The authors of two reports by the Expert Group of the International Military Council on Climate and Security in Washington, DC, highlight their key findings.
Without a mutual understanding of what “cyber warfare” entails, efforts to prevent cyber attacks from escalating into traditional war will prove futile.
To preserve peace and prosperity, India, China and Pakistan need to move from confrontation in the Himalayas to cooperation around the negotiating table.
Pyongyang’s increasing assertiveness makes the current confrontation more dangerous to regional and global stability than usual.
Beijing and Delhi will have to do much to repair trust, stabilize their border, and promote cooperation in the years ahead.
Any accelerated decoupling of the US and Chinese economies is bound to have serious implications for the trading, technology and financial partners of both nations.
Modern security challenges defy national borders. The world must prepare for concerted, coordinated action to prevent predictable cross-border threats.
Behind Duterte's façade of triviality and pettiness is a concerted plan to shift the Philippines away from the US and closer to China.
Alliances and partnerships with the US should be viewed as insurance contracts to hedge against the uncertainties of Beijing’s growing power and influence.
Central Asia has become an important arena of collaboration for Russia and China, with Moscow focusing on the region's security and Beijing promoting trade and commerce
Governments worldwide will increasingly have to turn to their armed forces to deal with climate-related disasters, requiring new ways of thinking.
While governments have long seen cybersecurity as a national concern, the necessity of including non-state actors in relevant policymaking is slowly being recognized.