Rapid changes to the global economy, increasingly sophisticated information technology, and the need to exploit new and evolving markets require prompt response and effective prediction methodologies from business leaders...
The connection between war and morality remains a vexing concept to grasp both theoretically and pragmatically...
Qatar will continue to use its ample financial resources to further regional strategic goals that are mostly aligned with those of the United States. However, in some cases Qatar's support for Islamist movements and factions will run counter to U.S. efforts to promote secular democracy throughout the region...
It is now likely that the regime of Bashar al-Assad will fall - possibly before the end of the year - creating a very brief window of opportunity to plan for a controlled implosion of this important country rather than an uncontrollable collapse in the heart of the Middle East...
Global economic challenges have changed the traditional rules for many governments involved in the international race for space exploration. Leveraging innovative efforts to share costs and capitalize on specialized skills and talents, previously reticent governments are now sharing secrets and turning to regional and geopolitical allies in an effort to form cooperative space partnerships...