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Unhelpful Hansen
Paul Krugman examines climatologist James Hansen's inability to link climate policy with economic policy. By Paul Krugman. (The New York Times, 12/07/2009) Read More...


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Goodbye, Dubai?
Now that the boom has gone bust, both in Dubai and in the United States, Dubai is stuck with a glut of real estate that no one wants to buy or rent. Creditors and markets had always assumed that when... Read More...


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A challenge and an opportunity in Copenhagen
In light of the UN's Copenhagen Climate Conference which began Monday, Israel is presented with the opportunity to join the likes of Western nations in creating a framework for climate change mitigati... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Mohamed Waheed, V. P. of Maldives
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Mohamed Waheed, V. P. of Maldives
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Mohammed Waheed, Vice President of Maldives, about the tradeoff between climate change policy and economic growth policy. (IA-Forum, 12/05/2009) 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
Troop number increase is argued as the most correct path to achieve agreeable results in Afghanistan. By Michael O'Hanlon. (The Washington Times/ Brookings Institution, 11/18/2009) Read More...


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Why Israel is Safer (from Iran) Than it Might Seem
An outline of the strategic situation between Iran and Israel. By Azem Ibrahim. (The Huffington Post/Harvard University) 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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The truth about global oil supply
The world isn’t short of oil, and the price will go down, not up. By Edward Luttwak. (TheFirstPost.co.uk, 08/11/2005) 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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The Wisdom of Reconciliation
Article about recent Turkish-Armenian peace agreement. By Haaretz Editorial (Haaretz, 10/13/2009) Read More...


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Deployments and Diplomacy
More troops is a start. But to win in Afghanistan, US will need help from its powerful neighbors, writes Henry Kissinger (Newsweek, 10/03/2009) Read More...


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No More Troops for Afghanistan
The author outlines her reasons for backing a policy of massive troop reduction in Afghanistan. By Malou Innocent (Cato Institute, 9/16/2009) Read More...


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Will Armenia Break Off From Russia?
The author examines the balance of power in Caucasus and close relationship between Russia and Armenia. By Gulay Kilic (International Strategic Research Organization Blog 09/23/2009) Read More...


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Afghanistan: What Are These People Thinking?
The Obama administration is consistently failing to learn the lessons of Vietnam, argues columnist Conn Hallinan. (Foreign Policy in Focus, 09/10/2009) Read More...


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Afghanistan: Was the Women's Vote Counted?
An analysis of Afghanistan's presidential election by Georgette Gagnon, who volunteered in Afghan election monitor groups. By Georgette Gagnon (The Daily Beast, 09/12/09) Read More...


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Turkey and Armenia: Soccer Diplomacy Shifting Rules are Creating a Zero-Sum Game
Soccer diplomacy in the Caucasus has potential for easing the tense relationship between Armenia and Turkey. However, both countries have conflicting interests in Azerbaijan that have brought rapproch... Read More...


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Rethinking Afghanistan
The author examines whether the Afghan war is winnable, if worth fighting at all. By Greg Bruno (Council on Foreign Relations, 09/01/2009) Read More...


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No Expansion vs. Freeze
The Obama Administration's demands for a complete settlement freeze in the West Bank have proven to be more divisive than hoped. (The Washington Institute, 08/07/09) Read More...


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The Israel-Hezbollah War of Words
The author examines the possibility of violence occurring between Hezbollah and Israel rather than a continuation of only war of words. (Hudson Institute, 8/18/2009) Read More...


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Israel-Palestine: Solving The Refugee Question
A solution to the Palestinian refugee problem is a vital component of any durable peace agreement in the region. It seems impossible - but it can be done, says David Gardner. (Open Democracy, 08/17/20... Read More...


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Fatah Congress: A Victory for Abbas
Fatah's recently concluded General Congress appears to have overcome party divisions and renewed its leadership. By Mohammad Yaghi (Washington Institute for Near East Policy, 08/13/2009). Read More...


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Ctrl+Alt+Delete: Iran's Response to the Internet
Documentation and analysis of Iran's extended history of suppressing free expression through strict regulations over internet users as well as arrest, detention and torture of bloggers. (Iran HRDC, 08... Read More...


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Rhetoric and Reality: Turkish Politics Inside and Out
The debate about Turkey's foreign policy in Washington centers around whether Turkey is anchored to the West as it strengthens its regional ties or whether Turkey is intent on creating a second bloc, ... 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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The Global Economic Crisis: How Much is the Persian Gulf Worth Now?
Despite projections in late 2008 that the Persian Gulf states had the cash and the incentive to cushion the regional impact of the financial crisis, evidence is mounting that the region is far from be... Read More...


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Syria and Turkey Deepen Bilateral Relations
Bilal Y. Saab examines the regional context within which the military exercise between Syria and Turkey was conducted. (The Brookings Institution, 05/06/2009) Read More...


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Understanding Al-Qaeda and Hezbollah
Essay makes a comparative study of al Qaeda and Hezbollah, considering their ideological origins, justifications for terror, and overall objectives and tactics. By Jordan E. Barber (e-IR, 07/06/2009) Read More...


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The Archaeology of Iran’s Regime
The uprising in Iran against the stolen election exposes the true character and intentions of a regime that seeks to rule without and against its people, says Mahmood Delkhasteh. (Open Democracy, 07/0... 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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