Professor David Heymann CBE
New Vaccines Are Essential to Fighting Antimicrobial Resistance
Following a landmark UN meeting, the role vaccine development can play in addressing the threat of AMR must not be neglected.
Dr Patricia Lewis
What to Know About Space Security
Space is increasingly important to the planet’s infrastructure – but it is also a potential battleground.
Dr Gareth Price
Pakistan Faces International Isolation After Kashmir Incident
The fall-out from the latest crisis with India damages Pakistan’s already weak international position and risks shifting the balance of domestic politics in favour of the military.
UK's Pursuit of Extremism Is Lost in Translation
The British government’s focus on nonviolence is meant to champion democratic values, but authoritarian states are using it to do just the opposite.
NATO Must Work Harder to Debunk Russia’s Claims of Provocation
NATO’s failure to clearly communicate its plans for multinational battalions in Poland and the Baltics is doing nothing to counter Russian claims that they are unnecessary and provocative.
Dr Jacob Parakilas
In US Presidential Debates, the Global Audience Matters Too
The focus is on winning over the American electorate, but how the debates shape the perceptions of the US around the world will frame the winner’s foreign policy opportunities.
Dr Alex Vines OBE
Trade Not Aid: Obama’s Africa Legacy
A shift in policy towards trade promotion could be the defining characteristic of the Obama administration’s relationship with the continent.
Britain’s UN Peacekeeping Role Must Go Beyond Troop Numbers
Pledging additional troops only makes sense if the UK is prepared to leverage that contribution to meaningfully change peacekeeping operations.
Dr Andrew Monaghan
What to Know About Russia’s Parliamentary Elections
Though there will be little change on the surface, the vote will point to how the Moscow political scene is evolving.
Fiscal Stimulus Must Play Its Part in Reviving Global Growth
The era of ever-easier monetary policy is drawing to a close.