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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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Challenges for a Post-Election Mexico
Author outlines the political and economic challenges facing president-elect Calderon. Also addresses implications for American economic and immigration policy. By Pamela K. Starr. (Council on Forei... Read More...

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Did Bush’s Democracy Plan Go Poof?
The author argues that the US has stalled in pressuring Egypt to liberalize its political system. By Max Boot. (Council on Foreign Relations, 7/12/2006) Read More...

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Immigration--and the Curse of Black Legend
Author traces the exploration of the western hemisphere and the Americas by the Spanish and the role of this culture in our own culture today. By Tony Horwitz. (New York Times, 7/9/2006) Read More...

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Send in the Advisors
The author writes that the US military advisors assigned to every battalion of the new Iraqi army are critical to the success of the US war effort, but criticizes the US for sending too few to do the ... Read More...

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Tax Inheritance, Not 'Death'
Instead of repealing or scaling back the estate tax, lawmakers should transform it into an inheritance tax. By Maya MacGuineas and Ian Davidoff. (Washington Post, 7/4/2006) Read More...

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Preemption and North Korea
The authors discuss the threat from North Korea and explain why preemption is the wrong policy decision for the US. Rather, the US should offer Pyongyang a series of positive inducements as a means t... Read More...

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A Secret the Terrorists Already Knew
The authors write that criticism of the administration's monitoring of international financial wire transfers and the Bush Administration's critique of its revelation in the press are all overblown. ... Read More...

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Countering North Korea’s Missiles: The Missile Defense System the U.S. Should Have
The author explains why an effective missile defense system is the best policy for the US to use against North Korea. By Baker Spring. (Heritage Foundation, 6/21/2006) 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...

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Damage Study Urged on Surveillance Reports
Details a recent effort by Senator Pat Roberts to explore the effects of disclosing secret intelligence programs. The varying interpretations of counter-terrorism operations and their limits. By Scott... Read More...

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International Affairs Forum Interview: Milton Viorst
International Affairs speaks with Mr. Milton Viorst about his new book, Storm from the East: The Struggle Between the Arab World and the Christian West. (IA-Forum, 5/21/2006) Read More...

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Our Black Future
The author writes that with America's bountiful supply of coal, some believe that new technologies to refine coal into diesel fuel are the key to America's energy independence. By Jeff Goodell. (New Y... Read More...

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A Threat that Belongs Behind Bars
The continued political viability of the Guantánamo Bay camp is in doubt, author says. By Eric Posner. (New York Times, 6/25/2006) Read More...

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Balkan Gains in Peril
The Bush administration has two incompatible goals: disengagement from the Balkans and the obligation to manage the political and security changes facing southeastern Europe in the near future. By Gor... Read More...

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The Race for Iran
The author writes that by continuing to reject a "grand bargain" with Iran guaranteeing the nation's security and providing diplomatic relations and an end to sanctions in exchange for an end to Iran'... Read More...

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