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AFGHANISTAN
- The Northern Distribution Network and Afghanistan (Center for Strategic and International Studies)
- Paying for the Troop Escalation in Afghanistan. Ten Ways to Cut Baseline Defense Spending to Fight this War within Our Means (Center for American Progress)
- Afghanistan, 1979-2009: In the Grip of Conflict (Middle East Institute)
- Afghanistan Opium Survey 2010 (UN Office on Drugs and Crime)

AFRICA
- Regional Conflicts and International Engagement on the Horn of Africa (Norwegian Institute of International Affairs)

ALBANIA
- The Greek Minority in Albania - Current Tensions (UK Defence Academy)

ARGENTINA
- Argentina’s Defaulted Sovereign Debt: Dealing with the ‘Holdouts’ (US Congressional Research Service)

ASIA
- Optimisation of Central Asian and Eurasian Trans-Continental Land Transport Corridors (European Union Central Asia Monitoring)

CHAD
- The Influence of Petroleum on Conflict Dynamics in Chad (Bonn International Center for Conversion)

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CHINA
- Prospects for Democracy in Hong Kong. The 2012 Election Reforms (US Congressional Research Service)
- Chinese Foreign Policy: A Chronology April - June 2009 (UK Defence Academy)
- Chinese Interrogation vs. Congressional Oversight: The Uighurs at Guantanamo (US House of Representatives)
- China shapes its post-crisis economic agenda (European Council on Foreign Relations)
- China and the global environment: learning from the past, anticipating the future (Lowy Institute)

CLASH OF CIVILIZATIONS
- The Roots of Violent Islamist Extremism and Efforts to Counter It (US Senate)

FRANCE
- Pratique du port du voile intégral sur le territoire national (France, Assemblée nationale)

INDIGENOUS PEOPLE
- State of the World’s Indigenous People (United Nations)

INTELLIGENCE
- 2010 Annual Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (US Director of National Intelligence)

IRAQ
- Security in Iraq. A Framework for Analyzing Emerging Threats as U.S. Forces Leave (Rand Corporation)
- Measuring Stability and Security in Iraq (US Department of Defense)

IRAN

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- Mullahs, Guards, and Bonyads. An Exploration of Iranian Leadership Dynamics (Rand Corporation)

NEPAL
- Nepal: Peace and Justice (International Crisis Group)

PAKISTAN
- Pakistan’s Nuclear Future: Reining in the Risk

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PALESTINE/ISRAEL
- Palestine : un Etat ? Quel Etat ? (Institut français des relations internationales)
- Getting to the Territorial Endgame of an Israeli-Palestinian Peace Settlement (James Baker Institute)

PROPAGANDA
- U.S. Public Diplomacy: Background and Current Issues (US Congressional Research Service)

RUSSIA
- Medvedev’s Plan: Giving Russia a Voice but not a Veto in a New European Security System
- The Russian Chronologies: October - December 2009 (UK Defence Academy)

SUDAN
- Decisions and Deadlines: A Critical Year for Sudan (Chatham House)

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TERRORISM
- Terrorist Dropouts: Learning from Those Who Have Left (Washington Institute for Near East Policy)
- Al Qaeda and Affiliates: Historical Perspective, Global Presence, and Implications for U.S. Policy (US Congressional Research Service)

TORTURE
- Coercive Interrogation Techniques: Do They Work, Are They Reliable, and What Did the FBI Know About Them? (US Senate)

TURKEY
- Troubled Partnership. U.S.-Turkish Relations in an Era of Global Geopolitical Change (Rand Corporation)

URUGUAY
- Uruguay: Political and Economic Conditions and U.S. Relations (US Congressional Research Service)

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