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IA-Forum Interview: Professor Philippe Sands QC
IA-Forum speaks with Professor Philippe Sands QC about international law issues and his latest book, Lawless World: America and the Making and Breaking of Global Rules (Viking). By Dimitri Neos and A... Read More...


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Condoleezza Rice Comments on Palestinian Elections
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice emphasized that the US government's position towards Hamas has not changed despite that organization's gains in the Palestinian elections. (World Economic Forum,... Read More...


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Hamas at the Helm
The authors write that Hamas’ recent election victory in the Palestinian territories shows the organization has become a major political power worthy of international recognition. By Fotini Christia a... Read More...


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The Gulf Between Us
The author writes that peacefully resolving the nuclear crisis over Iran has been made more difficult by the Bush Administration’s rejection of peaceful overtures from Iran over the past five years. B... Read More...


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Fighting Ourselves in Falluja
The author writes that confusion between the military and civilian US commanders in Iraq after the war led to strategic mistakes that have fueled the insurgency and prolonged the war in Iraq. By Bing ... Read More...


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Keeping The Progress Going
After a short trip to Afghanistan and Iraq, Congressman Ford gives his appraisal of the situation. By Harold Ford Jr. (Washington Post, 1/21/2006) Read More...


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Focusing on 'Success' in Iraq
Success in Iraq requires two elements: a stable, peaceful government supported by the Iraqi people, and an effective military and security establishment loyal to that central government. By Brent Scow... Read More...


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In Iraq, Wrongs Made a Right
The author writes that while mistakes were made in the early days of postwar Iraq, significant progress has occurred since. By L. Paul Bremer. (New York Times, 1/13/2006) Read More...


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A Firebrand in a House of Cards
The authors write that both the US and Iran should not underestimate the other in the escalating conflict over Iran’s nuclear program. By Dariush Zahedi and Omid Memarian. (New York Times, 1/12/2006) Read More...


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In the Shadow of Sharon
The author writes that as Ariel Sharon passes from Israeli politics, the chance for peace between Israelis and Palestinians is fading. By Benny Morris. (New York Times, 1/6/2006) Read More...


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EU vs. Hamas
Israel’s doing what so many other nations signed on to do. By Joshua Muravchik. (NRO, 4/27/2004) Read More...


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After Withdrawal, Engagement
The author writes that as the US military begins to withdrawal from Iraq, US government support for rebuilding Iraqi civic institutions must increase. By Andrew Erdman. (New York Times, 12/27/2005) Read More...


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IA Forum Interview: Dr. Mehrdad Haghayeghi
Dr. Mehrdad Haghayeghi (Missouri State University) discusses Iran’s increasing influence over Central Asia. By Jennifer Ashton. (IA-Forum, 11/29/2005) Read More...


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Withdrawal Pains
Author claims there could be no greater mistake than drawing down US forces from Iraq now, when there is real hope for success if the US perseveres. By Robert Kagan. (Washington Post, 12/4/2005) Read More...


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Report from Washington DC: John McCain Address at American Enterprise Institute
Report on Sen. John McCain's address about Iraq, given at the American Enterprise Institute. By Jens Laurson. (IA-Forum, 11/9/2005) Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Leon Hadar
IA Forum speaks with Dr. Leon Hadar, author of Sandstorm, about U.S. involvement in the Middle East. (IA-Forum, 10/13/2005 ) Read More...


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The Threat of the Current Regime in Iran
Not since the failure of the League of Nations in the 1930s to confront the aggression of the dictatorships in Japan, Italy, and Germany have we seen the willful avoidance of reality which is now unde... Read More...


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The Islamic Republic and Rhetorical Contests with the United States
The author discusses the war of words between the United States and Iran and its consequences. By Karin Esposito. (IA-Forum, 11/3/2005) Read More...


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What Are We Holding Together?
The US should give up on trying to make a united nation out of Iraq and allow it to be divided by sect. By Peter Galbraith. (Washington Post, 11/7/2005) Read More...


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The Republican Rift
Jeffrey Goldberg writes about Brent Scowcroft, the national-security adviser under President George H. W. Bush—and the former President’s best friend—who has been at odds with the current Administrati... Read More...


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“Waiting for Godot” Culture and Conflict in Iraq
Student paper that examines intercultural dynamics in the Iraq conflict. By Nate Haken. (7/15/2005) Read More...


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Terminal Debate
A split is emerging in the militant Islamic community, with many Jihadis unhappy with the violence in Iraq and the deaths of other Muslims at the hands of suicide bombers. By Bernard Haykel. (New York... Read More...


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Iraq Parliament May Review Referendum Rules
The United Nations expects Iraq's parliament to review rules on a forthcoming constitutional referendum after the world body criticized a decision making it harder to block the charter, a U.N. officia... Read More...


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New Orleans and Baghdad
Friedman writes that like New Orleans, the US forces in Iraq are the levees holding back floodwaters of civil war, and only the constitutional process unfolding there will stave off conflict once US t... Read More...


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The State of Iraq: An Update
The authors write that events in Iraq turned sour in the summer, with violence increasing and the Sunnis alienated from the constitutional process. By Nina Kamp, Michael O'Hanlon, Amy Unikewicz. (New ... Read More...


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A Sensible Iraqi Constitution
Author writes that the new Iraqi constitution deserves more respect than American critics have given it. By Charles Krauthammer. (Washington Post, 9/2/2005) Read More...


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Politics Breaks Out In Iraq
Iraq's draft constitution should be evaluated on two standards: its substance in the areas of democracy and its potential to be a national compact that brings Iraqis together. By Zalmay Khalilzad. (Wa... Read More...


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Rallying the Troops and Avoiding Reality
The author compares President Bush's statements on Iraq with the factual news reporting on the war and finds them irreconcilable. By Colbert I. King. (Washington Post, 8/27/2005) Read More...


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Hell Is Over
A war correspondent and former U.S. marine discusses various events occuring within Iraqi Kurdistan. By Michael Rubin. (AEI 6/29/05) Read More...


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Lessons for an Exit Strategy
Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger analyzes exit strategies for Iraq. By Henry Kissinger. (Washington Post, 8/12/2005) Read More...


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