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HMS Queen Elizabeth: a symbol of British naval power?

by Roger Näbig (Twitter). He works as a lawyer and freelance journalist in Berlin with a focus on global conflicts, defense, security, military policy, armaments technology, and international law. He also gives lectures on defense policy issues. For a German version of the article see here. The … Continue reading

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Chemical Weapons in Syria: Red Lines or Proving Grounds

Despite the fact that they are banned, chemical weapons are still being used today. According to a French analysis, chemical weapons were used in at least 130 instances in Syria between October 2012 and April 2017 (Rebecca Hersman, “Resisting Impunity … Continue reading

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English-Speaking Navies Reorganize

Shrinking shipbuilding budgets and a growing tension between high-end air operations and maritime security patrols are driving deep changes in the world’s leading, English-speaking navies. Among allied powers, only the United States has resisted the call to reorganize its maritime forces. Continue reading

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