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Why Foreign Aid Has Failed . . . and How to Fix It
After fifty years and more than two trillion dollars in aid, the West has strikingly little to show for its efforts in alleviating global poverty. Why has foreign aid so often failed to achieve result... Read More...

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Time for a Tex-Mex Marshall Plan
The author says the solution to the immigration problems along the US-Mexican border can be found in the EU's model for Eastern Europe. By Steven Hill. (Washington Post, 4/23/2006) Read More...

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Thailand’s Rotten Politics
The authors write that Thaksin Shinawatra, Thailand’s recently departed prime minister, significantly set back political reform in Thailand and call for significant reforms to undo his damage. By Pasu... Read More...

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From Bombs to Bricks to Bombs Again
The author writes that signs of sectarian strife in Ireland persist despite the perception that 30 years of violence are over. By John S. Burnett. (New York Times, 4/12/2006) Read More...

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Globalizing Good Government
The authors write that the global economy no longer means that nations can pursue policies incompatible with a world economy. By Richard W. Fisher and W. Michael Cox. (New York Times, 4/10/2006) Read More...

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The Case That Was
Author asks who should be held accountable after Milosevic's death; does his passing excuse him for the atrocities he committed against the citizens of Yugoslavia? By Tonya Jones. (IA-Forum, 3/13/200... Read More...

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IA-Forum Interview: Fmr. Ambassador David Shinn
IA-Forum talks with Former Ambassador David Shinn about the Darfur situation. By Michael Loeb. (IA-Forum, 3/25/2006) Read More...

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Stalinism Forever
The author describes how Russia is using Stalinist methods in its "war on terror" with Chechyans. By Anna Politkovskaya. (Washington Post, 4/1/2006) Read More...

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Anti-Humanitarian Aid
The moral case for ending assistance to Africa. By Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler (first published on Reason Online, 03/10/2006) Read More...

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U.S.: Global Human Rights Report Cites Improvements, And Setbacks
Summary and analysis of the latest US Human Rights Report for the post-Soviet area. By Andrew Tully. (RFE/FL, 8 March 2006) Read More...

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Why Americans should be concerned about human rights reform
Author offers ten reasons for American concern over human rights. By Julie Mertus. (Baltimore Sun, 3/9/2006) Read More...

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What if it's a Girl?
Author discusses debate over whether Japan should allow a female emperor and what this means for the status of women in Japan. By Jason Miks. (IA-Forum, 3/6/2006) Read More...

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A Fate Worse Than Guantanamo?
Umansky describes the predicament of the Guantanamo prisoners that have been released by the US back to their countries. By Eric Umansky. (Washington Post, 3/5/2006) Read More...

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Women Hold the Key
The Guardian examines the growing importance of women in the future of Iran. But is there more to it than that? With a wave of new leadership of women like Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf (Liberia), Angela Me... Read More...

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Roads Can Go a Long Way in Fighting Hunger
Firmino Mucavele, Chief Executive, NEPAD Secretariat asserted that overcoming a lack of infrastructure and the resulting post-harvest losses are key to fighting hunger in Africa. (World Economic Forum... Read More...

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IA-Forum Interview: Professor Philippe Sands QC
IA-Forum speaks with Professor Philippe Sands QC about international law issues and his latest book, Lawless World: America and the Making and Breaking of Global Rules (Viking). By Dimitri Neos and A... Read More...

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Darfur Descending
The situation in Darfur is worse than ever, the secretary general of the UN writes. By Kofi Annan. (Washington Post, 1/25/2006) Read More...

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Trade Battle Starts in Hong Kong
This article focuses on the growing anti-globalization fervor of many throughout the world. The protests in Hong Kong were the latest of protests of this type that has been occuring more frequently i... Read More...

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Get French or Die Trying
The author writes that the nightly riots spreading across France have little to do with Islam, but reflect the ongoing alienation of the society's underclass. By Olivier Roy. (New York Times, 11/9/200... Read More...

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EU Misses Opportunity to Make Solid step towards the Creation of a Coherent Foreign Policy
Author argues that, in not addressing human rights abuses in Uzbekistan, the EU has missed an opportunity to be perceived as a key player in international affairs. By Jaclyn Jacobsen. (IA-Forum, 11... Read More...

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AIDS: The Strategy Is Wrong
Holbrooke laments that the war on AIDS is not being won. By Richard Holbrooke. (Washington Post, 11/29/2005) Read More...

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The Flu's Second Front
The author urges widespread vaccination against the bacteria that cause pneumonia as part of an effective pandemic flu prevention program. By Michael Alderman. (New York Times, 11/30/2005) Read More...

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A Shot at Justice
The author writes that President Bush's proposed $7.1 billion plan for fighting avian pandemic flu is flawed in its provision for manufacturer liability and victim compensation. By Dirk Olin. (New Yor... Read More...

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Nobody Loves a Torturer
Ask any American soldier in Iraq when the general population really turned against the United States and he will say, "Abu Ghraib." By Fareed Zakaria. (Newsweek, 11/14/2005) Read More...

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To Fight the Flu, Change How Government Works
Bush's plans to fight bird flu are commendable, but the authors say they won't work because of the current bureaucratic structure of the government. By Newt Gingrich and Robert Egge. (New York Times, ... Read More...

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Evolution Is in the Air
The author illustrates how viruses evolve into lethal strains for humans. Viruses and other pathogens do so in ways we can understand and, to some extent, predict. By Olivia Judson. (New York Times, 1... Read More...

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IA-Forum Interview: Mr. John Marks
IA-Forum speaks with Mr. John Marks, founder and President of leading peacebuilding organization Search for Common Ground. By Winston Harris. (IA-Forum, 7/8/2005) Read More...

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Bush's Role in Africa
Historians may have to credit George W. Bush with a significant role in turning around Africa. Bush has established programs to fight HIV-AIDS and malaria, to reward good governance, and to reduce mas... Read More...

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International Affairs Forum Interview: Mr. Abda Wone, FLAM North America
International Affairs Forum speaks with the Director of Communications for FLAM North America, Mr. Abdarahmane Wone. By Hussainatu Blake. (IA-Forum, 7/30/2005) Read More...

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Bring Them Home
Discusses the humanitarian view of the conflict between North Korea and South Korea. By Nicholas Eberstadt. (AEI 8/03/05) Read More...

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