Blog / International Development

Poverty and Environmental Degradation

Environmental degradation is the result of the interplay of a number of socio-economic factors and activities. Environmental changes can be driven by many factors including but not limited to economic and population growth, urbanization, intensification of agriculture and the usage of natural resources.

Africa / Blog

Senegal's Election

For many observers and scholars of Africa, Senegal is to the old domains of France what Ghana is to the old British ones: a true example of a peaceful and successful nation. Boasting an unbroken line of elections since 1960 and an army that has never seized power, it is a country that takes pride …

Blog / International Security

Defending The Falklands: The Grand Plan


As the 30th anniversary nears it is time to reassess not just the current tensions between Argentina and the UK over the islands but also what is being done, given the governments steadfast commitment to keeping the islands, to ensure their defence and long term future.

Blog / Environment & Energy

The Axis of Energy


With its vast reserves in natural gas, oil and coal Russia is the world’s largest hydrocarbons producer.  China by contrast is the world’s fastest growing consumer of these commodities…

Blog / International Security

The Threat of Cyber Security

A squad of soldiers work in a computer lab at an NCO Academy Warrior Leaders Course. The Army is migrating all of its Windows-based computers to Microsoft’s Vista operating system to bolster Internet security and standardize its information systems by Dec. 31. Photo Credit: Christian Marquardt (Joint Multinational Training Command)

An Article by Sam Storr …