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  National Defense University
  Institute for National Strategic Studies
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Table of Contents

Key Findings
Facing a Changing World
CHAPTER ONE
Global Political Trends: Integration or Disintegration?
CHAPTER TWO
Economic Globalization: Stability or Conflict?
CHAPTER THREE
Energy and Resources: Ample or Scarce?
CHAPTER FOUR
Global Military Balance: Stable or Unstable?
Handling Regional Dynamics
CHAPTER FIVE
Europe: How Much Unity, How Effective?
CHAPTER SIX
Russia and its Neighbors: Faltering Progress?
CHAPTER SEVEN
Greater Middle East: Managing Change in Troubled Times?
CHAPTER EIGHT
Asia-Pacific Region: Murky Future?
CHAPTER NINE
South Asia: Nuclear Geopolitics?
CHAPTER TEN
Sub-Saharan Africa: Progress or Drift?
CHAPTER ELEVEN
The Western Hemisphere: Rethinking Strategic Relations?
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Dealing With Key Countries
CHAPTER TWELVE
The Democratic Core: How Large, How Effective?
CHAPTER THIRTEEN
Transition States: New Destinies?
CHAPTER FOURTEEN
Rogue States and Proliferation: How Serious is the Threat?
CHAPTER FIFTEEN
Troubled States: How Troubling, How Manageable?
CHAPTER SIXTEEN
Transnational Trends: New Threats?
Managing Military Affairs
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN
Conventional Operations and Warfare: A New Era Ahead?
CHAPTER EIGHTEEN
Strategic Forces and Deterrence: New Realities, New Roles?
CHAPTER NINETEEN
Global Arms Control and Disarmament: Cloudy Prospects?
CHAPTER TWENTY
Space and Oceans: Can They Be Controlled?