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Should Europe Be Concerned About Climate Refugees?

May 23, 2016 | Rob Bailey and Gemma Green, Chatham House

Climate change seems to play an increasing role in driving people from their homes. The authors outline some points of consideration for the European Union.

New Considerations for China's 2016 G20 Presidency

May 19, 2016 | Tristram Sainsbury, David Dollar, Nicolas Véron, and Hannah Wurf, Lowy Institute for International Policy

Authors from the Lowy Institute discuss several additional considerations for China as it reaches the halfway point of its 2016 G20 presidency.

Adieu, Nuclear Security Summit, and Next...?

May 17, 2016 | EJR Cho, research associate, East Asia Institute

The author evaluates the four Nuclear Security Summits and highlights major shortcomings and challenges now that the summits have concluded.

Cheaper Fossil Fuels: The Relevance of Nuclear Energy

May 9, 2016 | Julius Cesar Imperial Trajano, Associate Research Fellow, Centre for Non-Traditional Security, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Nuclear power can help countries in their diversification from fossil fuels. But public concerns over post-Fukushima nuclear safety continue to haunt the global nuclear industry.

UN and EU: Partners in Security Governance?

May 4, 2016 | Luk van Langenhove, former Senior Visiting Fellow, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

As new global threats emerge triggering renewed interest in regional organizations, the European Union can play the role of a partner of the United Nations in global security governance, argues Luk can Langenhove.

Will the Paris Climate Agreement Deliver

April 29, 2016 | Bianca Jagger, Senior Fellow, Center for International Governance Innovation

Bianca Jagger applauds the historic Paris Climate Agreement as a landmark for international cooperation, but warns of the fatal flaws of the treaty.

Bridging the Divide: South Korea’s Role in Addressing Nuclear North Korea

April 14, 2016 | Benjamin A. Engel, Jaesung Ryu, and Young-Hwan Shin, East Asia Institute

Growing tensions on the Korean Peninsula underscore the volatility of the region. In this piece, the authors examine South Korea's potential role in bridging differences between major powers to facilitate peace and cooperation.

South Africa and Nuclear Security Summits

April 13, 2016 | W P S Sidhu, Senior Research Associate, South Africa Institute of International Affairs

Sindhu discusses South Africa’s role at the Nuclear Security Summits, concluding hat South Africa is keen to empower institutions that are likely to pick up the NSS's work thus far.

Challenge of Contemporary Terrorism: Tackling Roots via Education

April 5, 2016 | Ambassador Barry Desker, Distinguished Fellow, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

The changing nature of terrorist attacks have implications for Muslim students heading to the Middle East for higher education in Islamic Studies. Ambassador Desker assess the situation and offers recommendations.