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IA-Forum Interview: Doug Brooks
IA-Forum Interview: Doug Brooks
IA-Forum speaks with Doug Brooks, founder and president of the International Peace Operations Association, about the role of the private sector in peacekeeping and humanitarian missions. By Shaun Rand... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Kristin Smith Diwan
IA-Forum Interview: Kristin Smith Diwan
IA-Forum speaks with American University's Kristin Smith Diwan about democratization and the prospects for peace in the Middle East. By Valentine Pasquesoone (02/10/2009) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Mohammed Abu Nimer and Saji Prelis
IA-Forum Interview: Mohammed Abu Nimer and Saji Prelis
IA-Forum speaks with Mohammed Abu Nimer and Saji Prelis of American University's Peacebuilding and Development Institute about the Middle East and prospects for peace. By Valentine Pasquesoone (02/08... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Peter Kuznick
IA-Forum Interview: Peter Kuznick
IA-Forum speaks with American University Prof. Peter Kuznick about U.S. nuclear policy and his work at the Nuclear Studies Institute. By Valentine Pasquesoone. (IA-Forum, 02/07/2009) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Richard Jackson
IA-Forum Interview: Richard Jackson
IA-Forum speaks with Richard Jackson, author of ‘Critical Terrorism Studies: A New Research Agenda’ about the case for critical terrorism studies. By William Taggart (01/30/2008) Read More...


Georgian War Imperils Critical Counterproliferation Initiatives
Georgian War Imperils Critical Counterproliferation Initiatives
Author analyzes impact of Georgian War on efforts to combat biological, chemical, and nuclear smuggling in the South Causasus. By Elizabeth Zolotukhina. (01/20/2009) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Hazhir Teimourian
IA-Forum Interview: Hazhir Teimourian
IA Forum speaks with Middle East commentator Hazhir Teimourian about the conflict in Gaza and the prospects for peace there. By Jason Miks (01/18/2009) Read More...


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Student Paper: Is Microfinance the Key to Socioeconomic Empowerment?
Using a case study of Bangladesh, author examines microfinance models and attempts to discover what, if any, link exists between the participation in such programs and the promised economic and social... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Thomas Berger
IA-Forum Interview: Thomas Berger
IA-Forum speaks with Thomas Berger, professor of international relations at Boston University, about the future of Japan-U.S. relations. By Jason Miks (12/27/2008) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Mr. Branko Crvenkovski, President of the Republic of Macedonia
IA-Forum Interview: Mr. Branko Crvenkovski, President of the Republic of Macedonia
IA Forum discusses issues in Macedonia and the Balkans with Mr. Branko Crvenkovski, the President of the Republic of Macedonia. By Violeta Dzoleva. (12/11/2008) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Mr. Lazar Elenovski
IA-Forum Interview: Mr. Lazar Elenovski
IA-Forum speaks with Mr. Lazar Elenovski, the President of the Euro-Atlantic Council of Macedonia and former Defense Minister of Macedonia about the U.S.-Macedonian relationship. By Simonida Bimbilos... Read More...


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The Warning Signs and the Lessons Gone Amiss
Author analyzes the Asian financial crisis of 2007-8 and argues that historical experiences should have portended it. By David Anthony Hollingsworth. (10/10/2008) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Ambassador Jamsheed Marker
IA-Forum Interview: Ambassador Jamsheed Marker
IA-Forum speaks with Ambassador Jamsheed Marker, former Pakistan ambassador to the United States, about Pakistan, India and the United Nations. By Jason Miks (12/05/2008) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Cdr. Gurpreet S Khurana
IA-Forum Interview: Cdr. Gurpreet S Khurana
IA Forum speaks with Cdr. Gurpreet S Khurana (Indian Navy) about maritime security in the Indian Ocean and the implications of China's military buildup. By Jason Miks (12/05/2008) Read More...


