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Ten Reasons for Farmers to Support Action Against Global Warming
Farmers can benefit economically and be at the cutting edge of energy development while having their resources employed correctly. By Jake Caldwell. (The Center for American Progress, 12/02/2009) Read More...


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Vision for Victory in Afghanistan - Part I
The news from Afghanistan all year has been dispiriting, and the last few weeks have been especially tough in terms of the violence. Yet most foreign and Afghan officials and officers who the author e... Read More...


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Vision for Victory in Afghanistan - Part II
The news from Afghanistan all year has been dispiriting, and the last few weeks have been especially tough in terms of the violence. Yet most foreign and Afghan officials and officers who the author e... Read More...


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Obama must rethink rethinking Afghanistan
Either way the President's decision goes, the longer America goes without his resolution, the costlier the stakes become. By Doyle McManus. (The LA Times, 11/15/2009) Read More...


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‘Chimerica’ is Headed for Divorce
Can China successfully step outside the boundaries of its co-dependency with America? By Niall Ferguson. (Newsweek, 08/15/2009) Read More...


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The U.S.-China Economic Relationship: Separating Facts from Myths
Re-examining typical assumptions of this bi-lateral relationship. Read More...


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Manmohan Singh Visits Washington: Sustaining U.S.–Indian Cooperation Amid Differences
Brief on Indo-US relations in the context of Indian Prime Minister Singh's visit. By Ashley Tellis. (Brookings Institution, November 2009) Read More...


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Equals at Last, for Better or for Worse
While no breakthroughs came out of the Barack Obama-Hu Jintao summit meeting, the U.S. president’s maiden trip to China will go down in history as a pivotal event in the relations between the two most... Read More...


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'Strategic reassurance' that isn't
For an administration that has announced "we are back" after years of alleged Bush administration neglect in Russia and Asia, this is not a positive beginning. By Robert Kagan and Dan Blumenthal. (Th... Read More...


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The Yuan Underrated, China Overrated
America is driven by innovation. China, running like a madman, still lags far behind on this issue and relies more heavily on industry and agriculture. China needs to change, in order to let its peop... Read More...


IA Forum Interview:  Bruce K. Rutherford
IA Forum Interview: Bruce K. Rutherford
IA Forum speaks with Dr. Bruce K. Rutherford about Egypt, US-Egyptian relations, and his book Egypt After Mubarak: Liberalism, Islam and Democracy in the Arab World. By M. Patel. (IA-Forum, 1... Read More...


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‘Peak Oil’ Is a Waste of Energy
Peak oil is cast as largely rhetoric by an MIT-based energy consultant. By Michael Lynch. (The New York Times, 08/24/2009) Read More...


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Taking his time on Afghanistan makes sense for Obama
A Brookings Institution analyst argues that taking the time to set Afghanistan on the best possible track for the establishment of a stable government is of utmost importance. By Michael O'Hanlon. (T... Read More...


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Going Nuclear
This 2006 piece remains relevant to the current debate on the future of US and Global energy realities. By Patrick Moore. (The Washington Post, 04/16/2006) Read More...


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Can Potential Incentives in Climate Bill Spur U.S. Nuclear Industry?
The political and fiscal realities of getting back on the road to being a nuclear energy leader by 2030 are discussed. By Kathrine Ling (The New York Times, 10/27/2009) Read More...


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Is Joe Biden Speaking Through the Washington Post Op-Ed Page?
A piece questioning the relationship between the Vice President and Norm Kurz, Biden’s former communications director, in terms of Kurz's writings on Hamid Karzai. (Spencer Ackerman, The Washington I... Read More...


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Pillars of the Next American Century
Henry Luce called the twentieth century 'The American Century'. James Kurth asks what the 21st has in store for American power. (The American Interest, Nov-Dec 2009) Read More...


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A peek under the hood as the Times considers Obama's Nobel Prize
An electr0nic discussion by the LA Times editorial staff of President Barack Obama's 2009 Nobel Peace Prize. (The LA Times, 10/09/2009) Read More...


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The Iran Talks in Geneva: Too Soon to Tell
Kenneth Pollack addresses the talks between the P5 plus 1 debating the position Iran took in the talks. By Kenneth Pollack (Brookings Institute, 10/02/2009 Read More...


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Rich bullies, we need you
Paul Collier argues that the recent empowerment of the G20 disguises the ongoing dominance of the G5 in global governance. (The Guardian, 09/25/09) 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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The U.S. Intelligence Community and Foreign Policy
The author examines numerous ways to improve the analysis sector of the U.S Intelligence Community. By Kenneth G. Lieberthal (Brookings Institute, 9/15/2009) Read More...


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US: Adopt Stronger Laws for Child Farmworkers
An article from Human Rights Watch, calling the U.S. to amend its laws regarding child labor. (Human Rights Watch 09/15/09) Read More...


Higher education and the recession: It still pays to study
Higher education and the recession: It still pays to study
An OECD study shows that, despite an ever growing supply of university degree earners, there is still a significant return to education among degree earners in developed countries. The Economist (9/19... Read More...


The Dollar Dilemma:  The World's Top Currency Faces Competition
The Dollar Dilemma: The World's Top Currency Faces Competition
A changing global economy and recent financial crisis will likely challenge the dollar's primacy as a reserve currency. This shift toward multipolarity, however, will likely be gradual. Read More...


A Harsh Climate for Trade: How Climate Change Proposals Threaten Global Commerce
A Harsh Climate for Trade: How Climate Change Proposals Threaten Global Commerce
Formation of US trade barriers with India and China to curb energy-intensive production in in areas with weak emissions controls may do more economic harm than environmental good. by Sallie James (Cat... Read More...


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It's 3 a.m. Do You Know Where Hillary Clinton Is?
Over the course of her time in the public eye, Hillary Clinton has had many various roles-First Lady, advocate, wife. But in her latest post, as Secretary of State, she shows us her potential to expan... Read More...


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Addressing Syria
As Europe and the US move to reinstitute ties, it is important that Syria's regional role is not overstated. Their role in creating stability in the Middle East may not be as big as some believe. By: ... Read More...


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A Road Map to Nowhere
This article claims that progress in the Arab-Israeli peace process will come only when Obama is willing to identify Israeli settlements in the West Bank illegal under international law. By Flynt Lev... Read More...


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Administrative Detention in Armed Conflict
This article examines the treaty rules governing detention procedures in international and non-international conflicts. By Ashely Deeks. (Council on Foreign Relations) Read More...


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