Experts consider the implications of escalating tensions in the region despite international efforts to defuse the situation. Includes comment and multimedia.
A Middle East Free of Nuclear Weapons?
A nuclear weapon-free Middle East would address many security concerns, writes Patricia Lewis in International Affairs. But how likely is negotiation on the issue?
Cyber Security: What is Critical?
Security of the cyber layer is of great societal importance, yet the dense interconnections between sectors – facilitated by cyberspace – make it harder to decide what to protect, says this report. Read.
We focus on key security challenges in cyberspace, identify policy responses and establish a knowledge base for public and private sector decision-makers and wider society.
This research area proposes innovative solutions to the complex security challenges we face today, testing alternative approaches to security dialogue, policy and operations.
Research informs the continuing defence and security debate and assesses future threats and challenges in the areas of arms control, non-proliferation, and maritime security.
With rapidly changing advancements in science and technology this research area explores the implications, opportunities and vulnerabilities of emerging science and technology on international security policy.
This research area takes a people-centered approach to security issues, focusing on terrorism, and the international drugs trade and organized crime.