Economy

Lessons from the 1930s: Rearm according to the threat, not the fiscal rules

Paul Mason investigates what Britain can learn today from its defence policy and spending in the 1930s

After Nord Stream: Safeguarding Baltic energy security and supply

Trevelyan Wing explores the energy security landscape of the Baltic region, and the developments ensuring its future stability

Chinese counterfeit stamps: Economic warfare against the UK?

Elizabeth Lindley investigates the Chinese counterfeit stamp scandal in the UK and its wider ramifications

Cyber maritime: A priority for Britain

Basil Germond, Joe Burton, Daniel Prince and Simona R. Soare investigate the importance of the cyber domain to Britain’s naval power

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’

AUKMIN 2024 advances AUKUS

Lord Risby reflects on AUKMIN 2024 and how it progressed AUKUS, as well as the significance of the agreement for the UK more broadly

How much should Britain be investing in defence

The Council on Geostrategy asks nine experts how much Britain should be spending on defence

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

Britain’s future is in technology and innovation

Dr Mann Virdee details Britain’s historical prowess in innovation and technology, and how it can be a future pioneer

What bilateral security agreements mean for Ukraine

Dr Alexander Lanoszka analyses what the various bilateral security agreements mean for Ukraine in the short- and long-term