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North Korea, Iran and the United States: the Dangerous Games Nations Play
The author provides an extensive examination of U.S. policy regarding nuclear proliferation, especially in consideration to the nuclear programs of North Korea and Iran. By William R. Polk (Japan Foc... Read More...

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Enemies of Freedom Underestimate Us
A Financial Times columnist lays out his plan for fighting terrorism. By Martin Wolf (FT, July 13, 2005 - no subscription required on day of publication). Read More...

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Giving Justice Its Due
Discusses what the US must do to maintain diplomatic influence. By George Perkovich. (Carnegie Endowment 7/2005) Read More...

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Iraq, Internet fuel growth of global jihad
This article discusses how the use of the Internet has made it possible for a so called "global jihad" to be functional throughout the world as well as how the war in Iraq has become a motivating forc... Read More...

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China key to new North Korea talks
This article provides a background for understanding the relationship between North Korea and China then goes into describing China's important role in North Korea nuclear talks. By Robert Marquand (... Read More...

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The new Al Qaeda: local franchises
This article examines the less sophisticated, more localized attacks by al Qaeda which are difficult to detect and are just as effective at communicating their message. By Peter Grier (Christian Scie... Read More...

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How the U.S. shortchanged the war
The author argues that even in the midst of the London bombings, the U.S. is and has been sidetracked by Iraq. He states that this has diverted precious resources from fighting global terror as well ... Read More...

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We can't win this war the old way
The author argues that the current "war on terrorism" cannot be won by armies, but must be waged by skilled intelligence at home, a solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict, etc. By Timothy Garton A... Read More...

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Al-Qaeda has changed; Bush strategy also needs to shift
Retired General Clark argues that the U.S. must confront terrorism not only through intelligence and special operations, but by also attacking the ideology which promotes terrorism. He also advocates... Read More...

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As Europe braces, fears of an attack grip Italians
This article discusses the preparations by Italian officials for a terrorist on their soil as Italy may be the next target for terrorists in Europe. By Elisabeth Rosenthal (International Herald Tribu... Read More...

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Downed US Seals may have got too close to Bin Laden
The authors discuss the evidence that the downed special operations unit in a known Taliban stronghold may have gotten too close to a high priority target such as al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. Ton... Read More...

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Al Qaeda answers CIA's hiring call
This former CIA official discusses al Qaeda attempts to infiltrate the U.S. Intelligence Community and the consequences of just one successful attempt. By Michael Sulick (Los Angeles Times, 10 Jul 20... Read More...

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The author discusses the prospect of the use of nuclear weapons by Islamic terrorists on the U.S. Pakistan's nuclear arsenal is focused on specifically as a likely source of nuclear materials for suc... Read More...

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Al Qaeda's Smart Bombs
The author examines the nationality and background of bin Laden sponsored terrorists who killed themselves since 1995. More importantly, he looks at the nationality of their targets to reveal a patte... Read More...

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Attacks Bear Earmarks Of Evolving Al Qaeda
The authors discuss the traits of an al Qaeda attack evident in the London bombings. They also examine this attack as an indication of a more decentralized al Qaeda organization. By Steve Coll and S... Read More...

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Securing terror target No. 1
This article discusses the efforts by the U.S. military to protect critical oil terminals in the Persian Gulf. Protection of these terminals will be turned over to Iraqi Marine forces by early 2006. ... Read More...

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Our Ally, Our Problem
The author discusses the fact that many convicted and alleged terrorists come from the growing Muslim population in London. He identifies several reasons for why young Muslims in the U.K. are, and wi... Read More...

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If It's a Muslim Problem, It Needs a Muslim Solution
The author provides an argument that a solution must come from within the Muslim "village" in order to halt terrorist attacks which are increasing the isolation and mistrust between the West and Musli... Read More...

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Democracy or Anti-Terrorism? Tough Choice
Democratization in some Middle Eastern countries also means a weakening of local governments' ability to fight terrorism. By David Ignatius. (Daily Star. July 1, 2005) Read More...

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Hamdi and Habeas Corpus
Discusses information about Yaser Hamdi. By Timothy Lynch. (Cato Institute 4/23/2004) Read More...

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Why the FBI Can't Be Reformed
The FBI cannot be reformed to serve as the nation's domestic intelligence agency, writes Odom. By William E. Odom. (Washington Post, 6/29/2005) Read More...

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The Syria Accountability Act Taking the Wrong Road to Damascus
Discusses the Bush administration's Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act of 2003 and how it helps combat terrorism at home and abroad. By Claude Salhani. (Cato Institute 3/18/... Read More...

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Nourishing the Enemy
Discusses the Bush administration's response and resolutions to terrorist activities. By Gene Healy. (Cato Institute 4/19/2004) Read More...

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Outsourcing the Hunt for Bin Laden
Discusses the problem with outsourcing the hunt for Bin Laden. By Leon Hadar. (Cato Institute 4/19/2004) Read More...

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Spanish Flu: Paying the price for America's mistake
Discusses international views on the war against terrorism. By Doug Bandow. (Cato Institute 3/15/2004) Read More...

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IA-Forum Interview: Mr. John Pike
International Affairs Forum speaks with Mr. John Pike, one of the world's leading experts on defense, space and intelligence policy, and Director of GlobalSecurity.org. By Winston Harris (IA-Forum, 6/... Read More...

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A Moment to Seize With North Korea
The authors argue that the U.S. should seize the opportunity to find a peaceful solution to North Korea's growing nuclear program. This is after statements by Kim Jong Il last week that suggest he is... Read More...

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Pirates get cut-throat in strait
Already financially stretched governments in the Malacca Strait continue to face the problem of piracy in this critical maritime passage. Though there was a lull in piracy incidents after the late-20... Read More...

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Time to dismantle the cold war’s nuclear legacy
Former Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara and Robin Cook call for a NATO and Russia to cooperate in accounting for and dismantling their Cold War nuclear arsenals. (Financial Times, Reg., 22/06/200... Read More...

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Coalition forces fear rise in Afghan suicide attacks
Coalition forces are on greater alert in Afghanistan as Taliban remnants and al-Qaeda fighters are using Iraq-style attacks with increasing frequency. By Levon Sevunts (Washington Times, 23/06/2005.) Read More...

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