• Military life & institutions
      April 2014

      The Art of Military Coercion

      Why the West's Military Superiority Scarcely Matters

      by Rob de Wijk

      The United States spends more on its military than the rest of the world combined. And Western nations in general spend far more than developing nations around the globe. Yet when Western nations have found themselves in conflicts in recent decades, th

    • Politics & government
      January 2016

      Power Politics

      How China and Russia Reshape the World

      by Rob de Wijk

      We tend to think of ourselves as living in a time when nations, for the most part, obey the rule of law - and where they certainly don't engage in the violent grabs for territory that have characterised so much of human history. But as Rob de Wijk show

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