22 Jan 2015
How Local Ideas Spread in English: A Network Analysis of Think-Tanks on Twitter
Author: Juan A Sánchez, Juan Pizarro Miranda
Elcano Royal Institute of International and Strategic Studies
This paper uses data collected on the social networking site Twitter to study the connections between think tanks around the world.
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21 Jan 2015
Modi and Obama: Ready to Reboot India-US Relations?
Author: C Raja Mohan
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)
This commentary examines US-India relations and the prospects for US President Obama to bring about an improvement in the strategic and economic ties between the two countries during his visit to India in January 2015.
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16 Jan 2015
Cyber War, National Security, and Corporate Responsibility
Author: Jongsoo Lee
Pacific Forum CSIS
In light of the 2014 cyberattack against Sony Pictures in response to a film about an assassination attempt on the leader of North Korea, this commentary examines the tensions that exist between free speech, national security and corporate responsibi...
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6 Jan 2015
2014: A Pivotal Year for the Global Economic Order
Author: Matthew P Goodman
Pacific Forum CSIS
This paper contends that history is likely to judge China's challenge to the US' position as the world's leading economy as the most significant event of 2014, ahead of the rise of the Islamic State or Russia's intervention in Crimea.
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Reinsurance of National Unemployment Benefit Schemes
Author: Miroslav Beblavý, Daniel Gros, Ilaria Maselli
Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
This short study analyzes the theoretical and practical aspects of introducing an EU-wide reinsurance scheme for national unemployment insurance systems.
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When Central Banks Surprise: Why it is Important and What Policy Makers Need to Do about It
Author: Domenico Lombardi, Pierre Siklos, Samantha St Amand
Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
This paper examines the effect that developments in the US economy could have on global asset prices and financial stability in light of potential changes in 2015 of the macroeconomic policies the US adopted following the 2008 global financial crisis.
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New Realities: Energy Security in the 2010s and Implications for the US Military
Author: John Calabrese, Theresa Sabonis-Helf, David Mares, Robert Manning, Karen Smith Stegen, Ian Taylor, Jane Nakano, Michal Meidan, Michael Klare, Pramod Khargonekar, Tom Cutler, Deborah Gordon, Christopher Bronk, Paul E Roege, Robert J Bunker, John R Deni, Kevin T Geiss, Ronald Filadelfo, Kenneth A Loparo, John Dodson
Strategic Studies Institute of the US Army War College (SSI)
This book addresses 1) the global energy supply situation; 2) the social, political, and economic challenges facing consumer states; and 3) the subsequent implications for the United States generally and for the US military specifically.
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Sanctions and Russia
Author: Jarosław Ćwiek-Karpowicz, Kinga Iwona Dudzińska, Anna Maria Dyner, Elżbieta Kaca, Piotr Kościński, Marcin Andrzej Piotrowski, Maria Radziejowska, Maya Rostowska, Stanislav Secrieru, Maciej Szylar, Ievgen Vorobiov
Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)
This book provides an overview of the sanctions imposed on Russia in 2014 following Moscow's involvement in the Ukraine crisis as well as their impact.
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