Eliminating piracy in the Horn of Africa MICHIEL HIJMANS, former commander of NATO’s anti-piracy ‘Operation Ocean Shield’ tracks the shift in piracy over the past two years and states that… Continue reading "Filter"
Analysis of China’s cyber warfare capabilities DESMOND BALL of the Strategic and Defence Studies Center at the Australian National University at Canberra analyzes the development of China’s cyber-warfare capabilities since… Continue reading "Filter"
Analysis of world energy consumption Analysts at British Petroleum state that global energy consumption in 2010 grew by 5.6% with the OECD growth at 3.5% and non-OECD growth at 7.5%,… Continue reading "Filter"
Mineral Security CHRISTINE PARTHEMORE of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) explores a range of potential vulnerabilities that stem from the dependence of the U.S. defence supply chains… Continue reading "Filter"
Pakistan’s demographic genie SHAHID JAVED BURKI, former finance minister of Pakistan reviews the trends in Pakistan’s demographics and population policies in the wake of its six-fold growth in population since… Continue reading "Filter"
Globalization-enabled corruption ARVIND SUBRAMANIAN of the Peterson Institute and DEVESH KAPUR of the University of Pennyslvania state that the skyrocketing corruption in India and the consequent money-laundering indicated the usage… Continue reading "Filter"
Tibetan natural resources ROGER HOWARD states that relations between Beijing and Lhasa would be defined by the region’s natural resources and ‘development’ of the region would either strengthen or dissolve… Continue reading "Filter"