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From the MENA, Yet Another Dilemma
From the MENA, Yet Another Dilemma
The Syrian crisis, in the context of the MENA countries. By Dr. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. Read More...


Air Diplomacy: Engaging China
Air Diplomacy: Engaging China
Can air diplomacy diminish the distrust and suspicion that currently permeates Sino-American relations? Adam B. Lowther and Guocheng Jiang. (01/11/2013) Read More...


Rise of Political Islam in Turkey and its Effects on Turkish-Syrian Relations
Rise of Political Islam in Turkey and its Effects on Turkish-Syrian Relations
Paper explores the rise of political Islam in the last two decades in Turkey and its effects on Turkish Syrian relations. By Saffet Akkaya. (11/27/2012) Read More...


The Shi’a Precedent - A Focus on Iran in Syria
The Shi’a Precedent - A Focus on Iran in Syria
How does Iran play into the Syrian conflict? By Landon Shroder. (09/19/2012) Read More...


U.S. Policy on Syria from the Perspective of Refugee Security and Regional Stability
U.S. Policy on Syria from the Perspective of Refugee Security and Regional Stability
What does the Syrian confict mean for its refugees and regional stability? By Dr. Christos Kyrou. (09/20/2012) Read More...


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ERBIL, BAGHDAD, ANKARA AND WASHINGTON: THE COMPLEX POLITICS OF KURDISH OIL
Analysis of oil reserve political effects in Iraq and potential tensions in the affected areas. By Seda Kirdar. (Tepav, 08/15/2012) Read More...


Syria and the Arab Uprisings: A Special Case
Syria and the Arab Uprisings: A Special Case
How do Russia, China and their allies in the Middle East (most notably Iran) play into the Syria and Arab uprising equation? By Yasir Kuoti. (08/21/2012) Read More...


The Road to Damascus from Baghdad
The Road to Damascus from Baghdad
Insider's view from Baghdad about the struggle for Syria and its implications. By Landon Shroder. (08/15/2012) Read More...


How to Deal with the Chinese Exchange Rate
How to Deal with the Chinese Exchange Rate
How should the U.S. effectively deal with the Chinese exchange rate? By Dr. David A. Phillips. (08/13/2012) Read More...


Bombing Iran's Nuclear Enrichment Facilities
Bombing Iran's Nuclear Enrichment Facilities
A skeptical look at intervention scenarios to thwart the Iranian nuclear program. By Marvin Baker Schaffer (07/30/2012) Read More...


China, Asia, and the American Pivot
China, Asia, and the American Pivot
Author analyzes Obama administration's 'pivot' on Sino-US policy, its impacts, and Mitt Romney's alternative policy. By Prof. Lowell Dittmer. (07/31/2012) Read More...


Impoverished to Ravenous – 21st Century China and Sustainable Development
Impoverished to Ravenous – 21st Century China and Sustainable Development
Author examines impacts of development on China's sustainable development needs. By Anuradha Kataria. (07/19/2012) Read More...


The Forum - Summer 2012 Issue - China
The Forum - Summer 2012 Issue - China
In our latest issue of The Forum, experts discuss China's ambitions and worldview, security policy, and exchange rate issue. (06/28/2012) Read More...


The Forum - Summer 2012  Issue - China
The Forum - Summer 2012 Issue - China
In our latest issue of The Forum, experts discuss China's ambitions and worldview, security policy, and exchange rate issue. (06/28/2012) Read More...


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...


Delivering on the Commitments and Pledges of Afghanistan Conferences
Delivering on the Commitments and Pledges of Afghanistan Conferences
Analysis of recent conference, Afghanistan and the International Community. Can commitments and agreements with Afghanistan deliver as promised? By M. Ashraf Haidari (05/24/2012) Read More...


Chinese Exchange rate, the US current account deficit, and the Global imbalance
Chinese Exchange rate, the US current account deficit, and the Global imbalance
Authors analyze the Chinese exhange rate, US current account deficit, and consideration of a more aligned and flexible RMB exchange rate. By Dr. Jinzhao Chen and Dr. Xingwang Read More...


All We Are Saying Is Give Peace a Chance: Admit Palestine to the UN
All We Are Saying Is Give Peace a Chance: Admit Palestine to the UN
What are the implications of Palestine not being in the UN? What would it achieve? By Paul Parker. (05/21/2012) Read More...


China’s Security Policy in Africa and the Western Indian Ocean
China’s Security Policy in Africa and the Western Indian Ocean
Former Ambassador David H. Shinn looks at Chinese security policy developments in Africa and the western Indian Ocean. By David H. Shinn. (05/01/2012) Read More...


Is the Implementation of the Greater Middle East Project Temporarily Frozen?
Is the Implementation of the Greater Middle East Project Temporarily Frozen?
Has the Greater Middle East Project become unmanageble? Is there hope to save it? Author discusses in this paper. By Evgenia Tairyan. (05/10/2012) Read More...


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The Next Putin Presidency
Vladimir Putin's third term as Russia's president could be characterized by greater political competition and middle-class opposition domestically, along with mixed relations with the United States, s... Read More...


No Asian Century without the pan-Asian Institution
No Asian Century without the pan-Asian Institution
Author offers several policy incentives why the largest world’s continent must consider creation of the comprehensive pan-Asian institution. By Dr. Anis Bajrektarevic. (04/02/2012) Read More...


Information on Anti-Corruption Program in Macedonia
Information on Anti-Corruption Program in Macedonia
Information sheet on joint Transparency International and Center for International Relations anti-corruption effort, Transparency Watch. 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...


IA Forum Interview: Dr. Mohammed Abu-Nimer
IA Forum Interview: Dr. Mohammed Abu-Nimer
IA Forum speaks with Dr. Mohammed Abu-Nimber (American Univ.) about U.S. policy response to the Arab Spring and a look ahead at post-Arab Spring relations. (02/17/2012) Read More...


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The post-Arab Spring and U.S. Policy
IA Forum asks: "The Arab Spring has transformed the old familiar landscape of the Middle East into a new and uncharted territory for the United States, yet engaging in the region remains an imperative... Read More...


IA Forum Interview: Patrick Corcoran
IA Forum Interview: Patrick Corcoran
IA Forum discusses the Arab Spring and perceptions about democracy with Patrick Corcoran (Catholic University). By Caitlin Occipinti. (08/18/2011) 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...


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