• 50 Years After the Moon Landing:Why Europe Should Lead the Next 50 

    Davis Cross, Mai’a K. (NUPI Policy Brief;2019-11, Research report, 2019)
    50 years since the first astronauts stepped foot on the moon, it would be easy to be complacent about human space exploration today. After all, humans have not ventured out of low-earth orbit since 1972. Achievements in ...
  • Rival priorities in the Sahel – finding the balance between security and development 

    Bøås, Morten (NAI Policy Note;3:2018, Research report, 2018)
    The G5 Sahel initiative goes some way to make up for the lack of supranational coordination in the troubled Sahel region. If moulded in the interests of development, it could bring about positive change. But the initiative ...
  • Mali's Religious Leaders and the 2018 Presidential Elections 

    Bøås, Morten; Diallo, Abubacar; Cissé, Abdoul Wahab (HYRES Research Note;, Research report, 2019)
    Mali is by constitution a secular state, but here as elsewhere in the Sahel the role of religious leaders is increasing both in the social and the political sphere. This HYRES research brief explains how, why, and in what ...
  • Lebanese Sunni Islamism: A Post-Election Review 

    Imad, Abdulghani (HYRES Research Note;, Research report, 2019)
    This research note analyses the internal and external factors that led to Al-Jama‘a al-Islamiyya‘s loss of its only parliamentary seat in 2018. Al-Jama‘a al-Islamiyya is the Lebanese branch of the Muslim Brotherhood. Through ...
  • BRI in Central Asia: Rail and Road Connectivity Projects 

    Vakulchuk, Roman; Øverland, Indra; Aminjonov, Farkhod; Abylkasymova, Alina; Eshchanov, Bahtiyor; Moldokanov, Daniyar (Central Asia Data-Gathering and Analysis Team (CADGAT);21, Research report, 2019)
    This data article shows that most of the rail and road projects in which the Chinese are involved in Central Asia are implemented within the territories of individual countries and thus are still poorly linked with each ...

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