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Social Media: Americas: North America

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Vision for Victory in Afghanistan - Part II
The news from Afghanistan all year has been dispiriting, and the last few weeks have been especially tough in terms of the violence. Yet most foreign and Afghan officials and officers who the author e... Read More...


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Obama must rethink rethinking Afghanistan
Either way the President's decision goes, the longer America goes without his resolution, the costlier the stakes become. By Doyle McManus. (The LA Times, 11/15/2009) Read More...


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The U.S.-China Economic Relationship: Separating Facts from Myths
Re-examining typical assumptions of this bi-lateral relationship. 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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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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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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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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The Japan Fallacy: Today's U.S. Financial Crisis is not like Tokyo's
"The financial crisis of 2008 need not usher in a replay of Japan's "lost decade" of the 1990s. The current crisis is the result of correctable policy mistakes rather than deep structural flaws in the... 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 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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The Climate for Change
The inspiring and transformative choice by the American people to elect Barack Obama as our 44th president lays the foundation for another fateful choice, writes former U.S. Vice President, Al Gore. (... Read More...


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The success and failure of attack ads
Author looks at the use of attack ads in North American politics. By Neal Wells (10/31/2008) Read More...


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Rethinking the National Interest
US Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice reflects on the lessons of the past eight years and future of America's foreign policy in a new world order. (Foreign Affairs, 06/10/2008) Read More...


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The way to a just Foreign Policy
It’s time to leave behind old ideas of superpowers. A changing world brings new opportunities for peace and the pursuit of empire is neither feasible nor desirable for US. By John Feffer. (Institute f... Read More...


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Seven Questions: John Bolton Explains the World
Former US ambassador to the UN John Bolton discusses recent foreign policy issues including the Israeli raid in Syria, the stalled six-party talks aimed at North Korean denuclearization, and possible ... Read More...


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Calderón on the right track
The author discusses the progress made by Mexican President Felipe Calderón in terms of political stabilization but also notes the key economic challenges the country still faces. By Marifeli Perez-S... Read More...


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Getting Reform Right: The White House’s Immigration Initiative
The author argues that an incremental rather than a comprehensive approach is the best way to deal with immigration reform in the US. By Matthew Spalding. (Heritage Foundation, 8/10/2007) Read More...


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Mexican Immigration Will Solve Itself
The author argues that because of the major decline in fertility rates in many Latin American countries the issue of illegal immigration to the US could soon be significantly diminished. By Robert M.... Read More...


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Mexican Immigration Will Solve Itself
The author argues that because of the major decline in fertility rates in many Latin American countries the issue of illegal immigration to the US could soon be significantly diminished. By Robert M.... Read More...


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Dangerous Illusions: Peace-Processing Our Way to Disaster
The author describes the growing threat of Islamic fundamentalism in the Middle East, particularly regarding the continued hostility of Hamas, the increased radicalization of Fatah, and dangerous Iran... Read More...


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Middle Eastern Investment in the United States: Avoiding Another Dubai Ports World
The authors describe the recent fiasco of the attempted Dubai Ports Deal last year and the broader process of foreign investment in the US, highlighting the significant need for reform in this area. ... Read More...


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Canada’s Multilateralism is on the Line
The author explains why it is important and appropriate for Canada to take the lead in resolving the leadership crisis at the World Bank. By Colin I. Bradford. (Brookings Institution, 4/30/2007) Read More...


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The Dems’ Dirty Game in the Middle East
The author outlines the Democratic Party strategy of delegitimizing the Bush administration and argues that it has dangerous implications in the Middle East, specifically advocating withdrawal from Ir... Read More...


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Bush’s Opportunity to Mend Relations
The author argues that in order to curb the growing influence of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez and reestablish its position in Latin America, the US needs to pursue an extensive social agenda in ad... Read More...


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The Chance to Get It Right
The author explains why it is insufficient for immigration reform to solely focus on border security. Rather, it is necessary to also address the demand for immigrant labor, unauthorized immigrants a... Read More...


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Nine Essential Points for Talking About the War on Terrorism
The authors give several policy recommendations that aim to more effectively and efficiently fight the war on terrorism. By James A. Phillips and James Jay Carafano. (Heritage Foundation, 1/31/2007) Read More...


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