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IA-Forum Transcript: General Anthony Zinni
Transcript of event featuring frormer United States Marine Corps General Anthony Zinni who spoke about military conflict and his new book, Battle for Peace. By Michael Loeb. (IA-Forum, 4/112006) Read More...


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Good Neighbor Policy
The author says a clear signal from Washington that cooperating with the US pays off would be a compromise immigration bill. By Jorge G. Castaneda. (New York Times, 5/4/2006) Read More...


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Touching the third rail
Discusses the influence of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee. By Arnaud de Borchgrave. (Washington Times, 4/29/2006) Read More...


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The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy
Authors contend that the centerpiece of U.S. Middle East policy is its intimate relationship with Israel. The authors argue that although often justified as reflecting shared strategic interests or co... Read More...


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Debunking the Newest – and Oldest – Jewish Conspiracy
Response to working paper, The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy. Author questions the authors claims that people who support Israel do not want β€œan open debate on issues involving Israel.” He ren... Read More...


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Unity Through Autonomy in Iraq
The authors write that the Bush Administration has spent three years in a futile effort to create a strong central government in Iraq but lack a political settlement among the divergent ethnic groups,... Read More...


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The Nuclear Option
The author writes that on the 20th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster in the Ukraine, American nuclear power plants are, by comparison, significantly safer. By William Sweet. (N... Read More...


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Time to Talk with Iran
Instead of talking about each other, it's time for the US and Iran to talk to each other about issues critical to both sides. By Robert E. Hunter. (Washington Post, 4/26/2006) Read More...


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The Outsiders
Bush's attempts to rescue his administration by reshuffling staff may be too late and of no use, author says. By David Gergen. (New York Times, 4/23/2006) Read More...


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How to Regulate Nuclear Weapons
The Bush administration is seeking to upgrade its nuclear weapons. However, the author believes the US should do the opposite and promote worldwide reduction. By Selig Harrison. (Washington Post, 4/23... Read More...


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Time for a Tex-Mex Marshall Plan
The author says the solution to the immigration problems along the US-Mexican border can be found in the EU's model for Eastern Europe. By Steven Hill. (Washington Post, 4/23/2006) Read More...


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Proposals put forward to advance Sino-US relations
Discusses President Hu Jintao's recent visit to the United States. (China Daily, 4/22/2006) Read More...


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Bombs Away
The author, a former arms control negotiator for President Ronald Reagan, criticizes the Bush Administration for no longer aspiring to eliminate all weapons of mass destruction as Reagan sought to do.... Read More...


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Bush's Thousand Days
President Bush has changed the base of American foreign policy from one of containment and deterrence to one of presidential preventive war, the historian writes, a policy dangerous for democracy. By ... Read More...


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A Lobby, Not a Conspiracy
A recent essay by distinguished academics calling for a reassessment of America's policy towards Israel and blaming the pro-Israel lobby in Washington for a distorted foreign policy should not be dism... Read More...


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Why Are They Speaking Up Now?
The retired US military generals who have recently criticized the Iraq war should have spoken up while on active duty. By Melvin R. Laird and Robert E. Pursley. (Washington Post, 4/19/2006) Read More...


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A Lobby, Not a Conspiracy
A recent essay by distinguished academics calling for a reassessment of America's policy towards Israel and blaming the pro-Israel lobby in Washington for a distorted foreign policy should not be dism... Read More...


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Why Are They Speaking Up Now?
The retired US military generals who have recently criticized the Iraq war should have spoken up while on active duty. By Melvin R. Laird and Robert E. Pursley. (Washington Post, 4/19/2006) Read More...


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A General Misunderstanding
Author argues that it is wrong to point the finger at one person, Donald Rumsfeld, for problems encountered in Iraq. By Michael DeLong. (New York Times, 4/16/2006) Read More...


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Behind the Military Revolt
The calls by six retired generals for the resignation of Rumsfeld have created the most serious public confrontation between the military and an administration since Truman fired MacArthur in 1951, wr... Read More...


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A General Misunderstanding
Author argues that it is wrong to point the finger at one person, Donald Rumsfeld, for problems encountered in Iraq. By Michael DeLong. (New York Times, 4/16/2006) Read More...


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I'm O.K., You're Biased
People in positions of power or influence strive for truth more often than we realize, author says, but miss that mark more often than they themselves realize. By Daniel Gilbert. (New York Times, 4/16... Read More...


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Behind the Military Revolt
The calls by six retired generals for the resignation of Rumsfeld have created the most serious public confrontation between the military and an administration since Truman fired MacArthur in 1951, wr... Read More...


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Bombs That Would Backfire
The authors argue that an attack on Iran would prove more costly and damaging to US interests than the current war in Iraq. By Richard Clarke and Steven Simon. (New York Times, 4/16/2006) Read More...


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Globalizing Good Government
The authors write that the global economy no longer means that nations can pursue policies incompatible with a world economy. By Richard W. Fisher and W. Michael Cox. (New York Times, 4/10/2006) Read More...


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As Hu heads to U.S., China eases currency rules
Author writes that as China's top leader heads to Washington D.C., the country's moves to ease its currency regulations is more due to economic concerns at home than American pressure. By Richard Latk... 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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Two Deadlines and an Exit
Kerry writes that the US must get tough with Iraq's leaders, demanding that they form a government by May 15 or face immediate US troop withdrawal. By John F. Kerry. (New York Times, 4/5/2006) Read More...


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How We've Improved Intelligence
The CIA's director of intelligence details how the agency has improved intelligence analysis. By John A. Kringen. (Washington Post, 4/3/2006) Read More...


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China Stakes Its Middle East Claim
The Middle East could emerge as the stage for future Sino-US rivalry. Both countries depend on the region because of its vast fossil fuel reserves. China's low-key presence is preferred by many countr... Read More...


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