The Arab Spring has shattered the illusion of impunity that surrounded heads of state of various...Read More
About the Author
Richard Rousseau is Associate Professor and Chairman of the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Khazar University in Baku, Azerbaijan and a contributor to Global Brief, World Affairs in the 21st Century (www.globalbrief.ca).
Increased tensions in the South China Sea, especially between China and Vietnam, focus attention on vitally strategic area of interest, not only for the countries involved, but for the entire Asian continent. Global dynamics and...Read More
It would be too easy to consider that Germany’s abstention during the vote on Resolution 1973, on Libya, at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) was a serious mistake caused by the inexperience of Guido Westerwelle, the...Read More
As the political and radioactive fallout of Japan’s Fukushima meltdown spreads, serious regional...Read More
“Freedom is better than lack of freedom,” declared President Dmitry Medvedev, President of the Russian Federation, in a speech delivered before the Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum in February 2008, a few months before becoming...Read More
In the new National Defense Program Guidelines (NDPG), published by the Japanese Ministry of...Read More