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History Is Not On Our Side: U.S. Foreign Policy and Yemen
History Is Not On Our Side: U.S. Foreign Policy and Yemen
Author examines US policy efforts in Yemen and presents several flaws with it. By Patrick Corcoran. (07/12/2011) Read More...


IA Forum on Conference Call with Steve Coll & Peter Bergen: Withdrawal in Afghanistan
IA Forum on Conference Call with Steve Coll & Peter Bergen: Withdrawal in Afghanistan
In a conference call with Steve Coll and Peter Bergen, IA-Forum asks about potential impact on on military withdrawal in Afghanistan should President Karzai be removed from office. By Cynthia Iris, I... Read More...


Barack Obama: In search of the Jeffersonian legacy?
Barack Obama: In search of the Jeffersonian legacy?
Author presents argument that Barack Obama's recent speech in the Middle East signals a step toward Jeffersonian policy. By Michalis Orfanos. (06/05/2011) Read More...


Academia Informing U.S. Foreign Relations
Academia Informing U.S. Foreign Relations
Report on roundtable discussion at Catholic University exploring historical and contemporary U.S. foreign policy making for the Middle East By Patrick Corcoran. (05/25/2011) Read More...


Obama’s speech, Obama’s sorrows
Obama’s speech, Obama’s sorrows
Author analyzes President Obama's recent speech about the Middle East and its meanings. By Dmitri Titoff. (05/25/2011) Read More...


Afghanistan 2014: is retreat of Western soldiers feasible?
Afghanistan 2014: is retreat of Western soldiers feasible?
Author examines current military situation in Afghanistan and prospect for removing Western troops by 2014. By Michael Orfanos. (05/23/2011) Read More...


Opportunities for the United States in the Libyan Crisis of 2011 and Beyond (paper)
Opportunities for the United States in the Libyan Crisis of 2011 and Beyond (paper)
Author analyzes history of US/Libyan relations, current crisis, and potential outcomes for Gaddifi. By Matthew Gannon (05/20/2011) Read More...


International Affairs Forum Interview: Colonel Paul Bricker
International Affairs Forum Interview: Colonel Paul Bricker
IA-Forum speaks with U.S. Army Colonel Paul Bricker, a Black Hawk helicopter pilot, about the recent raid on bin Laden’s compound, from a pilot’s perspective. By Cynthia Iris (05/09/2011) Read More...


The Islamic Revolution That Won’t
The Islamic Revolution That Won’t
Author provides comparision between the 1979 Iranian revolution and the recent Egyptian revolution. By Nathaniel Markowitz. (05/04/2011) Read More...


Talking to the Taliban: Impossible or Pointless?
Talking to the Taliban: Impossible or Pointless?
Author analyzes possible discussions with the Taliban, providing potential scenarios and outcomes. By Dmitri A Titoff. (04/29/2011) Read More...


Re-thinking Revolution in Egypt
Re-thinking Revolution in Egypt
Author presents questions about Egypt's revolution and democratization. By Patrick Corcoran. (03/17/2011) Read More...


The Second Move in the 2011 Genocide Obfuscation Gambit?
The Second Move in the 2011 Genocide Obfuscation Gambit?
Article, critical of Turkish politics that counter any success Armenians have achieved in their quest for recognition of the Turkish genocide of 1.5 million Armenians in 1915. By David Davidian. (03... Read More...


Afghanistan: Securing the Future for Afghan Women
Afghanistan: Securing the Future for Afghan Women

Reflects on the progress of women's rights in Afghanistan and looks ahead toward further progress. By M Ashraf Haidari. (Eurasianet, 03/08/2011)

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Afghanistan: Rethinking Humanitarian Assistance
Afghanistan: Rethinking Humanitarian Assistance
Author argues that development can lead the way for humanitarian assistance in Afghanistan. By M. Ashraf Haidari. (Eurasianet, 03/01/2011) Read More...


Rethinking the ‘Long War’ in Afghanistan: Response
Rethinking the ‘Long War’ in Afghanistan: Response
M. Ashraf Haidari responds to New York Times editorial that is optimistic about progress in Afghanistan. By M. Ashraf Haidari. (02/27/2011) Read More...


Rethinking the ‘Long War’ in Afghanistan
Rethinking the ‘Long War’ in Afghanistan
Optimistic view about progress in Afghanistan. By Nathaniel Fick and John Nagl. (New York Times, 02/20/2011) Read More...


Explaining Kim Jong-il’s Tantrums
Explaining Kim Jong-il’s Tantrums
Frozen out of talks and wanting attention, the Kim regime made a calculated decision to up the ante in 2010, Weston Konishi tells The Diplomat. (02/15/2011) Read More...


Can Afghanistan Afford to Survive?
Can Afghanistan Afford to Survive?
Despite the Obama administration’s claims of success, Afghanistan is in a guerrilla war that might be too expensive for the country to win, argues Juan Cole. (The Diplomat, 02/05/2011) Read More...


Hezbollah: Analysis of Violence
Hezbollah: Analysis of Violence
An analysis of Hezbollah and their use of violence to achieve their goals. By Sarah Cohler. (02/25/2011) Read More...


China: What's Next
China: What's Next
Special report looking ahead at China's economy, policies, and relations. (The Diplomat, 02/20/2011) Read More...


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Is There a Peaceful Solution to the Israeli/Palestinian Issue?
A review of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict proposal toward acheiving peace. By Bharat Vasudevan. (02/16/2011) Read More...


Why Mubarak Is Out
Why Mubarak Is Out
Background and analysis of factors leading to Mubarak's loss of power. By Paul Arnar. (Jadaliyya, 02/01/2011) Read More...


Hope for a safe and stable Pakistan? Look toward the judiciary
Hope for a safe and stable Pakistan? Look toward the judiciary
Authors argue that a key to a stable Pakistan is through judicial reform. By Irshad Panhwer & Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington. (01/25/2011) Read More...


Afghanistan: Never Mind the Disabled
Afghanistan: Never Mind the Disabled
Author looks at issues faced by disabled in Afghanistan and critiques the lack of programs to assist them. By Fahim Kairy. (01/19/2011) Read More...


External Article
Women's Rights and Geopolitics in the Two Koreas
Association for Women's Rights in Development interview with Christine Ahn (Global Fund for Women and the Korea Policy Institute). (AWID, 11/26/2010) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Kay Seok
IA-Forum Interview: Kay Seok
IA Forum speaks with Kay Seok (Human Rights Watch) about women's rights issues in Korea. By Kathryn Baer. (12/09/2010) Read More...


Women are the Pillars of Afghanistan
Women are the Pillars of Afghanistan
Author responds to op-ed by Laura Bush, and discusses steps to achieve gender equality. By Ashraf Haidari. (10/18/2010) Read More...


Two End States in Afghanistan: Somalia of Asia or the Turkey of the East
Two End States in Afghanistan: Somalia of Asia or the Turkey of the East
Author presents analysis of current situation in Afghanistan and asks which direction policies will steer the country toward. By Davood Moradian. (10/18/2010) Read More...


External Article
Dealing With The Afghan Warlords
IA Forum asks a group of experts: Given the many issues the US faces in stabilizing Afghanistan, a key issue is what to do with the warlords. In the winter edition of Foreign Affairs, Professor Georg... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: David Kilcullen
IA-Forum Interview: David Kilcullen
IA-Forum speaks with David Kilcullen about COIN theory and the conflict in Afghanistan. By Cynthia Iris (09/03/2010) Read More...


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