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Afghanistan: Averting the Loss of another Generation
Afghanistan: Averting the Loss of another Generation
Author discusses the importance of providing educational opportunities to young Afghans. By Ahmad Shuja. (10/25/2009) Read More...


North Korea's unpredictable succession
North Korea's unpredictable succession
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Revitalization of the Agriculture Sector Key to Winning the Peace in Afghanistan
Revitalization of the Agriculture Sector Key to Winning the Peace in Afghanistan
Mohammad Asif Rahimi, Afghanistan’s Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation & Livestock, discusses the Afghan elections and argues that a developed agriculture sector can lead to peace and prosperity. By... Read More...


Beyond the Bernard Madoff Swindle
Beyond the Bernard Madoff Swindle

Author provides commentary and analysis on the cultural and policital dimensions of the Madoff scandal. By David A. Hollingsworth. (08/11/2009)

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Winning the Elusive Peace in Afghanistan
Winning the Elusive Peace in Afghanistan
Authors discuss challenges to gaining peace in Afghanistan and offer points for hope in attaining it. By Shaida M. Abdali and M. Ashraf Haidari. (07/21/2009) Read More...


Benjamin Netanyahu Speech: An Analysis
Benjamin Netanyahu Speech: An Analysis
Author analyzes Benjamin Netanyahu's speech on the peace process on June 14 at Bar Ilan University, calling it innovative. By Dr. Yoav J. Tenembaum. (06/19/2009) Read More...


An Oscar, Obama and the Indian Election
An Oscar, Obama and the Indian Election
Author reflects on the impact of Hollywood soft power during the recent elections in India and Indian perceptions of American foreign policy. By M. Patel. (IA-Forum, 06/03/09) Read More...


Climate Smart Aid Is Anything But
Climate Smart Aid Is Anything But
International organizations like the World Bank and the UN are supposed to help the world’s poor. Fully convinced about doing good by curbing carbon emissions, they are pushing an anti-development age... Read More...


A Global Plan of Action Against Human Trafficking
A Global Plan of Action Against Human Trafficking
Ambassador Alyaksandr Sychov (Belarus) calls for a global plan of action against human trafficking and provides analysis to support it. By Ambassador Alyaksandr Sychov. (05/26/2009) Read More...


President Barack Obama's Peace Plan for the Middle East?
President Barack Obama's Peace Plan for the Middle East?
Author explores U.S. peace plan for the Middle East and discusses means for positive U.S. foreign policy there. By Dr. Yoav J. Tenembaum. (05/25/2009) Read More...


Education is the Key to Empowering Afghan Women
Education is the Key to Empowering Afghan Women
Political Counselor of the Embassy of Afghanistan M. Ashraf Haidari argues for increased efforts to educate the women of Afghanistan as a primary step in ensuring greater rights. By M. Ashaf Haidari... Read More...


Will NATO Prove Itself in Afghanistan?
Will NATO Prove Itself in Afghanistan?
Author analyzes NATO's efforts in Afghanistan to bring peace and stabilty. By M. Patel. (IA-Forum, 04/22/2009) Read More...


What the World Needs from the London Summit
What the World Needs from the London Summit
A look ahead at the G20 Summit and an analysis of what it is hoped will be gained from it. By Andrew Pickering. (IA-Forum, 03/30/2009) Read More...


Thirty Years to the First Arab-Israeli Peace Treaty
Thirty Years to the First Arab-Israeli Peace Treaty
On the anniversary of the Arab-Israeli Peace Treaty of 1979, a reflection on its significance and influence. By Dr. Yoav J. Tenembaum (03/26/2009) Read More...


Reflections on new violence in Northern Ireland
Reflections on new violence in Northern Ireland
Author comments on recent Protestant extremist riots in Northern Ireland. By Dr. Christos Kyrou. (3/17/2009) 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...


Georgian-Russian crisis in South Ossetia: Geopolitics or identity?
Georgian-Russian crisis in South Ossetia: Geopolitics or identity?
Author analyzes the South Ossetia crisis, concluding that Russia was the major winner. By Kavus Abushov. (02/27/2009) Read More...


The EU’s Promotion of “Regional Cooperation” in the South Caucasus – Modest but Ambitious
The EU’s Promotion of “Regional Cooperation” in the South Caucasus – Modest but Ambitious
Exmanation of regional cooperative efforts in the South Caucasus and their potential effects. By Syuzanna Vasilyan. (02/28/2009) Read More...


Self-Inflicted Wounds in the War on Terror
Self-Inflicted Wounds in the War on Terror
UNESCO Peace Chair Madhav Nalapat discusses democracy, extremism and the prospects for security in India following the Mumbai attacks. (02/09/2009) Read More...


Foreign Policy and Learning from History
Foreign Policy and Learning from History
Decision-makers are often said to learn nothing from History. Some have at least tried. By Yoav J. Tenembaum (IA-Forum, 02/06/2009) Read More...


Africa: The Next Boon for Private Military Firms?
Africa: The Next Boon for Private Military Firms?
Author discusses private military firms (PMFs) in Africa and issues concerning their involvement there. By Shaun Randol. (02/04/2009) Read More...


Refinding the Rainbow
Refinding the Rainbow
Author speaks with Irish Taoiseach Brian Cowen and looks at the implications of the current global economic downturn for the country. By Atsuko Matsumoto (01/29/2009) Read More...


Asian Space Race?
Asian Space Race?
As India, China, Japan and South Korea chase the economic and strategic benefits of cosmic exploration, Jason Miks asks whether a new Asia-centric space race is looming. (This article originally appea... Read More...


The Lawless Fighting the Lawless
The Lawless Fighting the Lawless
Author analyzes issues about combating piracy on the high seas, including the use of private military firms. By Shaun Randol. (01/02/2009) Read More...


From the Cowboy to the Multicultural Summit
From the Cowboy to the Multicultural Summit
Author looks at Bush, Obama and Latin America from a Peruvian perspective. By Alvaro Henzler (12/20/2008) Read More...


Venezuela: The Changing Tide
Venezuela: The Changing Tide
Author analyzes recent election results in Venezuela where opposition parties to Hugo Chavez won 5 of 23 local positions. By Adam Kott. (11/28/2008) Read More...


U.S.-Peru Free Trade Agreement: One Year Later
U.S.-Peru Free Trade Agreement: One Year Later
Author discusses impact and effects of the U.S.-Peru Free Trade Agreement. By Adam Kott (11/03/2008) 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...


Seaborne again
Seaborne again
As Japan looks to take on a more active regional security role, some wonder if the build up of the nation's coast guard might be one way of doing so without upsetting the neighbors. By Jason Miks (Art... Read More...


Threat to Free Trade, Threat to Progress
Threat to Free Trade, Threat to Progress
The crisis of the financial markets could all-too easily be turned into vast economic crisis if political meddling and populist resentments manage to infringe on free trade. By George A. Pieler and Je... Read More...


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