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Russia's horror
Recent terrorism in Russia is re-examined. Parallels are drawn among numerous terrorist groups & events, though links are vague. The author offers numerous suggestions to battle not only terrorism i... Read More...


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Stand Up to Putin
Author believes that President Bush must reinforce his laudable commitment to global democracy by standing up to Russia's Vladimir Putin. By Robert Kagan. (Washington Post, 9/15/2004) Read More...


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Wrong Strategy On Iran
Argues that to defuse Iran's nuclear program, the U.S. should pursue not Bush's unilateralism or Bush's critics' multilateralism, but a bilateral agreement with Iran. By Ray Takeyh. (Washington Post, ... Read More...


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Putin's Burden
The burden of solving the Chechen rests entirely on Putin since he eliminated or sidelined most of his rivals and critics. Russia's future rests on an autocrat who lacks creativity and courage. By Ma... Read More...


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Kosovo Peacekeepers Try to Rebuild Reputation
Force hopes major improvements in training and intelligence will ensure violence on scale of the March riots never reoccurs. (IWPR, 9/10/2004) Read More...


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Srebrenica victims found in Bosnia mass grave
Forensic experts say they have found the remains of dozens of Muslims massacred at Srebrenica during Bosnia's ethnic war in a mass grave near the eastern town. (ABC News, 09/11/2004) Read More...


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Is a U.S. Embassy Sanctioning the Destruction of a National Monument?
The Macedonian-American community expresses anger over the U.S. decision to build the new U.S. Embassy in the archaeologically historic area known as Fortress Kale Gradiste. By Steve Gligorov and Meto... Read More...


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European Abdication
Argues that European military presence in Afghanistan has provided mixed results. By David L. Bosco. (Washington Post, 9/7/2004) Read More...


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A Russia united by more than fear
Author argues that Russia suffers from a lack of multicultural awareness. By Tamara Eidelman. (Christian Science Monitor, 9/8/2004) Read More...


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Putin Slams Call for Chechen Talks As Funerals Fill Beslan Streets
Discussion with Scott Peterson, Moscow bureau chief for the Christian Science Monitor and Mary Dejevsky, Chief editorial writer for the London Independent about the Beslan tragedy. (Democracy Now, 9/... Read More...


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European Press Review: Putin Chastised
Exerpts of European editorials about the Beslan tragedy. (Deutsche Welle, 9/6/2004) Read More...


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This cult of death is beyond reason
Discusses extremist Muslim groups and how to deal with them. By David Brooks. (International Herald Times, 9/8/2004) Read More...


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Russian FM welcomes Israeli cooperation on terror
Israeli newspaper reports co-operation and support to Russia in light of recent terrorist attacks. Also discusses foreign policy issues between the two states. (Haaretz International, 9/6/04) Read More...


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EU's Links with China Pose New Threat to Transatlantic Relations
As the EU strives to play a greater role in world affairs, it is seeking to develop a strategic relationship with China, independently from its links with the United States. By Frank Umbach. (European... Read More...


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Insurgents seize a school in Russia
Recent terrorist attacks in Russia discussed, particularly the explosion of two aircraft departing from Moscow and the takeover of a school. Officials have pointed to Chechen rebels as the root of th... Read More...


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Putin points the finger in the wrong direction
In analyzing recent terrorist attacks in Russia, it is necessary to look at President Putin's recent policy decisions vis-a-vis the north Caucasus before denouncing the events as al-quaeda formulated.... Read More...


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How to Reform Saudi Arabia
To survive, the monarchy must battle the militants, reassure the religious establishment, and give the middle class a taste of democracy. By F. Gregory Gause III. (Foreign Policy, 9/1/2004) Read More...


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Can India Overtake China?
On the road to economic development, China relies upon foreign direct investment (FDI), while India has seen economic prosperity through homegrown entrepreneurs--a strategy which may give it a long-te... Read More...


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Listen To the Russians
Discusses Russian democratization and calls for increased support by Western NGOs. By Theodore P. Gerber, Sarah E. Mendelson and Grigory Shvedov. (Washington Post, 8/24/2004) Read More...


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Before, During, and After
Strong indictment against Bush administration's handling of Iraq conflict. By Jihad Al Khazen. (Dar Al Hayat, 8/24/2004) Read More...


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Deng's legacy still influences China, rest of world: President Hu
Commemorates the legacy of the late leader Deng Xiaoping. (People's Daily, 8/22/2004) Read More...


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Opening up, technical barriers lead to deficit
Author believes China is at a disadvantage because the farmers of developed countries are granted large amounts of trade-distorting subsidies. In addition, the developed nations are increasingly using... Read More...


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The Chilean or Indonesian Model?
Disscusion of Russia's state and economic development, while considering factors such as oil, the EU, and the rule of law. By Christopher Weafer (The Moscow Times, 18/08/2004) Read More...


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Police Are at War With the Russian People
Opinion piece revealing police brutality in Russia. by Yulia Latynina (The Moscow Times, 11/08/04) Read More...


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Iraq: Editorial Briefing with Max Boot
Edited transcript of discussion between Council on Foreign Relations Council and senior fellow Max Boot on his tour of Iraq. (9/9/2003) Read More...


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The Post on WMDs: An Inside Story
Prewar articles questioning threat often didn't make front page. By Howard Kurtz. (Washington Post, 8/12/2004) Read More...


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What Beijing Must Do
By Kevin C. Scott. (Brookings Institute, 1/6/2004) Read More...


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Social Capital and Economic Growth:The Case of Greece
Offers insight on the determinants of social capital in Greece, compared to the European Union (EU). By Asimina Christoforou. (London School of Economics) Read More...


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A new era in Greek politics
Olympic fervour may bind Greeks for the moment, but ordinary politics must prevail. (The Age, 3/10/2004) Read More...


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Greece: The EU’s Anchor of Stability in a Troubled Region
Discusses Greece's crucial position in the Balkans. By Kostas Karamanlis. (Washington Quarterly, 3/1/2000) Read More...


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