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Turkish Foreign Policy in the Era of Global Turmoil
E. Fuat Keyman offers criteria for examining Turkey's new foreign policy position in the changing world. Read More...


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Confronting the Long Crisis of Globalization: Risk, Resilience and International Order
Alex Evans, Bruce Jones and David Steven discuss risks to the process of globalization and new ideas on how to make it ‘more resilient’. (Brookings Institution, 01/26/2010) Read More...


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Can Turkey Combine EU Accession and Regional Leadership?
Katinka Barysch questions if Turkey is capable of simultaneously promoting its leadership in the Middle East, Caucasus, and Central Asia while pursuing accession to the EU. (Centre for European Reform... Read More...


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The Economic Crisis and the Mediterranean: Mixed Effects, Longer-Term Questions
This brief explores the impact of the global pressures on key countries in North Africa and the Eastern Mediterranean. The analysis suggests that most countries in the region are weathering the financ... Read More...


IA Forum Special Report - Climate Change, Cybersecurity
IA Forum Special Report - Climate Change, Cybersecurity
IA Forum presents its latest special report featuring the trade-off between economic policy and climate change policy, insurgent groups, and cybersecurity. Read More...


Special Report Preview, Climate Change:  Dr. Arvind Panagariya
Special Report Preview, Climate Change: Dr. Arvind Panagariya
In a preview of our upcoming special report, Dr. Arvind Panagariya discusses COP15 and balancing India's policies on climate change and economic growth. By M. Patel. (12/14/2009) Read More...


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Addicted to Contractors
The United States is hooked on privatized warfare in Afghanistan. And it's more costly than you think. Read More...


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Calibrating Credulity for Copenhagen
It is extraordinarily likely that the leaders meeting in Copenhagen will agree to something and congratulate themselves for it. For it to be meaningful, there are some challenges an agreement would ha... Read More...


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The Bearded Gentleman
Rather than assassinate Iranian citizens abroad, which proved a constant irritant between Iran and host countries, the Islamic Republic has developed much more sophisticated mechanisms to control its ... Read More...


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Money Can't Buy America Love
Millions of dollars are being pumped into hearts and minds projects from Kabul to Kandahar. Trouble is, it's not working. And it might even be making things worse. By Andrew Wilder and Stuart Gordon. ... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Kamal El Kheshen
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Kamal El Kheshen
Dr. Kamal El Kheshen, Vice President of the African Development Bank discussses the trade-off between climate change policies and economic growth policies in Africa. By M. Patel. (12/10/2009) Read More...


Which Policy to Address Climate Change?
Which Policy to Address Climate Change?
Author examines potential impacts of climate change and policy options to combat it. By Julian Morris, International Policy Network. (12/09/2009) Read More...


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Groupthink and the global warming industry
The recent revelations from East Anglia show that what's really at work is a very large clique of scientists is attempting to excommunicate perceived heretics for reasons that have more to do with psy... Read More...


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Unhelpful Hansen
Paul Krugman examines climatologist James Hansen's inability to link climate policy with economic policy. By Paul Krugman. (The New York Times, 12/07/2009) Read More...


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Goodbye, Dubai?
Now that the boom has gone bust, both in Dubai and in the United States, Dubai is stuck with a glut of real estate that no one wants to buy or rent. Creditors and markets had always assumed that when... Read More...


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A challenge and an opportunity in Copenhagen
In light of the UN's Copenhagen Climate Conference which began Monday, Israel is presented with the opportunity to join the likes of Western nations in creating a framework for climate change mitigati... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Mohamed Waheed, V. P. of Maldives
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Mohamed Waheed, V. P. of Maldives
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Mohammed Waheed, Vice President of Maldives, about the tradeoff between climate change policy and economic growth policy. (IA-Forum, 12/05/2009) Read More...


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Worst of the Worst: The World's Most Repressive Societies
A Freedom House analysis of the status of freedoms and civil liberties in the current time. Read More...


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Vision for Victory in Afghanistan - Part I
Troop number increase is argued as the most correct path to achieve agreeable results in Afghanistan. By Michael O'Hanlon. (The Washington Times/ Brookings Institution, 11/18/2009) Read More...


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Why Israel is Safer (from Iran) Than it Might Seem
An outline of the strategic situation between Iran and Israel. By Azem Ibrahim. (The Huffington Post/Harvard University) Read More...


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3 Questions: Jeffrey Harris on why we still don't have an HIV vaccine
What are the current roadblocks to an HIV Vaccine being made on a widescale basis? By Peter Dizikes. (MIT News) Read More...


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The truth about global oil supply
The world isn’t short of oil, and the price will go down, not up. By Edward Luttwak. (TheFirstPost.co.uk, 08/11/2005) Read More...


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A post-oil world gets less sci-fi by the day
Dwindling supplies and no plan B – are we heading for Mad Max scenario? By Ashley Seager. (The Guardian, 10/26/2009) Read More...


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The Wisdom of Reconciliation
Article about recent Turkish-Armenian peace agreement. By Haaretz Editorial (Haaretz, 10/13/2009) Read More...


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Deployments and Diplomacy
More troops is a start. But to win in Afghanistan, US will need help from its powerful neighbors, writes Henry Kissinger (Newsweek, 10/03/2009) Read More...


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No More Troops for Afghanistan
The author outlines her reasons for backing a policy of massive troop reduction in Afghanistan. By Malou Innocent (Cato Institute, 9/16/2009) Read More...


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Will Armenia Break Off From Russia?
The author examines the balance of power in Caucasus and close relationship between Russia and Armenia. By Gulay Kilic (International Strategic Research Organization Blog 09/23/2009) Read More...


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Afghanistan: What Are These People Thinking?
The Obama administration is consistently failing to learn the lessons of Vietnam, argues columnist Conn Hallinan. (Foreign Policy in Focus, 09/10/2009) Read More...


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Afghanistan: Was the Women's Vote Counted?
An analysis of Afghanistan's presidential election by Georgette Gagnon, who volunteered in Afghan election monitor groups. By Georgette Gagnon (The Daily Beast, 09/12/09) Read More...


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Turkey and Armenia: Soccer Diplomacy Shifting Rules are Creating a Zero-Sum Game
Soccer diplomacy in the Caucasus has potential for easing the tense relationship between Armenia and Turkey. However, both countries have conflicting interests in Azerbaijan that have brought rapproch... Read More...


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