- Daily Brief
- May 27, 2019
Ties between the two fundamentalist groups are concerning but the depth of cooperation is uncertain.
Conflict is escalating in the country’s north, which has been riddled with violence since 2012
The Attack class may still be in service in sixty years, leaving Canberra with no room for error.
The extremist group is entrenched in the peninsula. It will take more than force to oust them.
The Eid ceasefire demonstrated the viability of peace – but it weighs numerous competing interests.
If President Trump terminates the Iranian nuclear deal, the Middle East may face a nuclear arms race.
African states face a resurgent terrorist threat from experienced and dedicated ISIS fighters.
A hollow response to the Marawi siege could invite a new terrorist wave across Southeast Asia.
Geopolitical tensions, foreign fighters and sectarian tensions will fuel further conflict.
Xi is hastening military reforms by ousting officers who may oppose his joint force vision.
Invoking the contentious security pact could create more problems than it solves.
A proposed joint local force will fail to curb terrorism in northern Africa despite EU support.