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Defence IQ looks into the Search and Rescue (SAR) work being conducted in the Mediterranean as the Syrian refugee crisis continues and private organizations desperately seek funding and support for much-needed equipment.
The situation at the Libyan-Tunisian border has reached crisis point as tens of thousands of people flee the reported violence by President Muammar Al-Qadhafi’s loyalists, with 14,000 people crossing yesterday alone, the United Nations refugee agency said today.
In the aftermath of the November 13 attacks in Paris, one is left to wonder if these incidents, happening as they did in the midst of the worst humanitarian crisis of the century, were by accident or design. Millions of refugees have been fleeing the Middle East and N...
By James P. Farwell and Darby Arakelian
Nearly 600 people may have drowned when a boat broke up off the coast of Libya, the United Nations refugee agency reported today as it called on European countries to urgently improve their mechanisms for rescues at sea. The exact death toll from the latest trag...
Evening news broadcasts across the world are currently dominated by pictures of a smoke clouded Parthenon, and images of Athens engulfed in rioting and protest – these are off-course the most visible signs of the economic crisis that is currently wracking not only Gre...
Parameswaran Ponnudurai 2010-11-28 China calls for emergency talks as the U.S. and South Korea conduct joint military exercises following North Korea's attack on the South. If there is one crisis where diplomacy has made few inroads, it is the one on North K...
Devising a strategy without a clearly defined threat is a perplexing venture. An existential threat, when it can be found or when it presents itself, simplifies the strategic conundrum especially when justifying the expenditure of scarce resources. However, the United...
Despite Mattis, Tillerson and Pence’s attempts to dampen anxiety, the renewed comments on NATO burden-sharing signals uncertainty for European leaders on just how much they can depend on the Alliance and the Trump administration.
By Laurence Conneely Shadowing the creation of the newest state in Africa, South Sudan, and perhaps displaying some of the confidence and self-assurance that the Arab Spring has imparted to those engaged in struggles for political, ethnic and religious self-determin...
This feature seeks to provide a long-term outlook for global armoured vehicle production, highlighting in particular where potential investors in the protected mobility industry should be looking, in order to secure the highest possible return. Several major defence p...
As China’s economic and strategic influence grows, neighbours are benefiting in both aid and trade. But the fear of a new hegemony in the region is ever more evident in international and territorial waters of South China Sea.
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