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IA-Forum Interview: Ilan Berman
IA-Forum speaks with Ilan Berman (Vice President, American Foreign Policy Council) about Iran and his latest book, Tehran Rising. (IA-Forum, 3/20/2006) Read More...

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Why Iraq Is Still Worth the Effort
Despite the blunders of the Bush administration in carrying it out, the invasion of Iraq was the right thing to do. By Fareed Zakaria. (Washington Post, 3/22/2006) Read More...

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The State of Iraq: An Update
The war in Iraq is nearing its third anniversary and there is disagreement in the military's echelons about the successes there. By Nina Kamp, Michael O'Hanlon, and Amy Unikewicz. (New York Times, 3/... Read More...

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A Top-Down Review for the Pentagon
Author says Defense Secretary Rumsfeld is incompetent to lead the US armed forces. By Paul D. Eaton. (New York Times, 3/19/2006) Read More...

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Time for Bush to Turn Realist
The article suggests that President Bush would be well-served to spend the anniversary of the start of the Iraq War considering his foreign policy legacy as well as that there is an increasingly clea... Read More...

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Suppose We Just Let Iran Have the Bomb
Some experts in the United States — mostly outside the administration — have been thinking the unthinkable, or at least the undiscussable: If all other options are worse, could the world learn to live... Read More...

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AIPAC works against US interests
A new report claims that the US support for Israel stems from the domestic lobbying of Jewish organizations, rather than considerations of national interest. By Nathan Guttman.(Jerusaleum Post, 3/19/0... Read More...

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Finding Unity On Terrorism
Germany's former ambassador to America says the central challenge for the West in 2006 is how to regain the moral high ground in the War on Terror. By Wolfgang Ischinger. (Washington Post, 3/11/2006) Read More...

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India Is Not a Precedent
On the nuclear deal with India, Kagan says, there must be some adjustment to reality in international affairs. By Robert Kagan. (Washington Post, 3/12/2006) Read More...

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Why Americans should be concerned about human rights reform
Author offers ten reasons for American concern over human rights. By Julie Mertus. (Baltimore Sun, 3/9/2006) Read More...

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A Leaner, Meaner Military
As a member of the Defense Policy Board, Gingrich defends the Pentagon's Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR). By Newt Gingrich. (Washington Post, 3/4/2006) Read More...

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Bird Flu Won't Wait
The author urges the US government to overhaul its vaccine production capability to create vaccines in months rather than years, enabling rapid vaccine production to emerging threats. By Kendall Hoyt.... Read More...

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IA Forum Interview: Ted Galen Carpenter
IA-Forum speaks with Ted Galen Carpenter about China, Taiwan, and U.S. policy in his new book, America’s Coming War with China: A Collision Course Over Taiwan. By Dimitri Neos (IA-Forum, 2/16/2006) Read More...

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The great Indian hope trick
The Economist reports on the realities of the current state of the long awaited Indian-American alliance.(Economist, 2/23/06, $) Read More...

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America Abandons a Friend
The author, a former Pentagon official, recounts his participation in an arms deal he made nine years ago with the former Moldovan defense minister, Valeriu Pasat. By E. Wayne Merry. (Washington Post,... Read More...

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A chilling threat in freedom's land
Author condemns recent action by local Homeland Security officials. By Leonard Pitts. (Miami Herald, 2/22/2006) Read More...

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Handling Hamas
The Nation calls for engagement rather than isolation. (The Nation, 3/13/06) Read More...

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Launching the Trade Liberation Movement
The authors look the obstacles to free trade - and fine some amidst the very proponents of the idea. The WTO negotiations may be stalled, but there are - if few - alternatives. By George A. Pieler and... Read More...

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China calls for negotiation over trade conflict
The China Daily reports on the growing trade conflict between China and the United States(China Daily, 2/16/06) Read More...

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Department of Defense's Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR)
The Department of Defense's Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) -- a review of DOD’s forces, resources and programs -- outlines the strategy for addressing critical issues such as budget and acquisition ... Read More...

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Merkel’s Atlantic Crossing
Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler discuss Angela Merkel's visit to the U.S. and how it bodes well for Germany to re-occupy the position of quiet power that suits it best. (TCS Daily, 01/25/2006 - I... Read More...

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Loose Lips Sink Spies
The author writes that intelligence officials who disclose secret information to the press as presumed whistleblowers do not help the country, but only aid America’s enemies by compromising intelligen... Read More...

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IA-Forum Interview: W. Michael Meserve
IA-Forum talks with IA-Forum Interview: W. Michael Meserve, Minister Counselor for Political Affairs, US Embassy, Tokyo. By Jason Miks. (1/27/2006) Read More...

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Republican Wedge Issues, 2006 Edition
Author analyzes Bush's State of the Union speech and finds it devoid of any real Republican issues on which GOP members of Congress can campaign this year. By Harold Meyerson. (Washington Post, 2/4/2... Read More...

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No Traffic Ahead for Toyota
Toyota continues to increase its market share globally at the expense of European and American competition. By Ian Rowley (Business Week, 2/6/06) Read More...

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China, the US, and Battle to Lead a Globalized World
German journalists Frank Hornig and Wieland Wagner are skeptical about America's chances in a battle with China for economic superiority. (Der Spiegel 2/3/06) Read More...

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IA-Forum Interview: Professor Philippe Sands QC
IA-Forum speaks with Professor Philippe Sands QC about international law issues and his latest book, Lawless World: America and the Making and Breaking of Global Rules (Viking). By Dimitri Neos and A... Read More...

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The Gulf Between Us
The author writes that peacefully resolving the nuclear crisis over Iran has been made more difficult by the Bush Administration’s rejection of peaceful overtures from Iran over the past five years. B... Read More...

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Fighting Ourselves in Falluja
The author writes that confusion between the military and civilian US commanders in Iraq after the war led to strategic mistakes that have fueled the insurgency and prolonged the war in Iraq. By Bing ... Read More...

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Mending Fences South of the Border
US relations with Latin America are in utter disrepair as practically every nation seems to have some point of friction with America, says the author. By Jorge Castañeda. (Washington Post, 1/21/2006) Read More...

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