1 Dec 2011
Knowledge Empowers Africa
Author: Keith Gehring, Mohammod T Irfan, Patrick McLennan, Jonathan D Moyer, Hopolang Selebalo, Erin Torkelson
Institute for Security Studies (ISS) /
Pardee Center for International Futures
While the benefits of universal basic education are clear, it is still a distant reality in several African countries.
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Seismic Shift: Understanding Change in the Middle East
Author: Ellen Laipson, F Gregory Gause III, Richard Cincotta, Mona Yacoubian, James C Clad, Courtney C Radsch, Robert Grenier, Andrew Marshall, Andrew Houk
Henry L Stimson Center
For analysts in and out of governments, the upheaval in the Middle East lends itself to reflections about how regional experts with deep knowledge of the Middle East, and those who use distinct political science or other methodologies to understand p...
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Speculating on Change
Author: Michael Cohen
Graduate Program in International Affairs (GPIA) /
New School, New York, US
The current global economic crisis demonstrates the growing inter-connectedness and its impacts on the economic welfare and political stability of both rich and poor countries — the impact of which are greater in cities.
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Futures and Foresight
Author: Abbi Hobbs
UK Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST)
In 2007, United Kingdom's Public Administration Select Committee (PASC) suggested that Parliament strengthen its capacity to think ahead and engage with outside experts and the wider public.
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