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Mugabe's endurance
Mugabe's endurance
Author discusses Mugabe's presidency and the prospects for political change in Zimbabwe. By Rafael Broch. (IA-Forum, 03/15/2007) Read More...


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The Chinese Are Coming!
Reaction to the Chinese National People’s Congress recently passed bill on personal property rights. By Richard Neil Lorenc. (03/17/2007) Read More...


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Humanitarian Space in Iraq?
Argues for increased international action to address the humanitarian crisis in Iraq. By S.R. Brophy. (IA-Forum, 03/11/2007) Read More...


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Freedom in Yemen: Hazy Judgements
Critiques the concept of freedom as presented in a recent Freedom House report. By Rafael Broch. (03/13/2007) 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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We Mustn’t Forget Russia’s Truth Seeker Anna Politkovskaya
An appreciation of slain Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya and discussion of issues surrounding her death. By S.R. Brophy. (IA-Forum, 2/14/2007) Read More...


An Energy Policy for Europe?
An Energy Policy for Europe?
Critiques the current energy situation in Europe and calls for a re-examination of policy and direction. By Guillaume Le Grand. (IA-Forum, 2/21/2007) Read More...


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Deadline Approaching for Iranian Compliance with UN Resolution
Analysis and commentary surrounding the deadline for Iranian compliance with United Nations (UN) Resolution 1737. By Stephanie Brophy. (IA-Forum, 02/07/2007) Read More...


Milton Friedman, Technology Maven
Milton Friedman, Technology Maven
Milton Friedman lives on, despite his demise: he’s the rightful patron saint of blogging. By Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler. (first published at Read More...


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Resist Congress Encroaching on Economic Freedom
Under the new House Leadership, pro-growth and free-trade policies may be a thing of the past. But such economic populism – espoused by either party – should be nipped in the bud. By George A. Pieler ... Read More...


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Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative
Author analyzes the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative including the issues and merits surrounding it. By Stephanie Brophy. (IA-Forum, 1/23/2007) Read More...


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State of Denial: Why Japan Needs to Face Up to Its AIDS Problem
Author presents a critical analysis of the AIDS issue in Japan. By Trenton Truitt. (IA-Forum, 1/19/2007) Read More...


Operation “Freedom From Iraq”
Operation “Freedom From Iraq”
Even the most idealistic of Iraq’s partisans can’t weigh the mountain of dead against the nation’s “messy freedom” and find solace. The President concedes that regional terror is up, Iran and Syria e... Read More...


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Libya National Oil Company: A Short Analysis
Author discusses growth of Libya's National Oil Company (NOC) and further expansion in the market. By Rafael Broch. (IA-Forum, 01/05/2007) Read More...


Raw Power, Bear Facts
Raw Power, Bear Facts
"Backed by oil reserves, Russia is an object lesson of how global self-assertion can quickly turn very ugly. Skilled in the arts of brazen lying, Russia plays international politics like a tin drum." ... Read More...


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How can the U.S fix the ever-increasing Trade Deficit with China?
Author discusses U.S.-China trade deficit and argues for possible tarriff action. By Tonya Jones. (12/22/2006) Read More...


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Bush Might Want Another Go at “Democratizing” Iraq
Author critiques possible US troop increases. By Claude Salhani. (IA-Forum, 12/22/2006) Read More...


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Merkel's Geopolitical Menage Trois
Authors discuss the options that German Chancellor Angela Merkel has in her dealings with Russia on Gas and Energy. By George A. Pieler and Jens F. Laurson. (IA-Forum, 12/08/2006) Read More...


Western Civilization: Back on Stage by Popular Demand
Western Civilization: Back on Stage by Popular Demand
Authors reexamine what led to the cancellation (and consequent re-installment) of the Neuenfels production of Mozart’s Idomeneo at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. By Jens F. Laurson, with Geor... Read More...


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Too Close for Comfort
Author discusses whether Japan, under Shinzo Abe, will finally be able to shed its image as a U.S. satellite state. By Jason Miks. (IA-Forum, 10/15/2006) Read More...


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Defeat Terror With Trade
The United States can burnish its credentials as "exemplar of freedom" in the world by explaining that economic freedom as exemplified by free trade is the first, possibly best "weapon" against terror... Read More...


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Japan’s Security Council Diplomacy
Author discusses Japan's pursuit of a permanent seat on the UN Security Council. By Jason Miks. (IA-Forum, 09/15/2006) Read More...


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Unilateral Folly
Author critiques Prime Minister Olmert's convergence plan. By Samuel Hyman. (IA-Forum, 09/01/2006) Read More...


Fifa has to call Zimbabwe’s bluff
Fifa has to call Zimbabwe’s bluff
Zimbabwe’s tourist authority wants “to ensure benefits from the hosting of the World Cup by South Africa”. Fifa already pledges assistance for upgrading sports stadiums to that end. Maybe they should ... Read More...


Non-Friction: Toward A Global Economy
Non-Friction: Toward A Global Economy
These expansion of the role of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) is well intentioned but will likely bring undesired results. By George A. Pieler and Jens F. Laurson (fi... Read More...


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Turning Madrassas against Radicalism
Author discusses the impact of Pakistani religious schools in Central Asia and what Afghanistan can do to counter it. By Haroun Mir. (IA-Forum, 8/20/2006) Read More...


Choice Pickings: What the Elections in the Ukraine Mean for Europe
Choice Pickings: What the Elections in the Ukraine Mean for Europe
Author considers whether European reaction to the Ukrainian elections reflects a negative, and larger, transatlantic issue. By Jens F. Laurson. (IA-Forum, 1/20/2005) Read More...


Israel: Weakness in Strength
Israel: Weakness in Strength
As unlikely as Israel will take its foreign policy cues from Jesus via Pope John Paul II, the unrealistic hope for peace might well lie in the application of unrealistic policies. By Jens F. Laurson a... Read More...


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Letter from Beirut
The current conflict in Lebanon - as seen from a balcony, overlooking South Beirut. By Ronnie Chatah. (08/05/2006) Read More...


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Stuck in a Struggle
Author writes that the lack of economic and social progress is bound to undermine government authority in Afghanistan. By Haroun Mir. (6/22/2006) Read More...


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