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Defeat Terror With Trade
The United States can burnish its credentials as "exemplar of freedom" in the world by explaining that economic freedom as exemplified by free trade is the first, possibly best "weapon" against terror... Read More...


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Japan’s Security Council Diplomacy
Author discusses Japan's pursuit of a permanent seat on the UN Security Council. By Jason Miks. (IA-Forum, 09/15/2006) Read More...


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Unilateral Folly
Author critiques Prime Minister Olmert's convergence plan. By Samuel Hyman. (IA-Forum, 09/01/2006) Read More...


Fifa has to call Zimbabwe’s bluff
Fifa has to call Zimbabwe’s bluff
Zimbabwe’s tourist authority wants “to ensure benefits from the hosting of the World Cup by South Africa”. Fifa already pledges assistance for upgrading sports stadiums to that end. Maybe they should ... 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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Turning Madrassas against Radicalism
Author discusses the impact of Pakistani religious schools in Central Asia and what Afghanistan can do to counter it. By Haroun Mir. (IA-Forum, 8/20/2006) Read More...


Choice Pickings: What the Elections in the Ukraine Mean for Europe
Choice Pickings: What the Elections in the Ukraine Mean for Europe
Author considers whether European reaction to the Ukrainian elections reflects a negative, and larger, transatlantic issue. By Jens F. Laurson. (IA-Forum, 1/20/2005) Read More...


Israel: Weakness in Strength
Israel: Weakness in Strength
As unlikely as Israel will take its foreign policy cues from Jesus via Pope John Paul II, the unrealistic hope for peace might well lie in the application of unrealistic policies. By Jens F. Laurson a... Read More...


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Letter from Beirut
The current conflict in Lebanon - as seen from a balcony, overlooking South Beirut. By Ronnie Chatah. (08/05/2006) Read More...


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Stuck in a Struggle
Author writes that the lack of economic and social progress is bound to undermine government authority in Afghanistan. By Haroun Mir. (6/22/2006) Read More...


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Diplomacy Around Yasukuni
Author discusses Yahuskuni memorial controversy and the role it could play in the leadership contest to succeed Koizumi. By Jason Miks. (IA-Forum, 7/24/2006) Read More...


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Why Are the Lost Boys of Sudan Still Lost?
Author discusses the plight of Sudanese refugees in the United States. By Tonya Jones. (6/22/2006) Read More...


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The Urgent Case for the AIDS Vaccine
Author discusses problems encountered with development of an AIDS vaccine. By David Allen Hollingsworth. (6/22/2006) Read More...


Germany's Cup Runneth Under
Germany's Cup Runneth Under
Despite a heart-breaking overtime loss to the Azzurri in the World Cup semi-finals, Germany's Football-induced euphoria can't be dampened. This is how Chancellor Merkel might capitalize on it. ... Read More...


Pirates of the Black Sea
Pirates of the Black Sea
Just in time for the release of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, the Authors discuss Russia as the new Tortuga of International Affairs. By Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler. (fir... Read More...


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No Real Shift in U.S. Policy Towards Iran
Authors analyze history of US-Iranian relations and propose change in current US policy towards Iran. By Karin A. Esposito and Mahdi Ahouie. (IA-Forum, 6/21/2006) Read More...


France's Spring Break Perpetuel
France's Spring Break Perpetuel
"Never, never aim legislative reforms at the retired or the young, particularly when the weather is warming up." Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler discuss the French student protests against the Read More...


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Mugabe's last stand? Why Zimbabwe might finally get a leader it deserves
Author blames Zimbabwe’s neighbors, particularly South Africa’s Thabo Mbeki, for insufficient support of Zimbabwe’s opposition politicians and speculates that the 26th anniversary of independence from... Read More...


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Cartoon Wars
Author reflects on the Danish cartoon issue and re-examines the definition of freedom of the press. By Silvester Breinl. (IA-Forum, 4/14/2006) Read More...


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Wasted Energy
The authors poke at the European 'Energy Summit' and discuss possibilities for Energy diversification in Europe. By George A. Pieler and Jens F. Laurson (first published on Tech Central Station, 04/10... Read More...


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Living the Dream
Author discusses what the 'Chinese Dream' could mean for the nation's people, China's neighbours and the rest of the world. By Jason Miks. (IA-Forum, 4/11/2006) Read More...


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The Case That Was
Author asks who should be held accountable after Milosevic's death; does his passing excuse him for the atrocities he committed against the citizens of Yugoslavia? By Tonya Jones. (IA-Forum, 3/13/200... Read More...


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Anti-Humanitarian Aid
The moral case for ending assistance to Africa. By Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler (first published on Reason Online, 03/10/2006) Read More...


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CNE – Will India Get it Through?
Author discusses India's need for energy and negotiations with the U.S. regarding it. By Vikas Mehta. (IA-Forum, 2/23/2006) Read More...


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Questionable Case Against David Irving’s Sentence
Author discusses trial of controversial author David Irving and argues against an excessive sentence. By David A. Hollingsworth. (IA-Forum, 3/2/2006) Read More...


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What if it's a Girl?
Author discusses debate over whether Japan should allow a female emperor and what this means for the status of women in Japan. By Jason Miks. (IA-Forum, 3/6/2006) Read More...


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Launching the Trade Liberation Movement
The authors look the obstacles to free trade - and fine some amidst the very proponents of the idea. The WTO negotiations may be stalled, but there are - if few - alternatives. By George A. Pieler and... Read More...


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Merkel’s Atlantic Crossing
Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler discuss Angela Merkel's visit to the U.S. and how it bodes well for Germany to re-occupy the position of quiet power that suits it best. (TCS Daily, 01/25/2006 - I... Read More...


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