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Slow Float to China
Slow Float to China
Authors analyze the issues surrounding the Chinese exchange rate. (06/22/2012) Read More...


America’s Hammering China’s Renminbi Makes Little Sense
America’s Hammering China’s Renminbi Makes Little Sense
Author argues that China’s surpluses are not driving America’s deficits and presents misperceptions about exchange rates and China's growth. By Yukon Huang. (06/18/2012) Read More...


Frictions in the South China Sea - Chinese strategic mistake
Frictions in the South China Sea - Chinese strategic mistake
Author argues Chinese military buildup will only strengthen existing bilateral security deals of neighboring countries and open new ones, primarily with the US. By Dr. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (05/20/... Read More...


Greece as a Failed State and Regional Security: Why the US should be looking closer
Greece as a Failed State and Regional Security: Why the US should be looking closer
Paper discusses importance of Agean Sea security and impacts from a failed Greek state. By Dr. Christos Kyrou. (06/12/2012) Read More...


IMF: Their Firewalls, Our Money
IMF: Their Firewalls, Our Money
Have Lagarde's actions taken the IMF too far? By George A. Pieler and Jens F. Laurson. (World Policy Blog, 05/15/2012) Read More...


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What Are Iran's Intentions?
There is little credible discussion of just what constitutes the Iranian threat, though we do have an authoritative answer, provided by U.S. military and intelligence. Their presentations to Congress ... Read More...


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The Energy Deficit
Rather than anticipating and preparing for change, the United States has waited for change to be forced upon it, writes Michael Spence (03/20/2012, Project Syndicate) Read More...


Lessons from Incipient Civic Movements in the Broader Middle East
Lessons from Incipient Civic Movements in the Broader Middle East
Authors introduce analytical framework of 'incipient societies' to shed light on the so-called “Arab Spring”. It provides recommendations and suggestions, as well as areas of future consideration. By ... Read More...


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Made in China, the End of Western Dominance?
Paper that explores the decline of the West and the emergence of the BRICs economies. In this essay, I tend to focus on the role of technological innovation and democracy to (former/current/emerging) ... Read More...


Memogate Reveals Pakistan’s Hand
Memogate Reveals Pakistan’s Hand
Author analyzes Pakistan Memogate, its aftermath, and what it tells us about US-Pakistan relations. By Mickey Kupecz. (first appeared in E-IR, 11/30/2011) Read More...


Protests Here, Protests There: Mass Demonstrations and the State of Democracy in the U.S. & Bolivia
Protests Here, Protests There: Mass Demonstrations and the State of Democracy in the U.S. & Bolivia
Author analyzes protest movements in U.S. and Bolivia and what government response says for a healthy democracy in both countries. By Nicholas A. Fromherz. (11/07/2011) Read More...


McCain Visit to Pakistan, India Reflects Wisdom of Decoupling
McCain Visit to Pakistan, India Reflects Wisdom of Decoupling
Author analyzes Sen. McCain's recent visit to Central Asia and its reflection of emerging US policy. By Michael Kupecz. (08/27/2011) Read More...


The Missing Sound Economic and Political Fundamentals of the Debt Ceiling Deal
The Missing Sound Economic and Political Fundamentals of the Debt Ceiling Deal

Author provides analysis of the US debt ceiling deal. By David A. Hollingsworth.

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IA Forum Interview: Dr. Joseph E. Gagnon
IA Forum Interview: Dr. Joseph E. Gagnon
IA Forum discusses policies of the Fed and ECB as they look to address complexities of economic recovery with Dr. Joseph E. Gagnon, Peterson Institute of International Economics. (07/28/2011) Read More...


IA Forum Interview: Dr. Laurence J. Kotlikoff
IA Forum Interview: Dr. Laurence J. Kotlikoff
IA Forum discusses central bank issues and the economic recovery with Dr. Laurence J. Kotlikoff. (07/28/2011) Read More...


The Forum (Summer 2011 issue): The EU
The Forum (Summer 2011 issue): The EU
Our latest edition of The Forum features commentary and interviews from international experts discussing EU Security and The ECB, the Fed, and Economic Recovery. Read More...


