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IA-Forum Interview: Federiga Bindi

IA Forum discusses issues concerning Italy with Federiga Bindi, Director of the Jean Monnet Center of Excellence and Jean Monnet Chair at the University of Rome Tor Vergata and visiting fellow at the Brookings Institute. By Valentine Pasquesoone. (03/22/2009)
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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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Nuclear Security: A Casualty of Moscow’s Involvement in Ukraine

Where does the nuclear situation lie in Russia now?  An analysis. By Elizabeth Zolotukhina (07/08/2014)

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EU = SU² - An ahistorical enterprise?

Did Europe change (after its own 9/11), or it only became more itself?  By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic (06/30/2014)

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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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The Caspian 5 and Arctic 5 – Critical Similiarities

What geopolitical issues surround the Caspian and Arctic Seas? By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (/04/22/2014)

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Dr. Yuri V. Urbanovich discusses Russia, Ukraine in IA Forum Interview

Interview with Dr. Yuri V. Urbanovich.who provides analyis of the crisis in Ukraine, Crimea, and Russia.  By Adriana Stephan. (04/16/2014)

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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: 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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Armenia from a Foreign Policy of “Complementarity” to “Supplementarity”? A Sandwich Story!

Armenia's foreign policy sees itself sandwiched between the EU and Russia. Author presents analysis of this situation and state Armenia's policy. By Dr. Syuzanna Vasilyan. (01/15/2014)

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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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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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Modern Times in North Korea: Scenes from its Founding Years, 1945-1950

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Waking from the Dream: the Struggle for Civil Rights in the Shadow of Martin Luther King

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The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the Revolutionary World, and the Fate of Empire

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Sino-Soviet Relations and the Dilemmas of Socialist Bloc Cooperation: Czechoslovaks in Shanghai, 195

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Empowering Revolution: America, Poland, and the Moderates who Ended the Cold War

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Scaling Up or Expanding Out? What Happens When Development Programs Grow

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Is there Hope for Central American Youth?

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A World More Concrete: Real Estate and the Remaking of Jim Crow South Florida

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"The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union"

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Four Keys for Re-launching the OAS

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Fiscal Policy Report Card on America’s Governors 2014

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Part One of Private Finance in China: Private Banking

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Can America Have (and Does It Want) Another Great President?

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VOA Reported CEF Event on Soil Pollution in China

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ECB Sovereign Bond Purchases Remain Unlikely

The European Central Bank (ECB) is reportedly on the cu (10/1/2014)

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EDITORIALS
The New Leaders are the EU’s Response

Contrary to many who belive the EU has done little in reaction to the Ukrainian crisis, its response has been made.  By Panos Chatzinikolaou. (09/08/2014)

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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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Iran Nuclear Deal: On the way to political transformations or united for the political game?

What are the hopes for the Iran nuclear deal? By Serine Ayriyan. (12/15/2013)

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The Exhaustion of the Greek Political System and a Society in Flames

Author examines Greece's internal issues and their impacts on its crisis. By Dimitra Karantzeni.
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From Lisbon to Barcelona – all the forgotten EU instruments

Is multiculturalism dead in Europe? By Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (12/13/2012)
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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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Greece as a Failed State and Regional Security: Why the US should be looking closer

Author discusses importance of Agean Sea security and impacts from a failed Greek state. By Dr. Christos Kyrou. (05/08/2012)
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Turkish Delight: Commercial Opportunities in Turkey’s Growing Economy

The world's fastest growing economy: Turkey? Author examines Turkey's economic growth. By Ryan Barnes. (09/03/2011)
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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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Wearing the burqa in France: questioning integration models for Muslim communities in Europe?

Author explores the complexity of the burqa issue in France. By Valentine Pasquesoone. (IA-Forum, 11/03/2009)
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Will NATO Prove Itself in Afghanistan?

Author analyzes NATO's efforts in Afghanistan to bring peace and stabilty. By M. Patel. (IA-Forum, 04/22/2009)
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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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Threat to Free Trade, Threat to Progress

The crisis of the financial markets could all-too easily be turned into vast economic crisis if political meddling and populist resentments manage to infringe on free trade. By George A. Pieler and Jens F. Laurson (IA-Forum, 10/22/2008)
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Cyprus: The Time Has Come...

Author calls for greater involvement from the EU and US to resolve the Cyrpus issue. By Antonia Dimou. (04/07/2008)
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Recognizing an Independent Kosovo?

Author discusses the international community's divisions over, and possible fallout from, Kosovo's self-declaration of independence. By Dr. Dale Mineshima-Lowe. (02/20/2008)
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In Search of its Mission: NATO and the Ukraine

Russia's resistance should not be a determining factor - either contra or pro - in the Ukraine's quest to be a member of NATO. By Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler (IA-Forum, 04/17/2008)
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Turkish Initiative for Pakistani-Afghan Dialogue

Examines the Turkish effort to reinvigorate negotiations between the leaders of Afghanistan and Pakistan. By Haroun Mir. (IA-Forum, 05/30/2007)
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An Energy Policy for Europe?

Critiques the current energy situation in Europe and calls for a re-examination of policy and direction. By Guillaume Le Grand. (IA-Forum, 2/21/2007)
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Wasted Energy

The authors poke at the European 'Energy Summit' and discuss possibilities for Energy diversification in Europe. By George A. Pieler and Jens F. Laurson (first published on Tech Central Station, 04/10/2006).
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The Case That Was

Author asks who should be held accountable after Milosevic's death; does his passing excuse him for the atrocities he committed against the citizens of Yugoslavia? By Tonya Jones. (IA-Forum, 3/13/2006)
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Launching the Trade Liberation Movement

The authors look the obstacles to free trade - and fine some amidst the very proponents of the idea. The WTO negotiations may be stalled, but there are - if few - alternatives. By George A. Pieler and Jens F. Laurson (IA-Forum, co-published with Institute for Policy Innovation, 02/21/2006)
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Decentralization, or Euro-Discrimination?

Generally, minorities in the United States often take pride with the fact they are all equal under the law, regardless of their historical or ethnic background. This means that discrimination in the United States, based on race or ethnicity, by the government is generally illegal. By Steve Gligorov, J.D. and Metodija A. Koloski. (11/05/2004)
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Is a U.S. Embassy Sanctioning the Destruction of a National Monument?

The Macedonian-American community expresses anger over the U.S. decision to build the new U.S. Embassy in the archaeologically historic area known as Fortress Kale Gradiste. By Steve Gligorov and Metodija A. Koloski. (09/09/2004)
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European sovereign debt crisis wake up call for US?

Author argues that the US should look at Europe to avoid an economic disaster. By Andy Langenkamp. (02/25/2011)

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