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Global society and security issue: an expert view
Проект: Future of the Information Society

Both of us have ever lived in a fascinating, very dynamic, eventful, but at the same time dramatic period of history. Not every generation is able to meet not only a new century but a new Millennium. We were lucky enough to observe and in addition changing formations of the modern society! We have witnessed the transformation processes that led post-industrial society of the last third of the twentieth century to the information society of the XXI century. A major driving force for these processes is Informatization: deep penetration of information and telecommunication technologies in all spheres of life and human activity.

28-11-2003 Имя Фамилия 4608 0

The armed forces of Russia: 2010
Проект: The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation: yesterday, today and tomorrow

The article presents the results of the Centre for strategic assessments and forecasts analysis of open source information about the state of the Russian Armed Forces at the beginning of 2010 Reviewed media coverage of key issues of military construction, state of the armed forces, social problems, personnel problems of the military-industrial complex, military-technical cooperation with foreign States.

28-10-2010 Имя Фамилия 7121 0

The assessments of Western experts the impact of the crisis on the development of relations of Russia and CIS countries
Проект: The future of Russia and the world: estimates and projections

Analyst of the Institute of Central Asia and the Caucasus (Central Asia-Caucasus Institute) M. Laruelle believes that the economic crisis did not weaken, but strengthens the influence of Russia in the "near abroad". This is due to the economic situation, weakened by the crisis of post-Soviet States, allowing Russia to use its financial and geopolitical advantages to gain control over these States. To achieve its main objective, Russia has decided to invest substantial sums in strengthening their sphere of influence in the CIS, despite the economic situation in the world.

27-10-2009 Имя Фамилия 4922 0

A new map of the Pentagon

Not so long ago in the Internet appeared quite a lot of comments about the next geopolitical development of the American military experts. Thomas Barnett of the naval war College USA in his article "the Pentagon's New map" presented the main provisions of the new geopolitical concept of the U.S. military.

27-10-2004 Имя Фамилия 5753 0

Colin Crouch `Postdemocracy`
Проект: The future of Russia and the world: estimates and projections

In his acclaimed in Western intellectual and scientific environment, the book Professor of sociology the University of Warwick (UK) Colin Crouch argues that the decline of social classes, which made possible mass politics, and the spread of global capitalism led to the emergence of a closed political class, more interested in creating relationships with influential business groups than for political programmes that benefit the ordinary citizens. He shows that in several respects the policy of the early twenty-first century brings us back to the politics of the nineteenth century, which was determined by a game played between elites.

26-10-2010 admin 4324 0

The world is going crazy: the hunger war vs biofuels
Проект: The future of Russia and the world: estimates and projections

3 June in Rome opened an extraordinary summit of the Food and agriculture organization of the UN (FAO). Almost immediately the world's media carried excerpts from the reports of speakers. Especially fearsome was the report of the Secretary-General of the UN, and read: " 2017, some countries will wage war for food...". No more, no less! And this is after almost a year of processing of public opinion through the media about the urgent need for the development of biofuel production technologies!

06-06-2008 Имя Фамилия 2977 0

Naval expansion of China in the Indian ocean and India-China rivalry
Проект: China and its role in the new world order

After a rapid increase in their military expenditures over the past few years, in 2010 China has raised them to 7.5%, for the first time in nearly 21 years, the increase is not expressed in the double digits. Although the reasons for this are many, but the Chinese government took this opportunity to announce his peaceful intentions and to stress that always tried to limit military spending and set defence spending at a reasonable level. The people who developed the foreign policy of China and its political establishment had long tried to convince the world that the rise of Beijing would be peaceful, that China has no expansionist intentions, that it will be a different type of great power

20-10-2010 admin 6362 0

Arctic fire
Проект: Arctic and Antarctic in modern geopolitics

In recent years political and military activities of countries, one way or another announced the availability of interests in the circumpolar regions of the Arctic (in the far North, Norwegian, Barents and Baltic seas), has recently increased significantly. The basis for the revitalization was the initiative of the USA, as embodied in the presidential Directive PDD-66 dated January 12, 2009, which, inter alia, stated that the United States has broad and long-term interests of national security in the Arctic region.

22-10-2010 Имя Фамилия 4652 0

The secret trump card of Washington
Проект: Causes and nature of the current crisis

Interview with Sergey Grinyaev news Agency ""

24-03-2009 admin 3045 0

The impact of the fed on the dynamics of stock indices
Проект: New technologies in the financial markets

The correlation between changes in rates by the fed and the situation in the Russian stock market (and, respectively, and the RTS index), certainly exist, and the relationship of changes in global stock market. The table systematized the results of the actions and statements of the chairmen of the fed on the dynamics of stock indexes. On a blue background shows the negative red — positive.

05-09-2006 Имя Фамилия 4673 0