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Lending a Helping Hand
The authors suggest how the Bush administration can effectively respond to Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s proposal in order to make a two-state solution possible and avoid renewed Israeli-Palest... Read More...


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As the Mideast Comes Apart, America and Europe Come Together
The author argues that several events in the Middle East have drawn the United States and Europe into a closer relationship. By Philip Gordon. (Brookings Institution, Spring 2006) Read More...


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Just How Supportive of President Bush is Prime Minister Harper?
Author discusses the growing rift between President Bush and Prime Minister Harper over the Northwest Passage. By Alicia Zorzetto. (IA-Forum, 4/14/2006) Read More...


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Intelligence Design
The nomination of Gen. Michael Hayden as director of the Central Intelligence Agency is good news, Mahle says, and she deflects concerns that the nomination of a general foreshadows Pentagon involveme... Read More...


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The Return Of Voodoo Economics
Senior Republican leadership in the White House and Senate are painfully misguided in their assurances that tax cuts lead directly to higher federal revenues. By Sebastian Mallaby. (Washington Post, 5... Read More...


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From the Red Menace to Radical Populism U.S. Insecurity in Latin America
Before the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, President Bush declared that the Western Hemisphere would be a foreign policy priority. After the attacks, all other issues took second place to the... Read More...


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The Weaponization of Space: U.S. Strategy in Global Context
This speech considers how the Bush administration has expanded plans for the weaponization of space, and critiques this expansion. By Wade L. Huntley, Ph.D. (Liu Institute for Global Issues, UBC, 26/0... Read More...


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Three Iraqs Would Be One Big Problem
The author writes that a plan to divide Iraq into three ethnic provinces would not halt the insurgency and allow US troops to leave Iraq, but rather would exacerbate the situation. By Anthony H. Corde... Read More...


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Playing to the Home Crowd in Iran
The author writes that similar to the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis that solidified the religious authorities' control over Iran, today's nuclear standoff with the United States and the West is intended... Read More...


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How Not to Fight Terrorism
The trial of Zacarias Moussaoui exemplified the Bush administration's flawed approach to fighting terrorism. By David Cole. (Washington Post, 5/5/2006) Read More...


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Integrationism, interests and power in a troubled European Union(II)
An interview with Federico Bordonaro, Europe Editor, Senior Analyst with the Power and Interest News Report, by Stefan Bocioaca, editor of the Romanian website globalizarea.com. (April 2006) Read More...


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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 “an 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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