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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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Killing Won't Win This War
The author says defeating an insurgency requires more than simply killing insurgents, but rather winning the "hearts and minds" of the population, an essential strategy for prying the population away ... Read More...


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A Call to Support Democracy
Iraq's ambassador to the US pleads his case for America to stay the course in Iraq. By Samir Sumaida'ie. (Washington Post, 8/21/2006) Read More...


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Keep Pakistan on Our Side
President Pervez Musharraf of Pakistan chose to stand with America against terrorism and has taken tremendous steps to fight Islamic extremists, including the roots of the problem. By Richard L. Armit... Read More...


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Bill Clinton Was Right
A conservative from the Heritage Foundation admits that Bill Clinton deserves credit for welfare reform. By Robert Rector. (Washington Post, 8/23/2006) 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...


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Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq
Video of book event at New America Foundation featuring Tom Rick, author of Fiasco, former State Department Chief of Staff Lawrence Wilkerson in an important examination of the challenges faced in Ira... Read More...


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International Affairs Forum Interview: Brad Glosserman
IA-Forum speaks with Mr. Brad Glosserman about Asian issues including North Korea. Mr. Glosserman is executive director of the Center for Strategic and International Studies' Pacific Forum in Honolul... Read More...


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What Not to Take From Britain's Success
Author says there is much to learn from Britain's methods of combating terrorism, their expertise in human intelligence, and their non-hysterical reaction to very real threats. By Juliette Kayyem. (Wa... Read More...


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To Help Israel, Help Syria
The Bush administration would do well to modify its democracy agenda to support Syrian reform to help erode Syria’s reasons for backing Iran and Hezbollah. By Andrew Tabler. (New York Times, 8/5/2006) Read More...


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Cubans ponder life without Fidel
Americans and Cubans alike began contemplating a world without Fidel Castro yesterday, in most cases responding cautiously on the Caribbean island's first day since 1959 without the ailing 79-year-old... Read More...


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End of Days?
The state of the U.S. military; projecting power and how President Bush's goal of reasserting American dominance in the Middle East has failed. By Michael Hirsh (Newsweek, 31/07/2006). Read More...


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A New Enemy Gains on the U.S.
United States officials worry that they’re not prepared for Hezbollah’s style of warfare — a kind that pits finders against hiders and favors the hiders. Certain that other terrorists are learning fro... Read More...


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Will Cuban Oil Find Break U.S. Embargo?
From here on out, say a growing chorus of experts, America will pay a price for maintaining its 45-year trade ban with Cuba -- a strategic and economic price that will have negative repercussions for ... Read More...


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A Defining Time for 21st Century American Leadership
Remarks delivered by U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel to the Brooking Insitution about the Middle East crisis and US policy. (7/28/2006) Read More...


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A Secret the Media Kept
The writer, a former journalist, recalls a time in 1979 when the press held a secret to protect Americans in Iran. By Michael J. Berlin. (Washington Post, 7/21/2006) Read More...


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Our Corner of Iraq
The author writes that while the US mission in Iraq is to support a national unity government representing all of Iraq's communities, the Iraqi government today has little control over these disparate... Read More...


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Congessional Testimony: the Iranian nuclear impasse: next steps
Testimony by Ilan Berman before the Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, and International Security of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee ... 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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Al Qaeda, American Style
Al Qaeda is bringing terrorism home by trying to recruit American Muslims to its cause. By Jessica Stern. (New York Times, 7/15/2006) Read More...


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