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How the U.S. Can Get Out
Offers alternate suggestions for U.S. withdrawal from Iraq. By Yossi Alpher. (Washington Post, 5/15/2004) Read More...


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Rumsfeld's actions speak louder
Offers suggestions to prevent another Abu Ghraib. By Kerry Kennedy Cuomo and Michael Posner. (Boston Globe, 5/15/2004) Read More...


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Covering up the coverup
Alan Dershowitz writes that the roots of the Abu Ghraib issue lies in the White House. (Boston Globe, 5/15/2004) Read More...


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Anti-Americanism in Korea: Closing Perception Gaps
Discusses the current state of US/ROK relations, dispels some misconceptions,and prescribes some strategies to improve the ties between these longtime allies (Center for Strategic and International... Read More...


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Now You See 'Em, Now You Don't: Elusive Six-Party Talks
Summary of current multilateral negotiations with the DPRK and a highlight of some of the inherent challenges (Center for Strategic and International Studies, December, 2003) Read More...


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Never Mind The Nukes?
Summarizes the recent ROK/DPRK diplomatic activity and includes a timeline of ROK/DPRK diplomatic interaction. Argues that despite the DPRK admission of nuclear weapons pursuits, ROK/DPRK relations h... Read More...


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The Nuclear Issue Sputters Along
While the North Korean nuclear weapons issue continues to make headlines, very little of substance has been accomplished in negotiations. Includes a chronology of key events. (Center for Strategic... Read More...


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Symbolic Links, Real Gaps
Argues that while South-North relations continue to be warm, most of the DPRK reform measures seem to be merely symbolic rather than substantive. Includes a chronology of key events. (Center for S... Read More...


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A Turning Point For China?
Discusses the current state of relations between China and the Koreas. Includes a chronology of key events. (Center for Strategic and International Studies, June, 2003) Read More...


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Like the Wehrmacht, we've descended into barbarity
Argues that the treatment of Iraqi prisoners is a consequence of coalition policy. By Richard Overy. (Guardian, 5/10/2004. Read More...


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Afghanistan: Building a trade bridge from the ashes of war
Positive assessment of development in Afghanistan by Ashraf Ghani, Afghanistan's minister of finance. (International Herald Tribune, 5/10/2004) Read More...


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US begins sanctions against Syria
The US has imposed economic sanctions on Syria after long accusing the Arab state of supporting terror and failing to stop militants entering Iraq. (BBC News, Tues May 11, 2004) Read More...


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Partnership, Under Construction
In the first public criticism by the Bush administration of Russia, Secretary of State Powell diplomatically criticizes a resurgence of authoritarianism under Putin, including the weakening of the leg... Read More...


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Renewing the Atlantic Partnership
Authors argues that in order to revitalize the Atlantic alliance, Europe and America must forge new "rules of the road" governing the use of force, adapt NATO to meet today's threats coming from outsi... Read More...


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Mutual Incomprehension:U.S.-German Value Gaps beyond Iraq.
Scholar argues that the recent tension between the Unted States and Germany demonstrates that U.S.-German relations are characterized by a mutual incomprehension of each other’s political culture an... Read More...


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A New European Divide
Author warns of the new divide in Europe that excludes the former Soviet Union (Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, the Caucasus, Moldova and Central Asia) from integrating in the West. By James M. Goldgeier. (... Read More...


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World's Worst Places to be a Journalist
"In all of these places, reporting the news is an act of courage and conviction." By the Committee to Protect Journalists (Cubanet, 05/02/2004) Read More...


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Torture At Abu Ghraib
American soldiers brutalized Iraqis. How far up does the responsibility go? By Seymour M. Hersh. (New Yorker, 4/30/2004) Read More...


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Iraqis grumble at prospect of sovereignty without authority
BAGHDAD, Iraq - A government that can't pass laws, a nation that doesn't control its own armed forces. Many of Iraq's U.S.-picked leaders wonder just how sovereign a state Washington will give them on... Read More...


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The Disintegration of Palestine
In the New York Review of Books, Edward R. F. Sheehan discusses the plight of the Palestinian. With a road map that nobody seems to be following what hopes can the Geneva Accords bring to the situati... Read More...


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PLAN OF ATTACK: Countdown to War
last of five articles adapted from "Plan of Attack," a book by Bob Woodward that is a behind-the-scenes account of how and why President Bush decided to go to war against Iraq. (Washington Post, 4/22... Read More...


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PLAN OF ATTACK : Cabinet Divided
This is the third of five articles adapted from "Plan of Attack," a book by Bob Woodward that is a behind-the-scenes account of how and why President Bush decided to go to war against Iraq. (Washingto... Read More...


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PLAN OF ATTACK : Deciding on War
First of five articles adapted from "Plan of Attack," a book by Bob Woodward that is a behind-the-scenes account of how and why President Bush decided to go to war against Iraq. (Washington Post, 4/... Read More...


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PLAN OF ATTACK : Making the Case
With CIA Push, Movement to War Accelerated. Second of five articles adapted from "Plan of Attack," a book by Bob Woodward that is a behind-the-scenes account of how and why President Bush decided t... Read More...


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PLAN OF ATTACK: The Special Relationship
fourth of five articles adapted from "Plan of Attack," a book by Bob Woodward that is a behind-the-scenes account of how and why President Bush decided to go to war against Iraq. (Washington Post, 4/2... Read More...


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Arafat attacks Sharon's Gaza plan
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat has reacted angrily to President Bush's decision to endorse the Israeli prime minister's plan for the Middle East. (4/15/2004 BBC News) Read More...


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Xinjiang and China's strategy in Central Asia
By Stephen Blank (Asia Times online, 04/03/2004) Read More...


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Iraq not Vietnam, at least on the ground
"Iraq is Vietnam not on the ground, but in our heads. " By Charles Krauthammer (Houston Chronicle, 04/15/2004) Read More...


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Is Iraq becoming a quagmire?
As coalition forces battle with both Sunni and Shia militants in Iraq, influential voices in Washington are asking if the country is descending into civil war—and whether America will still be a... Read More...


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Sharon cannot seem to change
The killing of Sheik Yassin portends only bad things for Israel. Terrorism is likely to increase in a region where most people already feel hopeless, says Rami Khouri. (Globe and Mail, 3/25/2004) Read More...


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