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India’s Search for a Foreign Policy
Foreign policy that lacks intellectual and strategic coherence will ensure that India forever remains poised on the threshold of great-power status, not quite ready to cross over. By Harsh Pant (Yale... Read More...


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Is Pakistan Appeasing the Taliban?
While moderate elements of the Taliban do need to be co-opted into the political process, Pakistan's recent peace deal threatens to strengthen Taliban's capabilities and bases. By Sharad Joshi (Foreig... Read More...


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The Iranian Roots of Hizbullah
Dr. Nimrod Raphaeli explores roots and evolution of Hizbullah. Exposing it's close ties with Iran and Syria. (MEMRI, 06/17/2008) Read More...


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Hope Vetoed
The Burmese military's moves to block international aid are no surprise, writes Ben Adams. (Progress Online, 06/02/2008) Read More...


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Melting Asia
China and India are increasingly keen to be seen to be tackling climate change; though it is dirtier, China is making a more convincing show of action. (The Economist, 06/05/2008) Read More...


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The Paradox of Muslim Weakness
The threat posed by Islamism and its extremist tactics is indirect for the West. But immediate & serious for reforms and the liberal democracies of developing Muslim nations, argues Sadanand Dhume. (Y... Read More...


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Stop Looking for 'Moderate' Shiites and Address Interests.
Author argues for more pragmatic, comprehensive approach from Western powers to deal with Shiite majority Middle Eastern countries and their rising influence. By Parag Khanna. (World Politics Review, ... 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...


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Crisis in Burma: Choosing Our Friends
The author describes the recent crackdown by the Burmese government on pro-democracy demonstrators, the refusal of China to seriously pressure the military junta to curb its repression, and the potent... Read More...


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A New Japan?
The author discusses the various factors leading to the resignation of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the potential impact on future Japanese-American relations. By Michael Auslin. (American... Read More...


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Poverty Fuels Extremism
The author describes how increased economic development in Pakistan is not helping to alleviate widespread poverty and how these disadvantaged economic classes could turn to extremist Islamic activiti... 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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China’s Black Gold and Global Warming
The author discusses how the extensive use of coal has dangerous implications for the environment. While presenting several more environmentally friendly solutions, the author argues that these are u... Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: Bradley Babson
IA Forum speaks with former World Bank official Bradley Babson about development in North Korea. By Tristan Webb (06/18/07) Read More...


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China's Rise and the Taiwan Challenge
The authors discuss the rising influence of China and the increased push for full independence in Taiwan. In doing so, they highlight the importance of an extensive and calculated American policy vis ... Read More...


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Case Closed: The Debate about Global Warming is Over
Greenhouse gases are an air pollution problem, and in the past have cost significantly less to fix than projected, while declining faster than expected. This gives cause to hope that artificial greenh... Read More...


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Global Warming: Who Loses--And Who Wins?
If Earth's climate changes meaningfully, there could be broad-based disruption of the global economy unparalleled by an event other than World War II. Huge sums will be made and lost if the global cli... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Prof. Kenneth Pyle
IA-Forum Interview: Prof. Kenneth Pyle
IA Forum discusses Japan's constitution with Professor Kenneth Pyle, author of the new book 'Japan Rising'. By Jason Miks (05/17/2007) Read More...


IA-Forum interview: Professor J A A Stockwin
IA-Forum interview: Professor J A A Stockwin
Professor J A A Stockwin, Emeritus Fellow of the Nissan Institute at Oxford University, discusses the similarities and differences between Japanese and UK politics. By Jason Miks (05/02/2007) Read More...


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Key step forward on North Korea
The author describes the release of North Korean funds as an important step towards denuclearization. However, the author also notes the dangerous precedent set by this action and the possibility tha... Read More...


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‘Success’ in North Korea Will Fail in the Long Run
The author argues that the deal brokered through the six-party talks to begin the denuclearization of North Korea will ultimately be ineffective. In this regard, the deal will not achieve North Korea... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Peter Beck
IA-Forum Interview: Peter Beck
IA-Forum discusses the 6-party talks with Peter Beck, Seoul-based director of the Northeast Asia Project of the International Crisis Group. By Jason Miks. (IA-Forum, 2/16/2007) Read More...


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The North Korean Denuclearization Agreement
An outline of the North Korean denuclearization agreement, reached at the latest round of six party talks. (The Korea Times, 02/13/2007) Read More...


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Shiite-Sunni conflict rises in Pakistan
The author discusses and explains possible origins of the rising sectarian violence in Pakistan. By David Montero. (Christian Science Monitor, 2/2/2007) Read More...


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Apply Pressure to Firm Up the Six-Party Talks
The author discusses several policies the US should pursue in order to work towards North Korean denuclearization. By Bruce Klinger. (Heritage Foundation, 1/5/2007) Read More...


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India and the United States: A New Era
The author discusses how the new US-Indian cooperation on nuclear technology enables the US to push for progress on the Kashmir issue. By Bruce Riedel. (Brookings Institution, 12/18/2006) Read More...


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Prudence and Realism in Japan’s Nuclear Options
The author discusses the possible Japanese decision to acquire nuclear weapons as a response to the threat from North Korea. The author also explores the potential affects of this choice on domestic,... Read More...


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Pyongyang’s Nuclear Ambitions: China Must Act as a “Responsible Stakeholder”
The author explains how the recent nuclear test by North Korea compromises Chinese interests and suggests how China should respond. By Jing Huang. (Brookings Institution, 10/13/2006) Read More...


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Nuclear Test Calls for Active Intolerance of North Korean Regime
The author discusses the implications of the recent North Korean nuclear testing and suggests how the US, China, and international community should respond. By Michael A. Needham. (Heritage Foundati... Read More...


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An Agenda for Myanmar
The author suggests how the United Nations should deal with Myanmar’s military junta. (International Herald Tribune, 9/26/2006) Read More...


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