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Crazy aunt heard from
Argues that the US can not continue to ship North Korea food aid, at least not in the way previously done. Since North Korea leaders and military take most of the aid for themselves, the US must find... Read More...

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An international food fight?
Article states that calling Kim Jung Il "Mr." is only an excuse, not the real reason why North Korea suddenly wants peace talks. The real reason North Korea wants to work with the US is the US's thre... Read More...

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Fighting terror the Malaysian way, not the US way
The Malaysian government is making a statement to the US, that they can fight terrorism on their own using their own strategy. Yet the question remains, can they pull it off? By Simon Tisdall (The G... Read More...

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Making China an enemy
The article argues that escalating tensions with China, benefit no one; especially not Taiwan. Therefore the article begs that Washington and Beijing avoid a tense rivalry. (The China Post, 08/06/05... Read More...

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North Korea agreement to return to talks is only first step on long road
Getting North Korea back to the negotiating tables will only be the begining of a long process that will test the limits of the US's Asian alliances and American influence over China. By Barry Schwei... Read More...

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'Mr. Kim'
The author claims that the idea that North Korea is having bilateral talks with the US simply over the usage of President Bush's "Mr. Kim Jung Il" is silly. North Korea is desperate for economic aid,... Read More...

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Six-Way Talks at Crossroads
Following the recent bilateral meeting between the US and North Korea, a glimmer of hope has emerged that a peaceful outcome might happen. But, the US-Korea summit in Flordia may result in some inter... Read More...

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Accord on Contingency Plan
The article explains the importance of the recent US-South Korea contingency plan over North Korea. The article goes on to say that unlike previous plans, the US treated the South Koreans as equal pa... Read More...

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America's DNA
Friedman writes that the US should take a comprehensive look at how the 9/11 terrorist attacks have led to small changes from visa policies to research funding to broader security policies and determi... Read More...

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An Unbalanced Trade Policy
The author, a Democratic Congressman from Ohio, opposes the passage of the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA). CAFTA will only export more jobs outside the US and hurt poor workers in other... Read More...

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Terrorists Focused on Nuclear Facilities in Russia
Efforts by the U.S. and Russia to prevent Russian nuclear materials from falling into the hands of terrorists remain slowed by bureaucratic red tape and a lack of urgency, a report, released by a rese... Read More...

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Just Shut It Down
Friedman writes that to speed victory in the war on terror, the US should close down the Guantanamo Bay prison complex. By Thomas L. Friedman. (New York Times, 5/27/2005) Read More...

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Student Paper: The Intersection of Academics and Attacks
Discusses American and German Student Visa Policy after 9/11. By Andrea Detjen. (5/25/2005) Read More...

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IA Forum Interview: Dr. Hall Gardner
International Affairs Forum talks about NATO, transatlantic relations, and security issues with Dr. Hall Gardner, Professor and Chair, International Affairs Department, American University of Paris. A... Read More...

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Attention: Deficit Disorder
The author writes that while the US economy faces many challenges at the moment, most pressing is the need to solve fiscal imbalances. By Robert E. Rubin. (New York Times, 5/13/2005 Read More...

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RMB is Not Cause of US Trade Deficit
The author debates the attack of US senators on Chinese currency valuation as the cause of the Sino-US trade deficit. By Chen Jinde. (China Daily, 4/30/2005) Read More...

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Dark Victory
On the 60th anniversary of VE-Day, the author discusses the meanings of victory for the Soviet Union and Stalin’s role in the country’s history. By Masha Lipman. (Washington Post, 5/8/2005) Read More...

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A New American Century?
The crises of imperial visions for America, past and present. By Zia Mian (FPIF Commentary, May 4, 2005) Read More...

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Russia 'mocking' WWII ceremonies
Fierce criticism of Russia's own democratic record is brought to the fore when preparations for ceremonies commemorating the 60th anniversary of the closing of WW2 are under way. 06 May 05 (BBC News) Read More...

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Russia Objects to Bush Visit to Neighbors
President Bush's upcoming visit to Latvia and Georgia was condoned by Russian officials as an interference in Russia's sphere of influence. By ELISABETH BUMILLER (06 May 05, New York Times) Read More...

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Bring Charles Taylor to Justice
The author writes that the United States should press Nigeria, which currently is harboring Charles Taylor, the former Liberian dictator, to turn Mr. Taylor over to the Special Court for Sierra Leone.... Read More...

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Repeating Clinton's Mistakes
Like the Clinton administration in Bosnia, the Bush administration has not put political or military muscle behind its efforts to stop the genocide in Darfur, Sudan. By Tom Malinowski. (Washington Pos... Read More...

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When the Dollar Bill Comes Due
The authors note that while the dollar has lost 25 percent of its value over the last two years, the price of imports other than oil has not changed much and America's appetite for imports continues t... Read More...

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The Best Man for the U.N.
Friedman writes that while John Bolton is about the worst possible nominee to become UN ambassador, the President's father, George H.W. Bush, would probably be the best. By Thomas L. Friedman. (New Yo... Read More...

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A Protected Friend of Terrorism
The Bush administration has done little to bring former Liberian president Charles Taylor to justice, writes Farah. By Douglas Farah. (Washington Post, 4/25/2005) Read More...

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Blunt but Effective
John Bolton's nomination as US ambassador to the UN is being questioned by Congress because of his honest criticism of the UN. By Lawrence S. Eagleburger. (Washington Post, 4/24/2005) Read More...

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Sizzle Yes, But Beef, Too
Friedman writes that the Democratic Party in the United States could learn a lot from Tony Blair's leadership of the Labor Party in Britain. By Thomas L. Friedman. (New York Times, 4/22/2005) Read More...

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ACLU Aiding Illegal Entry Into US?
The volunteer civilian force, the Minuteman Project, claims that members of the American Civil Liberties Union are interfering with the Border Patrol. By Elizabeth Farah and Joseph Farah. (WorldNetDai... Read More...

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Bush Disarms, Unilaterally
Author criticizes the Bush Administration for failing to pay proper attention to US economic competitiveness, at a time when foreign powers such as China and India are participating in global commerce... Read More...

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Research Worth Fighting For
The authors write that of the Pentagon's $419.3 billion budget, only $10.5 billion or 2% will go towards research and technology development, a 20% cut that Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld should re... Read More...

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