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Europe’s Fearful Natives
More than ever before in recent decades, fear is becoming the dominant force in European politics, writes Dominique Moisi. (Project Syndicate, 01/12/2010) Read More...


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A Still Darker Russia
Russia’s future is as uncertain as ever, writes Arkady Ostrovsky. (The Economist, 12/28/2009) Read More...


Special Report Preview, Climate Change:  Dr. Arvind Panagariya
Special Report Preview, Climate Change: Dr. Arvind Panagariya
In a preview of our upcoming special report, Dr. Arvind Panagariya discusses COP15 and balancing India's policies on climate change and economic growth. By M. Patel. (12/14/2009) Read More...


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Calibrating Credulity for Copenhagen
It is extraordinarily likely that the leaders meeting in Copenhagen will agree to something and congratulate themselves for it. For it to be meaningful, there are some challenges an agreement would ha... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Kamal El Kheshen
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Kamal El Kheshen
Dr. Kamal El Kheshen, Vice President of the African Development Bank discussses the trade-off between climate change policies and economic growth policies in Africa. By M. Patel. (12/10/2009) Read More...


Which Policy to Address Climate Change?
Which Policy to Address Climate Change?
Author examines potential impacts of climate change and policy options to combat it. By Julian Morris, International Policy Network. (12/09/2009) Read More...


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Groupthink and the global warming industry
The recent revelations from East Anglia show that what's really at work is a very large clique of scientists is attempting to excommunicate perceived heretics for reasons that have more to do with psy... Read More...


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Unhelpful Hansen
Paul Krugman examines climatologist James Hansen's inability to link climate policy with economic policy. By Paul Krugman. (The New York Times, 12/07/2009) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Mohamed Waheed, V. P. of Maldives
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Mohamed Waheed, V. P. of Maldives
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Mohammed Waheed, Vice President of Maldives, about the tradeoff between climate change policy and economic growth policy. (IA-Forum, 12/05/2009) Read More...


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Worst of the Worst: The World's Most Repressive Societies
A Freedom House analysis of the status of freedoms and civil liberties in the current time. Read More...


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3 Questions: Jeffrey Harris on why we still don't have an HIV vaccine
What are the current roadblocks to an HIV Vaccine being made on a widescale basis? By Peter Dizikes. (MIT News) Read More...


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'Strategic reassurance' that isn't
For an administration that has announced "we are back" after years of alleged Bush administration neglect in Russia and Asia, this is not a positive beginning. By Robert Kagan and Dan Blumenthal. (Th... Read More...


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A post-oil world gets less sci-fi by the day
Dwindling supplies and no plan B – are we heading for Mad Max scenario? By Ashley Seager. (The Guardian, 10/26/2009) Read More...


Wearing the burqa in France: questioning integration models for Muslim communities in Europe?
Wearing the burqa in France: questioning integration models for Muslim communities in Europe?
Author explores the complexity of the burqa issue in France. By Valentine Pasquesoone. (IA-Forum, 11/03/2009) Read More...


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Eastern Partnership: The West's Final Assault On the Former Soviet Union
Energy concerns primarily drive the European Union's advance into Asia, and not without offering a crushing blow to Russia's 'satellite-style' influence in Eurasia. By Rick Rozoff. (The Centre for R... Read More...


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Macedonia: Naming the Future
The dispute between Greece and Macedonia stands on the way of Macedonia's EU and NATO membership. By Anes Alic (ISN, 10/19/2009) Read More...


OECD, WTO and UNCTAD call on G20 for stronger commitment to more open trade and investment
OECD, WTO and UNCTAD call on G20 for stronger commitment to more open trade and investment
International economics organizations are calling on leaders of the G20 to resist protectionist pressures and keep trade open. While there have been signs of recovery, policy which inhibits trade may... Read More...


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The central importance of central Asia
Authors argue that the EU must act now to limit the spillover from Afghanistan's and Pakistan's instability. If not, it will pay later. By Erik Brattberg and Mark Rhinard. (EuropeanVoice, 09/11/2009... Read More...


The Dollar Dilemma:  The World's Top Currency Faces Competition
The Dollar Dilemma: The World's Top Currency Faces Competition
A changing global economy and recent financial crisis will likely challenge the dollar's primacy as a reserve currency. This shift toward multipolarity, however, will likely be gradual. Read More...


A Harsh Climate for Trade: How Climate Change Proposals Threaten Global Commerce
A Harsh Climate for Trade: How Climate Change Proposals Threaten Global Commerce
Formation of US trade barriers with India and China to curb energy-intensive production in in areas with weak emissions controls may do more economic harm than environmental good. by Sallie James (Cat... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Donald C.F. Daniel
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Donald C.F. Daniel
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Donald C.F. Daniel about peacekeeping and the book he co-edited, Peace Operations: Trends, Progress, an... Read More...


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Law and the Lone Superpower
This article explains the nature of the US European divide over international law and how it should be resolved. Abstract at link, full article in PDF form. By William H. Taft IV Frances G. Burwell... Read More...


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Torture a Looming Crisis in Transatlantic Relations
Article explains that failure to prosecute war crimes could result in a tension in transatlantic relations. By Bernard Finel. (Atlantic Council, 4/22/2009) Read More...


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Beyond Closing Guantanamo: Rebuilding a Transatlantic Partnership in International Law
Describes steps the US should take to strengthen international law and reaffirm our commitment to it. Full article is available in pdf format. Abstract is available at the link. Project Director & ... Read More...


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Rhetoric and Reality: Turkish Politics Inside and Out
The debate about Turkey's foreign policy in Washington centers around whether Turkey is anchored to the West as it strengthens its regional ties or whether Turkey is intent on creating a second bloc, ... Read More...


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Europe Must Help Obama Close Guantanamo
Authors argue for a closing of Guantanamo Bay through a transatlantic solution. By Mark Rhinard and Erik Brattberg. Swedish Institute of International Affairs. (Washington Post, 08/03/2009) Read More...


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Order Out of Anarchy: The International Law of War
Anderson and Gifford identify ‘the law of war’ as a system of norms through which the destructive aspects of conflict are mitigated. Their argument relies on the realist assumption of an anarchic sys... Read More...


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The Nabucco Natural Gas Pipeline: From Opera to Reality
The Nabucco pipeline is slowly moving closer to completion. Bülent Aras & Emre Iseri analyze the importance of this East-West artery for European gas supplies and the Turkish economy. (SETA Foundation... Read More...


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Uphill Road for Europe to Kick Russian Gas Habit
James Kanter argues that the European Union will face difficulties in weaning its dependence on Russian gas, despite attempts such as planning the Nabucco pipeline through Turkey. (The New York Times,... Read More...


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In Search of the Exit
As attention turns to how to unwind emergency measures, much depends on how the American and Euro zone recoveries develop. By Ralph Atkins and Krishna Guha (Financial Times, 06/28/2009) Read More...


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