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A Putin by Any Other Name...
A Putin by Any Other Name...
In light of the upcoming presidential elections in Russia it might be wise for the American presidential candidates to articulate a coherent Russia policy. Or at least know the name of Putin's heir. B... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Thomas Remington
IA-Forum Interview: Thomas Remington
International Affairs Forum speaks with Prof. Thomas Remington, chair of the Political Science Department at Emory University, about the upcoming Russian presidential election. By Trenton Truitt (IA-F... Read More...


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Is Kosovo Really Independent?
Kosovo has declared independence, yet it has achieved anything but. The West’s acceptance of this new ‘status’, without safeguarding the rights of Kosovo’s minorities, will weaken the little moral aut... Read More...


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Views on Kosovo
Commentators consider the impact of independence, and what happens next. (Transitions Online, 02/22/2008) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Michael Axworthy
IA-Forum Interview: Michael Axworthy
International Affairs Forum speaks with Michael Axworthy, author of "Empire of the Mind: A History of Iran," about the country's nuclear program, its relations with the West and upcoming elections th... Read More...


Recognizing an Independent Kosovo?
Recognizing an Independent Kosovo?
Author discusses the international community's divisions over, and possible fallout from, Kosovo's self-declaration of independence. By Dr. Dale Mineshima-Lowe. (02/20/2008) Read More...


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Fatah Falls Apart?
Author argues that rather than uniting in the face of the Hamas challenge and of gaining support from the West Bank's people, Fatah seems to be collapsing. By Barry Rubin. (GLORIA Center, 02/18/2008... Read More...


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Radical Discord Over Lebanon
Author discusses potential trends in the Middle East in the aftermath of the assassination of Imad Mugniyah. By Barry Rubin. (GLORIA Center, 02/18/2008) Read More...


Despot Serenade
Despot Serenade
After the New York Philharmonic accepted an invitation to perform in Pyongyang, a flurry of commentary condemned and praised the move. Was this savvy cultural diplomacy, or just a PR coup for the worl... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Stephen Blank
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Stephen Blank
International Affairs Forum speaks with Dr. Stephen Blank, research professor of National Security Affairs at the U.S. Army War College, about Russia-NATO relations. By Jason Miks (IA-Forum, 02/12/08) Read More...


Totalitarian of the Year: Putin
Totalitarian of the Year: Putin
A well-orchestrated election is a key instrument of a modern, 21st century dictatorship. It’s an important tool in the arsenal of state control, and the rhetorical platform essential to accusing criti... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Ambassador Thomas Melady
IA-Forum Interview: Ambassador Thomas Melady
IA Forum speaks with Amb. Thomas Melady, senior diplomat-in-residence at the Institute of World Politics, about the situation in Kosovo. (IA-Forum, 01/10/2008) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Lilia Shevtsova
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Lilia Shevtsova
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Lilia Shevtsova from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace about her book "Russia: Lost in Transition" and the state of Russia. (IA-Forum, 12/19/2007) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Samina Yasmeen
IA-Forum Interview: Samina Yasmeen
International Affairs speaks with Prof. Samina Yasmeen, director of the Centre for Muslim States and Societies at the University of Western Australia, about the ongoing situation in Pakistan. By Jason... Read More...


Back to the (Policy) Future, Or: The Vagaries of International Relations
Back to the (Policy) Future, Or: The Vagaries of International Relations
Selling arms simultaneously to Saudi-Arabia and Israel is hardly new in America's foreign policy. But critics of this White House wonder how this new plan can be squared with the "Bush Doctrine". By... Read More...


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The Neoconservative Persuasion and Foreign Policy: An Interview with Joshua Muravchik
Interview with Dr. Joshua Muravchik, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). (Democratiya, 7/15/2007) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. John J. Tierney, Jr.
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. John J. Tierney, Jr.
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. John J. Tierney, Jr. about American interventionism and his book, "Chasing Ghosts". (IA-Forum, 11/16/2007) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Meir Javedanfar
IA-Forum Interview: Meir Javedanfar
IA-Forum discusses the Middel East peace conference in Annapolis with Meir Javedanfar, Persian Israeli Middle East Analyst and coauthor of “The Nuclear Sphinx of Tehran: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the S... Read More...


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Egypt – A Key Part of the US Agenda in the Middle East
Discusses the growing political unrest in Egypt and US policy towards the country. By Adam Goodwin. (09/23/2007) Read More...


Interview: Ambassador Jan-Paul Dirkse
Interview: Ambassador Jan-Paul Dirkse
IA-Forum speaks with Dutch Ambassador to Russia, Jan-Paul Dirkse. By Kester Kenn Klomegah. (IA-Forum, 10/26/2007) Read More...


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Will Washington's New Counternarcotics Policy in Afghanistan Work?
Author examines new counternarcotics policy and provides a ground level alternative. By Haroun Mir and Jens F. Laurson (first published in the Central Asia-Caucasas Institute Analyst, 10/17/2007) Read More...


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Private Note to Bush from Hagel Calls For Direct, Unconditional, Comprehensive Talks with Iran(
In the letter, copied to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, and National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley, Hagel urges Bush to pursue “direct, unconditional and com... Read More...


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Interview with Richard Perle
Interview with Richard Perle who reflects on US policy, international affairs, and the current Bush administration. By Barak M. Seener, The Henry Jackson Society) Read More...


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The Petraeus-Crocker Report: An Assessment
The author highlights the latest progress made in Iraq as discussed in the recent testimonies by General Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker. However, the author also notes the numerous challenges that r... Read More...


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A Quieter Anbar Province Rebuilds
The author discusses the relative stability and progress made in the Anbar Province and gauges the viability of this model succeeding in other parts of Iraq. By Gordon Lubold. (Christian Science Mon... Read More...


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Returning to Cambodia
The author defends President Bush’s comparison of Vietnam to Iraq to demonstrate the dangerous effects of pulling American troops out of conflict zones too quickly. By Peter W. Rodman. (Brookings In... Read More...


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Iran’s Hostile Policies in Iraq
The author explains Iran’s goals in Iraq, details the Islamic Republic’s long history of political and military support for various groups within the Iraqi state, and finally gives several recommendat... Read More...


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A new Cold War?
International Affairs Forum asked Russia specialists and commentators: "With talk of a new Cold War, and Russian President Vladimir Putin floating the possibility of aiming nuclear weapons at targets ... Read More...


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The Levin-Reed Amendment on Iraq: Cut in the U.N. and Run
The authors discuss the recent proposal to begin a major pullout of US troops from Iraq and argue that this strategy would have catastrophic consequences for future stability and progress in Iraq, con... Read More...


Israelis, Palestinians must promote peace culture
Israelis, Palestinians must promote peace culture
Reflects on Palestinian internal strife and repercussions around the world. By Dr. Mohammed Abu-Nimer. (7/1/2007, first published in Newsday) Read More...


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