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An Iran test for the US administration

February 20, 2016 Laurentiu Nedianu 1

The Obama administration said that a proposed Russian sale of fighter jets to Iran would violate a U.N. arms embargo on Tehran, setting up another standoff related to last year’s nuclear negotiations. State Department spokesman […]

Analysis

India ’s Evolving Maritime Strategy

January 21, 2016 Laurentiu Nedianu 1

On October 26, 2015, the Indian Navy released its latest maritime strategy, titled “Ensuring Secure Seas: Indian Maritime Security Strategy.” This edition is a revised and updated version of the previous outlined strategy “Freedom to […]

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Europe is returning to the Middle Ages

January 17, 2016 Laurentiu Nedianu 0

Today’s Europe is returning to a map resembling that of Europe from the Middle Ages or the early modern era, before the Industrial Revolution, overwhelmed by the dizzying incoherence of a radically fractured world, observes […]

Analysis

2016 forecasts on Asian economies

January 17, 2016 Laurentiu Nedianu 1

China The great economic slowdown will continue. The official growth rates will be around 6.5%, while true growth rates will be much lower (most economic forecasts coming in around 5.8%). The corruption crack down will […]

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The ISIS impact on Southeast Asia

January 15, 2016 Laurentiu Nedianu 1

The threat posed by ISIS in Southeast Asia becomes present, as the terrorist organisation has revitalized terror networks in region. On 14 January, nine ISIS militants staged a barricade style attack at a Starbucks in […]