31 Mar 2016
‘Teach a Person How to Surf’: Cyber Security as Development Assistance
Author: Niels Nagelhus Schia
Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)
This report describes the historical trajectory of digitalization in developing countries, how it diverges from that of developed nations, and the security problems digitization raises.
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24 Mar 2016
Robots for Japan’s Defence: The Key Issues
Author: Kalyan M Kemburi
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)
This commentary outlines 1) why Japan may increasingly have to rely on unmanned systems for its national defense, and 2) the five organizational and operational issues the country will face if it implements this option.
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4 Mar 2016
Far from Finished, Five Years after Fukushima
Author: Sheila A Smith
Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
This brief discusses the ongoing issues confronting Japan's nuclear power industry, five years after the 2011 Fukushima meltdown.
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CAR‐Evolution: Mobility, Connectivity & Big Data meet Cyber
Author: Ralph D. Thiele
Institut für Strategie- Politik- Sicherheits- und Wirtschaftsberatung (ISPSW)
This paper argues that the automobiles of the future will be part of a dynamically growing ecosystem of connected devices and systems.
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The Future of the WTO after the Nairobi Ministerial Conference
Author: Evita Schmieg, Bettina Rudloff
Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP)
This commentary takes a critical look the outcome of the WTO Ministerial Conference meeting in Nairobi, which occurred in mid-December 2015.
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