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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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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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Special Report: Challenges for the Next U.S. President
IA-Forum presents a diverse collection of commentaries reflecting on the George W. Bush Administration's handling of key international challenges, and what the authors hope to see from the Barack Obam... 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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Endgame in the Amazon
A remote corner of Amazonian rainforest has become a repository of environmental expectations – and fears, says Vanessa Baird (New Internationalist, 07/01/2008) Read More...


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The Colombian Miracle: Gaining Belated Notice
Author argues that following the daring rescue of Ingrid Betancourt and some other hostages, its time for rest of the world to acknowledge Colombia's imperfect, but no less miraculous turnaround. By F... Read More...


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Healing Bolivia
Author argues that Bolivia stands before two distinct paths: uncontrolled civil violence, political crisis, and institutional collapse, or short-term tension, medium-term accommodation, and long-term ... 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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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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Ecuador: Overcoming Instability?
The author describes the chronic instability that has plagued Ecuador politically and economically and gives several recommendations to President Rafael Correa on how to stabilize the country. (Inter... 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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Social Turbulence in Peru
The author describes the significant and increasing disparities in wealth between classes in Peru and explains how this poses a threat to President Alan García’s government. By Michael Shifter. (Int... Read More...


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