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GRI’s Weekly Risk Outlook - 01/26/2015
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 ... Read More...



Middle East Defense Spending Fuels Security Dilemma
Middle East Defense Spending Fuels Security Dilemma

MENA defense spending is expected reach $920 billion despite low oil prices. Is longer-term trend of spending risks instigating an unsettling arms race? By Madeleine Moreau. (Read More...



Putin-Modi Dimensional Meeting
Putin-Modi Dimensional Meeting

A look at the India-Russia two-day annual meeting and its possible outcomes. By Kashi N Pandita.  (12/20/2014)

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An Iron Dome for India - Why is it in nobody’s interest
An Iron Dome for India - Why is it in nobody’s interest

Is India's Ballistic Missile Defense initiative really beneficial?  By Amit R. Saksena. (10/17/2014)

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How to Pull Turkey into the Anti-ISIL Coalition
How to Pull Turkey into the Anti-ISIL Coalition

Turkey has been pressured by the West to join the coalition against ISIS. Now that the elections are over and its hostages have been freed, it might just happen.  By Murat Ulgul.  (f... Read More...



The New Leaders are the EU’s Response
The New Leaders are the EU’s Response

Contrary to many who belive the EU has done little in reaction to the Ukrainian crisis, its response has been made.  By Panos Chatzinikolaou. (09/08/2014)

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Address Dedovshchina or Face the Consequences of a Weakened and Ineffective Military Apparatus
Address Dedovshchina or Face the Consequences of a Weakened and Ineffective Military Apparatus

Policy memo evaluates and provides policy recommendations on the practice of harassing junior recruits by senior staff in the Russian military. By Lea Lavut. (08/13/2014)

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Cyber-Terrorism: Fact or Fiction?
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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US Policy Options for Iraq and the ISIS Threat
US Policy Options for Iraq and the ISIS Threat

Recent development in Iraq leave the US in a precarious place.  What are its options? By Andrew Kelly.  (07/04/2014)

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Piracy: Can the War on the Seas Ever Be Won?
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... Read More...



The Caspian 5 and Arctic 5 – Critical Similiarities
The Caspian 5 and Arctic 5 – Critical Similiarities

What geopolitical issues surround the Caspian and Arctic Seas? By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (/04/22/2014)

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Dr. Yuri V. Urbanovich discusses Russia, Ukraine in IA Forum Interview
Dr. Yuri V. Urbanovich discusses Russia, Ukraine in IA Forum Interview

Interview with Dr. Yuri V. Urbanovich.who provides analyis of the crisis in Ukraine, Crimea, and Russia.  By Adriana Stephan. (04/16/2014)

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IA Forum Interview: Carlotta Gall, NY Times
IA Forum Interview: Carlotta Gall, NY Times

IA-Forum interviews NYT’s reporter, Carlotta Gall, on her new book, The Wrong Enemy, and her thirteen years of reporting on Afghanistan, Pakistan, and North Africa. By Cynthia Iris (04/14/020... Read More...



Hell on Earth: The Use of Drones in Pakistan and the Socio-Economic and Psychological Issues
Hell on Earth: The Use of Drones in Pakistan and the Socio-Economic and Psychological Issues

Paper explores impact on the everyday life of broader populations that live through the trauma of drones.  By Mahmood Ahmad. (04/04/2014)

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The Market for War
The Market for War

An analysis of Private Military Contractors and risks associated with them.  By Barclay Bram Shoemaker. (03/18/2014)

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India-Pakistan Detente: Positive Note
India-Pakistan Detente: Positive Note

Do recent events point to an unflawing for Indian-Pakistan relations? By Dr. Kashi N Pandita. (01/24/2014)

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The Syrian Kurds: A House Divided
The Syrian Kurds: A House Divided
Featured in Marine Corps University Journal. By Winston Harris. Read More...


Interview with Dr. Cornelia Beyer, author of <i>Inequality and Violence</i>
Interview with Dr. Cornelia Beyer, author of Inequality and Violence
An interview with Anna Cornelia Beyer, University of Hull. Author of Inequality and Violence: A Reappraisal or Man, the State and War (Ashgate: Forthcoming). (12/04/2013) Read More...


IA Forum Interview: Linda Robinson
IA Forum Interview: Linda Robinson

Cynthia Iris interviews Linda Robinson on her new book,One Hundred Victories: Special Ops and the Future of Warfare (2013). By Cynthia Iris (11/04/2013)

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Unilateral Humanitarian Intervention in Syria and the Law of Use of Force: The US or the UN?
Unilateral Humanitarian Intervention in Syria and the Law of Use of Force: The US or the UN?
Legally, can the use of force on the basis of humanitarian grounds be used in Syria? By Henok Gabisa. (09/11/2013) Read More...


Is American Power Truly Declining?
Is American Power Truly Declining?
Contrary to some viewe, American military, economic and diplomatic power is not declining. By Zachary K. Ochoa. (07/18/2013) Read More...


Critical Similarities and Differences in SS of Asia and Europe
Critical Similarities and Differences in SS of Asia and Europe
Policy paper offers several policy incentives why the largest world’s continent must consider creation of the comprehensive pan-Asian institution. By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (05/02/2013) Read More...


How Tehran Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Bomb
How Tehran Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Bomb
How did Iran's nuclear policy evolve and what is the policy outlook for the 2013 elections? By Anne-Laure Barbosa. (03/21/2013) Read More...


External Article
The Korean Peninsula: Flirting with Conflict
All sides need to issue more reassuring statements, exercise caution during planned military exercises and, especially, the North must avoid further blatant disregard of its international obligations.... Read More...


Air Diplomacy: Engaging China
Air Diplomacy: Engaging China
Can air diplomacy diminish the distrust and suspicion that currently permeates Sino-American relations? Adam B. Lowther and Guocheng Jiang. (01/11/2013) Read More...


External Article
East Asia’s Turning Point
Political transitions in East Asia promise to mark a defining moment in the region’s jittery geopolitics, writes Brahma Chellaney (12/17/2012, Project Syndicate) Read More...


Bombing Iran's Nuclear Enrichment Facilities
Bombing Iran's Nuclear Enrichment Facilities
A skeptical look at intervention scenarios to thwart the Iranian nuclear program. By Marvin Baker Schaffer (07/30/2012) Read More...


The Return of Dr. Strangelove: How austerity makes us stop worrying and love the bomb…and cyber war
The Return of Dr. Strangelove: How austerity makes us stop worrying and love the bomb…and cyber war
What does the future hold for effective deterrence policy? By Jan Kallberg and Adam Lowther. (07/25/2012) Read More...


The Forum - Summer 2012 Issue - China
The Forum - Summer 2012 Issue - China
In our latest issue of The Forum, experts discuss China's ambitions and worldview, security policy, and exchange rate issue. (06/28/2012) Read More...


Frictions in the South China Sea - Chinese strategic mistake
Frictions in the South China Sea - Chinese strategic mistake
Author argues Chinese military buildup will only strengthen existing bilateral security deals of neighboring countries and open new ones, primarily with the US. By Dr. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (05/20/... Read More...


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