BackgrounderNicolai Due-Gundersen examines how the Arab Spring came to derail some of Bahrain’s best laid economic plans.
BackgrounderPart one in a series examining China-India relations in the 21st century.
BackgrounderSince early 2012, a violent conflict has been brewing in Mali, one that has forced the international community to consider whether or not this North African country is another Afghanistan in the making.
In the ongoing effort to gain new security advantages while reducing material and human costs, the United States mandates broad research and development in defence technologies through private contractors and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). This backgrounder lists some of the more promising R&D projects that are leading the charge in the development of new war-fighting technologies
This backgrounder examines the economic outlook of MIST countries: Mexico, Indonesia, South Korea, and Turkey.
This backgrounder examines the South Asian minority group that the UN has described as, ‘one of the most persecuted minorities in the world.’
The proliferation of Islamic fundamentalist groups across Africa represents the latest iteration of the War on Terror. Much to the chagrin of the United States, Islamist militant groups from Nigeria to Somalia are increasingly coordinating their efforts and forging close links to al-Qaeda. This dossier will serve as a brief introduction to four of the most prominent Islamic fundamentalist groups operating in Africa today.
BackgrounderThe 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China will convene this autumn as the culmination of a secretive transfer of power at the very top of the Communist Party (CCP). This dossier will help introduce the people who are poised to ascend to this highest level where all critical decision making in China takes place.
BackgrounderA brief overview of the historical, political, military, and economic issues that Argentina faces in the 21st century.
BackgrounderA brief overview of the historical, political, military, and economic issues that Canada faces in the 21st century.