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Ending 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
The US Military needs to end their draconian bans of LGBT people in its military. By Lawrence J. Korb, Sean Duggan, and Laura Conley. (The Center for American Progress, 06/24/2009) Read More...


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LGBT Issues in Health Reform
America needs to address the specific needs of its LGBT population in order to make it on-par with other Westernised nations that have government healthcare provisions. By Josh Rosenthal. (The Center ... Read More...


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This I Believe (re: Afghanistan)
The author can’t agree with President Obama’s decision to escalate in Afghanistan, preferring a minimalist approach. By Thomas L. Friedman. (The New York Times, 12/01/2009) Read More...


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Ten Reasons for Farmers to Support Action Against Global Warming
Farmers can benefit economically and be at the cutting edge of energy development while having their resources employed correctly. By Jake Caldwell. (The Center for American Progress, 12/02/2009) Read More...


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Worst of the Worst: The World's Most Repressive Societies
A Freedom House analysis of the status of freedoms and civil liberties in the current time. Read More...


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Vision for Victory in Afghanistan - Part I
The news from Afghanistan all year has been dispiriting, and the last few weeks have been especially tough in terms of the violence. Yet most foreign and Afghan officials and officers who the author e... Read More...


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Vision for Victory in Afghanistan - Part II
The news from Afghanistan all year has been dispiriting, and the last few weeks have been especially tough in terms of the violence. Yet most foreign and Afghan officials and officers who the author e... Read More...


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Obama must rethink rethinking Afghanistan
Either way the President's decision goes, the longer America goes without his resolution, the costlier the stakes become. By Doyle McManus. (The LA Times, 11/15/2009) Read More...


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3 Questions: Jeffrey Harris on why we still don't have an HIV vaccine
What are the current roadblocks to an HIV Vaccine being made on a widescale basis? By Peter Dizikes. (MIT News) Read More...


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‘Chimerica’ is Headed for Divorce
Can China successfully step outside the boundaries of its co-dependency with America? By Niall Ferguson. (Newsweek, 08/15/2009) Read More...


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The U.S.-China Economic Relationship: Separating Facts from Myths
Re-examining typical assumptions of this bi-lateral relationship. Read More...


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Equals at Last, for Better or for Worse
While no breakthroughs came out of the Barack Obama-Hu Jintao summit meeting, the U.S. president’s maiden trip to China will go down in history as a pivotal event in the relations between the two most... Read More...


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'Strategic reassurance' that isn't
For an administration that has announced "we are back" after years of alleged Bush administration neglect in Russia and Asia, this is not a positive beginning. By Robert Kagan and Dan Blumenthal. (Th... Read More...


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The Yuan Underrated, China Overrated
America is driven by innovation. China, running like a madman, still lags far behind on this issue and relies more heavily on industry and agriculture. China needs to change, in order to let its peop... Read More...


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A post-oil world gets less sci-fi by the day
Dwindling supplies and no plan B – are we heading for Mad Max scenario? By Ashley Seager. (The Guardian, 10/26/2009) Read More...


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US-CUBA: Five Decades of an Admittedly Failed Policy
An article analyzing the US foreign policy on Cuba. By Charles Davis (Inter-American Dialogue 09/21/2009) Read More...


OECD, WTO and UNCTAD call on G20 for stronger commitment to more open trade and investment
OECD, WTO and UNCTAD call on G20 for stronger commitment to more open trade and investment
International economics organizations are calling on leaders of the G20 to resist protectionist pressures and keep trade open. While there have been signs of recovery, policy which inhibits trade may... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Donald C.F. Daniel
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Donald C.F. Daniel
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Donald C.F. Daniel about peacekeeping and the book he co-edited, Peace Operations: Trends, Progress, an... Read More...


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A Month Without Zelaya
While the initial raw furor over Zelaya's removal may have subsided, the months ahead most likely will prove to be extremely difficult ones for the Honduran people to endure. By Brian Thompson (COHA, ... Read More...


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Order Out of Anarchy: The International Law of War
Anderson and Gifford identify ‘the law of war’ as a system of norms through which the destructive aspects of conflict are mitigated. Their argument relies on the realist assumption of an anarchic sys... Read More...


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Barack Obama’s World
The president's ambitions match the global hopes he raises. But he lacks resources to fulfil either. By Godfrey Hodgson (Open Democracy, 07/16/2009) Read More...


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In Search of the Exit
As attention turns to how to unwind emergency measures, much depends on how the American and Euro zone recoveries develop. By Ralph Atkins and Krishna Guha (Financial Times, 06/28/2009) Read More...


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Guns and Democracy
Despite a natural distaste for any military coup, it is possible that the army might have actually done Honduran democracy a service. By (The Independent UK, 06/30/2009) Read More...


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Only the US Can Win War on Drugs
Mexico's fight – attacking the supply-side of the western hemisphere's drug war – will remain an unwinnable war so long as its northern neighbor fails to attack the demand side: Americans' insatiable ... Read More...


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Is Barack Obama’s Realism Better than George W. Bush’s Idealism?
Obama’s pragmatism in foreign policy is more reassuring than the messianic meddling overseas of George W. Bush. But he is to avoid a common pitfall of realism—a dearth of values—he needs to value libe... Read More...


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At 45, FARC is at its Weakest in Decades
Regardless how the FARC continues to operate, it is unlikely to command the attention or instill the fear it did at its peak in 2002, as a formidable army of 20,000. By Nathaniel Foote (Diplomatic Cou... Read More...


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America's Next President Must Master the Tyranny of the Urgent
The biggest job for the new US administration is to find better methods of governing an interdependent world. By Strobe Talbott. (Brookings Institution, 11/02/2008) Read More...


IA Forum Interview: Prof. Douglas P. Fry
IA Forum Interview: Prof. Douglas P. Fry
IA Forum speaks with Professor Douglas P. Fry about his book Beyond War, an... Read More...


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Can Funes Succeed?
An analysis of challenges faced by El Salvador’s President-elect Mauricio Funes, a moderate politician who will be serving in a country that has become increasingly polarized with every election. (COH... Read More...


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Diplomacy Underground
In the bloody War of the Pacific in 1879, Chile took away Bolivia’s only access to the sea. Over a century later, demands from Bolivia for the recuperation of this land are louder than ever. Written B... Read More...


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