11 Jan 2016
Russian Analytical Digest No 178: US-Russian Relations
Author: Alexander Sergunin, Valery Konyshev
Center for Security Studies (CSS) /
Research Centre for East European Studies (FSO) /
German Association for East European Studies (DGO) /
Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (IERES)
This issue of the RAD takes the measure of current US-Russian relations.
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China's New Crisis Diplomacy in Africa and the Middle East
Author: Luke Patey
Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)
This brief explores how China’s burgeoning global trade and investment activities have compelled Chinese officials to step in and protect their fellow citizens and corporate assets in external crises, specifically in Africa and the Middle East.
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Erdoğan’s Neo-Ottoman Vision Meets Xi’s Silk Road Dream In the Middle East
Author: Christina Lin
Institut für Strategie- Politik- Sicherheits- und Wirtschaftsberatung (ISPSW)
This paper first examines Turkey's attempts to exert control over energy supplies and key transportation corridors in the Eastern Mediterranean.
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No End of History: A Chinese Alternative Concept of International Order?
Author: Nadine Godehardt
Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP)
This paper focuses on three major challenges to the existing international system – the weakness of democracy, the competition of ideologies, and the increasing relevance of everyday practices in international politics – and how they might facilitate...
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Development Cooperation with North Korea: Expanding the Debate Beyond the Political Horizon
Author: Benjamin Katzeff Silberstein
Pacific Forum CSIS
This paper 1) reviews the past and present state of development cooperation between North Korea and the outside world, and 2) provides eight development-oriented policy proposals for those who hope to help the Hermit Kingdom when the time is right.
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LAC's Insecure Economies
Author: José Luengo-Cabrera
European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS)
This Alert explains how falling commodity prices, slower Chinese economic growth, and tighter financial conditions in 2015/2016 are buffeting the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), albeit to varying degrees.
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Comparative Connections, Volume 17, Number 3
Author: Carl Baker, Jiun Bang, David G Brown, See-Won Byun, Aidan Foster-Carter, Ralph A Cossa, Bonnie Glaser, Brad Glosserman, Chin-Hao Huang, David Kang, Satu Limaye, Charles McClean, Stephen Noerper, James J Przystup, Kevin C Scott, Sheldon Simon, Sheila A Smith, Scott Snyder, Robert Sutter, Jacqueline Vitello, Yu Bin
Pacific Forum CSIS
This CC issue takes stock of key bilateral relationships within East Asia and between East Asian countries and the US during the last third of 2015.
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