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IAF Editorials: Americas: North America: United States

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European sovereign debt crisis wake up call for US?

Author argues that the US should look at Europe to avoid an economic disaster. By Andy Langenkamp. (02/25/2011)

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Bush Doctrine Hangover… A New Headache for Peace builders…
Bush Doctrine Hangover… A New Headache for Peace builders…
Author analyzes 'War on Terror' doctrine and its impact on peace practitioners. By Dr. Christos Kyrou (08/10/2010) Read More...


Beyond the Bernard Madoff Swindle
Beyond the Bernard Madoff Swindle

Author provides commentary and analysis on the cultural and policital dimensions of the Madoff scandal. By David A. Hollingsworth. (08/11/2009)

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President Barack Obama's Peace Plan for the Middle East?
President Barack Obama's Peace Plan for the Middle East?
Author explores U.S. peace plan for the Middle East and discusses means for positive U.S. foreign policy there. By Dr. Yoav J. Tenembaum. (05/25/2009) Read More...


Will NATO Prove Itself in Afghanistan?
Will NATO Prove Itself in Afghanistan?
Author analyzes NATO's efforts in Afghanistan to bring peace and stabilty. By M. Patel. (IA-Forum, 04/22/2009) Read More...


U.S.-Peru Free Trade Agreement: One Year Later
U.S.-Peru Free Trade Agreement: One Year Later
Author discusses impact and effects of the U.S.-Peru Free Trade Agreement. By Adam Kott (11/03/2008) Read More...


Threat to Free Trade, Threat to Progress
Threat to Free Trade, Threat to Progress
The crisis of the financial markets could all-too easily be turned into vast economic crisis if political meddling and populist resentments manage to infringe on free trade. By George A. Pieler and Je... Read More...


The Fall of U.S. Hegemony in Latin America
The Fall of U.S. Hegemony in Latin America
Author analyzes the decreasing influence of the United States in Latin American and the rising influence of Russia and Brasil. By Adam Kott. (10/20/2008) Read More...


Russia and China: The New Axis of Evil?
Russia and China: The New Axis of Evil?
Authors discuss the possibility that Russia and China now constitute the 'Axis of Evil'. By Ryan Barnes & Steinar Dyrnes. (08/04/2008) Read More...


The Final Tour
The Final Tour
Author reflects on President Bush's visit to the Middle East and US policy there. By Alexander Jackson. (IA-Forum, 05/20/2008) Read More...


In Search of its Mission: NATO and the Ukraine
In Search of its Mission: NATO and the Ukraine
Russia's resistance should not be a determining factor - either contra or pro - in the Ukraine's quest to be a member of NATO. By Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler (IA-Forum, 04/17/2008) Read More...


A Putin by Any Other Name...
A Putin by Any Other Name...
In light of the upcoming presidential elections in Russia it might be wise for the American presidential candidates to articulate a coherent Russia policy. Or at least know the name of Putin's heir. B... Read More...


Despot Serenade
Despot Serenade
After the New York Philharmonic accepted an invitation to perform in Pyongyang, a flurry of commentary condemned and praised the move. Was this savvy cultural diplomacy, or just a PR coup for the worl... Read More...


Back to the (Policy) Future, Or: The Vagaries of International Relations
Back to the (Policy) Future, Or: The Vagaries of International Relations
Selling arms simultaneously to Saudi-Arabia and Israel is hardly new in America's foreign policy. But critics of this White House wonder how this new plan can be squared with the "Bush Doctrine". By... Read More...


Fear Stalks The Andes
Fear Stalks The Andes
Congress, wary of negotiated deals that open wider the doors to international commerce, surprises only when it approves Free Trade Agreements. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio accuses Free Trade of all sorts... Read More...


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Direct Democracy
Aberdeen doesn’t’ need London to collect its trash, Milwaukee doesn’t need Washington to run its schools. If that government is best which governs least, then surely that unit of government which has... Read More...


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Iraqization - Not Democratization
Analysis of the Iraq conflict and call to reinspect democratization policy efforts. By Alan Hootnick. (2/5/2007) Read More...


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Resist Congress Encroaching on Economic Freedom
Under the new House Leadership, pro-growth and free-trade policies may be a thing of the past. But such economic populism – espoused by either party – should be nipped in the bud. By George A. Pieler ... Read More...


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Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative
Author analyzes the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative including the issues and merits surrounding it. By Stephanie Brophy. (IA-Forum, 1/23/2007) Read More...


Operation “Freedom From Iraq”
Operation “Freedom From Iraq”
Even the most idealistic of Iraq’s partisans can’t weigh the mountain of dead against the nation’s “messy freedom” and find solace. The President concedes that regional terror is up, Iran and Syria e... Read More...


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Bush Might Want Another Go at “Democratizing” Iraq
Author critiques possible US troop increases. By Claude Salhani. (IA-Forum, 12/22/2006) Read More...


Non-Friction: Toward A Global Economy
Non-Friction: Toward A Global Economy
These expansion of the role of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) is well intentioned but will likely bring undesired results. By George A. Pieler and Jens F. Laurson (fi... Read More...


Choice Pickings: What the Elections in the Ukraine Mean for Europe
Choice Pickings: What the Elections in the Ukraine Mean for Europe
Author considers whether European reaction to the Ukrainian elections reflects a negative, and larger, transatlantic issue. By Jens F. Laurson. (IA-Forum, 1/20/2005) Read More...


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No Real Shift in U.S. Policy Towards Iran
Authors analyze history of US-Iranian relations and propose change in current US policy towards Iran. By Karin A. Esposito and Mahdi Ahouie. (IA-Forum, 6/21/2006) Read More...


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Wasted Energy
The authors poke at the European 'Energy Summit' and discuss possibilities for Energy diversification in Europe. By George A. Pieler and Jens F. Laurson (first published on Tech Central Station, 04/10... Read More...


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Launching the Trade Liberation Movement
The authors look the obstacles to free trade - and fine some amidst the very proponents of the idea. The WTO negotiations may be stalled, but there are - if few - alternatives. By George A. Pieler and... Read More...


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Merkel’s Atlantic Crossing
Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler discuss Angela Merkel's visit to the U.S. and how it bodes well for Germany to re-occupy the position of quiet power that suits it best. (TCS Daily, 01/25/2006 - I... Read More...


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The Islamic Republic and Rhetorical Contests with the United States
The author discusses the war of words between the United States and Iran and its consequences. By Karin Esposito. (IA-Forum, 11/3/2005) Read More...


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Keeping the Peace: Why the US shouldn't go it alone at the UN
Author discusses the US short-term and long-term role in the UN. By Jason Miks. (8/11/2005) Read More...


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