects defence capabilities, as state and non-state actors acquire new technologies illicitly or otherwise.
  • Challenges remain to Islamic State RDD usage

    With the Islamic State intent on conducting attacks abroad, Western intelligence circles are concerned about its capability in the WMD field. Rob Downes and Geoffrey Chapman assess the group's ability to procure the necessary materials to create a 'dirty bomb'.
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  • Turkish tank survives Kornet missile strike

    A Turkish M60T - a version of the US-made tank upgraded by Israeli Military Industries (IMI) - has apparently survived being hit by the latest Russian man-portable anti-tank guided weapon (ATGW) system. The attack was seen in a video released by the Islamic State militant group on 19 April and