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Sri Lanka’s Judiciary
The Sri Lankan government must reform the country’s judicial system urgently if the military defeat of the Tamil Tigers is to lead to a lasting peace. (Crisis Group, 06/30/2009) Read More...


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Africa and the International Court
Denouncing the I.C.C. just because it has charged an African head of state will undermine justice. By Kofi Annan (International Herald Tribune, 06/29/2009) Read More...


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Afghanistan's Election Challenges
The enormous international resources and attention now focused on Afghanistan’s elections must be channelled into strategically strengthening the country’s political institutions. (International Crisi... 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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SIPRI Yearbook 2009 (Summery)
40th edition of SIPRI Yearbook provides comprehensive data and analysis of military spending, armaments, security, conflicts, non-proliferation and arms control around the world during past year. (SIP... Read More...


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Changing Focus in Pakistan
The local participatory approach to development is an alternative to the terribly wasteful and even harmful top-down approach to international aid used previously in Pakistan. By Yossef Ben-Meir. (Asi... Read More...


A Global Plan of Action Against Human Trafficking
A Global Plan of Action Against Human Trafficking
Ambassador Alyaksandr Sychov (Belarus) calls for a global plan of action against human trafficking and provides analysis to support it. By Ambassador Alyaksandr Sychov. (05/26/2009) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Erik Voeten
IA-Forum Interview: Erik Voeten
IA-Forum speaks with Erik Voeten, assistant professor of Geopolitics and Global Justice at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, about international courts and human rights. By Valentine Pasq... Read More...


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Light in Congo’s Darkness?
A recent development has provided a rare ray of hope: the extraordinary mobilization of Congolese civil society in defense of the DRC’s nascent democratic institutions. By Aryeh Neier (Project Syndica... Read More...


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The Economic Drivers of Human Trafficking: Micro-Evidence from Five Eastern European Countries
A working paper regarding the economic drivers of human trafficking. By Toman Omar Mahmoud and Christoph Trebesch. (Kiel Institute for the World Economy, February 2009) Read More...


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Eritrea: Slender Land, Giant Prison
A nation once respected for its independence struggle is now disfigured by severe political repression. By Ben Rawlence. (Human Rights Watch, 05/06/2009) Read More...


Education is the Key to Empowering Afghan Women
Education is the Key to Empowering Afghan Women
Political Counselor of the Embassy of Afghanistan M. Ashraf Haidari argues for increased efforts to educate the women of Afghanistan as a primary step in ensuring greater rights. By M. Ashaf Haidari... Read More...


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The Futility of Western Sanctions against Burma
Burma-watchers across the entire spectrum of opinion increasingly now agree that in seeking to change that awful situation, there is little point in continuing a policy of economic containment, writes... Read More...


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A Year After Nargis
Despite the fact that a full year has passed since the disaster, relief from international agencies, originally blocked by the junta, remains sporadic, paltry and tragically late, writes Nava Thakuria... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Tyler Moselle
IA-Forum Interview: Tyler Moselle
IA-Forum speaks with the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy's Tyler Moselle about Cambodia and humanitarianism. By Cynthia Iris (04/26/2009) Read More...


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TIBET: A Case for Quiet Diplomacy
The record of the Dalai Lama’s talks with Jawaharlal Nehru when they first met after he left Tibet yields conclusions that are still relevant. (Frontline, 04/24/2009) Read More...


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Could Food Shortages Bring Down Civilization?
Without massive and rapid intervention to address environmental degradation, food shortages and subsequent government collapses could threaten the world order, says Lester R. Brown. (Scientific Americ... Read More...


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Development Assistance and Conflict in Sri Lanka
Before committing any additional development assistance, donors must insist that the government has taken tangible steps towards democratic political transformation in both the north and the east. (Cr... Read More...


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Blitzkrieg On Gaza
Award-winning journalist, Gaza-born Mohammed Omer, uncovers the human stories behind the carnage in his homeland. (The Diplomat, March/April 2009) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Asoka Bandarage
IA-Forum Interview: Asoka Bandarage
IA-Forum speaks with Georgetown University's Asoka Bandarage about the situation in Sri Lanka. By Ben Linden (04/10/2009) Read More...


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Human Rights as Ramrod
Editorial critical of recent UN Human Rights Report contending that Greece has proved lacking in respect to minorities, specifically Turks and Macedonians. (RIEAS, 03/09/2009) Read More...


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Nerves On Test
No political solution is in sight to conflict in Sri Lanka even as the prolonged war spells misery to hapless citizens caught in the crossfire. By B. Murlidhar Reddy (Frontline, 04/11/2009) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Madhavi Sunder
IA-Forum Interview: Madhavi Sunder
IA-Forum speaks with Prof. Madhavi Sunder about the future of women's rights in the Islamic world. By Trenton Truitt (03/30/2009) Read More...


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Women Struggle to Secure Land Rights
Activists in Africa are fighting to introduce or strengthen laws intended to give women more secure access to land and are combating social norms and practices that stand in their way. By Mary Kimani ... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview:   Professor Anthony Quainton
IA-Forum Interview: Professor Anthony Quainton
IA-Forum discusses the drug cartel crisis in Mexico with former Ambassador Anthony Quainton. By Kathryn Thornborough. (03/06/09) Read More...


Reflections on new violence in Northern Ireland
Reflections on new violence in Northern Ireland
Author comments on recent Protestant extremist riots in Northern Ireland. By Dr. Christos Kyrou. (3/17/2009) Read More...


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Australia pledges aid to Zimbabwe
Australia says it will provide funding to Zimbabwe, the first Western country to announce aid to the government since the start of power-sharing last month. (BBC 03/11/2009) Read More...


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Sudan aid purge puts thousands at risk
Thousands of lives are in immediate danger after the Sudanese government continued a purge of international aid organisations after accusing them of colluding with the international criminal court, ai... Read More...


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UN pleads with Sudan over aid ban
The UN secretary general has urged Sudan to rethink its decision to expel aid groups from its Darfur region. (BBC 03/05/2009) Read More...


The Complicated Task of Educating Future Leaders
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) Read More...


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