• Paper tigers on parade

    Frank Ledwidge     |      May 13, 2022

    The problems dogging Russia’s botched invasion of Ukraine are rooted in its disfunctional society as much as the technical shortcomings of weapons which look better on paper than they work in the field.

  • In defence of nuclear deterrence

    Rod Lyon     |      August 31, 2018

    Deterrence is not without its problems—it’s merely the defence doctrine of choice for a competitive, heavily armed world. Is it going to save us from all war? No. But hopefully it can save us from the most serious sort of war, namely great-power war.