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How Oil Fuels Sino-U.S. Fires
The author explains how the competition over oil between China and the US is inextricably linked to a larger set of foreign policy issues. By Erica S. Downs. (Brookings Institution, 9/4/2006) Read More...

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Springtime for Cuba?
The author discusses Cuba’s future in the post-Fidel Castro era and suggests a set of policies that the US should adopt in order to aid the Cuban transition to democracy. By Stephen Johnson. (Herita... Read More...

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Six Strategic Reasons to Support a U.S.-Peru Free Trade Agreement
The authors offer several reasons why the US should adopt a free trade agreement with Peru. By Ana Isabel Eiras and Stephen Johnson. (Heritage Foundation, 7/24/2006) Read More...

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Did Bush’s Democracy Plan Go Poof?
The author argues that the US has stalled in pressuring Egypt to liberalize its political system. By Max Boot. (Council on Foreign Relations, 7/12/2006) Read More...

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Preemption and North Korea
The authors discuss the threat from North Korea and explain why preemption is the wrong policy decision for the US. Rather, the US should offer Pyongyang a series of positive inducements as a means t... Read More...

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Countering North Korea’s Missiles: The Missile Defense System the U.S. Should Have
The author explains why an effective missile defense system is the best policy for the US to use against North Korea. By Baker Spring. (Heritage Foundation, 6/21/2006) Read More...

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The lure of extremism
The author explains how many western youth are drawn to terrorism. By H.D.S. Greenway. (International Herald Tribune, 6/13/2006) Read More...

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Will America Attack Iran?
The author explains why an American attack on Iran is unlikely. By Philip H. Gordon. (Brookings Institution, June 2006) Read More...

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At What Cost Israel-China Ties?
The author discusses how increasing ties between China and the Jewish state are serving to undermine and weaken the American-Israeli relationship. By P.R. Kumaraswamy. (Middle East Forum, Spring 200... Read More...

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How to Boost Middle East Democracy
The author suggests several policy prescriptions that the US should follow in order to most effectively promote democracy in the Middle East. By Dennis Ross. (Washington Institute for Near East Poli... Read More...

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Lending a Helping Hand
The authors suggest how the Bush administration can effectively respond to Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s proposal in order to make a two-state solution possible and avoid renewed Israeli-Palest... Read More...

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Evo Morales tilts towards Chavismo
Article examines Bolivia's recent shift towards leftist economics. Current Latin American economic trends are also highlighted and compared with this country's new policies. (FT, 30/04/06) Read More...

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China’s new Latin American revolution
This article looks at China's growing relationship with Latin America and the challenge this represents to the U.S., the traditional power in the region. By Humphrey Hawksley (FT Times 4/4/2006) Read More...

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Minority Rights Group International
Working to secure the rights of ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities and indigenous peoples worldwide, and to promote cooperation and understanding between communities. Read More...

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Making Democracies Work: Social Capital and Civic Engagement in 47 Societies
The study establishes predictable patterns in the distribution of social capital around the world, and long-standing cultural traditions and historical legacies can help to explain the contrasts found... Read More...

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Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA)
Regional Economic Integration Process in the Americas.

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Brazil's Cardoso: 'The World Changed, But the Left Stayed the Same'
Brazil’s former President Fernando Henrique Cardoso, a visiting professor at Brown University, argues on the coming of the Left to power in Brazil. Excerpt from an interview with Cristovam Buarque. (B... Read More...

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Christmas chronicle
Rafael Ferro Salas analyzes the meaning of Christmas in Cuba. (Cubanet, 01/03/2005) Read More...

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In Cuba's prisons
Two political prisioners just released recount to Le Monde the degrading treatment dissidents are subject to in Cuban jails. (Cubanet, 01/03/2005) Read More...

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Education a failure in most countries
Public and private education in Latin America is a proven disaster, despite the fact that the percentage of investment in this subject, in relation to the GDP, is three points greater than the percent... Read More...

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Stingy Sam
Although the Asian tsunami was the result of a massive earthquake for which nobody on this planet is to blame, the United Nations still found a way. By Hal Linsey. (WorldNetDaily, 12/30/2004) Read More...

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Nuclear Brazil Is Hiding Something. But What?
Brazil remains an excellent candidate to be a nuclear power, considering the availability of uranium, skilled personnel and the enrichment facility technology that it appears to possess. By Claudia P... Read More...

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In Brazil Fat Compensations May Be Legal, But They Sure Are Immoral
The government, while diligently compensating the bandits who once wanted to install a communist dictatorship in the country, is far from being preoccupied in paying what is owed to citizens that are ... Read More...

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Left-leaning intellectuals, voters and their values
It has long been suspected that the academic world leans to the left. Proof has just emerged that this assumption is correct. By Carlos Alberto Montaner (Firmas Press, 11/30/2004) Read More...

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Don't reward Castro for releasing prisoners
It is very important that the pressure against the dictatorship should continue, Carlos Alberto Montaner argues. (Firmas Press, 12/07/2004) Read More...

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Chavez and fear
Widespread violence in Venezuela is a tactics to intimidate adversaries, Carlos Alberto Montaner analyzes. (Firmas Press, 12/14/2004) Read More...

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U.S. diplomat pushes democracy in Cuba
James Cason, America's top diplomat in Havana, got right to work after arriving two years ago. He journeyed across the island, meeting with political dissidents and other supposed ''subversives.'' He ... Read More...

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Argentina Can Wait, Says IMF
Article discusses that unless Argentina restructures their state debt, the IMF will not reopen discussions with them. (KeralaNext.com, 12/3/04) Read More...

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Nicaragua Says It Will Destroy Missiles
Nicaragua will completely eliminate a stockpile of hundreds of surface-to-air missiles with no expectation of compensation from the United States. (The Miami Herald, 11/12/2004) Read More...

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Latin America's Chinese puzzle
The potential for profit in forging commercial ties with China has left some in the Caribbean and Central and South America positively giddy. But nothing is guaranteed. (The Miami Herald, 11/13/2004) Read More...

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