Are China-US Relations deteriorating?

Are China-US Relations deteriorating?

By Steve Hoadley China and the US will not agree on many points of policy. But on one point they will tacitly agree: their ongoing strategic rivalry must be carefully managed to avoid war.    The answer to this Big Q is yes, China-US relations are deteriorating. But...
Could New Zealand suffer an act of cyberwar?

Could New Zealand suffer an act of cyberwar?

By Hannah Brown As multilateral institutions like the United Nations and NATO move to define cyberwar and develop legal frameworks to regulate it, the word cyberwar has still never been uttered in New Zealand’s parliament. This, despite the fact cyberweapons and...
Should we ban killer robots?

Should we ban killer robots?

By Bonnie Docherty When drafting a treaty on the laws of war at the end of the 19th century, diplomats could not foresee the future of weapons development. But they did adopt a legal and moral standard for judging new technology not covered by existing treaty...
What needs to be done about Guantanamo Bay? 🔊

What needs to be done about Guantanamo Bay? 🔊

Closing Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility was one of former US President Barack Obama’s campaign promises. In 2009 he decreed that Guantanamo Bay would be closed within a year. It never was and now President Donald Trump intends to keep it open. What are the...
What goes on inside intelligence agencies? 🔊

What goes on inside intelligence agencies? 🔊

The inner workings of intelligence gathering agencies have long been a black box to the public. How many are there? How do they cooperate and function? How have they changed? Glenn Carle served twenty-three years in the Central Intelligence Agency, and he sat down...