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Feuding Iraqi factions end closed-door peace talks in Finland
Report on three day peace conference between Iraqi factions. (AP, 04/28/2008) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Edward Lucas
IA-Forum Interview: Edward Lucas
IA-Forum speaks with Edward Lucas, Central and Eastern Europe correspondent for the Economist, about his book 'The New Cold War.' (IA-Forum, 04/30/2008) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Michael Scheuer
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Michael Scheuer
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Michael Scheuer about his new book, "Marching Toward Hell: America and Islam After Iraq", terrorism, and the Middle East. (IA-Forum, 03/21/2008) Read More...


Mubarak’s Awkward Posture
Mubarak’s Awkward Posture
Discusses Mubarak's uncomfortable position between Egypt's obligations to the US and increasing pressure at home. By Rafael Broch. (IA-Forum, 03/20/2008) Read More...


The Beijing Olympics: Perfect Storm of Hope for Darfur?
The Beijing Olympics: Perfect Storm of Hope for Darfur?
The political pressure is on China and its Tibet policy. But that pressure might more effectively and efficiently used for change in Darfur. By George A. Pieler and Jens F. Laurson (IA-Forum, 03/22/20... Read More...


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A Crude Case For War?
Investigative report about the significance of oil in starting the Iraq War. By Steven Mufson. (Washington Post, 03/16/2008) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Prof. David Chandler
IA-Forum Interview: Prof. David Chandler
IA-Forum speaks with Prof. David Chandler about Western interventions in the name of promoting democracy. By Katharine Slocombe (IA-Forum, 03/17/2008) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Mr. Sadri Ferati
IA-Forum Interview: Mr. Sadri Ferati
IA Forum speaks with Mr. Sadri Ferati, Kosova Minister of Local Government Administration, about issues facing the newly declared independent country. (IA-Forum, 03/11/2008) Read More...


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If They Don't Fool You They Can't Defeat You
Author presents argument that radical Middle East groups are using illusionary tactics towards the West. By Barry Rubin. (GLORIA Center, 03/10/2008) Read More...


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...


External Article
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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