• Syrian war shapes Middle East drug trafficking

    The Syrian conflict has created an environment conducive to illegal drug production and trafficking. Mohammed Najib examines the regional security response.
  • North Korea modernises submarine fleet

    North Korea continues to modernise its conventional submarine fleet, while developing a submarine-launched ballistic missile capability. Joseph S Bermudez Jr and Karl Dewey examine the North Korean fleet, and the threat it poses to South Korea and the region.
  • Chinese investment spurs action in Balochistan

    A diminished insurgency in Balochistan has improved security and opened up the region to Chinese investment. Farhan Bokhari and Omar Hamid examine the strategic implications of closer economic ties between Beijing and Islamabad for the region.
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  • USAF reveals 2014 nuclear 'mishap' that damaged ICBM

    The US Air Force (USAF) stripped personnel of their nuclear certification following a mishap in which a Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) was damaged, it was revealed on 23 January. The incident, which occurred in 2014 but is only now being publically acknowledged by the USAF,