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Obama’s “Talking” Cure
Can negotiations can truly "bridge the gap" between the U.S. and its enemies? By Joshua Muravchik (Commentary, 09/01/2008) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Christopher Preble
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Christopher Preble
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Christopher Preble, director of foreign policy studies at the Cato Institute, about Iraq and U.S. foreign policy issues. (IA-Forum, 08/29/2008) 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...


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The return of Mr Nyet
The Economist reports that Russia appears ready to use its veto more often on the UN Security Council, prompting fears of a diplomatic logjam. (Economist, 07/17/2008) Read More...


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Barack Obama to offer tough love on European tour
Columnist Irwin Stelzer writes of Barack Obama’s forthcoming tour of Europe that European leaders won't mind being photographed with an American presidential candidate who could probably win an electi... Read More...


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A Bipartisan Fix for the Oil Crisis
Joseph Petrowski, president of Gulf Oil, says he’s disappointed by the tone and substance of the current debate on U.S. energy policy and calls for a bipartisan fix. (WSJ, 7/10/2008) 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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The way to a just Foreign Policy
It’s time to leave behind old ideas of superpowers. A changing world brings new opportunities for peace and the pursuit of empire is neither feasible nor desirable for US. By John Feffer. (Institute f... Read More...


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Hating Hillary
Author argues an unshackled sexism in the U.S. media has played a big part in Hillary Clinton's failure to secure the Democratic Party's nomination. (The New Statesman, 05/22/2008) 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...


The Final Tour
The Final Tour
Author reflects on President Bush's visit to the Middle East and US policy there. By Alexander Jackson. (IA-Forum, 05/20/2008) Read More...


In Search of its Mission: NATO and the Ukraine
In Search of its Mission: NATO and the Ukraine
Russia's resistance should not be a determining factor - either contra or pro - in the Ukraine's quest to be a member of NATO. By Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler (IA-Forum, 04/17/2008) Read More...


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Afghanistan could dull NATO's party mood
NATO is prepping for its annual summit and celebrating the re-entry of France and possible membership bids of western Balkan states, but must acknowledge its difficulties in producing peace in Afghani... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Michael Scheuer
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Michael Scheuer
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Michael Scheuer about his new book, "Marching Toward Hell: America and Islam After Iraq", terrorism, and the Middle East. (IA-Forum, 03/21/2008) Read More...


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A Crude Case For War?
Investigative report about the significance of oil in starting the Iraq War. By Steven Mufson. (Washington Post, 03/16/2008) Read More...


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To strengthen Miliband's case for democracy, drop Iraq, add Europe
The author discusses David Miliband’s speech at Oxford where he suggested that the UK should not let the US give democracy promotion a bad name. By Timothy Garton Ash (The Guardian, 02/14/2008) Read More...


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U.S. Democracy Promotion During and After Bush
The author criticizes Bush’s flawed policies of promoting democracy, and suggests several recommendations for the future. By Thomas Carothers (Carnegie Endowment Report, 09/2007) Read More...


A Putin by Any Other Name...
A Putin by Any Other Name...
In light of the upcoming presidential elections in Russia it might be wise for the American presidential candidates to articulate a coherent Russia policy. Or at least know the name of Putin's heir. B... Read More...


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Event: Planning for a Post-Fidel Cuba (audio)
Audio of conference call by the U.S.-Cuba Policy Initiative who gathered leading Cuba watchers and scholars to discuss the implications of Fidel Castro's announcement that he will not seek nor will he... Read More...


Despot Serenade
Despot Serenade
After the New York Philharmonic accepted an invitation to perform in Pyongyang, a flurry of commentary condemned and praised the move. Was this savvy cultural diplomacy, or just a PR coup for the worl... Read More...


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The Havana Note
Group blog covering various corners of the cultural, political, military and economic dimensions of US-Cuba relations. Read More...


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The Wrong Experience
Author uses discussion of a failed U.S. policy towards Cuba to examine the Democratic Presidential candidates. Concludes that 'Clinton has immense experience and is an attractive candidate. But she i... Read More...


Back to the (Policy) Future, Or: The Vagaries of International Relations
Back to the (Policy) Future, Or: The Vagaries of International Relations
Selling arms simultaneously to Saudi-Arabia and Israel is hardly new in America's foreign policy. But critics of this White House wonder how this new plan can be squared with the "Bush Doctrine". By... Read More...


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The Neoconservative Persuasion and Foreign Policy: An Interview with Joshua Muravchik
Interview with Dr. Joshua Muravchik, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). (Democratiya, 7/15/2007) 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...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. John J. Tierney, Jr.
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. John J. Tierney, Jr.
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. John J. Tierney, Jr. about American interventionism and his book, "Chasing Ghosts". (IA-Forum, 11/16/2007) Read More...


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Private Note to Bush from Hagel Calls For Direct, Unconditional, Comprehensive Talks with Iran(
In the letter, copied to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, and National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley, Hagel urges Bush to pursue “direct, unconditional and com... Read More...


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Interview with Richard Perle
Interview with Richard Perle who reflects on US policy, international affairs, and the current Bush administration. By Barak M. Seener, The Henry Jackson Society) 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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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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