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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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Solving Cyprus: the other Mideast conflict
Dicusses the Greek-Turkish conflict over Cyprus. By Richard C. Hottelet. (2/21/2002) Read More...


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Will Yukos tax bill be a burden for us all?
Article focuses on the future of Yukos Oil and the global effects of its bankrupcy. By Conal Walsh (The Observer, 08/01/04) Read More...


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China Threatens War With Taiwan by 2008
A senior Chinese official warned that Beijing would not rule out war with Taiwan if the island's resident pursues his plan to adopt a new constitution by 2008. (Newsmax, 07/30/2004) Read More...


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Must intervention be legal?
Armed intervention in Darfur may—or may not—flout the law. Why is it not legal to intervene to stop acts of genecide? Does the legality matter? (The Economist 7/29/04) Read More...


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Iraq & al Qaeda
The 9/11 Commission raises more questions than it answers. By Andrew C. McCarthy. (National Review Online, 6/17/2004) Read More...


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Russia protests over Belarus TV closure
Russia has protested to Belarus about the closure of the Russian state television office in Minsk in retaliation for its coverage of an opposition rally in the Belarusian capital. BBC News (7/28/04) Read More...


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What Next in the Western Balkans
Speech given by Borut Grgic, FP advisor to the Government of Slovenia to the Atlantic Council of the United States. (7/21/2004) Read More...


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The Road to Democracy in Arab World Goes Through Cairo
Discusses the prospects for Egyptian leadership in a post-Mubarak administration and its importance to the Arab world. By Amandeep Sandhu. (7/19/2004) Read More...


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U.S. turns heat on Russia in WTO entry bid
Criticism of Russian business methods. Discussion focusses on obstacles Russia faces before achieving its goal of 10 years, entering the World Trade Organization. WTO entrance would open Russian mar... Read More...


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How to Stop Nuclear Terror
U.S. secretary of energy Spencer Abraham talks about U.S. efforts to halt arms proliferation. (Washington Post, 7/17/2004, reg.) Read More...


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Bush Hoping for Mass Amnesia
Piece critical of Bush administration's policy regarding the Iraq War. By Doug Bandow. (Cato Institute, 7/15/2004) Read More...


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A second chance to learn the lesson of Vietnam
Draws comparisons between U.S. involvement in Iraq and Vietnam. (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 6/7/2004) Read More...


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The CIA and Iraq's WMD
Analyzes CIA pre-war assessments critized by the Senate Intelligence Committee. By Jeffrey Record and Charles V. Peña. (Cato Institute, 7/13/2004) Read More...


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Fahrenheit 9/11: Factual or Saudi-bashing?
Analysis of Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11. Specifically, regarding the absence of investigating the influence of Israel on U.S. policy. By Kaveh L Afrasiabi. (Asia Times, 7/2/2004) Read More...


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US Christian Right's grip on Middle East policy
Discusses the U.S. right-wing Protestant fundamentalist movement and its influence in US support for the policies of the rightist Likud government in Israel. By Stephen Zunes. (Asia Times, 7/8/2004) Read More...


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Saddam on trial: A fair process would be the Kurds' revenge
Kurd Twana Osman of Iraqi paper Hawalti talks about Kurdish sentiments on the Saddam Hussein trial. (Daily Star, 7/10/2004) Read More...


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Eurolegal
Provides public affairs and legal information related to Europe (also includes some Middle East and U.S. info) Read More...


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An interim N-freeze for N. Korea, Iran
Submits that interim steps to nuclear disarmament are crucial to acheive a long term solution in North Korea and Iran. By Daniel Poneman. (Boston Globe, 7/7/2004) Read More...


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Russian Gas To Compensate For North Korean Nuclear Programme
Discussion of the possibility of Russian oil and gas to be exported to the Korean Peninsula, which would halt the development of any nuclear programme. By Marianna Belenkaya (RIA Novosti, 06/07/04) Read More...


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Is Russia really that scary?
Author discusses the Russian economy, in comparison to other Eastern European markets, and methods of investment to avoid potential losses. By Barbara Wall (International Herald Tribune, 06/07/04) Read More...


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Russian nuclear forces, 2004
Report on current Russian nuclear forces. (Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 7/1/2004) Read More...


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Without U.S., Balkan Threat May Explode
Op-Ed on the failure of American leadership in the Balkans and the need to proactively pursue a settlement in the Kosovo region. By David L. Phillips. (Los Angeles Times, 3/26/2004) Read More...


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The rule of law, Russian-style
Shares in Yukos Oil go down following the court sentence and subsequent seizure of funds. One may look at this event as exemplary of the Kremlin's method to maintain hold of power. The court proces... Read More...


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Violence, chaos and the Saddam show
With insurgents determined to bring him down and the Iraqi economy in ruins, Iyad Allawi faces huge challenges—and the distraction of Saddam Hussein’s forthcoming trial. But there are some reasons for... Read More...


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Violence, chaos and the Saddam show
With insurgents determined to bring him down and the Iraqi economy in ruins, Iyad Allawi faces huge challenges—and the distraction of Saddam Hussein’s forthcoming trial. But there are some reasons for... Read More...


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The Allies Must Step Up
This article focuses on the importance of international involvement in the process of rebuilding Iraq, with a particular emphasis on the necessity of cooperation among members of the NATO alliance. By... Read More...


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Why Russia Gains From a Yushchenko Victory
Upcoming Ukrainian Presidential campaigns causes bewilderment and confusion of where Russia should place its support. In the past, Ukraine has fluxuated their foreign policy, engaged in oligarchical ... Read More...


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Russia's Contradictions
Editorial piece explaining that despite simplistic characterizations, today's Russia is a complex place with great progress mixed in with illiberal dangers. By Nikolas K. Gvosdev (The National Interes... Read More...


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