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Temper Your Expectations in U.S.-India Relations
Temper Your Expectations in U.S.-India Relations

The historical relationship between the US and India should give one pause for being overly optimistic for substantial progress. By Searn Durns. (Read More...



World Bank - East Asia Urban Data Competition
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 expa... Read More...



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...



Industry Interests Could Pave a Rocky Political Path for US-Cuba Relations
Industry Interests Could Pave a Rocky Political Path for US-Cuba Relations

Pressures from major interest groups that would stand to benefit from closer U.S.-Cuba trade ties could help facilitate the political process. By Brian Daigle. (Read More...



GRI’s Weekly Risk Outlook - 01/19/2015
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 Weekl... Read More...



EU Court and Greek Elections May Block QE from the ECB
EU Court and Greek Elections May Block QE from the ECB

Will the ECB’s meeting on January 22nd will offer more than just talk from the bank or will Eurozone politics will get in the way? .By Luke Lott. (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...



Human Rights Violations Inside EU
Human Rights Violations Inside EU

Is the EU hypocritical concerning human rights? By H.E. Dr. Walter Schwimmer. (Modern Diplomacy, 01/20/2015)

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The Muslim Brotherhood and Their Relationship with Iran
The Muslim Brotherhood and Their Relationship with Iran

A historical examination of the Muslim Brotherhood's relationship with Iran. By Mohammed Salama.  (01/16/2015)

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Rise of China: The Debate and a Theoretical Analysis
Rise of China: The Debate and a Theoretical Analysis

Paper analyzes different viewpoints about the rise of China and whether it will do so peacefully. By Zeyu Peng. (01/15/2014)

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A Critical Assessment of the Impact of EU Membership on British Sovereignty
A Critical Assessment of the Impact of EU Membership on British Sovereignty

Paper explores positives and negatives about EU membership on British sovereignty. By Anna Roininen. (01/08/2015)

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Ultimatums and Economic Sanctions: The Case of Coercive Diplomacy in the 1956 Suez Canal Crisis
Ultimatums and Economic Sanctions: The Case of Coercive Diplomacy in the 1956 Suez Canal Crisis

Paper examines the 1956 Suez Canal Crisis and the use of Coercive Diplomacy as an instrument for conflict de-escalation. By Salman Tahir.  (01/15/2015)

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Military Cyber Threats: Transformations in Unconventional Security Threats
Military Cyber Threats: Transformations in Unconventional Security Threats

Paper analyzes effects of cyber power on military operations and the unconventional transformation in security threats. By Ehab Khalifa. (01/12/2015)

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The New EU Voting System – the Old West-East North-South Division
The New EU Voting System – the Old West-East North-South Division

Paper analyzes Visegrad countries’ economic policies and general EU-policies. By Prof. Attila Marján. (12/31/2014)

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US-Cuba thaw stepping stone to expanded Latin America trade
US-Cuba thaw stepping stone to expanded Latin America trade

Given the shift in U.S.-Cuba relations, the April 2015 Summit of the Americas may serve as a significant stepping stone to expanded trade relations. By Brian Daigle. (Read More...



GRI Weekly Risk Outlook - December 22, 2014
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. (Read More...



DRC and Uganda could benefit from joint oil agreement
DRC and Uganda could benefit from joint oil agreement

Presence of massive oil and gas reserves around the Lake Albert region have increased tensions between DRD and Uganda.  A joint oil agreement could be a step forward to ease them.  By Joh... Read More...



EU-China Trade Hampered by EU Divisions
EU-China Trade Hampered by EU Divisions

The unbalanced China-EU business relationship can be seen as the outcome of a divided EU and an opportunistic China. But there is scope for improvement. By Nicolas Jenny. (Read More...



IA Forum Interview: Scott Hickie discusses health corruption
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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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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Nuclear Commerce - Fundamentals
Nuclear Commerce - Fundamentals

Paper explores the prospects for an energy rennaissance through nuclear power.  By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic and Petra Posega.(12/19/2014)

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Kazakhstan Becomes Centrepiece in Eurasian Diplomacy
Kazakhstan Becomes Centrepiece in Eurasian Diplomacy

In a phase of declining oil prices and economic storm in neighbouring Russia, Kazakhstan has engaged in intense diplomatic activity with the West and other Central Asian countries. By Dr. Ernesto G... Read More...



Jordan-Israel Energy Deal Faces Public Opposition
Jordan-Israel Energy Deal Faces Public Opposition

With a struggling economy, Jordan must strike a careful balance between controversial energy deals and meaningful public appeasement. (Read More...



China-Egypt Partnership Fraught With Political Risk
China-Egypt Partnership Fraught With Political Risk

Egypt is aggressively courting China to attract more investment and stabilise the already fragile economy. But Beijing must proceed with caution. (Read More...



Latin America Sees Second Leftist Wave
Latin America Sees Second Leftist Wave

In 2014, there were presidential elections in El Salvador, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia, and Uruguay, with right-of-center and pro-business parties losing every contest.  Wher... Read More...



Economic Transition Report on Azerbaijan:An Issue of Governance
Economic Transition Report on Azerbaijan:An Issue of Governance

Paper that studies issues facing Azerbaijan's economic transition. By Grace Mausser. (12/15/2014)

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GRI Weekly Risk Outlook - December 15, 2014
GRI Weekly Risk Outlook - December 15, 2014

US Fed to give more precise details on timing of rate change at FOMC meeting on Dec 16-17. Greece announces snap elections for Dec 17, prompting stock drop. This and more in this week&rsq... Read More...



Mediterranean Energy Alliances Isolate Turkey
Mediterranean Energy Alliances Isolate Turkey

The discovery of hydrocarbons has altered the geopolitical situation in the Eastern Mediterranean, leading to the formation of new alliances that leave Turkey out of the game. By Evita Souri. ... Read More...



IA Forum Interview: Dr. David Phillips
IA Forum Interview: Dr. David Phillips

Dr.David Phillips discusses international development, the role of remittances, and his book, Develo... Read More...



Free Trade and International Security
Free Trade and International Security

Author compares free trade and international security. By Meicen Sun. (12/01/2014)

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