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‘We’re being whipped into a frenzy about monkeypox’
Monkeypox virus
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‘We’re being whipped into a frenzy about monkeypox’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
26 May 2022
The origins of the Quad
Leaders of Australia, US, Japan and India meet in Tokyo
Getting to grips with . . .

The origins of the Quad

US, Japan, Australia and India accused of trying to form ‘Asian Nato’
25 May 2022
Nato’s renaissance: how the world’s most powerful military alliance has taken centre stage
Long table of men at Nato summit
In Depth

Nato’s renaissance: how the world’s most powerful military alliance has taken centre stage

While avoiding direct involvement, Nato has played a crucial role in the Ukraine war
20 May 2022
Why Turkey is threatening to block Nato’s Nordic expansion
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Between the lines

Why Turkey is threatening to block Nato’s Nordic expansion

Ankara delays early vote on Sweden and Finland joining military alliance
19 May 2022
The fallout of Finland’s Nato membership bid
Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin addresses a press conference on Nato membership in April
Getting to grips with . . .

The fallout of Finland’s Nato membership bid

Helsinki formally declares intention to join military alliance
16 May 2022
Nato vs. Russia: who would win?
Nato troops
In Depth

Nato vs. Russia: who would win?

Finland announces intention to join military alliance
12 May 2022
How Ben Wallace became a favourite to succeed Boris Johnson
Ben Wallace
Profile

How Ben Wallace became a favourite to succeed Boris Johnson

Defence secretary has benefited from Afghanistan crisis and war in Ukraine
28 Apr 2022

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Will more countries join Nato?
Sweden’s Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson (left) addresses reporters alongside her Finnish counterpart Sanna Marin
Behind the scenes

Will more countries join Nato?

Finland and Sweden mulling over plans to abandon neutrality and join military alliance
14 Apr 2022
The arguments for and against an EU army
Troops outside the EU parliament in Strasbourg
Pros and cons

The arguments for and against an EU army

President Macron wants self-determination for the bloc but some fear operational headaches
29 Mar 2022
Quiz of The Week: 19 - 25 March
Rishi Sunak
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 19 - 25 March

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
25 Mar 2022
What is Nato’s Article 5?
Jens Stoltenberg, secretary general of Nato
Expert’s view

What is Nato’s Article 5?

Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty has only been used once in Nato’s history
21 Mar 2022
Arguments for and against a no-fly zone
Protesters call for no-fly zone over Ukraine
Pros and cons

Arguments for and against a no-fly zone

Experts fear enforcing restrictions on airspace could escalate conflict with Russia
18 Mar 2022
How long will the Ukraine war last?
Vladimir Putin
Why we’re talking about . . .

How long will the Ukraine war last?

Hopes of an end to the bloodshed in Ukraine grew this week as peace talks continued
17 Mar 2022
What would trigger Nato involvement in Ukraine?
A man injured in the Yavoriv attack is assisted by medical personnel
Getting to grips with . . .

What would trigger Nato involvement in Ukraine?

Airstrikes near Polish border prompt warning of ‘full-force’ response from military alliance
14 Mar 2022
How the war in Ukraine began and how it might end
The aftermath of Russian shelling in Kharkiv’s Freedom Square
Getting to grips with . . .

How the war in Ukraine began and how it might end

From a battlefield stalemate to the descent of a ‘new Iron Curtain’
3 Mar 2022
The pros and cons of Nato
Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaks in Brussels after Russia invaded Ukraine
Pros and cons

The pros and cons of Nato

Russia-Ukraine war puts North Atlantic Treaty Organization in the spotlight
3 Mar 2022
Quiz of The Week: 19 - 25 February
Volodymyr Zelenskyy
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 19 - 25 February

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
25 Feb 2022
Putin’s key justifications for Ukraine invasion
Vladimir Putin addresses nation following talks with Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev
Fact file

