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How Russia, China, and IS Have Made the US Popular Again

Allies and partners are looking to the United States in ways not seen since the Cold War.  By Rob Spalding and Adam Lowther. (The Diplomat, 06/29/2015)

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NATO, Russia, and the Security Dilemma
NATO, Russia, and the Security Dilemma

Is a security dilemma moving forward between NATO and Russia?  By Robert Souza.  (07/17/2015)

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A Global NATO

Broadening NATO, and including Russia, would be another step forward to achieve global peace.  By Dr. Anna Cornelia Beyer.  (04/13/2015)

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Was Ukrainian Crisis a result of NATO Eastward Expansion?
Was Ukrainian Crisis a result of NATO Eastward Expansion?

Ukraine is a primary comopent of Putin's concern against NATO’s expansion policy towards the CIS. By Sandeep Tripathi. (03/16/2015)

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The New Leaders are the EU’s Response
The New Leaders are the EU’s Response

Contrary to many who belive the EU has done little in reaction to the Ukrainian crisis, its response has been made.  By Panos Chatzinikolaou. (09/08/2014)

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IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Jolyon Howorth
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Jolyon Howorth
Dr. Jolyon Howorth discusses EU security issues including the Libya crisis and NATO. (06/28/2011) Read More...


Afghanistan 2014: is retreat of Western soldiers feasible?
Afghanistan 2014: is retreat of Western soldiers feasible?
Author examines current military situation in Afghanistan and prospect for removing Western troops by 2014. By Michael Orfanos. (05/23/2011) Read More...


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Addicted to Contractors
The United States is hooked on privatized warfare in Afghanistan. And it's more costly than you think. Read More...


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Vision for Victory in Afghanistan - Part I
The news from Afghanistan all year has been dispiriting, and the last few weeks have been especially tough in terms of the violence. Yet most foreign and Afghan officials and officers who the author e... Read More...


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Vision for Victory in Afghanistan - Part II
The news from Afghanistan all year has been dispiriting, and the last few weeks have been especially tough in terms of the violence. Yet most foreign and Afghan officials and officers who the author e... 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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Macedonia: Challenges ahead
Author discusses issues facing the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. By Zhidas Daskalovski. (IA-Forum, 10/01/2009) 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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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...


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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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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Comparing the U.S. and Soviet Experiences in Afghanistan
The current conflict in Afghanistan may hold parallels to the Soviet's war in the 1980s, especially with regard to Pakistan's role as a safe haven. However, there are many substantial differences betw... Read More...


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Afghanistan: Post-Taliban Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy
In this comprehensive report, Kenneth Katzman discusses the challenges facing US and NATO forces in Afghanistan. By providing a thorough overview of the primary actors and relevant history, the report... Read More...


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Flipping the Taliban
The deployment of more U.S. troops to Afghanistan is necessary to tip the balance of power against the Taliban. But this military "surge" must be accompanied with a political one designed to persuade ... Read More...


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Focus and Exit: An Alternative Strategy for the Afghan War
With a resurgent Taliban, a shift in strategy is drastically needed. Coalition forces can succeed only if Afghan institutions are given room to grow. By concentrating efforts in select areas, coalitio... Read More...


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Afghanistan Report: A Ten-Year Framework for the Future
Chairman of the Institute for State Effectiveness and former Afghan Minister of Finance Dr. Ashraf Ghani outlines a medium-term framework for state-building in Afghanistan. (Atlantic Council, April 20... Read More...


Will NATO Prove Itself in Afghanistan?
Will NATO Prove Itself in Afghanistan?
Author analyzes NATO's efforts in Afghanistan to bring peace and stabilty. By M. Patel. (IA-Forum, 04/22/2009) Read More...


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Special Report: NATO at Sixty
With NATO turning 60 this year, IA-Forum presents commentary and analysis from fifteen experts on the key issues now facing the organization and asks what the future holds for the alliance. (IA-Forum... Read More...


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NATO's Political Demarche
Russia's heated reaction to the NATO-sponsored training exercises planned for next month near Tbilisi has added unnecessary strain to Moscow's relations with the West, argues Alexander Golts. (The Mos... Read More...


European Ballistic Missile Defense: Competing Interests and Reluctant Partners
European Ballistic Missile Defense: Competing Interests and Reluctant Partners
Author provides analysis of the European Ballistic Missile Defense issue and its impact on the key players involved. By Elizabeth Zolotukhina. (03/24/2009) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Federiga Bindi
IA-Forum Interview: Federiga Bindi
IA Forum discusses issues concerning Italy with Federiga Bindi, Director of the Jean Monnet Center of Excellence and Jean Monnet Chair at the University of Rome Tor Vergata and visiting fellow at the ... Read More...


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Turkey and Russia on the Rise
Although Turkey and Russia face many of the same challenges, their national interests are sources of competition rather than common ground. By Reva Bhalla, Lauren Goodrich and Peter Zeihan. (Stratfor ... Read More...


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Russia and Iran's Missiles
Even though Moscow claims to welcome the Obama administration's initiative to engage in direct talks with Iran, it is unlikely to alter its public stance that Iran is neither building a nuclear weapon... Read More...


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Don't rush for the exit
The situation in Afghanistan in 2008 resembles that of the late 1980s, when the former Soviet leaders started looking for an exit. Today, a number of Western diplomats and NATO generals are doing the ... Read More...


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