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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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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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The iSi Index  - a comprehensive index of international security. Developed by the PIR Center through a project that has lasted for more than a year, it is now undergoing international review. The goal of iSi, an international security index, is to quantitatively express the dynamics of global proce...

During the winter and spring of 2006-07 the iSi index indicators varied widely, falling more than 100 points in December-January and only beginning to demonstrate a positive trend towards the summer of 2007. The PIR Center International Expert Group is observing Index dynamics attentively; its membe...

The summer and fall of 2007 was a time of alarming uncertainty in the area of international security, a fact directly reflected in the fluctuations of the iSi index. Where will the equilibrium move? Members of the PIR Center International Expert Group Marian Abisheva, Andrey Kortunov, Rama Mani, Wil...

The spring of 2008 was a time of growing tensions and the emergence of new negative factors. All this resulted in the decrease of the index. Members of the PIR Center International Expert Group Marian Abisheva, Fulvio Attina, Dayan Jayatilleka, Konstantin Eggert, William Potter, Abdulaziz Sager, and...

Growing food prices, the risk of starvation for millions of people and dramatic consequences of natural disasters in Myanmar and China added to political problems and resulted in further decline of the index. Members of the International Expert Group – Konstantin Eggert, Dayan Jayatilleka, Andrey Ko...

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