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Oceans under pressure: China’s challenge to the maritime order

Peter Dutton analyses the key tenants of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, and how China undermines them

EU on manoeuvres? Dividends and challenges for REPowerEU

Mustafa Demir and Prof. Amelia Hadfield investigate Europe’s post-Russia energy policy in a two-part series

EU on manoeuvres? Managing the geopolitical energy environment

Mustafa Demir and Prof. Amelia Hadfield investigate Europe’s post-Russia energy policy in a two-part series

How Britain can better support Ukraine to fight a war of attrition

William Freer recommends the best way forward for Britain in supporting Ukraine to now fight a war of attrition

The Bab-el-Mandeb: Who is ‘swimming naked’?

Julien Lalanne de Saint-Quentin analyses recent tensions in the Strait of Bab-el-Mandeb and their implications

The unintended benefits of preparing for a Trump presidency

Joshua Huminski investigates the beneficial nature of preparing now for a potential return of Donald Trump, whether he wins or not

Is enough being done to prepare for Trump’s return?

Dr Alexander Lanoszka argues certain countries should be taking action now to mitigate against Trump’s return, particularly in Ukraine

The challenges keep coming despite Australia-China détente

Rowan Callick investigates the evolving nature of China’s relationship with Australia and the remaining challenges

France and Britain: Opposing traditions of the law of the sea

Julien Lalanne de Saint-Quentin investigates the different approaches France and Britain have to the maritime space

Lessons from Britain’s National Shipbuilding Strategy

Emma Salisbury investigates the issues facing global shipbuilding and where British strategy may provide a way forward