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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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Report from Washington DC: John McCain Address at American Enterprise Institute
Report on Sen. John McCain's address about Iraq, given at the American Enterprise Institute. By Jens Laurson. (IA-Forum, 11/9/2005) Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Leon Hadar
IA Forum speaks with Dr. Leon Hadar, author of Sandstorm, about U.S. involvement in the Middle East. (IA-Forum, 10/13/2005 ) Read More...


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Facing gathering clouds of overcapacity
Author writes that while the Chinese economy is still benefiting from its rising status, warning lights have begun to flash about overcapacity in the domestic market. (China Daily, 11/16/2005) Read More...


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Dayton, 10 Years After
The author writes on the tenth anniversary of the Dayton Accords that ended the Bosnian War that the EU and the US should embrace reforms needed to move Bosnia from international protectorate to indep... Read More...


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What I Knew Before the Invasion
Addresses President Bush's attacks on Democrats for being hypocrites in their support for the Iraq war. By Sen. Bob Graham. (Washington Post, 11/20/2005) Read More...


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Nobody Loves a Torturer
Ask any American soldier in Iraq when the general population really turned against the United States and he will say, "Abu Ghraib." By Fareed Zakaria. (Newsweek, 11/14/2005) Read More...


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The Threat of the Current Regime in Iran
Not since the failure of the League of Nations in the 1930s to confront the aggression of the dictatorships in Japan, Italy, and Germany have we seen the willful avoidance of reality which is now unde... 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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What Are We Holding Together?
The US should give up on trying to make a united nation out of Iraq and allow it to be divided by sect. By Peter Galbraith. (Washington Post, 11/7/2005) Read More...


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The Republican Rift
Jeffrey Goldberg writes about Brent Scowcroft, the national-security adviser under President George H. W. Bush—and the former President’s best friend—who has been at odds with the current Administrati... Read More...


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“Waiting for Godot” Culture and Conflict in Iraq
Student paper that examines intercultural dynamics in the Iraq conflict. By Nate Haken. (7/15/2005) Read More...


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Terminal Debate
A split is emerging in the militant Islamic community, with many Jihadis unhappy with the violence in Iraq and the deaths of other Muslims at the hands of suicide bombers. By Bernard Haykel. (New York... Read More...


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China's Coming People Power
The author predicts that China's next government will be chosen by the people. By Arthur Waldron. (Washington Post, 10/11/2005) Read More...


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Iraq Parliament May Review Referendum Rules
The United Nations expects Iraq's parliament to review rules on a forthcoming constitutional referendum after the world body criticized a decision making it harder to block the charter, a U.N. officia... Read More...


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Lack of arms budget in Taiwan raises ire in US
US lawmakers are considering withdrawing their support for Taiwan, if their Legislative Yuan continues to delay the passing of their military budget. (Taipei Times, 9/29/05) Read More...


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US admiral urges Taiwan to arm
The new commander of US forces in Asia and the Pacific, Admiral William Fallon, has urged the Taiwanese forces to acquire more strictly defensive weapons. (Richard Halloran, 09/25/05) Read More...


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Taiwanese official urges Japan to speak for Taiwan
A Taiwanese official claims that Japanese support is needed not only to help Taiwan gain an active UN role, but also for the sake of the region's stability. (Taipei Times, 9/19/05) Read More...


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New Orleans and Baghdad
Friedman writes that like New Orleans, the US forces in Iraq are the levees holding back floodwaters of civil war, and only the constitutional process unfolding there will stave off conflict once US t... Read More...


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The State of Iraq: An Update
The authors write that events in Iraq turned sour in the summer, with violence increasing and the Sunnis alienated from the constitutional process. By Nina Kamp, Michael O'Hanlon, Amy Unikewicz. (New ... Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: Dr. James J. Pryzstup
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. James J. Przystup, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of National Strategic Studies at the National Defense about Korea. By Steve Kochheiser. (IA-Forum, 7/22/2005) Read More...


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Russian Security Services Facilitated Beslan Raid — Basayev
The man behind the Beslan school siege said Tuesday a failed Russian special services sting had allowed his militants a free passage into the region to conduct the attack that killed 330 people almost... Read More...


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A Sensible Iraqi Constitution
Author writes that the new Iraqi constitution deserves more respect than American critics have given it. By Charles Krauthammer. (Washington Post, 9/2/2005) Read More...


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Politics Breaks Out In Iraq
Iraq's draft constitution should be evaluated on two standards: its substance in the areas of democracy and its potential to be a national compact that brings Iraqis together. By Zalmay Khalilzad. (Wa... Read More...


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U.S.-China ties face high hurdles
In the face of the planned meeting between George W. Bush and the People's Republic of China's State Chairman, Hu Jintao, the writer outlines the complex relationship between the U.S., China, and Taiw... Read More...


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Rallying the Troops and Avoiding Reality
The author compares President Bush's statements on Iraq with the factual news reporting on the war and finds them irreconcilable. By Colbert I. King. (Washington Post, 8/27/2005) Read More...


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Defining Down Mental Illness
Discusses the deteriorating mental health of US soldiers after coming home from the war in Iraq. By Sally Satel, M.D., Christina Hoff Sommers. (AEI 8/15/05) Read More...


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Hell Is Over
A war correspondent and former U.S. marine discusses various events occuring within Iraqi Kurdistan. By Michael Rubin. (AEI 6/29/05) Read More...


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Chinese, Russian Militaries To Hold First Joint Drills
Chinese and Russian military forces will hold their first combined exercise. The possible goals of this exercise appear to be to strengthen their alliance in the face of the U.S. presence in Central ... Read More...


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Lessons for an Exit Strategy
Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger analyzes exit strategies for Iraq. By Henry Kissinger. (Washington Post, 8/12/2005) Read More...


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