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Democratization in the Arab World: Prospects and Lessons from Around the Globe

by Tewodaj Mengistu Julie E. Taylor Stephanie Pezard Angel Rabasa F. Stephen Larrabee Jeffrey Martini Laurel E. Miller

Daunting challenges lie ahead for Arab countries where revolutions have upended longstanding authoritarian regimes. This monograph aims to help policymakers understand the challenges ahead, form well-founded expectations, shape diplomatic approaches, and take practical steps to foster positive change.

Global Demographic Change and Its Implications for Military Power

by Howard J. Shatz Julie E. Taylor Martin C. Libicki

What is the impact of demographics on the prospective production of military power and the causes of war? This monograph analyzes this issue by projecting working-age populations through 2050; assessing the influence of demographics on manpower, national income and expenditures, and human capital; and examining how changes in these factors may affect the ability of states to carry out military missions.

Internet Freedom & Political Space

by Lowell H. Schwartz Martin C. Libicki Jeffrey Martini Julie E. Taylor Caroline Baxter Olesya Tkacheva

The Internet is a new battleground between governments that censor online content and those who advocate freedom for all to browse, post, and share information online. This report examines how Internet freedom may transform state-society relations in nondemocratic regimes, using case studies of China, Egypt, Russia, and Syria, and also draws parallels between Internet freedom and Radio Free Europe programs during the Cold War.

Overcoming Obstacles To Peace: Local Factors In Nation-building

by James Dobbins Laurel E. Miller Stephanie Pezard Christopher S. Chivvis Julie E. Taylor Keith Crane Calin Trenkov-Wermuth Tewodaj Mengistu

Following on a series of RAND Corporation studies of nation-building, this monograph analyzes the impediments that local conditions pose to successful outcomes in these interventions. It examines how external actors and local leaders in a variety of societies modified or worked around those conditions to promote enduring peace.

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