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The project Global Internet Governance and International Information Security is part of the PIR Center Emerging Technologies and Global Security prog...

The project Emerging Technologies and Global Security is part of the PIR Center eponymous program and aimed at exploring the potential for cooperation...

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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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“Today water conflicts are becoming an integral part of the global geopolitical system since they are about control over an essential resource for modern technological society. Politicians and experts might soon be talking about water pipeline infrastructure, similar to gas and oil pipes. Water conf...

August 25, 2008

This is the considered judgment of the Japanese nuclear energy expert. In an era when the nuclear giants of various states are merging, combining the capabilities of JapanRussia, and Kazakhstan could result in a new international conglomerate able to compete at the global level.

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An expert of the International Peace Research Institute in Oslo presents his controversial view of Russia's policy inCentral Asia with the focus on energy security and potential alliances within the Russia-China-United States triangle. Baev criticizes Moscow for the lack of strategic insight and pre...

The expanding realm of issues tackled by the PIR Center, both in this journal and in its other activities, has led to more and more attention to the problem of energy security and Russia's role in the post-Soviet space. These materials from a round table organized by the PIR Center with the support ...

Kazakhstan,UzbekistanKyrgyzstan… Today the interests of the major powers are clashing in this region. PIR Center's Conventional Arms Project Director believes that thanks to its historic ties and institutionalized channels of cooperation, Russia still has a chance to play a leading role in the Cen...

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