24 Mar 2015
A Little Help from Our Friends: Security Partnerships and the Rebalance
Author: Marvin Ott, Julia Allen
East-West Center (EWC)
This paper discusses the existing security links between the US and the three countries in the Asia-Pacific (Australia, the Philippines and Singapore) that the author contends are the most critical to the future of Washington’s strategic pivot to the...
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19 Mar 2015
Anchors and Antidotes: The Japan-Australia Strategic Partnership
Author: Malcolm Cook, Thomas Wilkins
East-West Center (EWC)
This bulletin discusses 1) how the alliance between Australia and Japan is informed by both countries’ alliances with the US; 2) the significance of the Japan-Australia security partnership for the US strategic pivot to the Asia-Pacific and Washingto...
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3 Mar 2015
Russian Analytical Digest No 164: Economic Challenges
Author: Philip Hanson, Stephen Crowley
Center for Security Studies (CSS) /
Research Centre for East European Studies (FSOE) /
German Association for East European Studies (DGO) /
Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (IERES)
This issue of the RAD looks at Russia's economic woes.
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2 Mar 2015
Europe and Islam - The Way Forward
Author: Gawdat Bahgat
International Relations and Security Network (ISN)
In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo massacre, how should Europe go about containing Islamic extremism and prevent similar attacks in the future? The author of this article argues that it must continue to promote transparency as well as social, economic ...
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Reviving the Dialogue with Pakistan: A New Agenda for India
Author: D Suba Chandran
Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS)
This paper considers the approach that, according to the author, India should adopt in its relations and dialogue process with Pakistan.
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Die amerikanische Schwerpunktverlagerung nach Asien
Author: Michael Paul
Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP)
Dieser Bericht diskutiert den vermehrten militärischen Fokus der USA auf Asien seit Präsident Obamas Offenlegung der neuen Asien-Strategie im Jahr 2011.
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Crowdsourcing for National Security
Author: Jennifer Yang Hui
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)
This paper discusses the benefits and challenges of the use of social media by national security practitioners to source information and ideas from large numbers of people in order to inform their intelligence and security operations.
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Neutrality in Afghanistan’s Foreign Policy
Author: Nasir A Andisha
United States Institute of Peace (USIP)
This report examines the role neutrality has played in the history of Afghanistan's foreign and security policy as well as what this demonstrates about the potential for the country to become a neutral actor in the future.
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There is Still Time to Keep Afghanistan from Going the Way of Iraq
Author: Thomas F Lynch III
Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
This commentary raises concern about the post-2014 drawdown plans for Afghanistan.
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Policy Recommendation for South Korea’s Middle Power Diplomacy: Cyber Security
Author: Sangbae Kim
East Asia Institute (EAI)
This paper provides recommendations on how South Korea can use its middle power status to ease cyber conflict between world powers and build cybersecurity governance.
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