Tag Archives: Syria

Arctic Cruise Missiles and the Methane Hydrate Bonanza

The airspace over Syria is getting crowded. Two weeks ago, a Russian fighter executed a barrel role over a US tanker aircraft, prompting a Russian apology on the re-established air space hotline. The Middle East airspace radar looks like an … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Coup Attempt: Empty Set

In the immediate aftermath of Turkey’s attempt coup attempt on July 15, 2016, the outstanding journalist and Turkey analyst for the Huffington Post and Al Arabiya, Mahir Zeynalov, expressed this sentiment: Now things are relatively calm in Turkey, I gotta ask: … Continue reading

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Exponential Interdependencies: Climate Change, International Security, and DMHA

Many things have changed since the initial gap analysis initiated at founding of the Center for Climate and Security in 2011. The concept of accelerating climate change has become more accepted as a threat multiplier in the defense and security … Continue reading

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Maritime Search and Rescue: the Migration Emergency

In the 1990’s, the prolific author, journalist, and filmmaker Robert Young Pelton traveled throughout the so-called “World’s Most Dangerous Places” recounting the true dynamics of conflict areas, wars, and complex emergencies. With a special interest in emerging trends, Mr. Pelton … Continue reading

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Curating Healthcare in a Rapidly Changing World

In times of rapid change, the healthcare sector is a microcosm of change in society as a whole. Today, whether it is coping with a new, emergent disease such as Zika, struggling with the social, psychological, and public health dimensions … Continue reading

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Abrupt Climate Change Is About to Transform the Entire Global Humanitarian Community

“My message to the Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance Community is that we are not in a steady state right now.” This is the perspective of Paul Beckwith, a Part-time Professor of Climatology at the University of Ottawa in Ontario, … Continue reading

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Exclusive: USAID Operations in Syria and Iraq

ReliefAnalysis is privileged to bring exclusive content from the US Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI), authored by CIDI staff.  For more information about USAID CIDI and helping international disaster survivors, please visit http://www.cidi.org or … Continue reading

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