Research

China’s PLAN: Maritime dominion beyond the South China Sea

Emma Salisbury investigates the PRC’s naval build up and modernisation and its implications for the geopolitics of the South China Sea

A more lethal Royal Navy: Sharpening Britain’s naval power

William Freer and Emma Salisbury investigate how Britain can sharpen its naval power for increased geopolitical competition

The United Kingdom: Sea control, and sea denial

A map depicting how the United Kingdom can enact sea control in the Euro-Atlantic and contribute to sea denial in the Indo-Pacific

Emerging disruptive technologies: Dilemmas of deterrence

Prof. James Henry Bergeron analyses the impact emerging disruptive technologies will have on deterrence doctrine, particularly within NATO

The trilateral initiative: How Britain, Poland and Ukraine can shape a post-war Europe

This Report makes the case for immediate renewed trilateral cooperation between the UK, Poland and Ukraine to reinforce European security.

Why space matters to the United Kingdom

Gabriel Elefteriu outlines the importance of space for the United Kingdom and the future of geopolitics

Chinese politics in 2024: Indications from the ‘Two Sessions’

Charles Parton investigates the political priorities of the CCP for the rest of 2024 in light of this year’s ‘Two Sessions’

AI power and British strategy

Robert Bassett Cross, Harry Halem and Gabriel Elefteriu present how Britain can best harness the potential of artificial intelligence

Chinese cellular (IoT) modules: Countering the threat

Charles Parton OBE investigates the threat Chinese CIMs pose to the UK as well as other free and open countries

China’s National People’s Congress and the economy: Short change

George Magnus investigates the National People’s Congress of 2024 and what it said about the direction of China’s economy