As the world’s population continues to grow, cities will bear the brunt of this growth, creating space for gangs, insurgents, and organized crime. But by viewing cities through the lens of urban systems logic, state security forces will be better prepared to face these challenges.
The Death of Sisterhood Around the Globe
The rise of educated women around the world is a victory over historic discrimination. But the treatment of women as a homogenous group reinforces today’s trends towards greater social and income inequality.
The Path to Paris: Evolution of a Climate Regime
To succeed in reaching a constructive agreement at the 2015 Paris Conference of the Parties (COP), the COP will need to incorporate a variety of climate mitigation approaches and accept extramural activities like multilateral or bilateral initiatives.
Other Requirements for Success: Private Sector Engagement
A key element for success in mitigating the risk posed by climate change is missing from the Restorative Development framework: a durable market incentive for private sector investment.
2014 Global Risk Forum: An Introduction by Dean James Stavridis
Dean of The Fletcher School, James G. Stavridis, introduces the 2014 Global Risk Forum, identifying the top five risks to global stability in the year ahead.