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Latin America Sees Second Leftist Wave

In 2014, there were presidential elections in El Salvador, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia, and Uruguay, with right-of-center and pro-business parties losing every contest.  Where is Latin America headed? By Daniel Lemaitre.(Global Risk Insights,12/15/2014)

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China creates new trade route through Nicaragua canal

What are the implications of Nicaragua and China's plan to build a canal to rival the Panama Canal?  By Sanja Davidovic.(Global Risk Insights, 11/14/2014)

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Cyber-Terrorism: Fact or Fiction?

Author argues cyber-terrorism remains more a product of fear mongering than concrete reality –– at least for the moment. By Sebastian J. Bae. (07/22/2014)

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Children at the Border: Refugees from the Drug War?

Analysis of problems faced by children immigrating to the US as a result of the Drug War.  By Dr. Lynn Holland.  (07/08/2014)

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Piracy: Can the War on the Seas Ever Be Won?

The current state solution models, focusing on military deterrence, have proven questionably effective in combating piracy, merely displacing it more than solving it.  By Sgt. Sebastian J. Bae.  (06/27/2014)

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IA Forum Student Writing Award Winners Announced

Winners of the Spring 2014 International Affairs Student Award Competition announced!

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What You Measure is What You’ll Get

A look at economic metrics and understanding how to use them in analysis of countries. By Anuradha Kataria. (04/07/2014)

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New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Interview with Metodi Zajkov (Transparency International –

In this look inside the latest issue of International Affairs Forum (Taylor&Francis), an interview with Metodi Zajkov, Transparency International – Macedonia. (International Affairs Forum)

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Climate Change and Reinsurance: The Human Security Issue

Paper analyzes the effects of climate change on reiinsurance and human security issues. By Prof. Anis Bajrektarevic & Carla Baumer. (02/10/2014)

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Interview with Professor Stephen Walt, Harvard University

Professor Stephen Walt discusses a wide range of international issues, from theory to US foreign policy and the Snowden case. By Gustavo Macedo & Patricia G Derolle. (09/20/2013)

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Interview: Stephen D. Krasner, Stanford University

Interview with Stephen D. Krasner who discusses International Regimes and UN Security Council Reforms. By Patricia Galves Derolle.

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New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Professor Robert M. Stern, Goldman School, UC-Berkeley

A look inside the latest issue of International Affairs Forum (Taylor&Francis), an interview with Professor Emeritus Robert M. Stern. (International Affairs Forum, 01/2014)

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New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Interview with Prof. Werner Baer: BRIC countries

A look inside the latest issue of International Affairs Forum (Taylor&Francis). Professor Werner Baer at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, discusses Brazil's economy. (International Affairs Forum, 01/2014)

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Now Available: International Affairs Forum - Winter Edition

Our latest edition of International Affairs Forum (Taylor and Francis) is now available. This issue focuses on the BRICS countries and the impact of social media on governance.

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IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Barbara Harrell-Bond

IA Forum speaks with Dr. Barbara Harrell-Bond (Founder of Refugee Studies Center at Oxford University) about refugee migration. (IA-Forum, 11/29/2010)
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CRIME AND VIOLENCE IN CENTRAL AMERICA’S NORTHERN TRIANGLE: How U.S. Policy Responses are Helping, Hu

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Georgia’s Foreign Policy Priorities

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"Political Insults: How Offenses Escalate Conflict"

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U.S. Nuclear Arms Control Policy: A Talk with Under Secretary of State Rose Gottemoeller

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U.S. Nuclear Arms Control Policy: A Talk with Under Secretary of State Rose Gottemoeller

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Axel Weber: The Global Macroeconomic Outlook

Axel A. Weber, chairman of the Board of Directors of UBS A (12/16/2014)
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Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz on 2015 Global Policy Outlook

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Integrating North America's Energy Markets: A Call for Action

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North America's Fossil Fuel Boom: More Risk for Water?

