Heretical Musings on the Coming End-of-Time Battle
Author: Yossef Bodansky
Institut für Strategie- Politik- Sicherheits- und Wirtschaftsberatung (ISPSW)
This publication comments on the present turmoil in the Middle East, in particular 1) the Sunni-Shia-divide, 2) the security threats posed by jihadist militants, 3) the role of minorities in the Middle East, and 4) the unsuccessful attempts of the Un...
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Is China Finally Overtaking the United States?
Author: Joseph S Nye
This is a transcript of a speech in which Harvard University's Joseph Nye ponders 1) whether America's central role as a global balancer has come to an end, and 2) whether China has or is about to become more powerful than the US.
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Counter Terrorist Trends and Analysis June 2015
Author: Jeff Sole, T K Singh, James D Templin, Syed Sami Raza
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)
This issue features four articles which highlight the importance for counterterrorism strategies of understanding drivers of conflict, the need for appropriate counterterrorism legislation, and getting the right balance between state authority and in...
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On the Path to Progress: Improving Living Conditions in Peru's Slum Settlements
Author: Julio Calderón Cockburn, Jesús Quispe Romero, Paula Lucci, Amanda Lenhardt
Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
This study examines the factors behind the improvements in living conditions in slum settlements located on the outskirts of cities in Peru from 1990 to 2010.
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