24 Nov 2014
Bulletin zur schweizerischen Sicherheitspolitik 2014
Author: Matthias Bieri, Christian Nünlist, Cécile Druey, Anna Hess, Michel Herzog, Tim Prior, Livio Pigoni, Stephen Aris, Aglaya Snetkov
Center for Security Studies (CSS)
Das Bulletin zur schweizerischen Sicherheitspolitik 2014 befasst sich mit aktuellen Themen der schweizerischen Aussen- und Sicherheitspolitik.
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19 Nov 2014
Yemen: Background and US Relations
Author: Jeremy M Sharp
Congressional Research Service (CRS)
This report provides an overview and analysis of US-Yemeni relations amidst evolving political change in Yemeni leadership, ongoing US counterterrorism operations against Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) operatives in Yemen’s hinterlands, and...
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11 Nov 2014
Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, Vol 16, No 21
Author: Stephen Blank, Niklas Norling, Naveed Ahmad, Huseyn Aliyev, Eka Janashia, Oleg Salimov, Arslan Sabyrbekov, Erik Davtyan
Central Asia-Caucasus Institute and Silk Road Studies Program (CACI-SRSP)
This issue of the Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst includes articles on 1) the threat to Kyrgyzstan posed by a combination of Russian destabilization and several ethnic, border, and international crises; 2) Kazakhstan's deepening ties with Europe; 3) th...
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India is Set to Play a Key Role in the Indian Ocean
Author: Satoru Nagao
Institut für Strategie- Politik- Sicherheits- und Wirtschaftsberatung (ISPSW)
This paper discusses why the Indian Ocean will become very significant in world politics in the years to come, the problems this development will lead to, and why India could become the most important security provider in the region.
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Too Quiet on the Western Front? The Counterterrorism Build-Up in the Sahel-Sahara Continues
Author: Richard Reeve
Oxford Research Group (ORG)
This brief reviews the security situation in the Sahel-Sahara region, to include the counterterrorism efforts Western countries are pursuing against jihadist groups there.
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Steadying the US Rebalance to Asia
Author: Hayley Channer
Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)
This paper examines the US' expectations of its allies - Japan, Australia and South Korea - as it shifts its strategic focus towards the Asia-Pacific region.
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The Indo-Pacific & the Indo-US Relations
Author: Shreya Upadhyay
Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS)
This paper argues that the Indo-Pacific should be recognized as a coherent strategic geopolitical construct.
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Perspectives from the Region in 2013 & 2014: Perspectives from Pakistan on Afghanistan
Author: Emma Hooper, Gabriel Reyes Leguen
Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB)
In light of the withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan in 2014, this paper discusses relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan.
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Ensuring the Stability of Central Asia after the 2014 Withdrawal from Afghanistan
Author: Nikita Odintsov
Institute of International Relations (IIR)
In light of the planned withdrawal of US and ISAF troops from Afghanistan at the end of 2014, this paper considers the prospects for stability and security in the countries bordering Afghanistan in Central Asia.
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