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After Neo-conservatism
Francis Fukuyama discusses the failure of neo-conservatism in American foreign policy and his own rejection of neo-conservative thought. (New York Times, 02/19/2006) Read More...

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Intenational Affairs Forum Interview: Peter Beinart and Scott McConnell
Peter Beinart, editor-at-large of the New Republic and Scott McConnell, current editor of The American Conservative, discuss questions about the UN and US foreign policy. By Jason Miks. (IA-Forum, 1... Read More...

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Fidel's Final Victory
The U.S. must recognize the political reality in Cuba and stop insisting on regime change. Otherwise, it will miss another opportunity to improve relations in the post-Fidel period that is already un... Read More...

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This Is Realism?
Why the “new” ideas concerning the Iraq War do not represent Realism or a viable solution to the conflict. By Charles Krauthammer (Washington Post, 12/01/2006) Read More...

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Cowboy Nation: Against the Myth of American Innocence
The author dwells on America's expansionist past while looking to the future of Washington's foreign policy. By Robert Kagan (The New Republic, 10/16/2006) Read More...

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After the victory
Article looks at what sort of policies the new Democratic Congress will enact. Focus is on the appointment of senior and veteran democrats. (The Economist, 11/09/06) Read More...

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Deterring Kim Jong Il
The former assistant secretary of defense criticizes President Bush's North Korea policy. By Graham Allison. (Washington Post, 10/27/2006) Read More...

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Can You Tell a Sunni From a Shiite?
The author writes that many lawmakers and senior intelligence and law enforcement officials overseeing the War on Terror do not know the difference between Sunni and Shia Muslims, the primary religiou... Read More...

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The Unsolved Case Of Anthrax
The author, the victim of an Anthrax letter attack in 2001, admonishes the FBI for not adequately investigating this case with as much importance as it deserves. By Tom Daschle. (Washington Post, 10/1... Read More...

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International Affairs Forum Interview: Admiral Bobby R. Inman, USN (Ret.)
IA Forum speaks with Admiral Bobby R. Inman, USN (Ret.), the Lyndon B. Johnson Centennial Chair in National Policy at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, former Director of the National Security Agency ... Read More...

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Our Failure in Europe's East
What confounds both Europe and the US are the complexity of post-Soviet societies and the impotence of Western institutions. By Bruce Jackson. (Washington Post, 10/8/2006) Read More...

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Afghanistan: Five Years Later
After America's five year occupation of Afghanistan, Rumsfeld takes stock of the situation. By Donald Rumsfeld. (Washington Post, 10/7/2006) Read More...

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The Ghost of the Oval Office
The author writes about revelations in the new book by Bob Woodward on the Bush Administration that Henry Kissinger is the most frequent outside advisor to the Bush Administration. By James Mann. (New... Read More...

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Sinking Globalization
Many of the conditions that led to the collapse of the first age of globalization exist today and suggest that the current global system may be just as vulnerable and unprepared. By Niall Ferguson, (... Read More...

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The Cold Wars are coming
An increase in the number of nuclear armed states may lead to multiple regional cold wars with the ability to cause greater destruction than the first Cold War. By Niall Ferguson, (Los Angles Times, ... Read More...

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The IMF's America Problem
If the IMF is truly committed to addressing global economic imbalances, then it should concentrate on the greatest threat to this goal: the U.S. trade deficit and not the value of China’s currency. B... Read More...

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Making globalisation work
Globalization can live up to its promise of higher living standards for everyone, but only if properly managed. A better understanding of the problems and anomalies of globalization and cooperation w... Read More...

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The Case for Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreements
Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreements are presented in a mock memorandum as a way to promote American influence and principles in Asia while counterbalancing China’s increasing role. By Sherm... Read More...

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The Iraq War: Mission Impossible
This Der Spiegel piece suggests that, by ousting Saddam Hussein and invading Iraq, the US has exposed its vulnerabilities as a military force. Its failure to maintain stability and subdue violence in ... Read More...

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Searching for a Strategy: The Bush-Roh Summit
The author discusses the key issues that presidents Bush and Roh will discuss at the September US-South Korea summit in Washington. By Richard C. Bush III. (Brookings Institution, September 2006) Read More...

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Congress Can Honor 9/11 Anniversary by Doing the Right Thing
The author argues that despite the desire to commemorate the fifth anniversary of 9/11 in a compelling manner, Congress should reject several security-related bills because they will be ineffective in... Read More...

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The Apocalypse Will Be Blogged
The authors write that while Islamic tradition does not celebrate anniversaries, several Islamist web sites and others affiliated with Al Qaeda commemorated the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks a... Read More...

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Yes, We Are Better Prepared
Negroponte discusses how the US intelligence community has made progress in its gathering and analysis of the intelligence needed to prevent another surprise attack like 9/11. By John Negroponte. (Was... Read More...

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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...

Non-Friction: Toward A Global Economy
Non-Friction: Toward A Global Economy
These expansion of the role of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) is well intentioned but will likely bring undesired results. By George A. Pieler and Jens F. Laurson (fi... Read More...

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Scold War Buildup
The US should change its approach to foreign policy and advance its objectives through multilateral organizations. By John R. Hamilton. (Washington Post, 9/1/2006) Read More...

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The High Price of Friendship
The author writes that the Bush Administration is using coalition warfare in Iraq not to share the costs of waging war, but to establish political legitimacy for its foreign policy. By Patricia Weitsm... Read More...

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Service in Iraq: Just How Risky?
The Pentagon is very forthright about casualty lists for Iraq. However, as the authors point out, deaths alone don't indicate the risk for an individual serving in Iraq. By Samuel Preston and Emily Bu... Read More...

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Search and Defend
The author writes that behavioral profiling of airline passengers would not lead to better security, as terrorists could easily be taught to defeat poorly-trained screeners at the nation's airports. B... Read More...

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How We Ended Welfare, Together
Former President Clinton writes that on the 10th anniversary of the landmark welfare reform legislation passed by his administration, reform succeeded as a result of a truly bipartisan effort to chang... Read More...

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