The Americas, Asia and Middle East section offers academic analysis of geopolitical trends, tensions and risks in these three regions.
The 35 contributions to this section seek to answer questions such as:
Andrea Teti shares his views on the most significant developments in Egyt:
Saul Cohen shares his views on the most significant geopolitical developments and US foreign policy:
Dr Nathalène Reynolds, Visiting Fellow at the Sustainable Development Policy Institute in Islamabad, gives an introduction to the communists in India:
Arne Westad is Professor of International History at the London School of Economics. He talks about his new book "Restless Empire", stressing the complexity of both Chinese self images and China's history:
In two interviews, Melanie Hanif (German Institute of Global and Area Studies in Hamburg) focuses on among other topics the IBSA forum, the profile of the European Union in India, regional cooperation and the Indo-Chinese ties:
Dr. Ian Storey is a Senior Fellow at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS), Singapore. In this interview, he elaborates on the relationship between China and the ASEAN members and the Sino-American balance of power in the Asia-Pacific region:
Donald Abelson is Professor of the Department of Political Science at the University of Western Ontario.
In this interview, he elaborates on his book "A Capitol Idea: Think Tanks and US Foreign Policy". What does he hope to achieve with the book? Why is it so difficult to define the concept 'think tank'? And what explains their relatively strong position in the US?
Mahdi Ahouie (Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the Foundation for Interreligious and Intercultural Research and Dialogue in Geneva) explains what role economic, political and security considerations play in the relationship between Iran and China, India and Russia, and discusses the their mutual interests.
Leonhardt van Efferink, editor of EG, will be convening a Country Risk Analysis Summer School at Maastricht University in July/August:
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