Perspectives from the Region in 2013 - India
Author: Roberto Toscano, Francesc Badia y Dalmases
This paper examines India's perspective on the future of Afghanistan and Pakistan, as well as the role the US, China and other nations will play in these two states.
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Moving Beyond Ambitions? Indonesia's Military Modernization
Author: Benjamin Schreer
Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)
This report examines 1) why Indonesia wants to modernize its defense forces, 2) the complications surrounding the attempt, 3) the strategic implications the reforms might have on Australia, and 4) what Canberra might do to support Jakarta's efforts.
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The Radical Islamic Militants of Central Asia
Author: Józef Lang
Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW)
This paper talks about radical Islamic militants in Central Asia, with a particular focus on the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) and the Islamic Jihad Union (IJU).
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Morocco’s Vital Role in Northwest Africa’s Security and Development
Author: Peter Pham
This brief assesses Morocco's contributions to regional security and development in Northwest Africa.
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ISS Peace and Security Council Report, No 52
Institute for Security Studies (ISS)
This report focuses on security issues in Mozambique and Kenya related to growing political tensions and violence stemming from political opposition and terrorist groups like Al-Shabaab.
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1 Nov 2013
Israel: Background and US Relations
Author: Jim Zanotti
Congressional Research Service (CRS)
This report analyzes US policy towards Israel, in light of the new Israeli government formed by Prime Minister Netanyahu in March 2013.
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Central Asia after 2014
Author: Stephen J Blank, Ariel Cohen, Geir Flikke, Richard Weitz
Strategic Studies Institute of the US Army War College (SSI)
This book examines how the withdrawal of US and NATO forces from Afghanistan in 2014 is likely to affect relations between the US, the Central Asian states, China and Russia.
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