Many thanks to Richard P. Cincotta for a paper on the alternative demographic futures of Afghanistan and their implications, which can be downloaded at https://docs.google.com/a/populationmedia.org/leaf?id=0B5F-idWfw7TeMzdlYzFmZWUtZjE3NC00MjRmLWE3NjMtNzhmOTc2ZWZlNTU2&hl=en&authkey=CLLmoosP
Richard is the consulting demographer to the Long Range Analysis Unit of the National Intelligence Council (NIC). His research focuses on the political, economic, environmental, and social implications of the demographic transition and human migration. The NIC’s “Global Trends 2025”, which includes a chapter on the implications of the demographic future, can be found and downloaded at: http://www.dni.gov/nic/NIC_2025_project.html.
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