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GRI’s Weekly Risk Outlook - 03/16/2015

In this week’s GRI Risk Outlook: Nuclear talks with Iran,  possible increases in interest rates, Israeli PM Netanyahu faces reelection hiccups, and more. (Global Risk Outlook, 03/16/2015)

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Interview with Mark Towery, Geo Strategy Partners

Mark Towery, Managing Director of Geo Strategy Partners, discusses how organizations should embrace strategic planning to compete in today's dynamic, hypercompetitive market.  (03/04/2015)

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World Bank - East Asia Urban Data Competition

The World Bank invites researchers, academics, designers, students, and practitioners from around the world to explore and use the World Bank’s recently released dataset on urban spatial expansion in the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region. See details inside.

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GRI’s Weekly Risk Outlook - 01/26/2015

In this GRI Weekly Risk Outlook: ASEAN pushes for ‘code of conduct’ in South China Sea dispute, the Fed to maintain its current monetary policy stance, and the African Union and others attempt to broker an agreement in South Sudan. (Global Risk Insights, 01/28/2015). 

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GRI’s Weekly Risk Outlook - 01/19/2015

Read about the ECB's QE program, US sanctions on Iran and more in this week's Global Risk Insight's Weekly Risk Outlook.  (Global Risk Insight, 01/19/2015)

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GRI Weekly Risk Outlook - December 22, 2014

New U.S. consumer sentiment data to keep improving. Central Banks in Armenia and Turkey to deal with rouble and Fed policy. Second round of voting in Greek presidential elections. (Global Risk Insights, 12/22/2014)

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IA Forum Interview: Scott Hickie discusses health corruption

IA Forum interview with Scott Hickie (Senior Analyst, Open Brieifing) who diiscusses corruption in the health sector.  Interview by Madison J. Myers.  (12/19/2014)

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Asia needs ASEAN-ization not Pakistanization of its continent

Why is the Korean peninsula and East Asia unable to capitalize on its successes?  By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (11/15/2014)

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Violence in Myanmar's Rakhine State

A look at the violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state.  By Lakshna Mehta.  (10/31/2014)

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Presidential Election 2014 and Indonesian Foreign Policy

Paper explores how the 2014 Indonesian presidential candidates view foreign policy.  By Dr. Igor Dirgantara. (08/04/2014)

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Cyber-Terrorism: Fact or Fiction?

Author argues cyber-terrorism remains more a product of fear mongering than concrete reality –– at least for the moment. By Sebastian J. Bae. (07/22/2014)

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IA Forum Interview: Ewa Wojkowska & Toshi Nakamura (Kopernik)

IA Forum interview with Co-Founders of Kopernik, organization that introduces technologies and creates micro-business opportunities in remote communities.  By Rafael Panlilio.  (07/01/2014)

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Piracy: Can the War on the Seas Ever Be Won?

The current state solution models, focusing on military deterrence, have proven questionably effective in combating piracy, merely displacing it more than solving it.  By Sgt. Sebastian J. Bae.  (06/27/2014)

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In the Pursuit of Strategic Stability

Improving strategic stability in South Asia through multilateral cooperation is imperative for improving standards of living across the region. By Davis Florick. (06/25/2014)

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IA Forum Student Writing Award Winners Announced

Winners of the Spring 2014 International Affairs Student Award Competition announced!

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Galina Starovoitova Fellowship on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution 2015-16

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China's Foreign Policy in a New Era of Sino-Latin American Relations

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Integrating Mental Health into Maternal Health Programs

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Deal or no deal? Negotiating with Iran

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South Asia Consultation on Maternal Health: Regional Dialogue and Way Forward

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Currency and Trade Comments by Adam S. Posen

Adam S. Posen, Peterson Institute for International Econom (3/31/2015)
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CEF Director, Jennifer Turner, Interviewed by Washington Post about the Documentary Under the Dome

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Jennifer Turner, Director of China Environment Forum, Interviewed by Toronto Star about the smash-hi

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CEF Director, Jennifer Turner Interviewed by People’s Daily on U.S. China Climate Cooperation

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Iran Nuclear Talks: The Day After

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CEF Director, Jennifer Turner, Interviewed by VOA about the Viral ‘Under the Dome’ Video

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Jennifer Turner, CEF Director Talks to CCTV America About Pollution Policies in China

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EDITORIALS
Why ASEM Is Vital to Indonesian Interest

It’s difficult to overestimate the importance of ASEM, which bridges East Asia and Europe. (first appeared in Jakarta Globe,10/19/2014)

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Is Multipolarity Inevitable in International Politics?

A look at unpolarity and multipolarity in international politics. By Amit R. Saksena. (03/05/2015)

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The Organization of Islamic Cooperation: 45 Years of the Collective Muslim World’s Voice

Stumbling blocks still abound for Muslim interests through the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. By Amit R. Saksena. (01/29/2015) 

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Tribulation of the Right to Free Passage: Strolling in your neighbor’s front yard with a hand gun?

