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U.S.-Russian Relations Threatened By Iraq Arms Sales
It is in the interest of both Russia and the US to stop acrimony over Iraq and focus on the future. To achieve this, the Putin Administration must “clean house” and take the culprits who sold banned w... Read More...


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Star Wars Strikes Back
America is pouring billions of dollars into research and development, ignoring the fundamental flaws that missile defense has yet to overcome. By Michael O'Hanlon. (Foreign Affairs, 11/1/1999, $) Read More...


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The Missile Defense Debate
The Bush administration claims national missile defense can protect the United States from long-range missiles fired by rogue states. But that threat is trivial, and Washington's unilateralist approac... Read More...


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Fool's Gold in Alaska
Even putting environmental questions aside, refuge oil is unnecessary, insecure, economically risky, and a distraction from the real energy debate. Market solutions that enhance efficiency can provide... Read More...


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How America Does It
Today the United States is more like Bismarck's Germany, developing alliances with everyone so that ganging up against it is impossible. But it will have to keep providing order and security for other... Read More...


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In the Beginning: A Fresh Look at the Early Years of American Empire
Warren Zimmermann's First Great Triumph shows that a century ago Americans were already confronting many of the foreign policy issues on today's agenda. By Richard Holbrooke. (Foreign Affairs, 11/1/20... Read More...


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Saudi Arabia: Over a Barrel
A key reason for today's skyrocketing oil prices is the behavior of one of America's closest allies: Saudi Arabia. America must push the Saudis toward privatization and fiscal reform. By F. Gregory G... Read More...


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Bush Cuts Steel Tariffs, Declares Victory
By Dan Ackman (Forbes, 12/05/03) Read More...


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U.S. Steel Tariffs
US tariffs on imported steel, imposed by the Bush administration, have been found illegal by the WTO. Mark Tran explains their history. (Guardian Unlimited, 11/11/2003) Read More...


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The Bubble of American Supremacy
Argues that the heedless assertion of American power in the world resembles a financial bubble—and the moment of truth may be here. By George Soros. (The Atlantic, 12/1/2003) Read More...


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How Saddam may still nail Bush
Speculates on Saddam Hussein's trial and possible revelations. By Pepe Escobar. (Asia Times, 12/19/2003) Read More...


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Blame Taiwan
The fundamentals of the de facto U.S.-Taiwan alliance are still intact. Of course, if Chen Shui-bian persists in jeopardizing vital U.S. interests for personal political gain, they may not hold. Mr. ... Read More...


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Washington Pursues Dangerous Policy in Venezuela
by Mark Weisbrot (Common Dreams News Center, 09/25/2003) Read More...


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Dealing With North Korea: Does Bush Want Detente or Not?
Proposes that gov't hawks may be exaggerating the North Korean threat in order to perpetuate defense spending. (Center for International Policy, 8/3/2001) Read More...


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Keep U.S. embargo on Cuba
U.S. embargo on Cuba weakens Castro deadly regime, and should not be lifted before the dictator's death leaves a huge power vacuum, analyzes Carlos Alberto Montaner. (Cubanet, 10/02/2003) Read More...


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The anti-American obsession
Jean François Revel discusses France reaction to the 'American standardization'. (The New Criterion, Vol. 22, No. 2, October/2003) Read More...


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Bush's North Korea policy still a shambles
Piece critical of Bush administration policy towards North Korea . (Asia Times, 11/26/2003) Read More...


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A War of Choice or of Necessity?
Piece critical of Richard Haass's statement that the Bush administration "did not have to go to war against Iraq, certainly not when we did. There were other options". By Lawrence J. Korb. (Washington... Read More...


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Jihad has worked - the world is now split in two
Discusses Bin Laden's objectives and status; and states that the resolution of the Israel-Palestinian conflict is the only immediate way of reversing the dangerous polarisation of the world that Bin L... Read More...


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Hard Lessons for Arab Democracy
In pursuing democracy in the Middle East we are rightfully challenging Arabs to aspire to a higher standard of political behavior. Yet this is worth doing only if it reflects a sincere effort to aspir... Read More...


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It won't work, so why do we play along with U.S.?
Critical of U.S. missile defense system and argues that Canada should not support it. By John C. Polanyi. (Toronto Star, 8/25/2003) Read More...


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A Geostrategy for Eurasia
The United States should begin paving the way to a transcontinental security system that will ensure Eurasia's future is more peaceful than its past. By Zbigniew Brzezinski. (Foreign Affairs, 9/1/199... Read More...


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A House United
Americans often think China's leadership is split between hard-liners and moderates. It is not. The sooner Washington understands that Beijing is unified, the better. By Paul Heer. (Foreign Affairs, 7... Read More...


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A New Agenda for U.S.-Brazilian Relations
(Heritage Foundation, 11/20/2002) Read More...


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A Tale of Two Secretaries
Examines Donald Rumsfeld as a secretary of war and as a secretary of defense. By Eliot A. Cohen. (Foreign Affairs, 5/1/2002) Read More...


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Alone or With Others: The Temptations of Post-Cold War Power
America should use its post-Cold War hegemony wisely by deepening its ties with its NATO allies and thereby save itself from the temptations of overwhelming power. By Robert W. Tucker. (Foreign Affair... Read More...


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America and Europe: Clash of the Titans?
The euro's launch will transform the transatlantic relationship for good by placing Europe on an equal economic footing with the United States. An effective U.S. partnership with Europe is essential t... Read More...


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America Discovers Central Asia
The September 11 terrorist attacks and their aftermath have spurred a renewed U.S. interest in Central Asia. Despite official rhetoric, America is likely to remain militarily engaged there for some ti... Read More...


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America Slams the Door (On Its Foot): Washington's Destructive New Visa Policies
Harsh new restrictions on Muslim visitors have told potential friends that the United States no longer wants them. Goodwill is being squandered; Americans will pay. By John N. Paden and Peter W. Singe... Read More...


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American Primacy in Perspective
If America's current global predominance does not constitute unipolarity, then nothing ever will. And despite what many have argued, no serious attempts by others to balance U.S. power are likely for ... Read More...


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