Putin’s key justifications for Ukraine invasion

Russian president’s denial of neighbouring nation’s statehood laid ‘groundwork for war’
23 Feb 2022
‘Western powers have behaved badly towards Russia historically and recently’
Russian President Vladimir Putin
Instant Opinion

‘Western powers have behaved badly towards Russia historically and recently’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
18 Feb 2022
Phonetic alphabet: the story from Alpha to Zulu
Pilot Monique Rendall in the cockpit of an aircraft in 1955
In Depth

Phonetic alphabet: the story from Alpha to Zulu

The full story from Alpha to Zulu
14 Feb 2022
How the world reported the ‘final push’ to avoid war in Ukraine
A military instructor teaches civilians holding wooden replicas of Kalashnikov rifles, as they take part in a training session in Kiev
Global lens

How the world reported the ‘final push’ to avoid war in Ukraine

Western officials warn of imminent conflict while Ukraine sticks to more measured rhetoric
14 Feb 2022
Will Russia try to invade Ukraine in 2022?
Ukrainian troops from the Donbass Battalion
Getting to grips with . . .

Will Russia try to invade Ukraine in 2022?

Vladimir Putin says talks with Emmanuel Macron could ‘form the basis’ of de-escalation
8 Feb 2022
Why Vladimir Putin is so hung up about Nato
Vladimir Putin attends the Olympic Games in Beijing
In Depth

Why Vladimir Putin is so hung up about Nato

Ukraine is not joining the alliance – but the prospect has the Kremlin worried
8 Feb 2022
How China could win in Russia-Ukraine row
Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping pictured together in 2019
In Depth

How China could win in Russia-Ukraine row

Potential conflict in Europe highlights ‘deepening ties’ between Beijing and Moscow
2 Feb 2022
Quiz of The Week: 22 - 28 January
Members of the Kiev Territorial Defence take part in drills
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 22 - 28 January

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
28 Jan 2022
Ukraine’s key lines of defence against Russian invasion
A Ukrainian servicemen from the 25th Air Assault Battalion
In Depth

Ukraine’s key lines of defence against Russian invasion

Kiev is outgunned by powerful neighbour but does not stand alone in fight
26 Jan 2022
The arguments for and against an EU army
Ursula von der Leyen and Emmanuel Macron
Pros and cons

The arguments for and against an EU army

Ursula von der Leyen calls for bloc to become ‘part of the solution’ through military force
17 Sep 2021
Biden vs. Putin: the state of relations before the first meeting
Joe Biden during the G7 summit in Cornwall
Behind the scenes

Biden vs. Putin: the state of relations before the first meeting

Tensions high as two leaders meet today for first time since US president took office
16 Jun 2021
The future of Nato: can the alliance bounce back after Trump?
Joe Biden and Jens Stoltenberg
Today’s big question

The future of Nato: can the alliance bounce back after Trump?

Approach to China could be crucial to the organisation’s chances of future success
15 Jun 2021
US allies fear attacks after Biden sets Afghan withdrawal date
Joe Biden departs after announcing the withdrawal of troops
The latest on . . .

US allies fear attacks after Biden sets Afghan withdrawal date

Troops to leave on 11 September, prompting Taliban to declare victory
15 Apr 2021
Mark Sedwill promised shot at Nato top job
Mark Sedwill
In Brief

Mark Sedwill promised shot at Nato top job

Pledge to outgoing cabinet secretary ‘could be sacrificed’ by Downing Street
30 Jun 2020
The Week’s biggest stories of 2019
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn
In Depth

The Week’s biggest stories of 2019

From Brexit and Boris to royals and rebellion
20 Dec 2019
UK defence spending: where the money goes
Boris Johnson in Kenya
In Depth

UK defence spending: where the money goes

Nato meets to show unity on 70th anniversary
4 Dec 2019
Trump blasts Macron for describing Nato as ‘brain dead’
Trumpnato
In Brief

Trump blasts Macron for describing Nato as ‘brain dead’

US president says Macron’s statement was ‘very insulting’ and ‘dangerous’
4 Dec 2019
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