12 Dec 2014
China and the CEE Look for New Development Opportunities
Author: Justyna Szczudlik-Tatar
Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)
This commentary examines the relations between Beijing and the 16 Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries that will take part in the December 2014 China-CEE summit in Belgrade.
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Central Asia: The Long Road to Statehood
Author: Manuel Larrotcha Parada
Institut für Strategie- Politik- Sicherheits- und Wirtschaftsberatung (ISPSW)
This publication evaluates post-Soviet nation building processes in Central Asian states.
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The Heterogeneity of FDI in Sub-Saharan Africa
Author: Birte Pfeiffer, Holger Görg, Lucia Perez-Villar
GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies
This paper analyzes the effects of foreign direct investment (FDI) on the productivity of domestic firms operating in the same sector in ten sub‐Saharan African countries.
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Regionalizing East Mediterranean Gas: Energy Security, Stability, and the US Role
Author: Laura El-Katiri, Mohammed El-Katiri
Strategic Studies Institute of the US Army War College (SSI)
This monograph provides an overview of hydrocarbon discoveries in the Eastern Mediterranean and the significance of these for the region’s resource holders.
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Strengthening Rules-based Order in the Asia–Pacific
Author: Shirley V Scott, Shiro Armstrong, Teruhiko Fukushima, Yasuyuki Ishida, Roger Wilkins, Shinzō Abe
Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)
This report contains four background papers on how Australia and Japan could further their cooperation when it comes to promoting a system based on the rule of law in the Asia-Pacific region.
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