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Second Annual High-Level Innovation Forum for Policymakers

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MENA Women's News Brief

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Development blog: Four Futures for International Tax Rules

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Egypt’s Crackdown on Political Speech

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Beyond Borders: Fighting Data Protectionism

The free flow of information across borders is essentia (12/16/2014)

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EDITORIALS
What about the Women: the Missing Voice at the Peacemaking Table

What is - and can be - the impact of women's representation in peace negotiations? By Sthelyn Romero. (05/26/2014)

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Denied Justice and Discriminated in the Face of Death – Foreign Nationals and the Death Penalty

International Commission against the Death Penalty members discuss focusing on foreign nationals and capital punishment worldwide..  By Ruth Dreifuss and Federico Mayor.  (03/03/2014)

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The New Face of Governance

In the new face of governance, NGOs play an important role.  By Dana-Marie Seepersad. (02/26/2014)

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Human Trafficking – the Untamable Epidemic

A look at the root causes of human trafficking and possible steps to combat it. By Anuradha Kataria. (09/24/2012)
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Which Policy to Address Climate Change?

Author examines potential impacts of climate change and policy options to combat it. By Julian Morris, International Policy Network. (12/09/2009)
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The Complicated Task of Educating Future Leaders

A discussion of international relations eduation system and a call for Realism in the course of studies. By Alina Khasabova. (03/01/2009)
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The Fall of U.S. Hegemony in Latin America

Author analyzes the decreasing influence of the United States in Latin American and the rising influence of Russia and Brasil. By Adam Kott. (10/20/2008)
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Honduras joins ALBA: Economic decision or ideological turnaround?

Author discusses Honduras' agreement to join the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas, and its ramifications to the country. By Adam Kott. (09/10/2008)
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01/15/2015: CRIME AND VIOLENCE IN CENTRAL AMERICA’S NORTHERN TRIANGLE: How U.S. Policy Responses are Helping, Hurting, and Can be Improved More
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12/16/2014: Integrating North America's Energy Markets: A Call for Action More
12/16/2014: North America's Fossil Fuel Boom: More Risk for Water? More
12/16/2014: Second Annual High-Level Innovation Forum for Policymakers More
12/16/2014: MENA Women's News Brief More
12/16/2014: Development blog: Four Futures for International Tax Rules More
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12/15/2014: Development blog: 12 Reasons for Climate Optimism This Holiday Season More
12/15/2014: Rethinking US Foreign Assistance: CRomnibus Analysis – 8 Takeaways from FY15 SFOPS Appropriations More
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12/15/2014: The FARC and Colombia's Illegal Drug Trade More
12/15/2014: Dancing towards Revolution in Kyiv More
12/15/2014: The Diplomat Reported CEF Coal Cap Meeting More
12/15/2014: Increasing Economic Growth Means Shrinking the Size and Scope of Government More
12/15/2014: “Beauty and the Beast:” A Tale of Entrepreneurship and Community More
12/15/2014: Middle East Program 2014 Year in Review More
12/15/2014: Slovakia: From Velvet Revolution and Velvet Divorce to Today More
12/15/2014: Finding Hope and a Glass Half Full at the Climate Talks in Lima More
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12/15/2014: Stresemann Workshop 2015 More
12/15/2014: Reasons to Be Concerned by the Rise of Self-Employment More
12/15/2014: New Book: The Great Rebirth: Lessons from the Victory of Capitalism over Communism More
12/15/2014: News Release: Paolo Mauro Joins the Peterson Institute for International Economics More
12/15/2014: The Long Run Outlook for the Federal Budget: Do We Know Enough to Worry? More
12/15/2014: Socialist Policies Undoing Success of South America's Strongest Economy More
12/15/2014: The Cromnibus: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly More
12/15/2014: Burma Enjoys an Uneasy Peace: Time to Close Thailand's Refugee Camps? More
12/15/2014: The Economics and Politics of Long-term Budget Projections More
12/15/2014: Fiscal Uncertainty and How to Deal With It More
12/15/2014: In Good Times and Bad: Designing Legislation That Responds to Fiscal Uncertainty More
12/15/2014: Xi Jinping’s Reform Express Gathers Steam More
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