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Nerves On Test
No political solution is in sight to conflict in Sri Lanka even as the prolonged war spells misery to hapless citizens caught in the crossfire. By B. Murlidhar Reddy (Frontline, 04/11/2009) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Madhavi Sunder
IA-Forum Interview: Madhavi Sunder
IA-Forum speaks with Prof. Madhavi Sunder about the future of women's rights in the Islamic world. By Trenton Truitt (03/30/2009) Read More...


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Women Struggle to Secure Land Rights
Activists in Africa are fighting to introduce or strengthen laws intended to give women more secure access to land and are combating social norms and practices that stand in their way. By Mary Kimani ... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview:   Professor Anthony Quainton
IA-Forum Interview: Professor Anthony Quainton
IA-Forum discusses the drug cartel crisis in Mexico with former Ambassador Anthony Quainton. By Kathryn Thornborough. (03/06/09) Read More...


Reflections on new violence in Northern Ireland
Reflections on new violence in Northern Ireland
Author comments on recent Protestant extremist riots in Northern Ireland. By Dr. Christos Kyrou. (3/17/2009) Read More...


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Australia pledges aid to Zimbabwe
Australia says it will provide funding to Zimbabwe, the first Western country to announce aid to the government since the start of power-sharing last month. (BBC 03/11/2009) Read More...


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Sudan aid purge puts thousands at risk
Thousands of lives are in immediate danger after the Sudanese government continued a purge of international aid organisations after accusing them of colluding with the international criminal court, ai... Read More...


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UN pleads with Sudan over aid ban
The UN secretary general has urged Sudan to rethink its decision to expel aid groups from its Darfur region. (BBC 03/05/2009) Read More...


The Complicated Task of Educating Future Leaders
The Complicated Task of Educating Future Leaders
A discussion of international relations eduation system and a call for Realism in the course of studies. By Alina Khasabova. (03/01/2009) Read More...


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Finding India's Missing Middle
Most Indians not working in agriculture rely on the country’s large “traditional” or informal sector for their livelihood. This distorted labor market lacks Middle Class as a result. By Kevin Conway (... Read More...


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The Savaging of Humanitarian Law
'Modern" war disgusts us in the tragic consequences it has for civilians. Compliance with international humanitarian law must be made the subject of depoliticized discussions at the United Nations, wr... Read More...


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Our Forgotten Crisis
A time of economic hardship is a time to get back to basics. And no human need or economic fulcrum is as basic as the right to eat. By Ban Ki Moon and Rodriguez Zapatero (International Herald Tribune,... Read More...


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Special Report: Challenges for the Next U.S. President
IA-Forum presents a diverse collection of commentaries reflecting on the George W. Bush Administration's handling of key international challenges, and what the authors hope to see from the Barack Obam... Read More...


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Burma/Myanmar After Nargis
The international community should build on the unprecedented cooperation between the Myanmar government and humanitarian agencies following cyclone Nargis and reverse longstanding, counterproductive ... Read More...


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EU Latin Immigration Laws and Impact
IA-Forum asks: Despite Europe and Latin America's deep connection through immigration, the European Union recently passed a strict set of laws that allows for the imprisonment of illegal aliens for up... Read More...


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Strengthening the Roots of Resilience
The newly-released World Resources Report 2008 charts a path for how sustainable, nature-based enterprise can help the world’s 2 billion rural poor escape the cycle of poverty. By Phil Angell (World R... Read More...


Last Ditch in Zimbabwe
Last Ditch in Zimbabwe
Talk(s) may be cheap, but it’s all Zimbabwe has going for it. One problem along the way: South Africa is hardly an honest broker. By Jens F. Laurson & George A. Pieler (08/06/2008) Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: Prof. Sergio Costa
IA-Forum speaks with Prof. Sergio Costa of the Free University of Berlin about cosmpolitanism and the anti-racism struggle in Brazil. By Nadia Barros (07/19/2008) Read More...


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Hope Vetoed
The Burmese military's moves to block international aid are no surprise, writes Ben Adams. (Progress Online, 06/02/2008) Read More...


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Food Failures and Futures.
In this paper, Laurie Garrett addresses the mistakes in humanitarian food policies and maps out a better way forward to solve food crisis. (Council on Foreign Relations, 05/15/2008) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Professor Donald S. Lopez
IA-Forum Interview: Professor Donald S. Lopez
IA-Forum speaks with Professor Donald S. Lopez, the Arthur E. Link Distinguished University Professor of Buddhist and Tibetan Studies, about the current riots in Tibet. By Marina Litvinsky (IA-Forum,... Read More...


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Foreign Secretary Speech on the 'Democratic Imperative'
David Miliband's speech at St Hugh's College, Oxford in which the Foreign Secretary outlines the progressive nature of British Foreign Policy - promoting democracy through Western interventions abroad... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Prof. David Chandler
IA-Forum Interview: Prof. David Chandler
IA-Forum speaks with Prof. David Chandler about Western interventions in the name of promoting democracy. By Katharine Slocombe (IA-Forum, 03/17/2008) Read More...


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Paper: Ending the Use of Child Soldiers in Armed Conflict
Author analyzes its causes and history; and explores challenges to halt the issue. By Runa Reta. (11/07/2007) Read More...


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Paper: The Web of Health Diplomacy
Provides analysis of the Greco-Turkish and Palestinian-Israeli cooperation model in public health and explores development of a health diplomacy model based on the Kantian peace model. By Dr. Muhiudd... Read More...


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After The Bush Doctrine: National Security Strategy For A New Administration
Eleven of the nation's most prominent intellectuals debate about America's future role in the world at Miller Center of Public Affairs conference. Contains videos and transcripts. (06/07/2007) Read More...


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Ten Big Ideas for a New America
Collection of ideas presented by New America Foundation as fuel bipartisan debate about how to update U.S. national policies for the common good. (New America Foundation, 02/02/2007) Read More...


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What should be done about Robert Mugabe?
IA Forum asked 6 commentators: Inflation in Zimbabwe stands at 2,200 per cent, three quarters of the population are unemployed, and three million people have fled the country, yet President Robert ... Read More...


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Rendition and the Rights of the Individual
Paul Reynolds examines the United States rendition program. He notes how it reflects the US attitude that suspected terrorists should not be subject to individual rights protections, and how the war o... Read More...


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Dialogue Radio: #732 World as Witness: Crisis in Darfur
Interview with John Prendergast on the situation in Darfur. He analyzes how politics between the UN Security Council permanent members are affecting international response, and how the approach of th... Read More...


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