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America Abandons a Friend
The author, a former Pentagon official, recounts his participation in an arms deal he made nine years ago with the former Moldovan defense minister, Valeriu Pasat. By E. Wayne Merry. (Washington Post,... Read More...


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A chilling threat in freedom's land
Author condemns recent action by local Homeland Security officials. By Leonard Pitts. (Miami Herald, 2/22/2006) Read More...


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Handling Hamas
The Nation calls for engagement rather than isolation. (The Nation, 3/13/06) 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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China calls for negotiation over trade conflict
The China Daily reports on the growing trade conflict between China and the United States(China Daily, 2/16/06) Read More...


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Department of Defense's Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR)
The Department of Defense's Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) -- a review of DOD’s forces, resources and programs -- outlines the strategy for addressing critical issues such as budget and acquisition ... 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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Loose Lips Sink Spies
The author writes that intelligence officials who disclose secret information to the press as presumed whistleblowers do not help the country, but only aid America’s enemies by compromising intelligen... Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: W. Michael Meserve
IA-Forum talks with IA-Forum Interview: W. Michael Meserve, Minister Counselor for Political Affairs, US Embassy, Tokyo. By Jason Miks. (1/27/2006) Read More...


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Republican Wedge Issues, 2006 Edition
Author analyzes Bush's State of the Union speech and finds it devoid of any real Republican issues on which GOP members of Congress can campaign this year. By Harold Meyerson. (Washington Post, 2/4/2... Read More...


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No Traffic Ahead for Toyota
Toyota continues to increase its market share globally at the expense of European and American competition. By Ian Rowley (Business Week, 2/6/06) Read More...


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China, the US, and Battle to Lead a Globalized World
German journalists Frank Hornig and Wieland Wagner are skeptical about America's chances in a battle with China for economic superiority. (Der Spiegel 2/3/06) Read More...


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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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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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Mending Fences South of the Border
US relations with Latin America are in utter disrepair as practically every nation seems to have some point of friction with America, says the author. By Jorge Castañeda. (Washington Post, 1/21/2006) Read More...


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The Isolation Pendulum
When Americans think about foreign policy, they often think in cycles, says Beinart. By Peter Beinart. (Washington Post, 1/22/2006) Read More...


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The Gap in Intelligence Oversight
Pelosi says Bush's admission that he authorized the NSA to conduct certain electronic surveillance affecting people in the US is a wake-up call for intensive congressional oversight of intelligence ac... Read More...


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Still the Colossus
Despite global opinion polls registering broad hostility to Bush's United States, the behavior of governments and political leaders suggests America's position in the world is not all that different f... 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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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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Unwarranted Complaints
The authors write that the National Security Agency’s recently revealed efforts to wiretap Americans suspected of collusion with Al Qaeda is covered by the President’s authority to defend the nation i... Read More...


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Our Domestic Intelligence Crisis
Author writes that the Defense Department is deeply involved in domestic intelligence, with the National Security Agency conducting electronic surveillance of US citizens domestically, outside the fra... Read More...


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Taking Liberties With the Nation's Security
The former mayor of New York City says he supports the Patriot Act’s extension because Americans must use every legal and constitutional tool in their arsenal to fight terrorism and protect their live... Read More...


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A Formula for Disaster
The authors urge the House/Senate conference committee drafting a reauthorization of the Patriot Act to require that in the future such funds be spent according to risk. By Thomas H. Kean and Lee H. ... Read More...


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What Would J.F.K. Have Done?
The authors say the US cannot withstand the prolonged drain of the vaguely defined mission in Iraq. By Theodore C. Sorenson and Arthur Schlesinger Jr. (New York Times, 12/4/2005) 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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Our Dangerous, Growing Divide
The author remarks that a civil-military divide has emerged in the US over the war in Iraq in recent months. By Michael O'Hanlon. (Washington Post, 11/28/2005) Read More...


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A Better Korea Strategy
The author argues that Bush's trip to the APEC Summit did nothing to reinvigorate relations between South Korea and the US. By David C. Kang. (Washington Post, 11/28/2005) Read More...


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