Q&A on Somali piracy by Cdr. Gurpreet Khurana
Q&A on Somali piracy by Cdr. Gurpreet Khurana
Cdr. Gurpreet Khurana, research fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses in New Delhi, answers some commonly asked questions about recent pirate activity off Somalia. By Gurpreet S. Khu... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Cdre Carlos L. Agustin
IA-Forum Interview: Cdre Carlos L. Agustin
IA-Forum speaks with Commodore Carlos L. Agustin, president of the National Defense College of the Philippines, about maritime security in Asia. By Jason Miks (11/11/2008) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: David A. Andelman
IA-Forum Interview: David A. Andelman
The Editor of the World Policy Journal David A. Andelman talks about Globalization, the lessons of Versailles, and what makes and breaks a nation-state. By George Pieler and Jens Laurson. (11/11/2008... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Seppo Honkapohja
IA-Forum Interview: Seppo Honkapohja
IA-Forum speaks with Bank of Finland Board of Governors member Seppo Honkapohja about the current financial crisis and Finland's own financial crisis in the early 1990s. By Neal Wells (11/10/2008) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Gerald Steinberg
IA-Forum Interview: Gerald Steinberg
IA-Forum speaks with Prof. Gerald Steinberg, Political Studies Department Chair at Bar Ilan University, about the prospects for Kadima leader Tzipi Livni in next year's elections. By Jason Miks (11/06... Read More...


A Sold State
A Sold State
Author analyzes theory to practice regarding the selling of states to foreign investment in respect to China and Zambia. By Darlington Chisenga. (10/12/2008) Read More...


The EU: A climate leader, but headed in the wrong direction
The EU: A climate leader, but headed in the wrong direction
Author argues that the EU's actions to mitigate climate change so far have fallen short of its rhetoric. By Indur M. Goklany. (09/20/2008) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Marvin Weinbaum
IA-Forum Interview: Marvin Weinbaum
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Marvin Weinbaum, Scholar-in-Residence at the Middle East Institute, about the prospects for new Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari. By Jason Miks (09/21/2008) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Haider Mullick
IA-Forum Interview: Haider Mullick
IA-Forum speaks with Haider Mullick, senior fellow at the Joint Special Operations University, about the security situation in Pakistan. By Jason Miks (09/16/2008) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: L. Gordon Flake
IA-Forum Interview: L. Gordon Flake
IA-Forum speaks with L. Gordon Flake, executive director of the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation, about tensions on the Korean Peninsula. By Jason Miks (09/12/2008) Read More...


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Metaphors in EU Climate Change Policy: Defining a New Approach
2nd Place winning essay for IA-Forum Student Award. Author discusses EU efforts towards tackling global climate change. By Alysia Garmulewicz. (09/09/2008) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Christopher Preble
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Christopher Preble
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Christopher Preble, director of foreign policy studies at the Cato Institute, about Iraq and U.S. foreign policy issues. (IA-Forum, 08/29/2008) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Meir Javedanfar
IA-Forum Interview: Meir Javedanfar
IA-Forum speaks with Meir Javedanfar about the Beyond Oil Project and what will happen to oil producing countries when the oil runs out. IA-Forum (08/... Read More...


Towards a Successful 2009 Afghan Presidential Election
Towards a Successful 2009 Afghan Presidential Election
Remarks made by M. Ashraf Haidari, Political Counselor, Embassy of Afghanistan at The Near East South Asia Center (NESA) for Strategic Studies. (07/29/2008) Read More...


IA Forum Interview: Vladimer Papava
IA Forum Interview: Vladimer Papava
IA Forum speaks with Vladimer Papava, former Minister of Economy (1994-2000) and former Member of the Parliament (2004-2008) of the Republic of Georgia about the Georgia-Russia crisis. By Alexander J... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Rana Mitter
IA-Forum Interview: Rana Mitter
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Rana Mitter, lecturer in modern Chinese history and politics at Oxford University, about the relationship between war and nationalism in China. By Jason Miks (08/11/2008) Read More...


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