The author describes the strengths and weaknesses of China, a real, yet still fragile, world power. The country is playing on these very strengths and weaknesses in establishing itself as an atypical superpower through sheer weight, using its Western influence on the one hand and its fundamentally Chinese culture and history on the other.
The drones that are increasingly employed over operational theatres pose a number of moral and legal questions when armed and used in surgical strikes.
This fresh analysis of the meaning of strategy by retired Swedish naval officer Lars Wedin was first published earlier this year in the Journal of the Royal Swedish Academy for War Sciences. Read more