Indo-Pacific

Operation Fortis: The importance of sustainability

Tom Sharpe OBE assesses the sustainability of the Royal Navy’s presence in the Indo-Pacific region once Operation Fortis is complete

The genocide in Xinjiang cannot be overlooked

Matthew Henderson explains why the genocide committed by the Chinese Communist Party in Xinjiang cannot be overlooked

New Zealand may have the carrot, but the stick will come

Jeremy Hutton examines New Zealand's reluctance to call out Chinese behaviour, its dependence on Beijing and what allies should do to help

Ten myths about the British ‘tilt’ to the Indo-Pacific

Dr Philip Shetler-Jones debunks ten of the most popular myths circulating about the United Kingdom’s ‘tilt’ to the Indo-Pacific region. What are they?

Foreign aid and the Integrated Review

Ryan Henson argues that, after Covid-19, Official Development Assistance should be central to Britain’s strategic policy

China in the Integrated Review

Charles Parton OBE analyses the Integrated Review’s approach towards China, which it describes as a ‘systemic competitor’. Are its prescriptions realistic?

The Integrated Review: Five key innovations

James Rogers assesses the Integrated Review. What are the five key innovations to underpin Global Britain’s international posture?

China and Russia: closing the maritime system?

Prof. John Hemmings explains how China and Russia are trying to close the open maritime system. What could Britain and other democracies do to respond?

A new type of Britain-Japan Alliance

Dr Philip Shetler-Jones assesses Britain’s ‘tilt’ towards the Indo-Pacific and new kind of alliance with Japan. Can both countries learn from the past?

Why HMS Queen Elizabeth should deploy to the Far East

Dr Alexander Clarke analyses recent criticism that HMS Queen Elizabeth’s maiden deployment is too risky and a waste of money. Are they right?