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The Use and Abuse of U.S. Constitutional Law as a Model for Others
Presser examines the relationship between American and International Law and uses the conflict in the Balkans as a backdrop to which he argues that the idea of ‘the living constitution’ (or a realist ... Read More...


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Illegal? Yes. Lawless? Not So Fast: The United States, International Law, & the War in Iraq
This article claims that although the Iraq War was waged without international legal approval, it maintains the principles of international law. By Jacques deLisle. (Foreign Policy Reseach Institute, ... Read More...


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Obama’s Prosecutions by Proxy
Bolton describes Spanish prosecution of American Lawyers on human rights charges and urges Obama to “pronounce unequivocally that Spain should take whatever steps are necessary to stop Judge Garzón”. ... Read More...


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Restoring America's Standing
Heller’s thesis in this short piece states that the only way for the Obama administration to counteract the effect the Bush Administration had on America’s global standing is challenge the internation... Read More...


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Europe Must Help Obama Close Guantanamo
Authors argue for a closing of Guantanamo Bay through a transatlantic solution. By Mark Rhinard and Erik Brattberg. Swedish Institute of International Affairs. (Washington Post, 08/03/2009) Read More...


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Sink the Law of the Sea Treaty
In this article, Doug Bandow insists that the US refrain from ratifying the Law of the Sea treaty and, in doing so, provides a summery of what he believes are the Treaty’s weakest points. (Cato Insit... Read More...


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The Next Cold War?
This article expresses its author’s view of the March naval spat between China and the USA and US ratification of the Law of the Sea. By Erik. (Pacific Freeze, 3/25/2009) Read More...


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Colombia-US Base Deal Rankles
Colombian plans to lease three military bases to the US marks a change in Andean counternarcotics operations and reignites regional drug-war tensions. By: Eliot Brockner (International Relations and S... Read More...


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Barack Obama’s World
The president's ambitions match the global hopes he raises. But he lacks resources to fulfil either. By Godfrey Hodgson (Open Democracy, 07/16/2009) Read More...


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Russia and the Perils of Personal Diplomacy
Four experts on Russia assess the importance of Barack Obama and Dmitri Medvedev developing a personal bond and discuss the historical ties between the leaders of the United States and Russia. (The Ne... Read More...


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The Microeconomic Foundations of Macroeconomic Disorder
Author presents Austrian Prespective on the Great Recession of 2008. By Steven Horwitz (George Mason University, June 2009) Read More...


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The Scouting Report: Clean Energy Innovation
Adele Morris, Deputy Director for Climate and Energy Economics at Brookings Institution, speaks about America's recent pledge to climate change, prospects for Copenhaven, and working with countries su... Read More...


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In Search of the Exit
As attention turns to how to unwind emergency measures, much depends on how the American and Euro zone recoveries develop. By Ralph Atkins and Krishna Guha (Financial Times, 06/28/2009) Read More...


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How to Keep America Safe from Mexico's Drug Wars
Dr. Carafano discusses how violence from Mexico's Drug War is spilling over onto this side of the border. By James Jay Carafano. ( Heritage Foundation, 3/30/09) Read More...


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The Merida Initiative and Central America
A recent panel discussion hosted by the Brookings Institute explores the effectiveness of the Merida Initiative and its allocated resources for Central America. (The Brookings Institute, 5/26/09) Read More...


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Mexico's Drug War
Hanson outlines the severity of the current drug trafficking problem in Mexico, assesses President Calderon's efforts, and also offers long-term prospects for Mexico's War on Drugs. By Stephanie Hanso... Read More...


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Only the US Can Win War on Drugs
In light of the current War on Drugs that Mexico is struggling to grapple with, authors Weiss and Rozental discuss the need for the US to wage a war on America's demand for drugs that might match Mexi... Read More...


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Only the US Can Win War on Drugs
Mexico's fight – attacking the supply-side of the western hemisphere's drug war – will remain an unwinnable war so long as its northern neighbor fails to attack the demand side: Americans' insatiable ... Read More...


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Mexico's Drug Wars
This photo gallery documents the surging influence of the drug cartels in Northern Mexico and the efforts by police to maintain law and order. By Anthony Suau. (TIME, 2009) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Chris Taylor
IA-Forum Interview: Chris Taylor
IA-Forum speaks with Chris Taylor, Senior Vice President for Global Strategy at Mission Essential Personnel, U.S. national security culture. By Cynthia Iris (07/01/2009) Read More...


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Is Barack Obama’s Realism Better than George W. Bush’s Idealism?
Obama’s pragmatism in foreign policy is more reassuring than the messianic meddling overseas of George W. Bush. But he is to avoid a common pitfall of realism—a dearth of values—he needs to value libe... Read More...


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America's Next President Must Master the Tyranny of the Urgent
The biggest job for the new US administration is to find better methods of governing an interdependent world. By Strobe Talbott. (Brookings Institution, 11/02/2008) Read More...


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United States-Russia: last stop before the summit
Political commentator Andrei Fedyashin analyzes the prospects of Russia and the United States reaching an agreement to replace the START I treaty. (RIA Novosti, 06/22/2009) Read More...


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How Economists Can Misunderstand The Crisis
Argues that Paul Krugman's account of today's crisis draws an unwarranted parallel with the Great Depression. By Niall Ferguson (Financial Times, 05/29/2009) Read More...


President Barack Obama's Peace Plan for the Middle East?
President Barack Obama's Peace Plan for the Middle East?
Author explores U.S. peace plan for the Middle East and discusses means for positive U.S. foreign policy there. By Dr. Yoav J. Tenembaum. (05/25/2009) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview:  Harry W. Kopp
IA-Forum Interview: Harry W. Kopp
IA-Forum speaks with Mr. Harry W. Kopp, co-author of Career Diplomacy about the U.S. Foreign Service, careers within it, and diplomacy. (IA-Forum, 05/14/2009) Read More...


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To Recover, We Must Abide By Classical Principles
Author argues that classical economics- not its modern counterpart- offers the best route out of the current financial crisis. By David Ranson (Real Clear Markets, 04/28/2009) Read More...


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Can America Fail?
A sympathetic critic issues a wake-up call for an America mired in groupthink and blind to its own shortcomings. By Kishore Mahbubani. (The Wilson Quarterly, Spring 2009) Read More...


Positive-Sum Politics
Positive-Sum Politics
Winner of the IA-Forum 2009 Spring Student Essay Competition, author examines the U.S. - Russian relationship. By Daniel Hemel. (01/31/2009) Read More...


The Future of Russia-U.S. Relations
The Future of Russia-U.S. Relations
Paper that explores the Russia-U.S. relationship and its future. (2nd Place Winner of the 2009 IA-Forum Essay Competition). By Jerrod Vaughan. (01/31/2009) Read More...


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