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April 16, 2013

Arctic
The Future of the Arctic: A New Global Playing Field

Please join Icelandic president Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson to discuss the international economic, environmental, and security implications of a changing Arctic region.

April 16, 2013

Arctic
The Future of the Arctic: A New Global Playing Field

Icelandic president Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson discusses the international economic, environmental, and security implications of a changing Arctic region.

January 16, 2009

Meltdown: The Impact of Climate Change on the Tibetan Plateau

Most of Asia's major rivers find their source on the Tibetan plateau. However as the global temperature rises, Tibet’s glaciers are melting and grassland permafrost is thawing at an alarming rate. …

August 20, 2007

Financial Markets
Reverse engineering financial engineering

The process that turned subprime mortgages into triple AAA rated securities is, by now, pretty well known.   Rich Bookstaber (his blog is here) describes the process nicely.Here's the recipe for …

May 21, 2003

China
Chinese Military At Least Two Decades Away from Rivaling U.S. Forces, Concludes Newly Released Council Task Force Report

May 22, 2003 - China is pursuing a deliberate course of military modernization, but is at least two decades behind the United States in terms of military technology and capability. Moreover, if the …