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If you can't beat them ...Poisen the Prize
Ukraine, Abkhazia, Georgia... Russia wants to retain the position of an official "kingmaker" in its perceived sphere of influence. Are the arrangements reached similar? Commentary by Jaba Devdariani ... Read More...


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Why Iraqis should boycott the election
Author argues that boycotting elections would serve as protest to the Iraq war. By Mohammed al-Obaidi. (Al-Jazeera, 12/5/2004) Read More...


IA-Forum: Discussion with Dr. Abdul Aziz Said
IA-Forum: Discussion with Dr. Abdul Aziz Said
Dr. Abdul Aziz Said, founder of the Center for Global Peace, founder and director of the International Peace and Conflict Resolution Division, Chair of Islamic Peace, and senior professor at American ... Read More...


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Saudi Arabia: Economic, Oil And Mineral Restructuring And Reforms
Now is an especially opportune time to focus our attention on such issues as the economy of the Middle East, the roads to growth, and the role that hydrocarbons and the national oil companies play in ... Read More...


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Iran's conservatives seen tightening power in republic
After eight years of a bold but bungled experiment with reform, Iran's government is in the throes of a takeover by conservatives determined to restore the revolution's Islamic purity, according to Ir... Read More...


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The 'blog' revolution sweeps across China
Ever since the Communist party took power in 1949, the Chinese media has been tightly controlled by the government. Online publishing is a real threat to that control, and the government is clearly wo... Read More...


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It All Started in Tehran
When the Americans go to the polls on Tuesday they would do well to remember two events that have altered their lives forever. The first was the raid on the US Embassy in Tehran, and the seizure of Am... Read More...


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Russia and India Strategic Partners
Article discusses the recent declaration of Russia and India that pledge to have bilateral agreements on "all sides." (Novosti, 12/3/04) Read More...


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World Bank urges Israel to end Palestinian closures
Article discusses the World Bank's plea to Israel to reduce restrictions on trade between Israel and Palestine. Also discusses what the World Bank thinks Palestine should do to help their economy. (Th... Read More...


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The Cost of Staying the Course
The author contends that American soldiers in Iraq face a mission just as daunting as the Vietnam War and World War II. By Brian Gifford. (Washington Post, 11/29/2004) Read More...


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Iran's Conservatives Consolidate Power
Critics fear reform movement will be shut down, restrictions broadened. By Robin Wright. (Washington Post, 11/29/2004) Read More...


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The Iraqi Oil Industry: A Look Ahead
Lecture delivered by MEES Editor-In-Chief Dr Khadduri at St Antony’s College, Oxford University. By Walid Khadduri. (Middle East Economic Survey, 11/29/2004) Read More...


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What's Going Right in Iraq
Michael Rubin, editor of The Middle East Quarterly, provides an account of the tangible social benefits for Iraqi people in the wake of regime change. (Los Angeles Times, 10/24/04) Read More...


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Russia Seeks Help for WTO Entry
Article discusses Russia's plan to increase positive trade relations with India in an attempt to get a bid for the WTO. By Monica Gupta (11/27/04, Rediff.com) Read More...


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Engage Iran
By David Ignatius. (Washington Post, 11/26/2004) Read More...


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Ukraine's PM declared winner of elections
A popular protest against the re-elected Prime Minister of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych, who is accused of election fraud. A full investigation surrounding the democratic process of the election has be... Read More...


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Kosova: Cka më tutje?
Article discussing Albanian-Serbian issues in Kosovo. (written in Albanian). By Mr. Samet Dalipi, Fulbright Scholar, American University. (IA-Forum, 11/05/2004) Read More...


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Contrivance Concealed in 'Orange Juice'
The author believes that, despite Russia's public statements, it will take some time for Russian-Japanese relations to break the deadlock regarding territorial issues. (People's Daily, 11/18/2004) Read More...


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Textile Jobs: Goodbye US, Hello China
Discusses the history of China's textiles production, and the impact it has on US manufacturers. By Stella M. Hopkins (Charlotte Observor, 11/21/04) Read More...


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U.S. Is Needed to Defuse Iran
The new agreement worked out between Iran and Germany, France and Britain could be the first step toward solving the problem of Iran's efforts to develop a nuclear weapons capability, but there is sti... Read More...


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Life after Arafat
Interview with political scientist Khalil Shikaki. In a follow-up email interview, Dr. Shikaki discusses what the future will hold for the Palestinians, elections, and the prospects of peace in the Mi... Read More...


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Will China's Growth Sustain 30 More Years?
Author believes China's future growth will hinge on two factors: China's ability to sustain its high private deposits amid labor force changes and its ability to transition productivity to be the main... Read More...


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Lion of Iranian Politics May Return for Run at Presidency
Famed for his political cunning and Cheshire cat grin, Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani is on the verge of a political comeback. By Robin Wright. (Washington Post, 11/16/2004) Read More...


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What if Islam isn't an obstacle to democracy in the Middle East but the secret to achieving it?
America's misreading of the Arab world—and our current misadventure in Iraq—may have really begun in 1950. By Michael Hirsh. (Washington Monthly, 11/1/2004) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Mr. Samet Dalipi
IA-Forum Interview: Mr. Samet Dalipi
Mr. Samet Dalipi, Fulbright Scholar at American University, former President of the Vitia Municipal Assembly, and policy officer for Oxfam GB talks to IA-Forum about current issues in Kosova/o. By Ja... Read More...


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The Real Battle
Winning in Fallujah is just the beginning. By Wesley K. Clark. (Washington Post, 11/14/2004) Read More...


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Chinese officials focus on trade
The president of China and other high-ranking Chinese officials began a tour of Latin America in Brazil intending to enhance trade for the booming nation of 1.3 billion people. (The Miami Herald, 11/1... Read More...


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Adapting to Contemporary Interpretations of Islam
Is Islamic law compatible with democracy and human rights? One of Iran’s best-known reformist clerics has an answer to this question – an answer that challenges Islamic orthodoxy. Journalist Bahman Ni... Read More...


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A Man and His People
Uri Avnery writes about Yasser Arafat. (Palestine Chronicle, 11/10/2004) Read More...


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Ethnic Rivalries Still Bitter in Balkans
Kosovo, Bosnia sharply divided; Macedonians fear vote may spark violence. By Daniel Williams. (Washington Post, 11/6/2004) Read More...


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