12 Jan 2012
The Emerging Strategic Dynamic in Southeast Asia
Author: Marvin C. Ott
East-West Center (EWC)
Southeast Asia, long quiescent in a turbulent international environment, has suddenly become the focal point of what promises to be the signature strategic contest of the 21st century—between the United States and China.
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Growing but not Transforming: Fragmented Ruling Coalitions and Economic Developments in Uganda
Author: Anne Mette Kjær, Mesharch Katusiimeh
Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)
This paper explains why there has been growth but not structural transformation through a focus on the organization and funding of Uganda’s ruling coalition.
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Global Peace Index 2012
Institute for Economics and Peace
In this paper, the authors rank nations according to their level of peacefulness.
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Demilitarising the State: The South and Southeast Asian Experience
Author: Ayesha Siddiqa, Bhumitra Chakma, Iisgindarsah, Paul Chambers, Renato De Castro, Leonard C Sebastian, Rajesh Basrur, Kartik Bommakanti
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)
This study offers insights into the state of civil-military relations in developing societies.
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Africa Spectrum, Vol 47, No 2-3
Author: Mareike Schomerus, Kristof Titeca, Vishwas Satgar, Francis B Nyamnjoh, Bruce Whitehouse, Sten Hagberg, Gabriella Körling, Sverker Finnström, Roman Loimeier, Akin Iwilade, Konrad Czernichowski, Dominik Kopiński, Andrzej Polus, Jeannett Martin, Laetitia Wayaffe, Raluca Perneş, Henning Melber, Stef Vandeginste, Matthijs Bogaards
German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA) /
Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation /
Hamburg University Press
This double issue addresses current themes on the African continent in terms of regional conflict and transition.
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Cyberwar as an Issue of International Law
Author: Kristin Bergtora Sandvik
Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)
While cyberwar is gaining recognition as a ‘fifth battlefield’, policy makers and the general public have insufficient knowledge about the legal and strategic implications of this development.
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2 Sep 2011
The Arctic as a Global Common
Author: P K Gautam
Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA)
Instead of leaving the Arctic to the developed countries, developing countries like India must begin to play an active role, as they are doing in negotiations over space and climate change.
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