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U.S. Is Needed to Defuse Iran
The new agreement worked out between Iran and Germany, France and Britain could be the first step toward solving the problem of Iran's efforts to develop a nuclear weapons capability, but there is sti... Read More...


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Life after Arafat
Interview with political scientist Khalil Shikaki. In a follow-up email interview, Dr. Shikaki discusses what the future will hold for the Palestinians, elections, and the prospects of peace in the Mi... Read More...


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Will China's Growth Sustain 30 More Years?
Author believes China's future growth will hinge on two factors: China's ability to sustain its high private deposits amid labor force changes and its ability to transition productivity to be the main... Read More...


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Lion of Iranian Politics May Return for Run at Presidency
Famed for his political cunning and Cheshire cat grin, Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani is on the verge of a political comeback. By Robin Wright. (Washington Post, 11/16/2004) Read More...


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What if Islam isn't an obstacle to democracy in the Middle East but the secret to achieving it?
America's misreading of the Arab world—and our current misadventure in Iraq—may have really begun in 1950. By Michael Hirsh. (Washington Monthly, 11/1/2004) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Mr. Samet Dalipi
IA-Forum Interview: Mr. Samet Dalipi
Mr. Samet Dalipi, Fulbright Scholar at American University, former President of the Vitia Municipal Assembly, and policy officer for Oxfam GB talks to IA-Forum about current issues in Kosova/o. By Ja... Read More...


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The Real Battle
Winning in Fallujah is just the beginning. By Wesley K. Clark. (Washington Post, 11/14/2004) Read More...


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Chinese officials focus on trade
The president of China and other high-ranking Chinese officials began a tour of Latin America in Brazil intending to enhance trade for the booming nation of 1.3 billion people. (The Miami Herald, 11/1... Read More...


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Adapting to Contemporary Interpretations of Islam
Is Islamic law compatible with democracy and human rights? One of Iran’s best-known reformist clerics has an answer to this question – an answer that challenges Islamic orthodoxy. Journalist Bahman Ni... Read More...


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A Man and His People
Uri Avnery writes about Yasser Arafat. (Palestine Chronicle, 11/10/2004) Read More...


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Ethnic Rivalries Still Bitter in Balkans
Kosovo, Bosnia sharply divided; Macedonians fear vote may spark violence. By Daniel Williams. (Washington Post, 11/6/2004) Read More...


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Fear and Fury in Russia
Although Russia is dominated by an atmosphere of fear, liberal media outlets continue to survive, says the author. By Masha Lipman. (Washington Post, 11/3/2004) Read More...


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A View of the Language of Ethnic Minorities in Science and Higher Education in Macedonia
The origin of citizens in European societies is heterogeneous from ethnical, linguistic, confessional, or a racial aspect. By Maria Milosevska (IA-Forum, 11/08/2004) Read More...


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Buying Time in Tehran
Discusses Iranian economy. By Afshin Molavi. (Iranian Voice, 11/1/2004) Read More...


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Decentralization, or Euro-Discrimination?
Generally, minorities in the United States often take pride with the fact they are all equal under the law, regardless of their historical or ethnic background. This means that discrimination in the ... Read More...


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Lack of democracy breeds terror
An open letter from leading pro-democracy Iranian intellectuals to American intellectuals on the occasion of the 3rd anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks. (9/28/2004) Read More...


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World Bank: Disengagement Alone Won't Help PA Economy
Discusses what Israel needs to do in order to ensure their own safety as well as help the Palestinian economy. By Ora Coren (Haaertz.com, 11/3/04) Read More...


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Finding a Better Growth Model
According to the author, China's economic structure is unbalanced, as indicated by a large investment to consumption ratio. Although the investment-led development model kick-started China's economic ... Read More...


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The Iran Problem Awaiting Bush or Kerry
While Tehran's unprecedented "endorsement" of President Bush raised some eyebrows this week, Iran hasn’t been much of an issue in the Presidential campaign. But as international efforts to confront th... Read More...


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Exchange Rate Regime, Speculation And Price Stability In Iraq
Nominally, the Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) is following a flexible-exchange-rate regime. The main reason usually advanced for flexibility is the possible, and usually probable, fluctuation in the oil r... Read More...


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US Trouser Quota Against WTO Principles
Discusses China's feelings after learning about the United States' new textile quotas. China warns of its repercussions. By Dai Yan (ChinaDaily.com, 10/31/04) Read More...


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China Opposes to US Imports Limits on Cotton Trousers, Official
Discusses the recent US decision to limit the amount of cotton trousers from China available in the US. Chinese officials state that this is the first step of the US plan to sabotage their trade relat... Read More...


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IA-Forum Roundtable Interview: Christopher Preble
Christopher Preble (Cato Institute) talks to IA-Forum in the second of our roundtable interview series on Iraq. By Jens Laurson and Dimitri Neos. (IA-Forum, 10/20/2004) Read More...


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Thaw Chilly Relationship with Japan
The author blames Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi and his administration for the long-standing "politically cold and economically warm" relationship between Japan and China. By Fang Zhou. (C... Read More...


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We are nobody's pawns
Iraqis need international solidarity, not support for violence. By Abdullah Muhsin. (Guardian, 10/23/2004) Read More...


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IA-Forum Iraq Roundtable Interview: Dr. John Tierney
Dr. John J. Tierney, Jr. (Faculty Chairman, Institute of World Politics) talks to IA-Forum in the first of our roundtable interview series on Iraq. By Jens Laurson and Dimitri Neos. (IA-Forum, 10/2... Read More...


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China's Growth Blesses the World
Article discusses the reasons behind China's recent economic growth. Includes the discussion of foreign direct investment, governmental controls, and the available workforce. Also analyzes the impact ... Read More...


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Novatek: A Gas Giant You've Never Heard Of
Novatek: An emerging Russian gas company seeks to sell shares to a French firm. Its rapid growth challenges the hegemony of Gazprom, the world's biggest gas producer. World wide gas prices may subse... Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: Ambassador Marc Ginsberg
Marc Ginsberg, former U.S. Ambassador to Morocco, chair of the Alliance for American Leadership, and Foreign Affairs Analyst for Fox News Channel talks to IA-Forum about U.S. Foreign Policy and Iraq. ... Read More...


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Election at all costs may cost democracy
While a perfect election in Iraq is impossible, a deeply flawed one could stunt the growth of genuine representative government. By John Barry Kotch. (Japan Times, 10/17/2004) Read More...


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