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Food Failures and Futures.
In this paper, Laurie Garrett addresses the mistakes in humanitarian food policies and maps out a better way forward to solve food crisis. (Council on Foreign Relations, 05/15/2008) Read More...


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OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2008-2017
According to the report, agricultural commodity prices should ease from their recent record peaks but over the next 10 years they are expected to average well above their mean levels of the past decad... Read More...


Biofuel for Thought
Biofuel for Thought
Biofuels may be one of the dumber of the grand, well intentioned ideas of this decade. Yet they are here to stay, because of the Zeitgeist that says source-diversification is the Holy Grail of energy ... Read More...


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Competition ensured the selection of the best quality tanker
Reps. Murtha, Pelosi and Tiahrt all want to give Boeing the contract for refueling tankers the Air Force awarded to Northrop Grumman/Airbus. A classic protectionist move, conveniently combined with a ... Read More...


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Liberal reforms no threat to social Europe
Author argues that market liberalization in Europe does not necessarily have to lead to increased social inequality. (Centre for European Reform, (05/03/2008) Read More...


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Deregulation and the food crisis
Author discusses the contribution of deregulation to the current food crisis. (Food First, 04/18/2008) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Prof. Ha-Joon Chang
IA-Forum Interview: Prof. Ha-Joon Chang
IA-Forum speaks with University of Cambridge Prof. Ha-Joon Chang about neo-liberalism and international development. By Neal Wells (IA-Forum, 04/23/2008) Read More...


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An Empty Revolution: The Unfulfilled Promises of Hugo Chávez
The author argues that Chávez's government has failed in its promises to alleviate poverty, and has, in fact, made the economic situation of Venezuelans worse. By Francisco Rodríguez (Foreign Affairs,... Read More...


Chilling Uncertainties about Global Warming
Chilling Uncertainties about Global Warming
The Emmy, Oscar, and Nobel Peace Prize committees all seem to agree: global warming exists, humans cause it, and without Al Gore, we'd all be doomed. By Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler (first pub... Read More...


Fear Stalks The Andes
Fear Stalks The Andes
Congress, wary of negotiated deals that open wider the doors to international commerce, surprises only when it approves Free Trade Agreements. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio accuses Free Trade of all sorts... Read More...


Interview: Ambassador Jan-Paul Dirkse
Interview: Ambassador Jan-Paul Dirkse
IA-Forum speaks with Dutch Ambassador to Russia, Jan-Paul Dirkse. By Kester Kenn Klomegah. (IA-Forum, 10/26/2007) Read More...


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Lost in the maize of precaution
In adopting the precautionary principle, the EU cast the adage “better safe than sorry” into rigid policy. “Precaution” made into principle may seem innocuous but carries plenty opportunity for abuse ... Read More...


Depends on Whose ‘Locusts’ they Are
Depends on Whose ‘Locusts’ they Are
Amidst misguided economic thinking, Germany's center-left and center-right swap roles on protectionism. By Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler. (first published in Read More...


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Poverty Fuels Extremism
The author describes how increased economic development in Pakistan is not helping to alleviate widespread poverty and how these disadvantaged economic classes could turn to extremist Islamic activiti... Read More...


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After The Bush Doctrine: National Security Strategy For A New Administration
Eleven of the nation's most prominent intellectuals debate about America's future role in the world at Miller Center of Public Affairs conference. Contains videos and transcripts. (06/07/2007) Read More...


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Tax Havens Threat or Enhancement to Commerce
Examines pros and cons of country tax havens. By Ingrid Ulloa. (IA-Forum, 6/19/2007) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Dennis de Tray
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Dennis de Tray
IA Forum discusses issues surrounding the World Bank/IMF with Dr. Dennis de Tray, Vice President at the Center for Global Development. (IA-Forum, 4/20/2007) Read More...


Credibility of G8 countries rests on keeping financial markets clean
Credibility of G8 countries rests on keeping financial markets clean
Discusses financial transparency issues facing G8 and African leaders. By Akere Muna, President Pan African Lawyers Union and Vice Chair Transparency International. (06/07/2007) 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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World Economic Forum Interview: Jermyn Brooks
PACI Board Member Jermyn Brooks discusses the anti-corruption initiative on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting 2007 in Davos. (2/21/2007, World Economic Forum) Read More...


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Global corruption report 2001-2007
Now in its sixth year, this edition of the Global Corruption Report focuses on judges and courts, but situating them within the broader justice system, and looking at political, economic and societal ... Read More...


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Blair Endorses Gordon Brown as His Successor
As widely expected, Blair endorsed Gordon Brown as his desired successor. Article looks at what this means for Britain and her Economy. By Alan Cowell (NY Times, 05/11/07) Read More...


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Dialogue Radio: #698 Globalization: The Goal that Failed
Interview with John Ralston Saul. He describes what he sees as the overemphasis of self-interest in policy and politics. He explains how this has led to a climate of managerial policies instead of lea... Read More...


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European bank mergers
Article looks at the significance of the proposed takeover of ABN AMRO and the effects it will have on European banking and whether it will lead to a long overdue integrated pan-European banking secto... Read More...


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A Four-Step Recovery Plan for Zimbabwe
The author suggests four initial reforms that would help repair and resurrect the Zimbabwean economy and society in the post-Mugabe regime era. By Marian L. Tupy. (The American, 4/17/2007) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Roger Bate
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Roger Bate
IA-Forum discusses the recent World Bank Spring Meetings and the future role of the Bretton Woods sisters in the international arena with Dr. Roger Bate, a Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute ... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Josephine Osikena
IA-Forum Interview: Josephine Osikena
IA-Forum speaks with Josephine Osikena, Programme Manager for Democracy and Development at the Foreign Policy Centre, about the upcoming elections in West Africa. By J. Young and Sarah Knudsen. (IA-... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Prof. Wu Xinbo
IA-Forum Interview: Prof. Wu Xinbo
International Affairs Forum speaks with Professor Wu Xinbo about issues regarding China and Asia. By Stefan Daniels. (IA-Forum, 03/23/2007) Read More...


The Western Roots of the New Econo-nationalism
The Western Roots of the New Econo-nationalism
Discusses the author’s concept of ‘econo-nationalism’ - xenophobia in matters having to do with international trade. By Richard Neil Lorenc. (03/18/2007) Read More...


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Africa: Economic Growth Improving
Article looks at how, amid the conflict and rampant poverty the continent suffers, Africa is showing signs of economic growth and opportunity that may be its savior from the wretched conditions it end... Read More...


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