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Geostrategic environment (september 21, 2022)

All that is taken up here, in the complexity of open sources, does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Global Eye IN EVIDENCE In the last few months, the U.S. Air Force has modified Ukrainian MiG-29s to carry Western anti-radar missiles, turned U.S. strategic bombers into cargo carriers, and transformed airlifters into long-range strike […]

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Geostrategic environment (september 20, 2022)

TODAY IN EVIDENCE Africa’s complex challenges and the importance of nuclear research and technologies. Messaoud Baaliouamer for SAIIA (Africa’s Nuclear Future: Increasing the Participation of Women and Youth); Considerations on Iran’s cyber attacks on Albania. Mark Montgomery writes for Foundation for Defense of Democracies (Iranian-backed attacks on Albania highlights need for Cyber Capacity Building); China […]

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Universities in the metaverse

The frontier of the metaverse is within the universities. More and more universities are moving their activities into that new ‘environment’. Nir Kshetri writes about this for the World Economic Forum (‘Metaversities’: 5 challenges of studying in the metaverse) Activities in the virtual campus allow for 3D learning activities, more realistic interactivity and better university […]

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Health emergencies and blockchain technologies

In a world traversed by ever new public health emergencies, which are now a structural phenomenon, there is a need to look to the future of health systems. The frontier, as highlighted by Pradeep Goel for the World Economic Forum (Is blockchain the solution for failing global healthcare?), is in the increasing use of technology. […]

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Between war and speculation, the difficult path of political sustainability

Isobel Royce writes for Royal United Services Institute (Political Short-Termism is Putting our Environmental Security at Risk) about ‘political short-termism’ in relation to the possibility of a return to fossil fuels in the current phase of crisis due to the war in Ukraine. While there is no doubt that the race towards net-zero transition cannot […]

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New beginnings for United Nations

International Crisis Group (Ten Challenges for the UN in 2022-2023) reflects on the geostrategic role of the UN in this difficult historical phase. In the run-up to the General Assembly, in the midst of the war in Ukraine and in a world gripped by the ‘third world war in pieces’, many are wondering what the […]

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Geostrategic environment (september 19, 2022)

TODAY IN EVIDENCE Universities in the metaverse Health emergencies and blockchain technologies Between war and speculation, the difficult path of political sustainability New beginnings for United Nations TOPICS (Artemis Accords) September 19, 2022. US Department of State. On Monday, September 19, 2022, representatives of Artemis Accords signatory nations met at the International Astronautical Congress in […]

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Food insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa

Due to climate change, the countries of sub-Saharan Africa are the area in the world with the highest rate of food insecurity. Below is a map taken from IMF blog (Laurent Kemoe, Cedric Okou, Pritha Mitra and Filiz Unsal – How Africa Can Escape Chronic Food Insecurity Amid Climate Change). In addition to imagining solutions to deal with the […]

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Social complexity, inequality and violence

Marissa Edmund, for the Center for American Progress (Guns Are Fueling the Rise in Domestic Extremist Violence Across the Country), reflects on the violence that runs through American society and on the easy availability of weapons that become tragically dangerous in the hands of radicalized individuals. Edmund suggests possible remedies. The phenomenon described here, in particular […]

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The complexity of Russian politics in the Arctic

It is important to look at Russia’s Arctic politics. Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Nicholas Lokker, Heli Hautala, and Col James Frey write about this issue in a report for the Center for a New American Security (New CNAS Report: “Russia in the Arctic: Gauging How Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Will Alter Regional Dynamics”). The theme, […]

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The centrality of Georgia

Georgia’s transit role in the Euro-Asian area is growing. Zaal Anjaparidze writes about it in a reflection for The Jamestown Foundation (Anti-Russian Sanctions Increase Transit Role of Georgia).  The sanctions applied to Russia prohibit the transit of goods by land on Russian territory. Georgia is especially decisive for Europe. Anjaparidze writes: (…) without Georgia, the EU’s access to […]

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UN and the Transforming Education Summit

The United Nations Transforming Education Summit begins today. As Rebecca Winthrop points out in a reflection for Brookings (Shared priorities to transform education systems: Mapping recovery and transformation agendas), 1.5 billion students affected and at least 463 million unable to access remote learning, there is little wonder that education inequality is rising and young people around […]