28 Mar 2013
Afghanistan’s Economic Transition
Author: Shanthie Mariet D'Souza
Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)
Much of the discourse about the transition in Afghanistan has focused on the ability of the Afghan security sector to repel insurgent attacks.
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26 Mar 2013
Tibetans in China: Making Sense of a Visit and Five Appointments
Author: Bijoy Das
Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA)
This paper analyzes two major actions undertaken by the Chinese authorities in the context of its domestic dispute with the Tibetans.
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25 Mar 2013
Security in the Sahel: Regional Initiatives in Pursuit of Long-Term Stability
Author: Bonnie Ayodele, Rui Azevedo, Samuel Bullen, Derek Catsam, Liana Fix, Francisco Galamas, Timothee Germain, Vikas Kumar, Ciaran Laird, Annette Lohmann, Natalia Marczewska, Courtenay Mitchell, Paul Melly, Alexander Homan Neill, Sam Powers, Landry Signe, Gökhan Tekir
This Atlantic Memo provides policy recommendations on how Europe and the United States can help the weak States of the Sahel to address their problems and achieve long-term stability.
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4 Mar 2013
Tunisia in Turmoil: How Should the EU React?
Author: Hrant Kostanyan, Elitsa Garnizova
Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
This commentary discusses the Tunisian political and economic crisis that followed the fall of Ben Ali and the EU's role in stabilizing the country.
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4 Mar 2013
Strategic Trends 2013
Author: Andrea Baumann, Jonas Grätz, Prem Mahadevan
Center for Security Studies (CSS)
This edition of Strategic Trends contains articles on the "de-westernisation" of globalisation and on the issue of maritime insecurity in East Asia.
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4 Mar 2013
Roundtable on Kimberly Marten’s Warlords: Strong-Arm Brokers in Weak States
Author: Henry E. Hale, David M. Edelstein, Matthew Evangelista, William Reno, Kimberly Marten
How should we understand the phenomenon of modern-day warlords, often associated with state failure and trans-border criminality? This roundtable on Kimberley Marten’s “Warlords: Strong-Arm Brokers in Weak States” provides new answers to this questio...
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Perceptions of Politically Engaged, Influential Afghans on the Way Forward
Author: Omar Samad
United States Institute of Peace (USIP)
This report draws on the results of an in-country survey of politically engaged and influential Afghan citizens.
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