Map showing Turkmenistan (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
H.Hasanov (Trend), European Geopolitical Forum, August 17, 2012
Turkish Cotam Enterprises, which is a long-term partner of Turkmenistan, has offered new projects for consideration, an official Turkmen source said on Wednesday.
The presentation was attended by the company’s head Muammer Agym at a high level recent working visit of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov to Turkey.
The information says project of construction of shipyard and its master plan was presented first of all… (more) http://ow.ly/1m0Xx6
European Neighbourhood Policy (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (German Institute for International and Security Affairs):
Julia Leininger, Solveig Richter, August 2012
In June 2012 the EU set up the European Endowment for Democracy (EED) with the aim of supporting pro-democracy actors predominantly in the European Neighbourhood and of doing so quickly, flexibly, unbureaucratically and audaciously. http://ow.ly/1lZZvd
Map of Summer Olympics locations. Countries that have hosted one Summer Olympics are shaded green, while countries that have hosted two or more are shaded blue. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
By Patrick Frost, Foreign Policy Association, August 15, 2012
…A country’s performance at the Olympics does not always mean that it has reached success at more meaningful metrics of well being and power (economic growth, employment, health, safety), but the two are not mutually exclusive. Creating and sustaining world class athletes takes resources and a culture that promotes competitiveness. The Olympics’ wide variety of events, from ping pong to weightlifting, also allows a country to showcase its diversity… (more) http://ow.ly/1lYE93
By Dan Nexon, Duck of Minerva, August 13, 2012
Global Trends 2030 has a virtual roundtable on the “Long Peace” and whether or not it will persist. As Allan Dafoe notes in his introduction: “we live during an era of historically unprecedented peace. Whether we look over timescales of decades or centuries, wars have become less frequent.” He continues:… (more) http://ow.ly/1lXylS
GPF Europe, July 21, 2012
LONDON (Reuters) – Chinese nuclear firms are considering investing 35 billion pounds in building up to five new nuclear reactors in Britain, a newspaper reported on Saturday. (more) http://ow.ly/1lxi8w