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Beyond the Fragile Peace between Ethiopia and Eritrea
The Ethiopia-Eritrea impasse carries a major source of instability in the Horn of Africa region and risks a new deadly war. (Crisis Group, 06/17/2008) Read More...


Taiwan-China thaw overshadows deep Taiwan-Japan ties
Taiwan-China thaw overshadows deep Taiwan-Japan ties
Author looks at relations between Taiwan and Japan in light of Taiwan's new administration. By Jason Miks (This article first appeared in World Politics Review) Read More...


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SIPRI Yearbook 2008 Summery
Report analyses current status of international security, peace and arms control. It also includes important statistics such as world military expenditure, major armed conflicts, arms production and t... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Lawrence Ampofo
IA-Forum Interview: Lawrence Ampofo
IA-Forum speaks with Lawrence Ampofo of the New Political Communications Unit at Royal Holloway, University of London, on terrorism and new Web technologies. By Katharine Slocombe (06/04/2008) Read More...


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Competition ensured the selection of the best quality tanker
Reps. Murtha, Pelosi and Tiahrt all want to give Boeing the contract for refueling tankers the Air Force awarded to Northrop Grumman/Airbus. A classic protectionist move, conveniently combined with a ... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Richard C. Bush
IA-Forum Interview: Richard C. Bush
IA-Forum speaks with Richard C. Bush, senior fellow and director of the Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution, about China, Taiwan and U.S. policy in Northeast Asia. B... Read More...


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Afghanistan could dull NATO's party mood
NATO is prepping for its annual summit and celebrating the re-entry of France and possible membership bids of western Balkan states, but must acknowledge its difficulties in producing peace in Afghani... Read More...


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U.S. Democracy Promotion During and After Bush
The author criticizes Bush’s flawed policies of promoting democracy, and suggests several recommendations for the future. By Thomas Carothers (Carnegie Endowment Report, 09/2007) Read More...


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Foreign Secretary Speech on the 'Democratic Imperative'
David Miliband's speech at St Hugh's College, Oxford in which the Foreign Secretary outlines the progressive nature of British Foreign Policy - promoting democracy through Western interventions abroad... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: William Odom
IA-Forum Interview: William Odom
International Affairs Forum speaks with William Odom, senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, about Vladimir Putin's claims the world is now engaged in an arms race. By Jason Miks (IA-Forum, 02/14/08) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Stephen Blank
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Stephen Blank
International Affairs Forum speaks with Dr. Stephen Blank, research professor of National Security Affairs at the U.S. Army War College, about Russia-NATO relations. By Jason Miks (IA-Forum, 02/12/08) Read More...


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Intel Dump
Intelligence and defense blog. Read More...


Back to the (Policy) Future, Or: The Vagaries of International Relations
Back to the (Policy) Future, Or: The Vagaries of International Relations
Selling arms simultaneously to Saudi-Arabia and Israel is hardly new in America's foreign policy. But critics of this White House wonder how this new plan can be squared with the "Bush Doctrine". By... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Stephen Yates
IA-Forum Interview: Stephen Yates
International Affairs Forum speaks with Stephen Yates, senior associate at the American Foreign Policy Council, about U.S. security interests in East Asia. By Jason Miks (12/12/07) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. John J. Tierney, Jr.
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. John J. Tierney, Jr.
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. John J. Tierney, Jr. about American interventionism and his book, "Chasing Ghosts". (IA-Forum, 11/16/2007) Read More...


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Paper: Ending the Use of Child Soldiers in Armed Conflict
Author analyzes its causes and history; and explores challenges to halt the issue. By Runa Reta. (11/07/2007) Read More...


Joint African Union-United Nations Peacekeeping Efforts: A Dangerous Liaison?
Joint African Union-United Nations Peacekeeping Efforts: A Dangerous Liaison?
Explores peacekeeping efforts by the African Union and United Nations; and provides a solution to optimize effectiveness in the short term. By Runa Reta. (09/20/2007) Read More...


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UK agrees missile defence request
The UK will allow the US to construct part of its missile defence system in the UK. The Defence Secretary says that this will benefit the UK by giving it access to missile warning data, but opponents ... Read More...


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The Pakistan Time Bomb
The author describes the overall poor performance of Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, possible Pakistani support for the Taliban, and the need to rebuild Pakistani civil society and a broader gov... Read More...


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A Bush-Putin Discussion on the Radar
Examines Putin's proposed joint Russian-American ballistic missile defense system. By Richard Weitz. (Hudson Institute, 6/20/2007) Read More...


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Europe Based Antimissile System: Defense We Just Don't Need (Yet)
An editorial on why a U.S. planned missle defense shield in Europe is not worth creating political turmoil with Russia By Michael E. O'Hanlon (Brookings Institute, 05/17/2007 Read More...


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New Era of Discord for Russia and West
Paul Reynolds makes the case that the dispute between Russia and the US over the US missile defence system in Europe and the Russian targeting of missiles on Europe is only one facet of the larger tre... Read More...


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Is China a Growing Military Threat?
"China has never and will never participate in any form of space arms race," according to a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman. Yet the shooting down of one of its own weather satellites has alarmed m... Read More...


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Iraq: the hidden cost of the war
Andrew Stephen in The New Statesman writes that 'America won't simply be paying with its dead. The Pentagon is trying to silence economists who predict that several decades of care for the wounded wil... Read More...


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The Changing Challenges of U.S. Defense Spending
The article projects present and future challenges concerning U.S. military spending over the next ten years. These challenges represent a growing debt burden on U.S. national economy. It reviews the... Read More...


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For Success in Iraq, US Forces Must Out-Innovate Insurgents
The author argues that US forces must adopt a bottom-up approach to tactical innovation in order to keep pace with the rapidly changing tactics of modern insurgents. By Guy Ben-Ari and Shawn Brimley. ... Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: Assist. Prof. Colin Kahl
IA-Forum speaks with Assist. Prof. Colin Kahl about how the US is fighting the war in Iraq and improvements in the way it fights. By Stefan Daniels. (IA-Forum, 12/5/2006) Read More...


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Plans for a Post-‘Surge’ Iraq
Detailing a gradual disengagement plan for Iraq, post troop surge. By Steven N. Simon (Council on Foreign Relations, 02/09/2007) Read More...


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Insurgency: Modern Warfare Evolves into a 4th Generation
The author discusses the emergence of '4th Generation Warfare' as the unique form of modern insurgency currently being played out in Afghanistan and Iraq, and its implications for US policy. By Thomas... Read More...


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Transatlantic Homeland Defense
The report produced by the National Defense University's Center for Technology & National Security Policy and the Institute for National Strategic Studies. This paper proposes an initiative to enhan... Read More...


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