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Despot Serenade
Despot Serenade
After the New York Philharmonic accepted an invitation to perform in Pyongyang, a flurry of commentary condemned and praised the move. Was this savvy cultural diplomacy, or just a PR coup for the worl... Read More...


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The Havana Note
Group blog covering various corners of the cultural, political, military and economic dimensions of US-Cuba relations. Read More...


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The Wrong Experience
Author uses discussion of a failed U.S. policy towards Cuba to examine the Democratic Presidential candidates. Concludes that 'Clinton has immense experience and is an attractive candidate. But she i... Read More...


Back to the (Policy) Future, Or: The Vagaries of International Relations
Back to the (Policy) Future, Or: The Vagaries of International Relations
Selling arms simultaneously to Saudi-Arabia and Israel is hardly new in America's foreign policy. But critics of this White House wonder how this new plan can be squared with the "Bush Doctrine". By... Read More...


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The Neoconservative Persuasion and Foreign Policy: An Interview with Joshua Muravchik
Interview with Dr. Joshua Muravchik, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). (Democratiya, 7/15/2007) Read More...


Fear Stalks The Andes
Fear Stalks The Andes
Congress, wary of negotiated deals that open wider the doors to international commerce, surprises only when it approves Free Trade Agreements. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio accuses Free Trade of all sorts... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. John J. Tierney, Jr.
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. John J. Tierney, Jr.
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. John J. Tierney, Jr. about American interventionism and his book, "Chasing Ghosts". (IA-Forum, 11/16/2007) Read More...


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Private Note to Bush from Hagel Calls For Direct, Unconditional, Comprehensive Talks with Iran(
In the letter, copied to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, and National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley, Hagel urges Bush to pursue “direct, unconditional and com... Read More...


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Interview with Richard Perle
Interview with Richard Perle who reflects on US policy, international affairs, and the current Bush administration. By Barak M. Seener, The Henry Jackson Society) Read More...


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Seven Questions: John Bolton Explains the World
Former US ambassador to the UN John Bolton discusses recent foreign policy issues including the Israeli raid in Syria, the stalled six-party talks aimed at North Korean denuclearization, and possible ... Read More...


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Getting Reform Right: The White House’s Immigration Initiative
The author argues that an incremental rather than a comprehensive approach is the best way to deal with immigration reform in the US. By Matthew Spalding. (Heritage Foundation, 8/10/2007) Read More...


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Direct Democracy
Aberdeen doesn’t’ need London to collect its trash, Milwaukee doesn’t need Washington to run its schools. If that government is best which governs least, then surely that unit of government which has... Read More...


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After The Bush Doctrine: National Security Strategy For A New Administration
Eleven of the nation's most prominent intellectuals debate about America's future role in the world at Miller Center of Public Affairs conference. Contains videos and transcripts. (06/07/2007) Read More...


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Ten Big Ideas for a New America
Collection of ideas presented by New America Foundation as fuel bipartisan debate about how to update U.S. national policies for the common good. (New America Foundation, 02/02/2007) Read More...


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A Bush-Putin Discussion on the Radar
Examines Putin's proposed joint Russian-American ballistic missile defense system. By Richard Weitz. (Hudson Institute, 6/20/2007) Read More...


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Rendition and the Rights of the Individual
Paul Reynolds examines the United States rendition program. He notes how it reflects the US attitude that suspected terrorists should not be subject to individual rights protections, and how the war o... Read More...


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Dangerous Illusions: Peace-Processing Our Way to Disaster
The author describes the growing threat of Islamic fundamentalism in the Middle East, particularly regarding the continued hostility of Hamas, the increased radicalization of Fatah, and dangerous Iran... Read More...


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Middle Eastern Investment in the United States: Avoiding Another Dubai Ports World
The authors describe the recent fiasco of the attempted Dubai Ports Deal last year and the broader process of foreign investment in the US, highlighting the significant need for reform in this area. ... Read More...


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How to Cool the World
A new report on the state of the planet offers some grounds for optimism (The Economist, 5/10/07) Read More...


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New Era of Discord for Russia and West
Paul Reynolds makes the case that the dispute between Russia and the US over the US missile defence system in Europe and the Russian targeting of missiles on Europe is only one facet of the larger tre... Read More...


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The ‘War on Terror’: Do the Rules Need Changing?
The author discusses the legal status of the "war on terror", and whether the law of armed conflict or law of human rights applies to it. He notes that it seems as though there has been a change in th... Read More...


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Dialogue Radio: #676 The Voice of Law
Interview with Jed Rubenfeld, who discusses the difference between American and European views of the purpose and future of international organizations and international law. He bases his argument on... Read More...


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The Dems’ Dirty Game in the Middle East
The author outlines the Democratic Party strategy of delegitimizing the Bush administration and argues that it has dangerous implications in the Middle East, specifically advocating withdrawal from Ir... Read More...


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Dialogue Radio: #698 Globalization: The Goal that Failed
Interview with John Ralston Saul. He describes what he sees as the overemphasis of self-interest in policy and politics. He explains how this has led to a climate of managerial policies instead of lea... Read More...


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Bush’s Opportunity to Mend Relations
The author argues that in order to curb the growing influence of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez and reestablish its position in Latin America, the US needs to pursue an extensive social agenda in ad... Read More...


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Iraq: the hidden cost of the war
Andrew Stephen in The New Statesman writes that 'America won't simply be paying with its dead. The Pentagon is trying to silence economists who predict that several decades of care for the wounded wil... Read More...


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Iraqization - Not Democratization
Analysis of the Iraq conflict and call to reinspect democratization policy efforts. By Alan Hootnick. (2/5/2007) Read More...


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Off Course: Current U.S.-Latin American Relations
The U.S. should redefine its interests in Latin America beyond trade and security interests. Distractions in Iraq, limited success of trade agreements, and outdated ideology threaten to further damag... Read More...


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Why the World Isn't Flat
The extent of Globalization has been exaggerated and the current level of globalization could decrease. Shaping policy around the assumption of increasing globalization can be dangerous for many coun... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Mohammed Abu-Nimer
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Mohammed Abu-Nimer
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Mohammed Abu-Nimer about current issues in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. (IA-Forum, 2/22/2007) Read More...


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