History Is Not On Our Side: U.S. Foreign Policy and Yemen
History Is Not On Our Side: U.S. Foreign Policy and Yemen
Author examines US policy efforts in Yemen and presents several flaws with it. By Patrick Corcoran. (07/12/2011) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Viral V. Acharya
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Viral V. Acharya
Dr. Viral V. Acharya (New York Univ.) discusses monetary policies of the ECB and Fed toward addressing the financial crisis and economic recovery. (07/06/2011) Read More...


IA Forum on Conference Call with Steve Coll & Peter Bergen: Withdrawal in Afghanistan
IA Forum on Conference Call with Steve Coll & Peter Bergen: Withdrawal in Afghanistan
In a conference call with Steve Coll and Peter Bergen, IA-Forum asks about potential impact on on military withdrawal in Afghanistan should President Karzai be removed from office. By Cynthia Iris, I... Read More...


U.S.-Vatican Relations: Current Implications and Future Possibilities (paper)
U.S.-Vatican Relations: Current Implications and Future Possibilities (paper)
Paper examining the relationship between the US and the Vatican, the differences and affinities of these powers, and the future possibilities of cooperation and mutual benefit with a focus on U.S. nat... Read More...


Are 'Systemically Important' Institutions Too Big To Fail?
Are 'Systemically Important' Institutions Too Big To Fail?
Authors argue institutionalizing TARP won't make financial firms more secure. By George Pieler and Jens F. Laurson. (first published in Forbes, 05/25/2011) Read More...


Barack Obama: In search of the Jeffersonian legacy?
Barack Obama: In search of the Jeffersonian legacy?
Author presents argument that Barack Obama's recent speech in the Middle East signals a step toward Jeffersonian policy. By Michalis Orfanos. (06/05/2011) Read More...


Academia Informing U.S. Foreign Relations
Academia Informing U.S. Foreign Relations
Report on roundtable discussion at Catholic University exploring historical and contemporary U.S. foreign policy making for the Middle East By Patrick Corcoran. (05/25/2011) Read More...


Obama’s speech, Obama’s sorrows
Obama’s speech, Obama’s sorrows
Author analyzes President Obama's recent speech about the Middle East and its meanings. By Dmitri Titoff. (05/25/2011) Read More...


Afghanistan 2014: is retreat of Western soldiers feasible?
Afghanistan 2014: is retreat of Western soldiers feasible?
Author examines current military situation in Afghanistan and prospect for removing Western troops by 2014. By Michael Orfanos. (05/23/2011) Read More...


Opportunities for the United States in the Libyan Crisis of 2011 and Beyond (paper)
Opportunities for the United States in the Libyan Crisis of 2011 and Beyond (paper)
Author analyzes history of US/Libyan relations, current crisis, and potential outcomes for Gaddifi. By Matthew Gannon (05/20/2011) Read More...


The Future of the United States and United Nations (paper)
The Future of the United States and United Nations (paper)
Paper analyzing the UN - US relationship, calling for continued involvement and coorperation. By Jeannine E. Miller. (05/05/2011) Read More...


International Affairs Forum Interview: Colonel Paul Bricker
International Affairs Forum Interview: Colonel Paul Bricker
IA-Forum speaks with U.S. Army Colonel Paul Bricker, a Black Hawk helicopter pilot, about the recent raid on bin Laden’s compound, from a pilot’s perspective. By Cynthia Iris (05/09/2011) Read More...


Words of Wisdom: A Constitutional Foreign Policy
Words of Wisdom: A Constitutional Foreign Policy
Author reflects on the words and views of U.S. founding fathers as they might apply today. By Patrick Corcoran. (04/11/2011) Read More...


IA Forum Interview: Dr. Viral V. Acharya
IA Forum Interview: Dr. Viral V. Acharya
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Viral V. Acharya about his book, Regulating Wall Street: The Dodd-Frank Act and the New Architecture of Global Finance. ... Read More...


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