26 Mar 2013
Conflicts in South Asia: Causes, Consequences, Prospects
Author: S D Muni
Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)
In this paper, the author identifies four types of conflicts in South Asia and discusses their causes and consequences.
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26 Mar 2013
Probing for Chemical Attacks in Syria
Author: Gregory D Koblentz
Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
This paper addresses the danger represented by the use of chemical weapons in the Syrian civil war.
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20 Mar 2013
Governance, Identity, and Counterinsurgency
Author: Michael Fitzsimmons
Strategic Studies Institute of the US Army War College (SSI)
In this monograph the author considers whether, in insurgencies where ethno-religious identities are salient, claims to legitimacy may rest more on the identity of who governs rather than on how whoever governs.
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19 Mar 2013
US-China Military Contacts: Issues for Congress
Author: Shirley A Kan
Congressional Research Service (CRS)
This report discusses US policy regarding military contacts with the Peoples Republic of China (PRC) and provides a record of such contacts since 1993.
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15 Mar 2013
Impact of US Nuclear Reductions on European Security
Author: Łukasz Kulesa
Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)
As part of plans to reduce US nuclear forces during the second term of President Barack Obama, his administration will attempt to engage Russia.
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