The Deep-Sea Resources Brief

Human societies currently face dwindling resources and rising competition for them in the contemporary “resources order.” Thus, besides and in accordance with other ways to handle this challenge, new types and sources of resources are increasingly valuable and can make a strategic difference for polities, as well as for humanity as a whole. Meanwhile, if we are to ever learn from our worrying present, we must also, continuously, make sure that the extraction and use of those new potential resources will not have any unfavourable impact on the planet and its ecosystem, including this biodiversity to which we belong.* As has now been known since the end of the nineteenth century (Ifremer, les Nodules, 2012), mineral resources lie on the […]

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The Red (team) Analysis Weekly No50, 31 May 2012

No50 – 31 May 2012 – Click on the image below to read on Paper.Li (best with mobiles & tablets)

The Red (team) Analysis Weekly No48, 17 May 2012

Unfortunately, after Paper.Li’s latest upgrade, No 48 17 May was replaced by an unedited 18 May edition. Only the editorial and photo of the first page below survived… On the bright side, we get back archives, but not for the past numbers. No48 – 17 May 2012 – Click on the image below to read […]

The Red (team) Analysis Weekly No46, 3 May 2012

No46 – 3 May 2012 – Click on the image below to read on Paper.Li (best with mobiles & tablets)

The Red (team) Analysis Weekly No45, 26 April 2012

No45 – 26 April 2012 – Click on the image below to read on Paper.Li (best with mobiles & tablets) Rising prospects of global unrest: Knowing that feelings of injustice thus of unfairness are a major incentive for unrest, the BBC poll’s results are a crucial signal for the evolution of political dynamics in the […]

The Red (team) Analysis Weekly No42, 5 April 2012

No42 – 5 April 2012 Click on the image below to read on Paper.Li (best with mobiles & tablets) Higher levels of tension, worst impacts, more dangerous dynamics – Watch out at least for: Italy, Greece, Spain (protests or more?); EU, US and the world (global systemic crisis); Iran, US, EU, Israel; very bad news on […]

The Red (team) Analysis Weekly No38, 8th March 2012

No38 – 8 March 2012 – A mad world: “Schizophrenic,” “Manic” are some of the epithets increasingly used to describe the markets. Should we extend this qualification to all other issues? In this case, the weak signals would not be so much about issues but about the worrying way various actors have to deal or not […]

The Red (team) Analysis Weekly No37, 1st March 2012

No37, 1st March 2012 Horizon Scanning for National Security Click on the picture below to access No37

The Red (Team) Analysis Weekly No 36, 23rd February 2012

No 36, 23rd February 2012 A feeling of surreality? Faced with so many possibilities to choose a featured article, from the ever rising tension with Iran, to China‘s ever flexing muscles despite signs of potential malaise, Turkey‘s efforts to carve for itself a new global place whatever the impact, Russia‘s renewed roaring assertion, the continuing […]

The Red (team) Analysis Weekly No34, 9th February 2012

No34, 9th February 2012 Not if but when? It looks like the small window of opportunity that was trying hard to open regarding Iran is closing, while weak signals are a warning of a revival of the global crisis throughout all countries, with China still cast as potential winner. Click on the picture below to access […]

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