Financial Times

Monday, October 31, 2016 - 07:27
Insecurity has now displaced inflation as Argentina’s number one concern. Narcotics gangs, increasingly from Colombia and Mexico, are using Argentina as a transit point to export more than 70 tonnes of cocaine a year to markets in Europe and Asia.Homicide rates fuelled by gang fighting have tripled over the past decade in the worst-hit areas.
Monday, October 24, 2016 - 07:05
India has kick-started a race to supply fighter jets for its air force in what could be among the world’s most lucrative military aerospace contracts, with international defence companies lining up to pitch for as much as $10bn worth of business.
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 07:14
Several European countries are considering whether to push for EU sanctions against senior Russian officials over the bombardment of Aleppo, the besieged Syrian city at the centre of a deepening diplomatic rift between Moscow and the west.
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 07:25
Germany’s defence minister has warned the UK against exploiting the run-up to Brexit to block EU efforts to build closer security co-operation.
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 08:03
Grand visions of a European “defence union” are hardly new. But for all the bravado on display in the Slovak capital, the EU’s plan is the wrong place to start.
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 06:15
Beneath the US-led international coalition’s efforts to restructure, retrain and arm Iraq’s hollowed out military, some of the flaws that brought the army to its knees two years ago remain. Corruption is rife, logistical support is weak and a dearth of skills needed to secure territory could imperil the forces Baghdad and Washington have rushed to resuscitate.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 05:05
As the U.S. prepares to sell F-16s to Pakistan, the country's former top diplomat has warned the Congress that such fighter jets would end up being used against India and not against terrorists.
Monday, October 5, 2015 - 06:18
Jihadist groups controlling vast, poorly governed parts of sub-Saharan Africa may make fewer headlines than those active in the Middle East. But they remain a scourge to stability and a menace to security beyond the continent’s borders.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 07:04
Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan discusses the implications, both security and otherwise, of the Iran Deal and the establishment of the Atomic Energy Bank in Kazakhstan.
Friday, August 21, 2015 - 06:34
Unlike Brazilians, though, most Mexicans have not drunk the “new era” Kool-Aid. Legal impunity is rampant. While Mexico is far ahead of Brazil in the World Bank’s ease of doing business survey (at 39th position, ahead of Chile and Israel, versus 120th for Brazil), the opposite is true on the rule of law.