UNCLOS states that all states enjoy the right of innocent passage through the territorial sea. But what about warships and ships containing dangerous cargo?  By Amit R. Saksena. (01/27/2015)

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Japan de-escalates the Senkaku-Diaoyu dispute

As the APEC meeting approaches, Japan has backed off its stance on the Senkaku-Diaoyu dispute.  By Mikala Sorenson.  (Global Risk Insights,11/12/2014)

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A Competitive U.S-China dynamic in Asia-Pacific

Is the Asia Pivot leading to increased tensions in the Asia Pacific? By Deedar Hussain Samejo (05/27/2014)

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What about the Women: the Missing Voice at the Peacemaking Table

What is - and can be - the impact of women's representation in peace negotiations? By Sthelyn Romero. (05/26/2014)

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Denied Justice and Discriminated in the Face of Death – Foreign Nationals and the Death Penalty

International Commission against the Death Penalty members discuss focusing on foreign nationals and capital punishment worldwide..  By Ruth Dreifuss and Federico Mayor.  (03/03/2014)

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The New Face of Governance

In the new face of governance, NGOs play an important role.  By Dana-Marie Seepersad. (02/26/2014)

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Human Trafficking – the Untamable Epidemic

A look at the root causes of human trafficking and possible steps to combat it. By Anuradha Kataria. (09/24/2012)
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Which Policy to Address Climate Change?

Author examines potential impacts of climate change and policy options to combat it. By Julian Morris, International Policy Network. (12/09/2009)
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The Complicated Task of Educating Future Leaders

A discussion of international relations eduation system and a call for Realism in the course of studies. By Alina Khasabova. (03/01/2009)
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Trilateral diplomacy on hold in N.E. Asia

Last week was supposed to see Japan host the first trilateral Japan-China-South Korea summit, but it was postponed indefinitely with the resignation of Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda. With economic, security and territorial issues on the table, analysts predict a bumpy relationship ahead. By Jason Miks (This article first appeared on UPI Asia, 10/01/2008)
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Asia-Pacific moves to boost cyber security

Cooperation key to Asian countries' efforts to bolster cyber security. By Jason Miks (This article was originally published by World Politics Review on 08/18/2008)
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04/15/2015: Galina Starovoitova Fellowship on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution 2015-16 More
04/15/2015: China's Foreign Policy in a New Era of Sino-Latin American Relations More
04/09/2015: Integrating Mental Health into Maternal Health Programs More
04/01/2015: Deal or no deal? Negotiating with Iran More
04/01/2015: Deal or no deal? Negotiating with Iran More
04/01/2015: Deal or no deal? Negotiating with Iran More
03/31/2015: South Asia Consultation on Maternal Health: Regional Dialogue and Way Forward More
03/31/2015: Currency and Trade Comments by Adam S. Posen More
03/31/2015: CEF Director, Jennifer Turner, Interviewed by Washington Post about the Documentary Under the Dome More
03/31/2015: CEF Director, Jennifer Turner, Quoted by Marketplace about the groundbreaking documentary Under the Dome More
03/31/2015: Jennifer Turner, Director of China Environment Forum, Interviewed by Toronto Star about the smash-hit documentary Under the Dome More
03/31/2015: CEF Director, Jennifer Turner Interviewed by People’s Daily on U.S. China Climate Cooperation More
03/31/2015: Iran Nuclear Talks: The Day After More
03/31/2015: CEF Director, Jennifer Turner, Interviewed by VOA about the Viral ‘Under the Dome’ Video More
03/31/2015: Jennifer Turner, CEF Director Talks to CCTV America About Pollution Policies in China More
03/31/2015: CEF Director, Jennifer Turner Interviewed by Canadian Broadcasting Corp. on the Documentary Under the Dome More
03/31/2015: China Daily Covered the Public Screening of Under the Dome at Wilson Center More
03/31/2015: Event Summary: Climate Change Adaptation, Urban Planning, and the Private Sector in Colombia More
03/31/2015: When Should the IMF Make Exceptions? Part I More
03/31/2015: Mexico's Prison Reform More
03/31/2015: Inmate Experiences in Mexican Prisons More
03/31/2015: A Nuclear Deal Won’t Bridge the Divide Between Iran and the U.S. More
03/31/2015: Nigeria in Focus: An Assessment of the 2015 Elections More
03/31/2015: Working Paper 15-3: Financing Asia's Growth [pdf] More
03/31/2015: Why are interest rates so low, part 2: Secular stagnation More
03/31/2015: Experts weigh in (part 4): Is quietist Salafism the antidote to ISIS? More
03/31/2015: Beneath China’s GDP Slowdown More
03/31/2015: Reflections on Lee Kuan Yew More
03/31/2015: Rates on Hold as Fed Bows to Wall Street and Washington More
03/31/2015: Why Petrostates Make Bad Allies More
03/31/2015: Globalization in a time of turmoil: A conversation with Prime Minister Stefan Löfven of Sweden More
03/30/2015: A Conversation with the President of Tanzania, Jakaya Kikwete More
03/30/2015: A Path to Win the War on Pollution? Environmental Law Reform in China More
03/30/2015: A cautious hope for the future of Afghanistan More
03/30/2015: A cautious hope for the future of Afghanistan More
03/30/2015: Assessing U.S. Sanctions: Impact, Effectiveness, Consequences More
03/30/2015: Showing a new way forward? Implications of Mexico’s pledge for global climate action More
03/30/2015: Showing a new way forward? Implications of Mexico’s pledge for global climate action More
03/30/2015: One Small Step against Tyranny More
03/30/2015: Trade and the digital economy: Opportunities for U.S.-Japan global leadership More
03/30/2015: North Korea Advances Along the Nuclear Path: Washington Should Switch from Coercion to Engagement More
03/30/2015: Cato Institute Welcomes New CEO More
03/30/2015: Why are interest rates so low? More
03/30/2015: Inaugurating a new blog More
03/30/2015: “The European Time” of China’s Overseas Investment More
03/30/2015: American and Japanese scholars view China's security and foreign policies More
03/30/2015: The limits of U.S. missile defense More
03/30/2015: American and Japanese scholars view China's security and foreign policies More
03/30/2015: The limits of U.S. missile defense More
03/29/2015: Moscow's Twisted History Lessons More
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