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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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Diplomacy Around Yasukuni
Author discusses Yahuskuni memorial controversy and the role it could play in the leadership contest to succeed Koizumi. By Jason Miks. (IA-Forum, 7/24/2006) Read More...


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Why Are the Lost Boys of Sudan Still Lost?
Author discusses the plight of Sudanese refugees in the United States. By Tonya Jones. (6/22/2006) Read More...


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The Urgent Case for the AIDS Vaccine
Author discusses problems encountered with development of an AIDS vaccine. By David Allen Hollingsworth. (6/22/2006) Read More...


Germany's Cup Runneth Under
Germany's Cup Runneth Under
Despite a heart-breaking overtime loss to the Azzurri in the World Cup semi-finals, Germany's Football-induced euphoria can't be dampened. This is how Chancellor Merkel might capitalize on it. ... Read More...


Pirates of the Black Sea
Pirates of the Black Sea
Just in time for the release of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, the Authors discuss Russia as the new Tortuga of International Affairs. By Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler. (fir... Read More...


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No Real Shift in U.S. Policy Towards Iran
Authors analyze history of US-Iranian relations and propose change in current US policy towards Iran. By Karin A. Esposito and Mahdi Ahouie. (IA-Forum, 6/21/2006) Read More...


France's Spring Break Perpetuel
France's Spring Break Perpetuel
"Never, never aim legislative reforms at the retired or the young, particularly when the weather is warming up." Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler discuss the French student protests against the Read More...


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Mugabe's last stand? Why Zimbabwe might finally get a leader it deserves
Author blames Zimbabwe’s neighbors, particularly South Africa’s Thabo Mbeki, for insufficient support of Zimbabwe’s opposition politicians and speculates that the 26th anniversary of independence from... Read More...


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Cartoon Wars
Author reflects on the Danish cartoon issue and re-examines the definition of freedom of the press. By Silvester Breinl. (IA-Forum, 4/14/2006) Read More...


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Wasted Energy
The authors poke at the European 'Energy Summit' and discuss possibilities for Energy diversification in Europe. By George A. Pieler and Jens F. Laurson (first published on Tech Central Station, 04/10... Read More...


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Living the Dream
Author discusses what the 'Chinese Dream' could mean for the nation's people, China's neighbours and the rest of the world. By Jason Miks. (IA-Forum, 4/11/2006) Read More...


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The Case That Was
Author asks who should be held accountable after Milosevic's death; does his passing excuse him for the atrocities he committed against the citizens of Yugoslavia? By Tonya Jones. (IA-Forum, 3/13/200... Read More...


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Anti-Humanitarian Aid
The moral case for ending assistance to Africa. By Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler (first published on Reason Online, 03/10/2006) Read More...


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CNE – Will India Get it Through?
Author discusses India's need for energy and negotiations with the U.S. regarding it. By Vikas Mehta. (IA-Forum, 2/23/2006) Read More...


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Questionable Case Against David Irving’s Sentence
Author discusses trial of controversial author David Irving and argues against an excessive sentence. By David A. Hollingsworth. (IA-Forum, 3/2/2006) Read More...


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What if it's a Girl?
Author discusses debate over whether Japan should allow a female emperor and what this means for the status of women in Japan. By Jason Miks. (IA-Forum, 3/6/2006) Read More...


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Launching the Trade Liberation Movement
The authors look the obstacles to free trade - and fine some amidst the very proponents of the idea. The WTO negotiations may be stalled, but there are - if few - alternatives. By George A. Pieler and... Read More...


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Merkel’s Atlantic Crossing
Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler discuss Angela Merkel's visit to the U.S. and how it bodes well for Germany to re-occupy the position of quiet power that suits it best. (TCS Daily, 01/25/2006 - I... Read More...


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EU Misses Opportunity to Make Solid step towards the Creation of a Coherent Foreign Policy
Author argues that, in not addressing human rights abuses in Uzbekistan, the EU has missed an opportunity to be perceived as a key player in international affairs. By Jaclyn Jacobsen. (IA-Forum, 11... 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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Sifting through the German Election Results: Which Loser Won?
Author discusses the recent German election and where it leaves Germany. By Jens F. Laurson. (IA-Forum, 10/15/2005) Read More...


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The World Has Changed - So Must The Tories
Author contends that David Cameron and the Tory party must shed the impression that they are out of date and out of touch. By Jason Miks. (IA-Forum, 10/11/2005) Read More...


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“Le courage de nos différences” – summoning the courage to reform the UN
UN summit is at risk of failure not because there are faulty proposals on the table, but because member states will accept their dilution in the name of a norm that has come to cripple the General Ass... Read More...


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Keeping the Peace: Why the US shouldn't go it alone at the UN
Author discusses the US short-term and long-term role in the UN. By Jason Miks. (8/11/2005) Read More...


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The Andijan Effect: The Danger of an Anti-American Central Asia
Author discusses the recent fallout in Uzbekistan and the possibility of growing threats to America in Central Asia By Kevin F. DeCorla-Souza. (IA-Forum, 7/10/2005) Read More...


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