Category Archives: Analysis

Iran Nuclear Standoff and the Cuban Missile Crisis: Shared Mechanisms and Strategies of Conflict Resolution

Author: Joseph Lerner, Edited by: Col. Gordon Forbes (ret.)

Date: September 1st 2013

The Cuban Missile Crisis: the mechanisms of Conflict Resolution that could be utilized in post-Cold War era.

Summary: the thesis of this paper focuses on the similarities between the Iran nuclear standoff and the Cuban Missile Crisis. This paper addresses that similar methodology, mechanisms, ...

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New Uprising in Egypt: Goodby Morsi

Date: July 1st 2013

By Sergei Oudman

It was of course a matter of time before the polity in Egypt would go to the streets again.  The writing has been on the wall for some time, yet despite the many warnings from both the International Community - and ...

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FARC and UNASUR: Internal security threats endangering South American prosperity

By Yakir Pimentel, Edited by Col. (ret.) Gordon Forbes

Date: March 14th 2013

Latin American security in the 20th century has been much less characterized by interstate conflict and international threats, and in turn has experienced a significant spike in domestic threats to the central government due to the activity of rebel militant groups.  This tendency has been analyzed by Salehyan (Salehyan, 2010) who ...

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Operational Adaptability, Is it Self-Constraining?

By Dr. Terry Tucker (PhD)

Date: August 31st 2012

Dr. Tucker (PhD) is a Senior Consultant for Spatial Terra Consulting Group, a contributor to Wikistrat, a massively global geopolitical market place for geopolitical analysis, and is a US Department of Defense Analyst.   The paradox in military training is that we are taught that no plan survives first contact, yet the military decision ...

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Geopolitical Analysis Within the Context of International Relations

By Joseph Lerner

Date: June 19th 2012

Often one could surprisingly come across the Political Analysts – who have a hard time presenting their thoughts through proper modes of reasoning – and communicating how they arrive to their conclusions.  For this reason, one often could identify a generous use of fallacies and ...

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