The flare-up in the Baltic region has seen tensions rising in Sweden. We visit Gotland to see what action the government is taking to fortify the island.
The biennial Singapore Airshow is a magnet for the world’s most important aerospace companies, all of them eager to sell to the high-flying Asia-Pacific market. Monocle got strapped in to gauge the state of a soaring ind…
The Swiss are infatuated with their tunnels and underground shelters - and have more of them than any other country in the world. Monocle's David Michon and photographer Beat Schweizer explored their hidden appeal.
The US military has long used a type of camouflage pattern designed according to the type of terrain in which it will be used. Now, a Brooklyn-based company has persuaded it to try a new way of (not) seeing things.
The functional concrete bungalows hastily built after the Second World War to house the US troops are becoming a popular option for young Japanese looking for more living space.
In the forest of Evjemoen, Norway's officer training school puts troops through an extreme test of endurance. It's a physical and mental challenge but more of the latter in these days of modern warfare.
The Tajik-Afghan border is one of the most dangerous in the world because of its central role in the heroin trade. EU- and US-backed agencies are stepping in to help control the borders and initiate projects to stimulate…