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IAF Editorials: Americas: North America: United States

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From Vicious Cycle to the American Dream: Sect 201 of the American Housing and Economic Mobility Act
From Vicious Cycle to the American Dream: Sect 201 of the American Housing and Economic Mobility Act

Section 201 of the American Housing and Economic Mobility Act of 2018 is an important and necessary step forward. By April Xiaoyi Xu. (11/26/2018)

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How US- North Korean Diplomacy Should Have Really Worked
How US- North Korean Diplomacy Should Have Really Worked

Making the summit counterfactual case. By Carlos Ramirez. (07/02/2018)

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The End of Trump and Tillerson: A Discordant Relationship
The End of Trump and Tillerson: A Discordant Relationship

The Trump-Tillerson relationship: what went wrong? By Benjamin Moore. (03/15/2018)

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What Needs To Be Done On Gun Control In The US?
What Needs To Be Done On Gun Control In The US?

Steps for advancing gun control in the US. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (03/09/2018)

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MCC 2.0: A new approach to take America's premier global development agency through and beyond 2020
MCC 2.0: A new approach to take America's premier global development agency through and beyond 2020

A vision of MCC 2.0 that represents an approach to practically reorient the agency toward greater relevance and effectiveness. By Mumukshu Patel. (02/27/2018)

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Foreign Aid: 8 Bucks or 80 Cents a Benjamin?
Foreign Aid: 8 Bucks or 80 Cents a Benjamin?

What are the real numbers for US foreign aid and what do they mean? By Mitali Patel. (11/20/2017)

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Two angry children with lit matches on the brink of causing destruction
Two angry children with lit matches on the brink of causing destruction

Looking at the U.S.-North Korea nuclear situation. By Tahi Izumi. (10/30/2017)

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Trump’s Iran Policy Only Hurts the US
Trump’s Iran Policy Only Hurts the US

The dangers in decertifying the Iranian deal.  By Shannon Tawoos. (10/16/2017)

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N Korea again: US caught napping, war a real threat
N Korea again: US caught napping, war a real threat

They say war is a sin, but sometimes, a necessary one. America must declare an all-out war in case all else fails. By Sartaj Chaudhary. (09/06/2017)

 

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Open Borders or Build a Wall? The Democratic Party's Crisis of Vision
Open Borders or Build a Wall? The Democratic Party's Crisis of Vision

The Democrats in the wake of the Trump travel ban. By Heather Alexander. (03/19/2017)

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What Kind of Political Realignment, and What Kind of Leader, Do We Need In The United States Today?
What Kind of Political Realignment, and What Kind of Leader, Do We Need In The United States Today?

What kind of leader do we need in the United States today? By Jack Pearce. (03/13/2017)

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A Common Populism: Trump, Le Pen and Putin
A Common Populism: Trump, Le Pen and Putin

Do they portend the beginning of the end for the EU? By Dr. Emanuel L. Paparella. (01/24/2017)

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China’s Counter-Enlightenment Approach to Taking Control of Afro-Eurasia
China’s Counter-Enlightenment Approach to Taking Control of Afro-Eurasia

Author argues that China intends to use leverage to dominate Afro-Eurasia, and to relegate both the US and Europe to minor roles in geopolitical power and influence. By Timothy Bovy. (01/24/20... Read More...



So who REALLY won the election: Vladimir Putin, perhaps?
So who REALLY won the election: Vladimir Putin, perhaps?

As it stands, the ultimate winner of the alleged Russian cyber hack on US elections is Vladimir Putin. By Tim Holmgren. (12/20/2016)

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Power and Opportunity: Turkish Strategic Positioning from Northern Syria through Iraqi Kurdistan
Power and Opportunity: Turkish Strategic Positioning from Northern Syria through Iraqi Kurdistan

A look at Turkey's strategic positioning in the Middle East. By David Davidian. (11/28/2016)

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The Next Pearl Harbor
The Next Pearl Harbor

What is the future of naval warfare?  What preparations should the U.S make to avoid a disastrous naval battle loss in the next few decades? By Tim Holmgren. (05/05/2016)

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On the US Presidential Elections
On the US Presidential Elections

In support of Hillary Clinton's nomination.  By Dr. Cornelia Beyer. (04/25/2016)

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U.S. Should Conclude the Negotiation on Rules for Aerial Encounters with China
U.S. Should Conclude the Negotiation on Rules for Aerial Encounters with China

Author argues that the United States should conclude the negotiations with China on an agreed code of conduct for aerial encounters.  By Han Guo.  (11/17/2015) 

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The U.S. Rebalance to the Asia-Pacific and Sino-U.S. Relations
The U.S. Rebalance to the Asia-Pacific and Sino-U.S. Relations

The U.S. needs a more constructive approach to Sino relations to achieve a prosperous and secure Asia-Pacific.  By Qi Lin.  (11/09/2015)

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Relooking the Current Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Program
Relooking the Current Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Program

The Environmental Protection Agency’s Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program undermines US goals on climate change and needs to be re-examined.  By Monique Baskin. (11/06/2015)

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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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China’s Lucky Decade
China’s Lucky Decade

From Bush to Obama: Has the U.S. failed to contain China?  By James Yan. (06/25/2015)

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Competing Orientations for the Near and Middle East
Competing Orientations for the Near and Middle East

How can the United States best promote a peaceful and productive Middle East?  By Jack Pearce. (03/23/2015)

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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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What does Putin Want, and How To Handle Him?
What does Putin Want, and How To Handle Him?

What are Putin's objectives and what's limiting him? And how should the West respond?  By Jack Pearce. (02/25/2015)

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How to Stop the Crime of Ungrateful Children?
How to Stop the Crime of Ungrateful Children?

Repercussions of arming insurgents still resonate.  By Ali Reza Sarwar. (01/14/2015)

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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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US Policy Options for Iraq and the ISIS Threat
US Policy Options for Iraq and the ISIS Threat

Recent development in Iraq leave the US in a precarious place.  What are its options? By Andrew Kelly.  (07/04/2014)

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A Competitive U.S-China dynamic in Asia-Pacific
A Competitive U.S-China dynamic in Asia-Pacific

Is the Asia Pivot leading to increased tensions in the Asia Pacific? By Deedar Hussain Samejo (05/27/2014)

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Bi-polarity of Afghan peace talks
Bi-polarity of Afghan peace talks

Afghan peace talks are bounded by many stakeholders.  How are they involved and how does Karzai play into the situation?  By Dr. Kashi N Pandita. (02/26/2014)

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