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What Went Wrong
Dennis Ross analyzes how mismatches between objectives and means stemming from faulty assumptions have caused the failures of US policy in the Middle East in the past decade. The US has not successfu... Read More...


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Unifying Iraq
Donald Horowitz makes the case that the consequences of US withdrawal from Iraq are worse than remaining. He calls for a serious debate on the options available to the US, and to leave aside the poli... 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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Europe Based Antimissile System: Defense We Just Don't Need (Yet)
An editorial on why a U.S. planned missle defense shield in Europe is not worth creating political turmoil with Russia By Michael E. O'Hanlon (Brookings Institute, 05/17/2007 Read More...


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Kosovo Urges U.N. Vote on independence
Kosovo is urging the U.N to go ahead and vote on the issue of Kosovo's independence, despite a likely Russian veto and G8 discussion of a delay. By Matt Robinson (Reuters, 06/07/07) Read More...


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Turkish Initiative for Pakistani-Afghan Dialogue
Examines the Turkish effort to reinvigorate negotiations between the leaders of Afghanistan and Pakistan. By Haroun Mir. (IA-Forum, 05/30/2007) Read More...


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Russia's Apolitical Middle
Discusses apathy of the Russian middle class. By Masha Lipman. (Washington Post, 06/04/2007) Read More...


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Israel and Iran: From War of Words to Words of War?
Yossi Mekelberg analyzes the effects of Iran's seeking of nuclear capabilities on the relations between Iran and Israel. He notes that if a diplomatic solution fails, military action will cause more p... 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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Accepting Realities in Iraq
Gareth Stansfield examines how the presence of regional factions in Iraq has given rise to multiple internal wars and power struggles since the 2003 invasion, exacerbating other problems that Iraq can... Read More...


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Dialogue Radio: #792 The Middle East: Making Peace Possible
Discussion with George Liston Seay and Aaron Miller, a public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center, on the current political situation between Israel and the Palestinians. They go on to discus... Read More...


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Death of the Russian Media
Discusses the trend of journalist deaths in the Russian media, implications within the country and externally. By S.R. Brophy. (IA-Forum, 4/16/2007) Read More...


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On Democracy in Iraq
The author describes the progress made by Shiite-led democratic forces, the need to support President Bush’s troop surge, and the dangers involved in a precipitous withdrawal of American forces from I... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Professor Efraim Karsh
IA-Forum Interview: Professor Efraim Karsh
IA-Forum discusses current Middle East issues with Efraim Karsh, Professor and Head of the Mediterranean Studies Programme at King's College, University of London. By Bobby Bazemore. (IA-Forum, 03/2... Read More...


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Key step forward on North Korea
The author describes the release of North Korean funds as an important step towards denuclearization. However, the author also notes the dangerous precedent set by this action and the possibility tha... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Prof. Wu Xinbo
IA-Forum Interview: Prof. Wu Xinbo
International Affairs Forum speaks with Professor Wu Xinbo about issues regarding China and Asia. By Stefan Daniels. (IA-Forum, 03/23/2007) Read More...


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The Status of Iraq: An Update
The author discusses the mixed results of President Bush’s surge of US troops into Baghdad, aimed at stabilizing the Iraqi capital. By Jason H. Campbell and Michael E. O’Hanlon. (Brookings Instituti... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Maha Azzam-Nusseibeh
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Maha Azzam-Nusseibeh
International Affairs Forum discusses Islamic movements in the Middle East with Dr. Maha Azzam-Nusseibeh, Associate Fellow, Middle East Programme, The Royal Institute of International Affairs. By Dim... 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...


IA Forum Interview: Hossein Aryan
IA Forum Interview: Hossein Aryan
International Affairs Forum discusses nuclear proliferation in Iran with Hossein Aryan, defense analyst and part time lecturer at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. By Vanessa Kortekaas. (IA-For... 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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Is China a Growing Military Threat?
"China has never and will never participate in any form of space arms race," according to a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman. Yet the shooting down of one of its own weather satellites has alarmed m... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: William C. Potter
IA-Forum Interview: William C. Potter
International Affairs Forum discusses current and future Russian political issues with William C. Potter, Director of the Center for Nonproliferation Studies and of the Center for Russian and Eurasia... Read More...


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Putin’s Middle East Visit: Russia is Back
The author explains the reasoning behind Russia’s renewed interest in the Middle East and suggests how the US can work to maintain its status as the regional power. By Ariel Cohen. (Heritage Foundat... 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...


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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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...


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'Shia Democracy’: Myth or Reality?
Paper that discusses the notion of Shias as democratisers. By Sreeram Chaulia. (01/05/2007) Read More...


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‘Success’ in North Korea Will Fail in the Long Run
The author argues that the deal brokered through the six-party talks to begin the denuclearization of North Korea will ultimately be ineffective. In this regard, the deal will not achieve North Korea... Read More...


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Europeans' chill deepens on US policy
The author confronts a growing problem for America's European allies: reconciling domestic opinion with unpopular foreign policy. By Robert Marquand (Christian Science Monitor, 2/23/2007). Read More...


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