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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: David Edger & James Regens
IA-Forum Interview: David Edger & James Regens
IA-Forum speaks with David Edger and James Regens of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center about their new book, Read More...


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Afghanistan's Election Challenges
The enormous international resources and attention now focused on Afghanistan’s elections must be channelled into strategically strengthening the country’s political institutions. (International Crisi... Read More...


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At 45, FARC is at its Weakest in Decades
Regardless how the FARC continues to operate, it is unlikely to command the attention or instill the fear it did at its peak in 2002, as a formidable army of 20,000. By Nathaniel Foote (Diplomatic Cou... Read More...


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North Korea: Getting Back to Talks
Finding a way to resume talks on ending the nuclear program may appear to reward Pyongyang’s bad behaviour, but diplomacy is still the least bad option. (Crisis Group, 06/18/2009) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Mohd Noor Amin
IA-Forum Interview: Mohd Noor Amin
IA-Forum discusses global cyber-security issues with Mohd Noor Amin, chairman of the Management Board of IMPACT, the International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats. By Marina Grushin (06... Read More...


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SIPRI Yearbook 2009 (Summery)
40th edition of SIPRI Yearbook provides comprehensive data and analysis of military spending, armaments, security, conflicts, non-proliferation and arms control around the world during past year. (SIP... Read More...


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Hezbollah: No Questions Asked
Hezbollah was defeated in the elections, but the issues of its armament, information and role are still not to be questioned until further notice. By Mshari Al-Zaydi (Asharq Alawsat, 06/13/2009) Read More...


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Lebanon's Elections: Reading The Signs
A peaceful election dissolves myths and rearranges the country’s political jigsaw. But the issue of Hizbollah’s weapons remains, says Hazem Saghieh. (Open Democracy, 06/12/2009) Read More...


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Shadow Wars
The Bush administration is gone, but covert operations are still going on, writes Conn Hallinan. (Foreign Policy In Focus, 05/26/2009) Read More...


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North Korea’s Nuclear Tantrum
North Korea’s decision to conduct another nuclear test is a new chapter in leader Kim Jong Il’s fight for recognition, writes Shim Jae Hoon. (Yale Global, 05/28/2009) Read More...


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Karabakh: Is War Inevitable?
Armenia and Azerbaijan's dispute over Nagorno Karabakh could erupt in war at any time, warns Wayne Merry. (Open Democracy, 05/22/2009) Read More...


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Al-Qaida Today: A Movement At The Crossroads
What is happening to Al-Qaida: is it still a threat to its enemies, and if so how grave? By Fawaz A Gerges. (Open Democracy, 05/13/2009) Read More...


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Why LTTE Failed
Its performance in Eelam War IV glaringly displayed Prabakaran’s limitations in mastering the art of conventional warfare. By R. Hariharan (Frontline, 05/08/2009) Read More...


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Change We Can’t Believe In
Pakistan's military has used the threat from militant groups to maintain power, delegitimize the civilian government and—most crucial of all—keep aid flowing from the United States, says Fareed Zakari... Read More...


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Gaza's Unfinished Business
If the underlying factors that precipitated the Gaza war are not addressed, Hamas and Israel could soon find themselves on the edge of another explosion. (International Crisis Group, 04/23/2009) Read More...


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Afghanistan Report: A Ten-Year Framework for the Future
Chairman of the Institute for State Effectiveness and former Afghan Minister of Finance Dr. Ashraf Ghani outlines a medium-term framework for state-building in Afghanistan. (Atlantic Council, April 20... Read More...


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Russian Warships Sail to Horn of Africa
Article on Russian efforts at thwarting piracy on the Horn of Africa. By RIA Novosti (The Journal of Turkish Weekly, 03/30/2009) Read More...


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Combating Maritime Piracy
Article recommending steps to be implemented in combating piracy.By Stephanie Hanson (East Africa Forum, 01/27/2009) Read More...


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Special Report: NATO at Sixty
With NATO turning 60 this year, IA-Forum presents commentary and analysis from fifteen experts on the key issues now facing the organization and asks what the future holds for the alliance. (IA-Forum... Read More...


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How Dangerous Are the Taliban?
The Taliban and al Qaeda may not pose enough of a threat to the United States to make a long war in Afghanistan worth the costs, writes John Mueller. (Foreign Affairs, 04/15/2009) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Steven Ward
IA-Forum Interview: Steven Ward
IA-Forum speaks with CIA analyst Steven Ward about Iran's military and his book 'Immortal: A Military History of Iran and Its Armed Forces'. IA-Forum (04/17/2009) Read More...


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The Darfur the West Isn't Resognizing
Article discussing the reasons behind the war in Darfur. (Friends For Peace in Africa,03/30/2009) Read More...


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Development Assistance and Conflict in Sri Lanka
Before committing any additional development assistance, donors must insist that the government has taken tangible steps towards democratic political transformation in both the north and the east. (Cr... Read More...


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Anarchy on Land Means Piracy at Sea
Article describing the causative factors of piracy in Somalia and it's effects. By Robert D. Kaplan(The New York Times, 04/11/2009) Read More...


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Somali Pirates Continue Reign of Terror Off African Coast
Article dicussing effective ways to combat piracy in Somalia.By Jim Kouri (MND, 09/28/2008) Read More...


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Somali Pirates Continue Reign of Terror Off African Coast
Article discussing effective means of combating piracy in Somalia.By Jim Kouri ( MND, 09/28/2008) Read More...


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Somali Pirates Continue Reign of Terror Off African Coast
Article discussing methods of combating piracy in Somalia.By Jim Kouri(MND, 09/28/2008) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Jolynn Shoemaker
IA-Forum Interview: Jolynn Shoemaker
IA-Forum speaks with Jolynn Shoemaker, executive director of Women in International Security, about gender and international security. By Cynthia Iris (04/14/2009) Read More...


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