In this special episode of Life Solved from the University of Portsmouth, Glenn Harris speaks to academics for their insight on current world events.

Dr Tom Smith, Academic Director of the Royal Air Force College and Principal Lecturer in International Relations at Portsmouth joins Dr Paul Flenley, a Senior Lecturer in International Relations and Politics at the University, to explain some of the histories and politics that have led up to the war in Ukraine.

Then Glenn asks questions about the roles and possible future pathways for NATO and other nations in light of military and nuclear capabilities and globalised economic relationships.

Sharing opinions and ideas are Dr Patricia Shamai, a Principal Lecturer in International Relations, Peter Lee, Professor of Applied Ethics and Dr Frank Ledwidge, a Senior Lecturer in Military Capabilities and Strategy.