By Cynthia M. Lardner A Conversation with Jamie Shea, NATO’s Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges
Posts Tagged ‘MENA’
By Cynthia M. Lardner It’s a deeply foreboding feeling knowing that world global stability and security are rapidly devolving. Even before the uncanny election of Donald Trump and his unpredictability as the presumed President-Elect, world leaders were already concerned about increased isolationism, a tipping of the economic scale from the West to the East, innumerable […]
Joseph Eid/AFP By Cynthia M. Lardner The Russian Federation is no longer the superpower as that term was defined post-World War II. After the illegal annexation of Crimea and its aggressions in Ukraine, the West suspended Russia’s G8 membership and imposed vast economic sanctions devastating the ruble. By most accounts this left Russia a […]
By Anant Mishra Education is a fundamental human right and a crucial part of any strategy to improve the well being and quality of life of societies. The importance of education in functioning as workers, citizens and fulfilled members of societies is increasing but tremendous barriers to education remain.
By Anant Mishra In order to familiarise with the topic, it is essential to understand what one means by knowledge economy.
By Anant Mishra Many nations in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region have long histories of authoritarian government. In fact, Muslim countries—a category into which many states in this region fall—constituted 55% of the world’s undemocratic nations in 2005.