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If you pay attention to its media, it is easy to believe that Russia is on the warpath – toward cyber war, hybrid war, a second Cold War or even a Third World War. This may even be true in a way, but the real battleground is inside Russia. At stake is the country’s internal stability, and all that hostility can easily be redirected from Western foes to more dangerous, internal enemies.
Dr. Svyatoslav Kaspe
Beijing is engaged in non-traditional forms of warfare to ensure it wins the battle for regional dominance without resorting to military force. The end goal is to deprive the United States of its allies in the region and return to the position of Asia’s paramount power, writes GIS Guest expert Vaughan Winterbottom. The US threatens China’s rise and the threat perce...
About 40 per cent of Japan's population will be aged 65 or above by 2050. The country cannot rely on indigenous nurses and carers to look after the elderly, and is already recruiting in Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam. Now it is introducing a points-based immigration scheme to attract 2,000 foreign workers with higher qualifications, specialised knowledge an...
Dr. Stefan Lippert