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Sharon Squassoni

The recent PIR Center report, “Iran in the Regional and Global Perspective” offers a fresh twist on advice for negotiators as they continue to work on an agreement. As a compilation of articles by experts who met in Bangkok and Moscow in 2014 to explore the prerequisites of longer term solutions for...

The book “The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy” by David Hoffman is a true documentary thriller focusing on the most difficult period of the 20th century. The international situation at that time is described as teetering on the brink of a nuclear world ...

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February 5, 2010

“If Russia does not develop its Eastern Siberia and Far East energy resources and restructure its distribution network to satisfy Chinese demand, it could depress more than just Russia's energy exports. China serves an important role in the world economy and has become the factory floor for the worl...

The author assesses the current regime in Turkmenistan and its sustainability from the point of generation change and clan wars. He gives a detailed description of the key political and law enforcement figures in the Turkmen establishment and tries to forecast the developments in political and econo...

June 16, 2009

“When it comes to the Iranian nuclear dossier, there is less talk about China's interests and motives than about Russia's or the West's. So from its position behind the curtains, China can become a kind of eminence grise of the Iranian crisis,” writes Galina, who attempts to understand the actual st...

There has recently been growing interest in the issue of nuclear disarmament, nuclear-free world, but world open towards peaceful nuclear energy uses for the benefit of mankind. Such interest is to a large extent caused by the immediate task ofstrengthening the nuclear nonproliferation regime, espec...

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