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Equals at Last, for Better or for Worse
While no breakthroughs came out of the Barack Obama-Hu Jintao summit meeting, the U.S. president’s maiden trip to China will go down in history as a pivotal event in the relations between the two most... Read More...


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'Strategic reassurance' that isn't
For an administration that has announced "we are back" after years of alleged Bush administration neglect in Russia and Asia, this is not a positive beginning. By Robert Kagan and Dan Blumenthal. (Th... Read More...


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International Security
News and commentary on military, defense, and foreign policy topics. Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Allison Stanger
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Allison Stanger
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Allison Stanger at Middlebury College on her new book, ‘One Nation Under Contract: The Outsourcing of American Power and the Future of Foreign Policy.’ By Cynthia Iris (11/11/... Read More...


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Eastern Partnership: The West's Final Assault On the Former Soviet Union
Energy concerns primarily drive the European Union's advance into Asia, and not without offering a crushing blow to Russia's 'satellite-style' influence in Eurasia. By Rick Rozoff. (The Centre for R... Read More...


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Afghan Wish List
The author explains how can the US government achieve success in Afghanistan. By Andrew Garfield (ISN, 11/03/2009) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Andrew Bacevich
IA-Forum Interview: Andrew Bacevich
International Affairs Forum speaks with Dr. Andrew Bacevich, a professor of International Relations at Boston University and a former Army officer, about American foreign policy; his book, The Limits ... Read More...


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Waziristan or Bust
The Pakistani military has been sleeping with the enemy while keeping the civilian government down. By Ahmed Rashid (YaleGlobal, 10/19/2009). Read More...


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Pakistan: The Next Nuclear Nightmare?
The attack on the army headquarters in Rawalpindi, Pakistan and the growing feeling of insecurity in the world's second largest Muslim country. By Bruce Riedel (The Brookings Institution 10/13/2009) Read More...


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Get Nasty or Go Home
Recent arguments for the War in Afghanistan have focused on building civilian security to fight against counter-insurgency. This article shows that some tougher choices may need to be considered. (Fo... Read More...


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U.S., Russia Must Lead on Arms Control
The article underlines the crucial role of US and Russia in lowering the level of nuclear weapons in the world and the importance of the "Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty." By Brent Scowcroft, Joseph Nye... Read More...


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Nuclear Russia: ‘Zero’ Possibility
Nuclear weapons continue to play a vital role in Russia’s defense, security, foreign and even domestic policies, but Moscow should nevertheless at least embark on the Global Zero path, says Simon Sara... Read More...


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Deployments and Diplomacy
More troops is a start. But to win in Afghanistan, US will need help from its powerful neighbors, writes Henry Kissinger (Newsweek, 10/03/2009) Read More...


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No More Troops for Afghanistan
The author outlines her reasons for backing a policy of massive troop reduction in Afghanistan. By Malou Innocent (Cato Institute, 9/16/2009) Read More...


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Forget the Nukes
Robert Kagan stresses the fact that Iran's regime has been weakening and Obama administration should mainly focus on that, instead of nuclear program. By Robert Kagan (The Washington Post 09/30/2009) Read More...


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Obama the Gambler
The author analyzes Obama's new approach to US foreign policy, the benefits and the critique. By Fareed Zakaria (The Washington Post 09/28/2009) Read More...


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Missile defense and Turkey’s dilemma
An article about the abandonment of missile defense program in Eastern Europe by the U.S government and the possibility of Turkey's participation in a new defense program against Iran. By Ozgur Unluhi... Read More...


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Two First Steps on Nuclear Weapons
What is needed is nothing less than a change in the strategic relationship between the two major nuclear powers — in their own interests and in the cause of world peace. By Mikhail Gorbachev (The New ... Read More...


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Afghanistan Is the New Afghanistan
The war in Afghanistan has been compared to America's failure in Vietnam, however, this article suggests that its closer to the Soviet's involvement in Afghanistan when it invaded in 1989. (Foreign Po... Read More...


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A Better Missile Defense for a Safer Europe
Secretary of Defense Robert Gates defends the shift in missile defense policy in Eastern Europe despite harsh criticism. (New York Times, Robert Gates 09-19-2009) Read More...


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Afghanistan: What Are These People Thinking?
The Obama administration is consistently failing to learn the lessons of Vietnam, argues columnist Conn Hallinan. (Foreign Policy in Focus, 09/10/2009) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: David Ucko
IA-Forum Interview: David Ucko
IA-Forum speaks with David Ucko about his new book ‘The New Counterinsurgency Era: Transforming the U.S. Military for Modern Wars.’ By Cynthia Iris (09/14/2009) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Donald C.F. Daniel
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Donald C.F. Daniel
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Donald C.F. Daniel about peacekeeping and the book he co-edited, Peace Operations: Trends, Progress, an... Read More...


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Afghanistan: Measuring Progress Toward Peace
This article examines certain metrics that should be used to measure progress in the Afghan war, while stressing that patience from the American public must be exercised above all. By Michael E. O'Han... Read More...


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Rethinking Afghanistan
The author examines whether the Afghan war is winnable, if worth fighting at all. By Greg Bruno (Council on Foreign Relations, 09/01/2009) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: James Cockayne
IA-Forum Interview: James Cockayne
IA-Forum speaks with James Cockayne about his new book ‘Beyond Market Forces: Regulating the Global Security Industry.’ By Cynthia Iris (08/31/2009) Read More...


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Battle Begins When Fighting Ends in Pakistan
To be sure, the fighting isn’t over, but the hard part is actually what comes next. Success will be short lived without a comprehensive, long-term strategy to ensure stability. By David Kampf (Asia Ch... Read More...


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Strategically Lost in Afghanistan
The Obama administration seems to be having big second thoughts about Afghanistan. By Harvey M. Sapolsky (e-IR, 08/16/2009) Read More...


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How Not To End A War
Mikhail Gorbachev called Afghanistan “our bleeding wound”. Why hasn’t Nato learned from the Soviet Union’s mistakes? By Victor Sebestyen (New Statesman, 08/13/2009) Read More...


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Authoritarianism in Pakistan
This article deciphers the formative and differing impacts that British colonialism left on Pakistan and India, especially in terms of the role of military. By Zoltan Barany. (Policy Review, August... Read More...


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