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IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Mohammed Abu-Nimer
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Mohammed Abu-Nimer
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Mohammed Abu-Nimer about current issues in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. (IA-Forum, 2/22/2007) Read More...


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We Mustn’t Forget Russia’s Truth Seeker Anna Politkovskaya
An appreciation of slain Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya and discussion of issues surrounding her death. By S.R. Brophy. (IA-Forum, 2/14/2007) Read More...


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'Shia Democracy’: Myth or Reality?
Paper that discusses the notion of Shias as democratisers. By Sreeram Chaulia. (01/05/2007) Read More...


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‘Success’ in North Korea Will Fail in the Long Run
The author argues that the deal brokered through the six-party talks to begin the denuclearization of North Korea will ultimately be ineffective. In this regard, the deal will not achieve North Korea... Read More...


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Europeans' chill deepens on US policy
The author confronts a growing problem for America's European allies: reconciling domestic opinion with unpopular foreign policy. By Robert Marquand (Christian Science Monitor, 2/23/2007). Read More...


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China and Weapons of Mass Destruction
The article provides an indepth review of China's arms industry: nuclear, biological and chemicals weapons and ballistic missiles. It provides estimates on the degree of development of the industry an... Read More...


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The Plan That Moved Pyongyang
Former counselor of the State Department puts the North Korean nuclear agreement in context and explains why it represents a successful test of diplomacy in answer to North Korea's nuclear test. By Ph... Read More...


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For Success in Iraq, US Forces Must Out-Innovate Insurgents
The author argues that US forces must adopt a bottom-up approach to tactical innovation in order to keep pace with the rapidly changing tactics of modern insurgents. By Guy Ben-Ari and Shawn Brimley. ... Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: Assist. Prof. Colin Kahl
IA-Forum speaks with Assist. Prof. Colin Kahl about how the US is fighting the war in Iraq and improvements in the way it fights. By Stefan Daniels. (IA-Forum, 12/5/2006) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Peter Beck
IA-Forum Interview: Peter Beck
IA-Forum discusses the 6-party talks with Peter Beck, Seoul-based director of the Northeast Asia Project of the International Crisis Group. By Jason Miks. (IA-Forum, 2/16/2007) Read More...


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Deadline Approaching for Iranian Compliance with UN Resolution
Analysis and commentary surrounding the deadline for Iranian compliance with United Nations (UN) Resolution 1737. By Stephanie Brophy. (IA-Forum, 02/07/2007) Read More...


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Putin: the louse that roared
The author discusses Russian President Vladimir Putin’s remarks at the recent Munich Conference on Security Policy and explains its intentions on the Russian domestic audience. By Max Boot. (Council... Read More...


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Russia's Wrong Direction: What the United States Can and Should Do
The report investigates the importance of Russian support for key U.S. strategic initiatives including combating terrorism and a nuclear Iran. The report includes recommendations on certain key issues... Read More...


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North Korea's Options in 2007
The author discusses North Korea's options and possible objectives regarding it's weapons program as six party talks resume. By Hyeong Jung Park. (Brooking's Institution, 01/2007) Read More...


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The North Korean Denuclearization Agreement
An outline of the North Korean denuclearization agreement, reached at the latest round of six party talks. (The Korea Times, 02/13/2007) Read More...


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Tentative Deal on North Korea Plutonium Program
The article provides an overview of responses to the agreement on North Korean denuclearization, reached at the latest round of six party talks. (The Council on Foreign Relations, 02/13/2007) Read More...


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The Caucasus: Hanging Together
Article looks at how the countries of the Caucasus are using their natural endowments as a strategic bargaining tool and yet how long of a way they have to go to fully form a unified coordinated polic... Read More...


International Affairs Forum Interview: Meir Javedanfar
International Affairs Forum Interview: Meir Javedanfar
IA Forum speaks to Meir Javedanfar, Middle East analyst and co-author of the upcoming book 'The Nuclear Sphinx of Tehran: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the State of Iran' about the country's nuclear progra... Read More...


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Plans for a Post-‘Surge’ Iraq
Detailing a gradual disengagement plan for Iraq, post troop surge. By Steven N. Simon (Council on Foreign Relations, 02/09/2007) Read More...


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Insurgency: Modern Warfare Evolves into a 4th Generation
The author discusses the emergence of '4th Generation Warfare' as the unique form of modern insurgency currently being played out in Afghanistan and Iraq, and its implications for US policy. By Thomas... Read More...


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Update on the Russia Federation’s Federal Security Service
Report on Russian President Vladimir Putin's address to the Federal Security Service (FSB) at an annual meeting of the Collegium. By Stephanie Brophy. (IA-Forum, 2/1/2007) Read More...


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Will Israel Attack Iran-
Israel has maintained in the past that a nuclear-armed Iran is simply an unacceptable risk to Israeli national security concerns. But the reality is that Israel's options for dealing with Iran are sev... Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: Richard Weitz
IA-Forum discusses security issues with Richard Weitz, Senior Fellow and Director of Program Management at the Hudson Institute, and author of 'Revitalising US-Russian Security Cooperation: Practical ... Read More...


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The Chinese Dilemma
Author discusses China pursuit of vertical nuclear proliferation. By Mehmut Gunduz. (12/12/2006) Read More...


Operation “Freedom From Iraq”
Operation “Freedom From Iraq”
Even the most idealistic of Iraq’s partisans can’t weigh the mountain of dead against the nation’s “messy freedom” and find solace. The President concedes that regional terror is up, Iran and Syria e... Read More...


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Iraq War Fuels Global Jihad
While many scholars and academics have paid credence to the rise in global jihad following the Iraq War, here the author draws two credible points: top American policymakers have little apprecia... Read More...


Raw Power, Bear Facts
Raw Power, Bear Facts
"Backed by oil reserves, Russia is an object lesson of how global self-assertion can quickly turn very ugly. Skilled in the arts of brazen lying, Russia plays international politics like a tin drum." ... Read More...


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Bush Might Want Another Go at “Democratizing” Iraq
Author critiques possible US troop increases. By Claude Salhani. (IA-Forum, 12/22/2006) Read More...


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Shimon Peres Conference at Sciences-Po Paris
Report on Shimon Peres' event at Science-Po Paris. By Youri Tessier-Stall. (IA-Forum, 12/14/2006) Read More...


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Responses to Iraq Study Report
Global commentary and discussion about the Iraq Study Report. (12/13/2006) Read More...


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