Strategy

  Grand Strategy has long been an important framework for examining state behavior, and for states to shape their behavior. Even without that moniker, it has been a concept long studied by the likes of Machiavelli and Sun Tzu: how ...

Introduction Russia’s military power potential, nuclear weapons and natural economic resources have allowed Russia to remain a great power. Alongside this, its recent influence in Syria and also Afghan Peace Process has made it evident to the world that Russia ...

Air Power Theory For most of military history, mankind has not mastered the air, and thus the majority of military theorists have not accounted for it (Buckley 1999: 1). With only a century of military history to rely on, the ...

This article was originally published on the INSS website and is available here. This article was written by Orit Perlov and Udi Dekel. Iran is the dominant actor in Syria. It dictates the fighting on the ground by the pro-Assad coalition, controls ...

What are great powers? Let us break it down. They are states with exceptional economic, strategic and social influence on the landscape of Earth. At the core of this concept, currently, there are three such states: mighty America, aggressive Russia, ...

This article draws a comparison between the Chinese military and war capabilities and the U.S ones. However, this article isn’t a simple comparison you can find on internet. It will provide you information and tools to understand what factors are ...

According to China’s Ministry of Foreign Affair, China “unswervingly pursues an independent foreign policy of peace. The fundamental goals of this policy are to preserve China’s independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity, create a favourable international environment for China’s reform and ...

YoungDiplomats decided to publish three speeches of an american diplomat, businessman and writer, Chas W. Freeman. They are high value speeches because a former American diplomat gives his feeling on what is diplomacy. Remarks to the Watson Institute of International and ...

Glen Diesen (2017) defines geoeconomics as the economics of geopolitics in his book Russia’s Geoeconomic Strategy for a Greater Eurasia. He further adds that with more destructive weapons and growing economic interdependence in a globalized world, the power derives progressively from ...

By: Calvin Khoe “Know your enemy, know yourself; in hundred battles, you will never be in peril” — Sun Tzu Year of 2017 provides relentless uncertainty of security situation for the global community, especially for East Asia region. The core ...