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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...


Rebuilding America’s Relationship with Russia: Past Problems and Future Prescriptions
Rebuilding America’s Relationship with Russia: Past Problems and Future Prescriptions
Paper that explores the U.S.-Russian relationship and prescribes steps to strengthen it. (3rd place Winner, IA-Forum Essay Competition). By Morgan Cohen. (01/31/2009) Read More...


Will NATO Prove Itself in Afghanistan?
Will NATO Prove Itself in Afghanistan?
Author analyzes NATO's efforts in Afghanistan to bring peace and stabilty. By M. Patel. (IA-Forum, 04/22/2009) Read More...


Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright Speaks on Genocide Prevention
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright Speaks on Genocide Prevention
Report on event featuring Former Secretary of State Madeline Albright at George Washington University. By Ben Linden. (04/07/2009) Read More...


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Don't Be So Sensitive, Mr President
Effective engagement with the Muslim world requires that President Obama prioritize truth over cultural sensibilities. By Christopher Hitchens (Slate, 4/13/2009) Read More...


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What's Up With North Korea
John Feffer analyses North Korea's rocket launch and considers prospects for the future. (Foreign Policy in Focus, 4/5/2009) Read More...


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Think Again- Japan's Lost Decade
Author debunks several myths about Japan's economic struggles in the 1990's and the lessons of this era for current American policy-makers. By Christian Caryl (Foreign Policy, April 2009) Read More...


European Ballistic Missile Defense: Competing Interests and Reluctant Partners
European Ballistic Missile Defense: Competing Interests and Reluctant Partners
Author provides analysis of the European Ballistic Missile Defense issue and its impact on the key players involved. By Elizabeth Zolotukhina. (03/24/2009) Read More...


A Step Towards Autonomy and Reintegration: The Rio Group and Cuba
A Step Towards Autonomy and Reintegration: The Rio Group and Cuba
Author explores Cuba's new relationship with The Rio Group and its possible impacts. By Adam Kott. (IA-Forum, 04/02/2009) Read More...


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The Geithner Plan Won't Work
Argues that the Treasury's plan to cleanse the financial system of toxic assets will benefit the most irresponsible banks at the expense of the taxpayer while failing to achieve its stated objective. ... Read More...


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Now Is No Time to Give Up on Markets
Nobel economist Gary Becker discusses the causes of the global financial meltdown and argues for a renewed commitment to market-based solutions. By Mary Anastasia O'Grady (Wall Street Journal, 03/21/... 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...


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The Right Direction for U.S. Policy toward Russia
The Nixon Center and Harvard University's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs present a special report from the bipartisan Commission on U.S. Policy toward Russia. The Commission is le... Read More...


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The Role of Russia in Europe's Security Architecture
The Russian Analytical Digest discusses security models in the context of Russia and its relations with Europe and the United States. By Margarete Klein, et al. (Russian and Eurasian Security Network,... Read More...


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Moscow Indicates It Won't Be Ignored in the 'Near Abroad'
In an interview with the Council on Foreign Relations, S. Frederick Starr of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute at Johns Hopkins University discusses the causes and consequences of Kyrgyz President K... Read More...


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The African in Him
A Nobel Peace Prize winner in 1984, Desmond Tutu who is a archbishop of Cape Town in South Africa came to USA and received an interview. He is talking about what today's world wants. (The Atlantic, 01... Read More...


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A Balanced Strategy
The Pentagon has to do more than modernize its conventional forces; it must also focus on today's unconventional conflicts — and tomorrow's. By Robert M. Gates. (Foreign Affairs, Jan-Feb 2009) Read More...


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CIA uses British informants to track terrorism
Many U.S. intelligence officials see the Islamist extremist presence in Britain as a primary threat to U.S. security. MI5 and CIA have been cooperating on the Islamist terror threat since 9/11, howev... Read More...


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Mumbai attacks seen as model for future terrorism
Although governments remain justifiably concerned about the possibility of CBRN attacks, U.S. intelligence and law enforcement officials warn Congress of the greater likelihood of ‘low tech’ attacks o... Read More...


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