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Is an arms race in space inevitable?
A National Aeronautics and Space Council was originally established in 1958, and then re-established (and renamed) in 1989, to centralise authority over space policymaking for the United States.
6 myths holding back the role of women as peace builders
Greater efforts by policy-makers, academics and practitioners have been committed to promote inclusive and gender-sensitive peace processes.
Britain after Brexit and the impact on the geopolitical landscape
Despite what geography might suggest, the UK isn’t an island in foreign policy terms and becoming a less reliable partner as a consequence of the destabilising process of leaving the EU could jeopardise the networks and coalitions the UK has built up over decades.
How climate change and conflict are linked
A SIPRI study reveals climate change can have a significant effect on the causes and dynamics of violent conflict. It also shows the urgent need to carry out more detailed research.
8 mistakes executives make when digitising their business
Last year, according to World Economic Forum figures, private sector global spending on digitising business operations exceeded $1.2 trillion dollars, yet just 5% of executives reported being satisfied with the results.
What we can learn from Isis about using the internet to counter terrorism
The fame of the so-called Islamic State (Isis) would not have been possible without the internet and the reach of broadband connectivity, even in bombed-out cities and towns.
What will the future really look like?
The future isn’t science fiction - it’s coming fast, and for some of us it’s already here, writes Rebecca Ivey.
3 reasons why China is the global drones leader
A breakneck innovation culture, a geographic profile that demands new logistics thinking and government backing have made China a drones powerhouse.
How urbanites can be divided to help make cities fit for all
Digital information could help city planners to design cities to work for many types of people.
Don’t understand the US-China trade war? This metaphor could help
The deadlock between the US and China is a hugely complicated issue, with dizzying amounts of money at stake. Can a sporting analogy help break it down?
5 things to know about future of jobs
These are some of the trends likely to influence the world of work between now and 2022, according to the World Economic Forum's Future of Jobs report 2018.
Technology can help us meet some of our greatest needs. Here's how
Because technology is finding its way into so many aspects of human endeavour, it is no surprise that many major technology companies have made the case that they are adapting their products to the digital south.
Why artificial intelligence is learning emotional intelligence
With artificial intelligence (AI), change management and process reengineering get reinvented.
Our thirst for more water is making the ocean saltier
Researchers are now worrying that the desalination's salty byproducts could wreak havoc on the ocean’s delicate ecosystems.
Study: Rainforest life exposure can create more diverse microbiome in kids
Researchers followed seven city-dwelling adults and children who lived in a remote Venezuelan jungle village without electricity, soap, or other amenities for 16 days.
Can technology save life on Earth?
The latest data shows that we are on the brink of crossing ecological boundaries and reaching tipping points in climate and ecosystems that might lead to an acceleration of planetary destabilization.
Can humans survive a faster future?
Thousands of miles away, a member of the National Security Council is checking email between meetings. Just ten minutes after the incident, updates and questions start pouring in.
These are the world's most attractive countries for foreign workers
According to the latest edition of the Boston Consulting Group’s Decoding Global Talent, workers are most likely to want to head to the United States, Germany or Canada.