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Reports Monitor # 2010-02

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ABKHAZIA
- Abkhazia: Deepening Dependence (International Crisis Group)

ANGOLA
- The Oil Factor in Sino–Angolan Relations at the Start of the 21st Century (South African Institute of International Affairs)

ARCTIC
- Strategic Importance of the Arctic in U.S. Policy (Senate, USA)

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ASIA
- The Mekong: river under threat (Lowry Institute)

BANGLADESH
- The Threat from Jamaat-ul Mujahideen Bangladesh (International Crisis Group)

CHILE
- Conjugando estrategia nacional y política local en seguridad: el caso de Chile (Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales)

CHINA
- The Strategic Challenge of Chinese Organisations (UK Defence Academy)
- In Search of Legitimacy in Post-revolutionary China: Bringing Ideology and Governance Back (German Institute of Global and Area Studies)

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DEFENSE
- Transnational Insurgencies and the Escalation of Regional Conflict: Lessons for Iraq and Afghanistan
- Arsenal’s End? American Power and the Global Defense Industry (Center for a New American Security)
- Gays in Foreign Militaries 2010 (Palm Center)
- Do Oil Exports Fuel Defense Spending?

DRUGS
- International Narcotics Control Board 2009 Annual Report (United Nations)

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ECONOMIC GLOBALIZATION
- The International Financial Institutions. A Call for Change (Senate, USA)

EGYPT
- The Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood: Islamist Participation in a Closing Political Environment (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)

ENERGY
- Sonatrach: An International Giant in the Making (UK Defence Academy)

GUINEA BISSAU
- Democratization via Elections in an African “Narco-state”? The Case of Guinea-Bissau (German Institute of Global and Area Studies)

HONDURAS
- Honduran Political Crisis, June 2009-January 2010 (Congressional Research Service, USA)

IRAN
- Iran in the Western Hemisphere (House of Representatives, USA)
- Much Traction from Measured Steps: The Iranian Opposition, the Nuclear Issue, and the West (Washington Institute for Near East Policy)

IRAQ
- Transitions in Iraq: Changing Environment, Changing Organizations, Changing Leadership (Joint Center for Operational Analysis, Department of Defense, USA) [Dated 2006, declassified]

MIDDLE EAST
- Middle East Peace Process: historical background and a detailed chronology from 1990 to the present (UK, House of Commons)
- Migration and the Gulf (Middle East Institute)
- The Iraq Effect: The Middle East After the Iraq War (Rand Corporation)
- Arab Media Outlook 2009-2013: Inspiring Local Content (Dubai Press Club)

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NATO
- The Future of NATO (Council on Foreign Relations)

NEPAL
- Nepal: An Update (UK, House of Commons)

PALESTINE/ISRAEL
- Deterred but Determined: Salafi-Jihadi Groups in the Palestinian Arena (Washington Institute for Near East Policy)

PARAGUAY
- Paraguay: Political and Economic Conditions and U.S. Relations (Congressional Research Service, USA)

POPULATION SURVEILLANCE
- Satellite Surveillance: Domestic Issues (Congressional Research Service, USA)

RUSSIA
- Overmanaged Democracy in Russia: Governance Implications of Hybrid Regimes (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)

SENEGAL
- Les "émeutes de la faim" au Sénégal : Un puissant révélateur d’une défaillance de gouvernance (Institut français des relations internationales)

SOMALIA
- Somalia, A New Approach (Council on Foreign Relations)

SUDAN
- Situation au Soudan et question du Darfour (Assemblée nationale, France)

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TORTURE
- Joint study on secret detention of the Special Rapporteur on torture & other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights & fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention & the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances (United Nations)

UNITED STATES
- Au coeur de l’Amérique? Le mouvement des Tea Parties (Institut français des relations internationales)
- Instances of Use of United States Armed Forces Abroad, 1798-2009 (Congressional Research Service, USA)

VENEZUELA
- Democracia y derechos humanos en Venezuela (Organizacion de los Estados Americanos)
- Democracy and Human Rights in Venezuela (Organization of the American States)

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