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ECSP Report 5: Special Reports (Part 2)

State Failure Task Force Report: Phase II Findings (continued)

Making a Difference at the Intersection of Population, Environment, and Security Issues: A Look at the University of Michigan Population Fellows Program, by Shannon England

Forest Plunder in Southeast Asia: An Environmental Security Nexus in Burma and Cambodia

Geographic enormity, political and economic complexity, and biological diversity help define the Asia and Pacific theater. Population pressures, ecological degradation and depletion, and the accelerated demand for water, timber, minerals, agricultural land, fisheries, and other natural resources are sending shock waves across remote stretches of the Pacific and upland frontiers of Asia.

Environment in the U.S. Security Debate: The Case of the Missing Arctic Waters

As also occurs with global warming or Russia’s transition to “democracy,” the U.S. move towards an increasingly extended security praxis is accompanied by uncertainty as well as complexity. Indeed, the whole project has a futuristic air, insofar as it is a purposive venture.

Egypt at the Tipping Point? (Summer 2010)

"Egypt at the Tipping Point?"

by David B. Ottaway, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and former Bureau Chief, Washington Post, Cairo

The Iranian Presidential Elections: What Do They Tell Us? (Spring 2010)

"Introduction"
     Nader Mehran, Intern, Middle East Program

"The Implications of Iran’s Election Crisis"
     Robin Wright, Former Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

"Iran at the Crossroads"
     Fariborz Ghadar, Distinguished Senior Scholar, Center for Strategic and International Studies; and William A. Schreyer Chair of Global Management and Director of the Center for Global Business Studies, Pennsylvania State University

Building a New Iraq: Ensuring Women's Rights (Arabic Version)

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Building a New Iraq: Women's Role in Reconstruction

Iraq’s progress toward democracy has been marred by violence, delays in reconstruction, and only intermittent nurturing of civil society. Despite these formidable obstacles, many Iraqis labor tirelessly for peace and stability. Among those strongly committed to a more stable Iraq are the country’s women, who face an ongoing, uphill battle for political representation. In the face of challenges, women leaders remain committed to ensuring their voices are heard in the new Iraq.

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