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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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Pressure Grows on Iran's Hard-liners
Support for Iran's hardline politicians is not unanimous. (3/15/06, Der Spiegel) Read More...


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Afghanistan: The Other War
As our attention turns toward Iraq, Afghanistan has largely been neglected by American policy makers. (The Nation, 3/9/06) Read More...


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France Undermines the Yamassoukoro Agreement
Dr. Gary K. Busch writes about France's duplicitous actions in promoting continued conflict within the Ivory Coast. (Dr. Gary K. Busch, 3/7/06) Read More...


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Hamas, Fatah fail to bridge differences
Hamas has largely failed in its attempt to reconcile differences between it and Fatah. (Al Jazeera, 3/16/06) Read More...


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China's Role Emerges as Major Issue for Southeast Asia
What does China's increasing role in Southeast Asia mean for the U.S. and regional security? By Jane Perlez (NY Times, 3/14/06) Read More...


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Russia's Shadow Empire
The authors show that since the Cold War ended, Russian leaders have built a shadow empire on the territories of Russia's sovereign neighbors. By Ana Palacio and Daniel Twining. (Washington Post, 3/11... Read More...


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U.S.: Global Human Rights Report Cites Improvements, And Setbacks
Summary and analysis of the latest US Human Rights Report for the post-Soviet area. By Andrew Tully. (RFE/FL, 8 March 2006) Read More...


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Russia: Putin Pushes Energy Expansion Into Central Europe
Article on Russian energy policies vis-a-vis East Europe. By Roman Kupchinsky. (RFE/FL, 6 March 2006) Read More...


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Chechnya: A Year After Maskhadov's Death, Conflict's End Still Distant
Article on the continuing conflict in Chechnya. By Liz Fuller. (RFE/RL, 7 March 2006) Read More...


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Iran's Other Potential WMD: Crude Oil
Iran has another weapon at its disposal: oil. Iran's "oil weapon" may not be as worrisome as a nuclear weapon, but experts say it poses a very real and immediate threat to the world economy. By Eric ... Read More...


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Iraq: The Middle East Pivot
Report on lecture by former Ambassador Edward Gnehm at George Washington University. By Michael Loeb. (IA-Forum, 3/6/2006) Read More...


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IA Forum Interview: Ted Galen Carpenter
IA-Forum speaks with Ted Galen Carpenter about China, Taiwan, and U.S. policy in his new book, America’s Coming War with China: A Collision Course Over Taiwan. By Dimitri Neos (IA-Forum, 2/16/2006) Read More...


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We Can Live With a Nuclear Iran
The author writes that the US and the world community would be able to contain Iran should that country acquire nuclear weapons. By Barry R. Posen. (New York Times, 2/27/2006) Read More...


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What's Needed From Hamas
In order to come to a peace agreement, two parties must share common goals and acknowledge each other's right to exist, the former Secretary of State writes. By Henry Kissinger. (Washington Post, 2/27... Read More...


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How A Speech Won the Cold War
Fifty years ago Nikita Khrushchev gave a "secret speech" at the 20th Communist Party Congress that changed the USSR and the world. By Richard Taubman. (New York Times, 2/25/2006) Read More...


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EU Health Ministers Conduct Crisis Meeting
EU officials are attempting to find ways to both calm the public and prevent the spread of bird flu on the continent. (Der Spiegel, 2/24/06) Read More...


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Colombo satisfied with Tiger talks
Sri Lankan peace talks lead to some meaningful dialogue, but little in the way of real substantive change. (Indian Times, 2/24/06) Read More...


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Iran Moves Toward Deal With Russia on Uranium
Russia and Iran reach an agreement for the provision of enriched uranium from Russian reactors. By Nazil Fathi. (NY Times, 2/27/06) Read More...


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Former British ambassador: Iraq slipping into low-level civil war
The former British embassador to Iraq, speaks frankly about the potential for civil war. (Jerusalem Post, 2/26/06) Read More...


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What's Needed From Hamas
Henry Kissinger astutely presents the options facing Hamas and Israel in the near future. (Washington Post, 2/27/06) Read More...


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Contain Iran: Admit Israel to NATO
Because a nuclear Iran poses the greatest threat to Israel, NATO should either admit Israel as a member or develop a closer strategic relationship with her. By Ronald D. Asmus. (Washington Post, 2/21/... Read More...


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Don't Punish the Palestinians
Palestinians should be given a chance to build the peaceful unity government Hamas promises, former president Jimmy Carter writes. By Jimmy Carter. (Washington Post, 2/20/2006) Read More...


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Moscow's Mideast Challenge to America
Charles Hawley explores Russia's increasing influence in the Middle East and thge implications it will have for the world order.(Der Spiegel, 2/15/06) Read More...


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Merkel's Mullah Quandary
Marc Young presents the potential difficulties that Germany's conservative Chancellor will face if Iran develops a nuclear bomb. (Der Spiegel, 2/16/06) Read More...


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Boom Time at the Rope Sellers
This article unmasks the truth behind the current state of Russia's economy. (Dr. Gary K. Busch, 1/30/06) Read More...


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The Hamas Triumph
Graham Usher explores an alternative course of action for the United States and Israel in the Palestinian Territories. (The Nation, 2/2/06) Read More...


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3 Myths About the Iran Conflict
The authors dispel three arguments against imposing economic sanctions against Iran. By Mel Levine, Alex Turkeltaub and Alex Gorbansky. (Washington Post, 2/7/2006) Read More...


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