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December 25, 2015

WR12252015 Holiday Reading

Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Apologies for the light blogging lately. I have been focused on a big project that has been occupying all of my brain power and time. Over th…

November 13, 2012

Military Operations
Drone Cartoons: The Elite Eight Drone Cartoons: The Elite Eight

For your amusement, see below for the top eight print or online cartoons about drones. This list was based upon a totally unscientific process of sifting through hundreds of similar cartoons produced…

July 17, 2008

Angola
Angola’s Political and Economic Development

Angola, Africa’s top oil producer, is flush with money. Yet wealth remains concentrated in the hands of a very few, leaving the bulk of the population in poverty.

April 19, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
Newspapers, with details of the sentencing of James Ibori, are seen on a a news-stand in Lagos April 18, 2012. Nigeria: Ibori Goes to Jail

Human Rights Watch and Nigeria’s anti-corruption agency are hailing the conviction and jailing of Nigerian “big man” James Ibori. A British court has sentenced the former governor of Delta state to j…

October 28, 2005

Development
Is Russia’s Economy Running out of Energy?

This publication is now archived. IntroductionRussia’s oil exports are up, its currency is strong, and its gross domestic product (GDP) growth has hummed along at a 7 percent clip for the seventh yea…

May 13, 2011

United States
CEO Speaker Series, "American Revival: A Conversation with Jonathan Browning, President and CEO, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc."

Fundamental fiscal challenges and a fragmented political system are fueling concerns about the United States as an investment destination. Yet, Volkswagen, an iconic brand worldwide, is nearing compl…

May 13, 2011

United States
CEO Speaker Series: American Revival: A Conversation with Jonathan Browning

Volkswagen Group of America CEO Jonathan Browning shares his views on his company's aggressive investment in the United States as well as the future of manufacturing, the global automobile market, an…

February 1, 1998

Japan
The U.S.-Japan Security Alliance in the 21st Century

Overview The issue of the future of U.S.-Japan security ties is an extremely timely one. Events such as the rape incident in Okinawa and massive public demonstrations in Japan against the U.S. tro…