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By Laurent Murawiec,David Adamson

Demographic shifts are a reason, an influence, and a forerunner of geopoliticalshocks and variations. reading those shifts is a crucial step inany strategic overview of the worldwide defense setting. Unfortunately,the demographic neighborhood and the strategic and safety groups seldominteract. delivering venues for such interactions is for this reason very important. Forthis function, RAND backed a workshop on Demography and NationalSecurity in Paris on the initiative of RAND_s inhabitants concerns software inNovember 2000. The workshop introduced jointly French, American, and otherEuropean demographers; senior representatives from the French Ministry ofDefense; and researchers, economists, and specialists in geopolitics. Revealingdifferences emerged, either among demographers and national-security expertsand additionally among American and French individuals. diverse items ofconcern surfaced, and contrasting perspectives of phenomena have been debated. Forexample, immigration and its social, cultural, and political affects tendedto be visible in an altogether diverse mild at the aspects of theAtlantic. americans have been likely to specialise in the geopoliticalimplications outdoor U.S. borders, whereas Europeans taken with its domesticimplications.

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