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Time for a Tex-Mex Marshall Plan
The author says the solution to the immigration problems along the US-Mexican border can be found in the EU's model for Eastern Europe. By Steven Hill. (Washington Post, 4/23/2006) Read More...


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Proposals put forward to advance Sino-US relations
Discusses President Hu Jintao's recent visit to the United States. (China Daily, 4/22/2006) Read More...


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Bombs Away
The author, a former arms control negotiator for President Ronald Reagan, criticizes the Bush Administration for no longer aspiring to eliminate all weapons of mass destruction as Reagan sought to do.... Read More...


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Bush's Thousand Days
President Bush has changed the base of American foreign policy from one of containment and deterrence to one of presidential preventive war, the historian writes, a policy dangerous for democracy. By ... Read More...


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A Lobby, Not a Conspiracy
A recent essay by distinguished academics calling for a reassessment of America's policy towards Israel and blaming the pro-Israel lobby in Washington for a distorted foreign policy should not be dism... Read More...


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Why Are They Speaking Up Now?
The retired US military generals who have recently criticized the Iraq war should have spoken up while on active duty. By Melvin R. Laird and Robert E. Pursley. (Washington Post, 4/19/2006) Read More...


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A Lobby, Not a Conspiracy
A recent essay by distinguished academics calling for a reassessment of America's policy towards Israel and blaming the pro-Israel lobby in Washington for a distorted foreign policy should not be dism... Read More...


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Why Are They Speaking Up Now?
The retired US military generals who have recently criticized the Iraq war should have spoken up while on active duty. By Melvin R. Laird and Robert E. Pursley. (Washington Post, 4/19/2006) Read More...


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A General Misunderstanding
Author argues that it is wrong to point the finger at one person, Donald Rumsfeld, for problems encountered in Iraq. By Michael DeLong. (New York Times, 4/16/2006) Read More...


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Behind the Military Revolt
The calls by six retired generals for the resignation of Rumsfeld have created the most serious public confrontation between the military and an administration since Truman fired MacArthur in 1951, wr... Read More...


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A General Misunderstanding
Author argues that it is wrong to point the finger at one person, Donald Rumsfeld, for problems encountered in Iraq. By Michael DeLong. (New York Times, 4/16/2006) Read More...


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I'm O.K., You're Biased
People in positions of power or influence strive for truth more often than we realize, author says, but miss that mark more often than they themselves realize. By Daniel Gilbert. (New York Times, 4/16... Read More...


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Behind the Military Revolt
The calls by six retired generals for the resignation of Rumsfeld have created the most serious public confrontation between the military and an administration since Truman fired MacArthur in 1951, wr... Read More...


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Bombs That Would Backfire
The authors argue that an attack on Iran would prove more costly and damaging to US interests than the current war in Iraq. By Richard Clarke and Steven Simon. (New York Times, 4/16/2006) Read More...


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Globalizing Good Government
The authors write that the global economy no longer means that nations can pursue policies incompatible with a world economy. By Richard W. Fisher and W. Michael Cox. (New York Times, 4/10/2006) Read More...


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As Hu heads to U.S., China eases currency rules
Author writes that as China's top leader heads to Washington D.C., the country's moves to ease its currency regulations is more due to economic concerns at home than American pressure. By Richard Latk... 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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Two Deadlines and an Exit
Kerry writes that the US must get tough with Iraq's leaders, demanding that they form a government by May 15 or face immediate US troop withdrawal. By John F. Kerry. (New York Times, 4/5/2006) Read More...


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How We've Improved Intelligence
The CIA's director of intelligence details how the agency has improved intelligence analysis. By John A. Kringen. (Washington Post, 4/3/2006) Read More...


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China Stakes Its Middle East Claim
The Middle East could emerge as the stage for future Sino-US rivalry. Both countries depend on the region because of its vast fossil fuel reserves. China's low-key presence is preferred by many countr... Read More...


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US needs to get its own economic house in order
A Chinese perspective on America's current account deficit. By Danyang Xie. (China Daily, 3/28/06) Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: Ilan Berman
IA-Forum speaks with Ilan Berman (Vice President, American Foreign Policy Council) about Iran and his latest book, Tehran Rising. (IA-Forum, 3/20/2006) Read More...


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Why Iraq Is Still Worth the Effort
Despite the blunders of the Bush administration in carrying it out, the invasion of Iraq was the right thing to do. By Fareed Zakaria. (Washington Post, 3/22/2006) Read More...


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The State of Iraq: An Update
The war in Iraq is nearing its third anniversary and there is disagreement in the military's echelons about the successes there. By Nina Kamp, Michael O'Hanlon, and Amy Unikewicz. (New York Times, 3/... Read More...


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A Top-Down Review for the Pentagon
Author says Defense Secretary Rumsfeld is incompetent to lead the US armed forces. By Paul D. Eaton. (New York Times, 3/19/2006) Read More...


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Time for Bush to Turn Realist
The article suggests that President Bush would be well-served to spend the anniversary of the start of the Iraq War considering his foreign policy legacy as well as that there is an increasingly clea... Read More...


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Suppose We Just Let Iran Have the Bomb
Some experts in the United States — mostly outside the administration — have been thinking the unthinkable, or at least the undiscussable: If all other options are worse, could the world learn to live... Read More...


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AIPAC works against US interests
A new report claims that the US support for Israel stems from the domestic lobbying of Jewish organizations, rather than considerations of national interest. By Nathan Guttman.(Jerusaleum Post, 3/19/0... Read More...


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Finding Unity On Terrorism
Germany's former ambassador to America says the central challenge for the West in 2006 is how to regain the moral high ground in the War on Terror. By Wolfgang Ischinger. (Washington Post, 3/11/2006) Read More...


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India Is Not a Precedent
On the nuclear deal with India, Kagan says, there must be some adjustment to reality in international affairs. By Robert Kagan. (Washington Post, 3/12/2006) Read More...


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