How Europe’s coastal cities can cope with rising sea levels

The average global sea level has risen by more than 20cm since 1980 – that’s a rate of 0.5mm per month – according to new research from the Basque Centre for Climate Change (BCCC).

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Wanted: a new chapter in U.S.-Sudan relations

The Trump administration could begin a new chapter in U.S.-Sudan relations by offering new opportunities to the people and businesses of both countries and giving the Sudanese people hope for a better future.

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Bush-era foreign policy delusions are alive and well in 2017

Trump’s foreign policy advisers are plainly unhinged. But the old establishment isn’t much better.

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China moves to put North Korea in its place

In response to North Korea’s latest missile test, and perhaps to the apparent assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, China has declared it will cease coal imports from North Korea for the entirety of the year.

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Is Europe headed for a ‘Lexit’?

For leftist critics of the EU, reform looks unlikely—but aligning with right-wing Euroskeptics looks worse. Is ‘Lexit’ a third option?

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Is globalisation in reverse?

The contours of globalisation are being reshaped. The Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump mark a strong anti-globalisation sentiment even as leaders in China, India and Russia successfully marry nationalist rhetoric with a cleverly crafted overseas strategy, premised on the very tenets of globalisation.

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Europe is no longer safe

The pillars of Europe’s security are damaged beyond repair and Europe’s leaders are in denial. Expect very heavy turbulence starting next year.

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The modernity of Clauswewitz’s thought in 21st century understanding of warfare

Does new military technology call into question any part of Clausewitz’s teaching? Are nuclear weapons a special case in that regard? Are cyber weapons?

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The Wannsee Conference and the “Final Solution”

The Wannsee Conference was a meeting of senior government officials of Nazi Germany and SS leaders, held in the Berlin suburb of Wannsee on January 20, 1942.

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Future of aviation: The Airbus Concept Plane

Future-gazing by Airbus create radical blueprints for concept planes and aircraft interiors.

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Life aboard the International Space Station

The International Space Station (ISS) is a habitable artificial satellite, in low Earth orbit. Its first component launched into orbit in 1998, and the ISS is now the largest artificial body in orbit.

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U.S. Navy conducts exercises in the South China Sea

The U.S. Navy conducted a series of exercises in the South China Sea as Washington becomes increasingly worried about China exerting what it believes are its territorial rights on the sea.

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Climate change and disaster risk reduction

by Acclimatise Podcasts

European Union, Britain face Brexit uncertainity

by Primedia Broadcasting

Countering insecurity in South Sudan

by International Crisis Group