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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...


External Article
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...


The Fall of U.S. Hegemony in Latin America
The Fall of U.S. Hegemony in Latin America
Author analyzes the decreasing influence of the United States in Latin American and the rising influence of Russia and Brasil. By Adam Kott. (10/20/2008) Read More...


Financial Crisis Impact on South America
Financial Crisis Impact on South America
Author analyzes impact of the financial crisis on South America. By Adam Kott. (10/15/2008) Read More...


A Way Through the Afghan Labyrinth
A Way Through the Afghan Labyrinth
Author discusses need for securing Afghanistan and offers a plan to do so. By M Ashraf Haidari. (first appeared in Asia Times, 10/07/2008) Read More...


Financial Crisis Impact on Latin America
Financial Crisis Impact on Latin America
Author discusses the ripple effect of the U.S. financial crisis on Latin American markets. By Adam Kott. (10/06/2008) Read More...


Trilateral diplomacy on hold in N.E. Asia
Trilateral diplomacy on hold in N.E. Asia
Last week was supposed to see Japan host the first trilateral Japan-China-South Korea summit, but it was postponed indefinitely with the resignation of Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda. With econo... Read More...


Ecuador’s Constitutional Hopes
Ecuador’s Constitutional Hopes
Author discusses ramifications of Ecuador's referendum vote to enact its 20th constitution. By Adam Kott. (09/26/2008) Read More...


Crumbling Bolivia
Crumbling Bolivia
Author examines current political state of Bolivia and issues facing President Evo Morales. By Adam Kott. (09/12/2008) Read More...


Honduras joins ALBA:   Economic decision or ideological turnaround?
Honduras joins ALBA: Economic decision or ideological turnaround?
Author discusses Honduras' agreement to join the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas, and its ramifications to the country. By Adam Kott. (09/10/2008) Read More...


Popular Myths about the Emissions Trading Scheme
Popular Myths about the Emissions Trading Scheme
Roger Helmer, Member of the European parliament, debunks claims about the EU's Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). By Roger Helmer. (IA-Forum, 09/05/2008) Read More...


The Wrongheaded Efforts of the EU to Addressing Climate
The Wrongheaded Efforts of the EU to Addressing Climate
William Yeatman of the Competitive Enterprise Institute, critiques EU efforts to tackle climate change. By William Yeatman, (IA-Forum, 09/05/2008) Read More...


Can Democracy Survive in Pakistan This Time?
Can Democracy Survive in Pakistan This Time?
Author discusses the prospects for Pakistani democracy ahead of the Sept. 6 presidential election. By Harold Gould (09/03/2008) Read More...


Trees vs. Tusks
Trees vs. Tusks
Keeping the planet green takes shades of grey, not black-and-white. In Ghana, one shade of grey to be reckoned with is the African Elephant, that noble beast protected by international treaties from ... Read More...


Asia-Pacific moves to boost cyber security
Asia-Pacific moves to boost cyber security
Cooperation key to Asian countries' efforts to bolster cyber security. By Jason Miks (This article was originally published by World Politics Review on 08/18/2008) Read More...


Last Ditch in Zimbabwe
Last Ditch in Zimbabwe
Talk(s) may be cheap, but it’s all Zimbabwe has going for it. One problem along the way: South Africa is hardly an honest broker. By Jens F. Laurson & George A. Pieler (08/06/2008) Read More...


Russia and China: The New Axis of Evil?
Russia and China: The New Axis of Evil?
Authors discuss the possibility that Russia and China now constitute the 'Axis of Evil'. By Ryan Barnes & Steinar Dyrnes. (08/04/2008) Read More...


External Article
Would an Obama-Brown relationship be special?
Author considers the prospects of a Barack Obama presidency for the "special relationship." By Leigh Marshall (07/31/2008) Read More...


Like Sand Between Their Fingers
Like Sand Between Their Fingers
Author examines Pakistan's internal power struggles and their implications. By Malou Innocent. (07/21/2008) Read More...


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