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Americans Support Repeal of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell”
Voters recognize through a CAP poll that as our country fights two different wars that it is critical for the military to make recruiting decisions based on a soldier’s skills—not his or her sexual or... Read More...


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The United States of Science
One set of President Obama's 2011 budget numbers tackles the threat posed by ever-rising federal deficits to our country’s long-term stability, and the other set provides the financial wherewithal for... 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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Slimming Down the Defense Budget
The federal government can and should do more to rein in spending on the investment portion of the defense budget, which still includes a number of outdated, over budget weapons systems. By Lawrence J... Read More...


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The False Promise of Primacy: Debunking Robert Kagan’s Nostalgia for Bush-Era Foreign Policy
The unifying theme of President Obama’s domestic agenda is retooling America so it can prosper in the global economy, to the chagrin of Robert Kagan. By Nina Hachigian. (The Center for American Progr... Read More...


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Testing Time for U.S.-China Relations
President Obama’s conciliatory approach just postponed the already existing friction in U.S.-China relations. But like the times before, this rough patch will pass, too. The tone may have changed, but... Read More...


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Help for Hondurans After Their Election
Whatever the motives behind each country’s response to Honduras’ presidential elections, the most important consideration for everyone should be the future peace, stability, and prosperity of the Hond... 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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First thoughts: Obama's Oslo speech
An MSNBC News feedback report on the speech Obama gave in receiving his 2009 Nobel Peace Prize. By Domenico Montanaro. (MSNBC News, 12/09/2009) Read More...


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Cap and Fade
President Obama is planning to announce the employment of cap-and-trade policy as a centerpiece of America's contribution to curb emissions. The plan, however, merely allows polluters and Wall Street... Read More...


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Can an Unfree China Be Green?
President Obama has chosen to downplay the lack of freedom in China. By doing so, he gives up on a vital prerequisite for an effective, credible emission-control regime. By Lee Lane. (The American Ent... 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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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...


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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Ending 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
The US Military needs to end their draconian bans of LGBT people in its military. By Lawrence J. Korb, Sean Duggan, and Laura Conley. (The Center for American Progress, 06/24/2009) Read More...


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LGBT Issues in Health Reform
America needs to address the specific needs of its LGBT population in order to make it on-par with other Westernised nations that have government healthcare provisions. By Josh Rosenthal. (The Center ... Read More...


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This I Believe (re: Afghanistan)
The author can’t agree with President Obama’s decision to escalate in Afghanistan, preferring a minimalist approach. By Thomas L. Friedman. (The New York Times, 12/01/2009) Read More...


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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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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
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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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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‘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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