Indian Ocean: The URIC Acid Test


The Indian Ocean, the third largest ocean in the world (after the Pacific and the Atlantic), occupies approximately 20 percent of the Earth’s sea surface, covering a total area of 73.56 million square miles. The Indian Ocean represents an increasingly significant avenue for global trade and arena for global security. Rising prosperity in Asia, growing dependence on natural resource flows linking producers and consumers across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, and globalized supply chains and distribution networks are knitting the region ever more closely together by sea...

The Age of the South


"The Age of the South"describes the rise of the middle class in the southern part of the world. It is a part of a larger paper named "Middle East 2030", which is created with the objective of providing quality information about the future global economic trends...