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IAF Articles: Americas: North America: United States

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Sentencing Juveniles in the United States
Sentencing Juveniles in the United States

Reform policies underway for juvenile sentencing in the U.S. By James Lee Dold. (07/29/2015)

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U.S. Global Competitiveness:  A Need For Infrastructure Investment  and an Infrastructure Bank
U.S. Global Competitiveness: A Need For Infrastructure Investment and an Infrastructure Bank

U.S. infrastructure issues call for re-investment and an infrastructure bank.  By Kyle Jarmon. (07/16/2015)

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Interview with Glenn Ford, Exonerated Death Row Inmate, Louisiana State Penitentiary (“Angola”)
Interview with Glenn Ford, Exonerated Death Row Inmate, Louisiana State Penitentiary (“Angola”)

Interview with Glenn Ford, Exonerated Death Row Inmate, Louisiana State Penitentiary (“Angola”); and Mr. William Most, Mr. Ford’s attorney. Interview by Katherine Lugo. (07/07/201... Read More...



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By Alex Davis. (06/23/2015)

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The Case for Enabling a Golden Era of Exploration Through International Space Cooperation
The Case for Enabling a Golden Era of Exploration Through International Space Cooperation

An analysis of international space cooperation and call for leveraging its benefits into action.  By Alex Davis.  (06/23/2015)

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Temper Your Expectations in U.S.-India Relations
Temper Your Expectations in U.S.-India Relations

The historical relationship between the US and India should give one pause for being overly optimistic for substantial progress. By Searn Durns. (Read More...



The American Withdrawal from Iraq: The Debate
The American Withdrawal from Iraq: The Debate

Politicians point fingers about United States involvement and miscues in Iraq.  Who's to blame?  By Dr. Erik Lindell. (09/18/2014)

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Nuclear Security: A Casualty of Moscow’s Involvement in Ukraine
Nuclear Security: A Casualty of Moscow’s Involvement in Ukraine

Where does the nuclear situation lie in Russia now?  An analysis. By Elizabeth Zolotukhina (07/08/2014)

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From Front to Back: Changes in American Policy on Striking Libya between Reagan and Obama
From Front to Back: Changes in American Policy on Striking Libya between Reagan and Obama

Paper presents a historical look at responses against Libya by Presidents Reagan and Obama.  By Julian Newton Weiss (05/28/2014

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What Iran Wins by Fighting in Syria
What Iran Wins by Fighting in Syria

Is Islamic Republic of Iran the greatest loser in the Syria conflict...or not?   By Mohammed Nuruzzaman (04/29/2014)

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Dr. Yuri V. Urbanovich discusses Russia, Ukraine in IA Forum Interview
Dr. Yuri V. Urbanovich discusses Russia, Ukraine in IA Forum Interview

Interview with Dr. Yuri V. Urbanovich.who provides analyis of the crisis in Ukraine, Crimea, and Russia.  By Adriana Stephan. (04/16/2014)

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IA Forum Interview: Carlotta Gall, NY Times
IA Forum Interview: Carlotta Gall, NY Times

IA-Forum interviews NYT’s reporter, Carlotta Gall, on her new book, The Wrong Enemy, and her thirteen years of reporting on Afghanistan, Pakistan, and North Africa. By Cynthia Iris (04/14/020... Read More...



Dr. Peter Singer on his new book, Cybersecurity and Cyberwar
Dr. Peter Singer on his new book, Cybersecurity and Cyberwar

Peter W. Singer, director of the Center for 21st Century Security, discusses cybersecurity issues and his new book. By Cynthia Iris. (01/21/2014)

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Iranian Nuclear Deal: Implications
Iranian Nuclear Deal: Implications

What are the implications of the Iranian nuclear deal not only within the Middle East but internationally. By Dr. Kashi N. Pandita (01/16/2014)

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New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Interview with Prof. Smita Brunnermeier: BRIC countries
New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Interview with Prof. Smita Brunnermeier: BRIC countries

Interview with Professor Smita Brunnermeier of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs (International Affairs Forum, 01/2014)

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Cold War Tactics in the Syrian Crisis
Cold War Tactics in the Syrian Crisis

Have US/Russia Cold War tactics returnsd? Essay argues that Russia has had two Cold War pressing tactics against the US during the Syrian crisis: Nuclear Power, and Replacing America. By Prof. Moha... Read More...



