Europe needs to be ‘a more sovereign to buy its own military

Europe needs to be ‘a more sovereign to buy its own military

Macron wants Europe to buy its own military hardware The French president said Europe needs to be ‘a more sovereign, a more united and democratic power.’ PARIS — Europe must increase military spending, but the money should go to European, not American companies,...
Managing Risk in the Fight Against IS

Managing Risk in the Fight Against IS

By Noora Kinnunen & Alastair Reed As the battle for Mosul rages, the West faces a key turning point in the struggle against the so-called Islamic State (IS). The strategic choices made in the coming months to counter the risk posed by IS are likely to have...
The Islamic State’s Asymmetric War in Northern Iraq

The Islamic State’s Asymmetric War in Northern Iraq

By Derek Henry Flood Abstract: Cave and tunnel complexes, which the Islamic State started constructing in the Hamrin mountain region well before the collapse of the caliphate, have become key to the group’s insurgent campaign in northern Iraq. With a new government...