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A Way Through the Afghan Labyrinth
A Way Through the Afghan Labyrinth
Author discusses need for securing Afghanistan and offers a plan to do so. By M Ashraf Haidari. (first appeared in Asia Times, 10/07/2008) Read More...


Financial Crisis Impact on Latin America
Financial Crisis Impact on Latin America
Author discusses the ripple effect of the U.S. financial crisis on Latin American markets. By Adam Kott. (10/06/2008) Read More...


Trilateral diplomacy on hold in N.E. Asia
Trilateral diplomacy on hold in N.E. Asia
Last week was supposed to see Japan host the first trilateral Japan-China-South Korea summit, but it was postponed indefinitely with the resignation of Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda. With econo... Read More...


Ecuador’s Constitutional Hopes
Ecuador’s Constitutional Hopes
Author discusses ramifications of Ecuador's referendum vote to enact its 20th constitution. By Adam Kott. (09/26/2008) Read More...


Crumbling Bolivia
Crumbling Bolivia
Author examines current political state of Bolivia and issues facing President Evo Morales. By Adam Kott. (09/12/2008) Read More...


Honduras joins ALBA:   Economic decision or ideological turnaround?
Honduras joins ALBA: Economic decision or ideological turnaround?
Author discusses Honduras' agreement to join the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas, and its ramifications to the country. By Adam Kott. (09/10/2008) Read More...


Popular Myths about the Emissions Trading Scheme
Popular Myths about the Emissions Trading Scheme
Roger Helmer, Member of the European parliament, debunks claims about the EU's Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). By Roger Helmer. (IA-Forum, 09/05/2008) Read More...


The Wrongheaded Efforts of the EU to Addressing Climate
The Wrongheaded Efforts of the EU to Addressing Climate
William Yeatman of the Competitive Enterprise Institute, critiques EU efforts to tackle climate change. By William Yeatman, (IA-Forum, 09/05/2008) Read More...


Can Democracy Survive in Pakistan This Time?
Can Democracy Survive in Pakistan This Time?
Author discusses the prospects for Pakistani democracy ahead of the Sept. 6 presidential election. By Harold Gould (09/03/2008) Read More...


Trees vs. Tusks
Trees vs. Tusks
Keeping the planet green takes shades of grey, not black-and-white. In Ghana, one shade of grey to be reckoned with is the African Elephant, that noble beast protected by international treaties from ... Read More...


Asia-Pacific moves to boost cyber security
Asia-Pacific moves to boost cyber security
Cooperation key to Asian countries' efforts to bolster cyber security. By Jason Miks (This article was originally published by World Politics Review on 08/18/2008) Read More...


Last Ditch in Zimbabwe
Last Ditch in Zimbabwe
Talk(s) may be cheap, but it’s all Zimbabwe has going for it. One problem along the way: South Africa is hardly an honest broker. By Jens F. Laurson & George A. Pieler (08/06/2008) Read More...


Russia and China: The New Axis of Evil?
Russia and China: The New Axis of Evil?
Authors discuss the possibility that Russia and China now constitute the 'Axis of Evil'. By Ryan Barnes & Steinar Dyrnes. (08/04/2008) Read More...


External Article
Would an Obama-Brown relationship be special?
Author considers the prospects of a Barack Obama presidency for the "special relationship." By Leigh Marshall (07/31/2008) Read More...


Like Sand Between Their Fingers
Like Sand Between Their Fingers
Author examines Pakistan's internal power struggles and their implications. By Malou Innocent. (07/21/2008) Read More...


Africa is in the Basement
Africa is in the Basement
Author discusses placement of the African exhibit within the British Museum and how it may represent to some, a broader picture. By William Sapp. (07/21/2008) Read More...


Will he or won't he?
Will he or won't he?
Author discusses the prospects of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party and the challenges Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda faces in trying to restore its popularity. By Jason Miks (07/16/2008) Read More...


Peace Deals that Destabilize Afghanistan
Peace Deals that Destabilize Afghanistan
Author analyzes peace negotiations between Pakistan and the Taliban and their effect on Afghanistan and issues facing it. By M. Ashraf Haidari (07/03/2008) Read More...


The Irish
The Irish "No" of Hope
The argument that Ireland's "No" to the Lisbon treaty masks a lack of appreciation for the E.U.'s many benefits just doesn't cut it. Gratitude for past achievements cannot be a reason to tolerate pres... Read More...


Time to talk to the Taliban?
Time to talk to the Taliban?
Author looks at a recent House of Commons debate in Britain and suggests it might be time to hold negotiations with the Taliban. By Leigh Marshall (06/23/2008) Read More...


Is the EU Reform Treaty in Danger of Going Nowhere Like Its Predecessor?
Is the EU Reform Treaty in Danger of Going Nowhere Like Its Predecessor?
Author examines Ireland's rejection of the EU Lisbon Treaty and its ramifications. By Dale Mineshima-Lowe. (IA-Forum, 06/15/2008) 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...


Paris Conference: An Opportunity to Address Afghanistan’s Key Rebuilding Challenges
Paris Conference: An Opportunity to Address Afghanistan’s Key Rebuilding Challenges
M. Ashraf Haidari, the Political Counselor of the Embassy of Afghanistan in Washington, DC, discusses rebuilding challenges that should be addressed at the Paris Support Conference. By M. Ashraf Haid... Read More...


Cyprus: The Time Has Come...
Cyprus: The Time Has Come...
Author calls for greater involvement from the EU and US to resolve the Cyrpus issue. By Antonia Dimou. (04/07/2008) Read More...


Politics and the Olympics?  Uneasy bedfellows…
Politics and the Olympics? Uneasy bedfellows…
In the runup to the Olympics in Beijing, the author examines the effectiveness of protests and boycotts to achieve change in a host country. By Runa Reta. (06/01/2008) Read More...


Biofuel for Thought
Biofuel for Thought
Biofuels may be one of the dumber of the grand, well intentioned ideas of this decade. Yet they are here to stay, because of the Zeitgeist that says source-diversification is the Holy Grail of energy ... Read More...


The Final Tour
The Final Tour
Author reflects on President Bush's visit to the Middle East and US policy there. By Alexander Jackson. (IA-Forum, 05/20/2008) Read More...


Endgame in Abkhazia?
Endgame in Abkhazia?
Author discusses recent tensions between Georgia and Russia over the breakaway Georgian province of Abkhazia. By Alexander Jackson. (IA-Forum, 05/06/2008) Read More...


Cuts to ODA worry Japanese officials
Cuts to ODA worry Japanese officials
Author discusses the implications of recent cuts in Japan's official development assistance for the country's diplomacy. This article originally appeared in World Politics Review. By Jason Miks (04/14... Read More...


In Search of its Mission: NATO and the Ukraine
In Search of its Mission: NATO and the Ukraine
Russia's resistance should not be a determining factor - either contra or pro - in the Ukraine's quest to be a member of NATO. By Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler (IA-Forum, 04/17/2008) Read More...


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