IA Forum Interview: Linda Robinson
IA Forum Interview: Linda Robinson

Cynthia Iris interviews Linda Robinson on her new book,One Hundred Victories: Special Ops and the Future of Warfare (2013). By Cynthia Iris (11/04/2013)

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Even In Afghanistan, Separate Is Not Equal
Even In Afghanistan, Separate Is Not Equal
Are US/NATO efforts to empower women and equalize Afghan society undercut by the segregation policies of their own camps and insensitivity to local staff? By Jade Wu. (first appeared in Peace and Co... Read More...


Interview: Dr. James Andrew Lewis
Interview: Dr. James Andrew Lewis
Dr. James Andrew Lewis (CSIS) discusses cybersecurity and the internet, including related issues on China, North Korea and Iran. By Cynthia Iris. (02/05/2013) Read More...


Challenges of Cooperation in Asia-Pacific Region: Highlighting Some Probabilities
Challenges of Cooperation in Asia-Pacific Region: Highlighting Some Probabilities
Security challenges facing the Asia-Pacific countries and prospects for cooperation. By Ramzi Bendebka. (02/01/2013) Read More...


Air Diplomacy: Engaging China
Air Diplomacy: Engaging China
Can air diplomacy diminish the distrust and suspicion that currently permeates Sino-American relations? Adam B. Lowther and Guocheng Jiang. (01/11/2013) Read More...


Would A More Catholic United States Better Cope With the Impending Geopolitical Shift of Power?
Would A More Catholic United States Better Cope With the Impending Geopolitical Shift of Power?
Is there a mounting influence of Catholics and Catholicism in the American political landscape? By Manlio Graziano. (11/08/2012) Read More...


U.S. Policy on Syria from the Perspective of Refugee Security and Regional Stability
U.S. Policy on Syria from the Perspective of Refugee Security and Regional Stability
What does the Syrian confict mean for its refugees and regional stability? By Dr. Christos Kyrou. (09/20/2012) Read More...


Bombing Iran's Nuclear Enrichment Facilities
Bombing Iran's Nuclear Enrichment Facilities
A skeptical look at intervention scenarios to thwart the Iranian nuclear program. By Marvin Baker Schaffer (07/30/2012) Read More...


China, Asia, and the American Pivot
China, Asia, and the American Pivot
Author analyzes Obama administration's 'pivot' on Sino-US policy, its impacts, and Mitt Romney's alternative policy. By Prof. Lowell Dittmer. (07/31/2012) Read More...


The Return of Dr. Strangelove: How austerity makes us stop worrying and love the bomb…and cyber war
The Return of Dr. Strangelove: How austerity makes us stop worrying and love the bomb…and cyber war
What does the future hold for effective deterrence policy? By Jan Kallberg and Adam Lowther. (07/25/2012) Read More...


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American Foreign Policy Recommendations Concerning Islamic States

Author critiques US foreign policy regarding Islamic states and offers recommendations for improving relations. By Timothy Aderman. (07/16/2012)

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Greece as a Failed State and Regional Security: Why the US should be looking closer
Greece as a Failed State and Regional Security: Why the US should be looking closer
Paper discusses importance of Agean Sea security and impacts from a failed Greek state. By Dr. Christos Kyrou. (06/12/2012) Read More...


Lessons from Incipient Civic Movements in the Broader Middle East
Lessons from Incipient Civic Movements in the Broader Middle East
Authors introduce analytical framework of 'incipient societies' to shed light on the so-called “Arab Spring”. It provides recommendations and suggestions, as well as areas of future consideration. By ... Read More...


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Made in China, the End of Western Dominance?
Paper that explores the decline of the West and the emergence of the BRICs economies. In this essay, I tend to focus on the role of technological innovation and democracy to (former/current/emerging) ... Read More...


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