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Sep 23 2014

The Hydra Effect of Terrorism and Al Shabab

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By Martha Molfetas, Researcher and Writer currently based in London.   Within days of the targeted killing of Al Shabab leader, Ahmed Abdi Godane, the group had appointed a new leader, Ahmed Umar Abu Ubaidah. In spite of governmental efforts … Continue reading

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Jul 25 2014

A New Development Bank, An Old Dream Coming True

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By Kamila Pieczara, Doctoral Student at The University of Warwick.   At the recent summit of major emerging economies called the BRICS (B for Brazil, R for Russia, I for India, C for China, and S for South Africa), they … Continue reading

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Jun 26 2014

In Singapore, the Shangri-La Dialogue reflected tensions in Asian security

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By Kamila Pieczara, PhD student in Politics and International Studies (PaIS), Warwick University   2002 was a year of crisis between Pakistan and India, which almost resulted in war.[1] This was also the year of the first Asia Security Summit, convened … Continue reading

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