18 Feb 2016
Can Asians Fight?
Author: Ahmed S Hashim
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)
This commentary analyzes Asian’s ability to fight. It concludes that even though the region’s powers have been spending a lot of money on high technology weapons recently, their ability to fight complex wars remains questionable.
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Trends in International Arms Transfers, 2015
Author: Aude Fleurant, Sam Perlo-Freeman, Pieter D Wezeman, Siemon T Wezeman
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)
This Fact Sheet, which is based on SIPRI’s Arms Transfers Database, highlights the trends and issues that defined global arms transfers from 1950 to 2014.
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The Kremlin's Actions in Syria: Origins Timing, and Prospects
Author: Frederic C Hof, Vladislav Inozemtsev, Adam Garfinkle, Dennis Ross
2862. This paper features four essays which illuminate the motives behind Russia’s military involvement in the Syrian Civil War and what its next steps might be.
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