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The Politics of AIDS: Engaging Conservative Activists
American evangelicals have put the fight against AIDS on Washington's map, even while clashing with other activists over strategy. Now all must unite behind a comprehensive approach stressing effectiv... Read More...


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How to Stop Nuclear Terror
President Bush has called nuclear terror the defining threat the United States now faces. He's right, but he has yet to follow up his words with actions. By Graham Allison. (Foreign Affairs, 1/1/2004,... Read More...


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The Terrorist Threat in Africa
The Bush administration has focused on destroying al Qaeda in East Africa, but it has been slow to address less-visible terrorist threats elsewhere on the continent, such as Islamist extremism in Nige... Read More...


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The Reluctant Partner
Growing differences over trade and foreign policy threaten to upset the delicate balance in U.S.-Brazil relations. By Peter Hakim. (Foreign Affairs, 1/1/2004, $) Read More...


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North America's Second Decade
In just ten years, NAFTA has created the world's most formidable free trade area. The United States, Mexico, and Canada have many common interests; they need to pursue them in common ways. By Robert A... Read More...


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The Privatization of Foreign Aid: Reassessing National Largesse
Critics have long derided the U.S. government for stinginess in international giving. But such charges miss the point. Today, it is private funds that make the difference in poor countries, and here t... Read More...


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The Case for Cultural Diplomacy: Engaging Foreign Audiences
To fight foreign extremism, Washington must remember that winning hearts and minds is just as important as battlefield victories. By Helena K. Finn. (Foreign Affairs, 11/1/2003, $) Read More...


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Reinventing the West
During the Cold War, the ever-present Soviet threat helped keep the West united. More recently, however, attempts to mend the transatlantic rift by pointing to present dangers have only deepened the c... Read More...


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Clinton's Strong Defense Legacy
Conventional wisdom holds that Bill Clinton presided over a disastrous downsizing of the U.S. military. But this claim is wrong. By Michael O'Hanlon. (Foreign Affairs, 11/1/2003, $ Read More...


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Neocons
"Critics have twisted the neocons’ identities and thinking on U.S. foreign policy into an unrecognizable caricature..." By Max Boot. (Reprinted with permission from FOREIGN POLICY #140 (January/Februa... Read More...


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Denying Haiti's Refugees
Supports view that U.S. should provide protection to Haitian asylum-seekers in the same way the United States did a few years back for refugees from Kosovo. By Bill Frelick. (Washington Post, 3/6/2004... Read More...


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Another failed state
Discusses U.S-Haiti policy and advises that Haitians should forge a peace settlement of their own and help guide them towards a responsible government. By Helle Dale. (3/4/2004) Read More...


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A Foreign Troop: Quagmires in History
Call it Quagmire or a "long hard slog" - it's a good description for current day Iraq and the guerrilla insurgency between the Euphrates and the Tigris. The word “guerrilla” recalls the Vietnam War so... Read More...


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The New American Century
New Imperialism is already upon us. It's a remodeled, streamlined version of what we once knew. For the first time in history, a single empire with an arsenal of weapons that could obliterate the worl... Read More...


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President Bush's New Iraq Commission Won't Be Investigating the Key WMD Issue
Discusses how the Executive order fatally limits their agenda. By John W. Dean. (FindLaw's, 2/13/2004) Read More...


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Tear Down This Regime
Argues for negotiation with North Korea on U.S. terms. By Claudia Rosett. (Wall St. Journal, 2/11/2004) Read More...


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Pakistan's nuclear loopholes
Argues that the U.S. should take a harder stand against Pakistani nuclear proliferation. By Selig S. Harrison. (Boston Globe, 2/9/2004) Read More...


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America's Imperial Dilemma
The U.S. increasingly looks, walks, and talks like an empire. It should exercise strong and determined global leadership. At the same time, it must avoid the temptation to meddle when U.S. interests a... Read More...


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A Tragedy of Errors
Play "neo-conservative Bingo" with author Michael Lind. A fascinating article on neo-conservatism – whatever ones feelings on the topic may be. (The Nation, 2/5/2004) Read More...


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Bush Budget Plan Proposes $463 Million for Colombia in FY 2005
As part of Plan Colombia, the money will be used to support the ongoing fight against drugs and terrorism. By Eric Green. (U.S. Department of State, Washington File, 02/03/2004) Read More...


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To Russia, With Love
Article detailing a 02/2003 CIA memo to the White House: "We do not have any direct evidence that Iraq has used the period since Desert Fox to reconstitute its Weapons of Mass Destruction programs." ... Read More...


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The Qaddafi Precedent - Now that Libya's disarming, who's next?
Without actually meaning to do so, the Bush administration has pulled off one of the most remarkable nonproliferation victories since the advent of the nuclear age: Libya, a hostile, isolated dictator... Read More...


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Of mullahs and warlords
Discusses possible Iraqi elections and suggests that the U.S. must reach out beyond leaders to the majority within the population. By Hiwa Osman. (Washington Times, 1/20/2004) Read More...


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The U.S.-Middle East Partnership Initiative: Building Hope for the Years Ahead
Remarks by Colin Powell. (Heritage Foundation, 12/17/2002) Read More...


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The War Against Terrorism, The EU's Response, and the Future of NATO
Lecture by Bernard Jenkin, M.P., Shadow Secretary of State for Defense in Great Britain. who argues that a strong NATO is vital to the war against terrorism. (Heritage Foundation, 3/7/2002) Read More...


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Ties That Bind
Shallow links based on trade have given way to deeper ties between the U.S. and China, characterized by rising U.S. foreign direct investment and sales by U.S. foreign affiliates in China. By Joseph P... Read More...


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Toward Universal Empire: The Dangerous Quest for Absolute Security
Reflects on the direction of U.S. preemptive security policy in the post 9/11 world. (World Policy Journal, 9/1/2002) Read More...


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Transforming the Military
Claims that defense doesn't need more money; it needs to reallocate resources. As it stands, the United States is paying more for a military that can do less. By William E. Odom. (Foreign Affairs, 7/1... Read More...


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Two Cheers for Clinton's Foreign Policy
Positive analysis of Clinton Administration foreign policy. By Stephen M. Walt. (Foreign Affairs, 3/1/2000, $) Read More...


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U.S.-Egyptian Relations and the Future of the Peace Process
Synopsis of discussion with H.E. M. Nabil Fahmy, Egyptian ambassador to the United States. (Nixon Center, 4/6/2000) Read More...


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