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A post-oil world gets less sci-fi by the day
Dwindling supplies and no plan B – are we heading for Mad Max scenario? By Ashley Seager. (The Guardian, 10/26/2009) Read More...


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US-CUBA: Five Decades of an Admittedly Failed Policy
An article analyzing the US foreign policy on Cuba. By Charles Davis (Inter-American Dialogue 09/21/2009) Read More...


OECD, WTO and UNCTAD call on G20 for stronger commitment to more open trade and investment
OECD, WTO and UNCTAD call on G20 for stronger commitment to more open trade and investment
International economics organizations are calling on leaders of the G20 to resist protectionist pressures and keep trade open. While there have been signs of recovery, policy which inhibits trade may... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Donald C.F. Daniel
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Donald C.F. Daniel
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Donald C.F. Daniel about peacekeeping and the book he co-edited, Peace Operations: Trends, Progress, an... Read More...


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A Month Without Zelaya
While the initial raw furor over Zelaya's removal may have subsided, the months ahead most likely will prove to be extremely difficult ones for the Honduran people to endure. By Brian Thompson (COHA, ... Read More...


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Order Out of Anarchy: The International Law of War
Anderson and Gifford identify ‘the law of war’ as a system of norms through which the destructive aspects of conflict are mitigated. Their argument relies on the realist assumption of an anarchic sys... 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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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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Guns and Democracy
Despite a natural distaste for any military coup, it is possible that the army might have actually done Honduran democracy a service. By (The Independent UK, 06/30/2009) 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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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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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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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...


IA Forum Interview: Prof. Douglas P. Fry
IA Forum Interview: Prof. Douglas P. Fry
IA Forum speaks with Professor Douglas P. Fry about his book Beyond War, an... Read More...


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Can Funes Succeed?
An analysis of challenges faced by El Salvador’s President-elect Mauricio Funes, a moderate politician who will be serving in a country that has become increasingly polarized with every election. (COH... Read More...


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Diplomacy Underground
In the bloody War of the Pacific in 1879, Chile took away Bolivia’s only access to the sea. Over a century later, demands from Bolivia for the recuperation of this land are louder than ever. Written B... Read More...


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Crisis of Value
Paper that examines the current global financial crisis and bailout. By Darlington Chisenga. (05/05/2009) Read More...


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Hugo Chávez and Venezuela: A Leader’s Destiny
A rich and forensic study of the "Bolivarian delirium" that fuels Hugo Chávez's vast ambition. By Enrique Krauze. (Open Democracy, 05/01/2009) 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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Raúl Castro and Cuba: Reading the Changes
A high-level reshuffle in Havana reveals much about the political character of the Cuban leadership in a testing new era, says Antoni Kapcia. (Open Democracy, 04/22/2009) Read More...


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Ending Colombia's FARC Conflict: Dealing the Right Card
The Uribe government needs to complement its military approach to defeating the FARC with a political negotiation strategy if it is to end Colombia’s half-century long armed conflict. (Crisis Group, 0... Read More...


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Measuring the Local Economic Impact of Tourism
During the last decade, the growth of international travel to developing nations grew by 94.4 percent, compared to a growth rate of only 34 percent for developed countries. This is notable number. Tur... Read More...


The Complicated Task of Educating Future Leaders
The Complicated Task of Educating Future Leaders
A discussion of international relations eduation system and a call for Realism in the course of studies. By Alina Khasabova. (03/01/2009) 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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The Chávez Administration at 10 Years
This paper looks at some of the most important economic and social indicators during the 10 years of the Chávez administration in Venezuela. It also looks at the current situation and challenges. By M... 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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Doha - A time of Crisis and Opportunity
In this time of recession in the world, to forcus on the MDG is quite difficult. However, many NGOs and International Organizations such as UNDP confirmed that we have to make maximum efforts for achi... Read More...


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ECONOMY-JAPAN: Meltdown Prompts ODA Boost To Asia
Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso told the World Economic Forum (WEF) at the Swiss mountain resort of Davos on Saturday that Japan will provide 17 billion US dollars worth of aid to stimulate Asia’s ec... Read More...


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Market-Based Solutions for Financing Philanthropy
For small business development and economic development, the development agencies provided quite a lot of fund to the poor and NGOs or put it into the project. However, now in the time of the globaliz... Read More...


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Microfinance and Enterprise Development (MED): Effective Tools to Eradicate Poverty?
This report summarizes the key points raised in Microfinance and Enterprise Development (MED). These development supports can be the effective tool to alleviate poverty in developing countries? This i... Read More...


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