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Saving Nonproliferation
The former president urges the US to take the lead in renewing and strengthening the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) during renewal talks in May. By Jimmy Carter. (Washington Post, 3/28/2005) Read More...


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World Bank Pragmatism
Paul Wolfowitz is a good choice to lead the World Bank, says the author. By Sebastian Mallaby. (Washington Post, 3/28/2005) Read More...


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All the News That's Fed
The Bush administration is successful at getting news stations to run the video news releases they provide because of poor journalism combined with economics, claim the authors. By Marion Just and Tom... Read More...


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WMD Commission Report
Presidential Commission report regarding existence of WMDs in Iraq. (White House, 3/31/2005) Read More...


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China's Law on Taiwan Backfires
China's anti-secession law is hindering the country's image abroad, and the opposite of the desired effect is happening in Taiwan. (Edward Cody, Washington Post, 3/24/05) Read More...


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Tiananmen's Legacy
The debacle with the US over the European Union's plan to lift the arms embargo against China has led to a re-examination of the Tiananmen incident. (Jim Hoagland, Washington Post, 3/24/05) Read More...


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Rice: U.S. Concerned About China Military Build-Up
Secretary of State says this is due to China's rising tensions with Taiwan, which the U.S. has pledged to defend. (Saul Hudson, Reuters, 3/15/05) Read More...


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Taiwan: War bill a big provocation
Taiwan calls China's anti-secession law a "war bill", as it authorizes Beijing to resort to force should Taipei attempt to declare itself independent. (CNN.com, 3/14/05) Read More...


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The Two Faces of Rising China
The writer explores both of China's desired (and often conflicting) portrayals of itself: on one hand, China attempts to ease itself into accepted international norms, while on the other hand, there i... Read More...


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Cooperative Threat Reduction beyond Russia
Discusses how much of a role can one expect cooperative threat reduction programs to play in U.S. and Russian nonproliferation policies toward the NIS and beyond in the years to come? By Rose Gottemoe... Read More...


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China rejects US response to law
Claiming that other countries should recognize China's need to "protect its territorial integrity", Beijing rejected Washington's appeal to reconsider China's anti-secession law, written with Taiwan i... Read More...


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US security review commission blasts anti-secession law
The US-China Economic and Security Review Commission warns that passage of China's anti-secession law will be counter-productive in achieving a peaceful resolution to the Taiwan Strait issue. (Melody ... Read More...


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Taking on Tehran
If Washington wants to derail Iran's nuclear program, it must take advantage of a split in Tehran between hard-liners, who care mostly about security, and pragmatists, who want to fix Iran's ailing ec... Read More...


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George W. Bush — the 13th Shi'a Imam
President Bush's support for Shi'ism may be unintentional, to be sure, but there is no doubt about the effects of his administration's policies in boosting Shi'ite power throughout the region. By Wil... Read More...


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The Flip Side of the Record
Robert Kagan ("A Matter of Record," January/February 2005) accuses us of contradicting our own previous writings in our essay "The Sources of American Legitimacy" (November/December 2004). We reject t... Read More...


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Into the Great Wide Open
New technology could radically transform broadcasting. The dreamers and players are already debating how far to go. By Jesse Sunenblick (Mar/Apr 2005, Columbia Journalism Review) Read More...


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US up in arms over 'anti-secession' law
Following China's release of a summary of their anti-secession law, which would allow them to attack Taiwan should it move too far toward independence, US officials find themselves shocked and disconc... Read More...


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China to have 800 missiles aimed at Taiwan in 2006: defense minister
Beijing is "prepared to use force to bring the island to heel but only after all other avenues are exhausted". (Defence News, 3/09/05) Read More...


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US firms look east to invest
US firms are increasingly looking to the new EU member states as places to invest and away from traditional hubs such as Germany, a new report has shown. By Richard Carter (3/9/2005, EUobserver.com) Read More...


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Tough Love or Tough Luck?
In appointing John Bolton US ambassador to the UN, President Bush has chosen a neoconservative who has criticized most of the UN's major initiatives in the last few years. By Susan E. Rice. (Washingto... Read More...


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A Force for Good
The author writes that the reforms undertaken by the Pentagon post-9/11 to make the military a more flexible institution to wage war on terrorism have also made it more suited for humanitarian mission... Read More...


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PUTIN
Can the United States really do anything to promote democracy in Russia? What will happen in Russia's 2008 presidential elections? Read More...


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Anti-secession law threatens democracy activists
The writer discusses the reasons behind the low profile kept by Chinese democracy activists in response to China's anti-secession law, before moving on to analyze the law's effects on such activists. ... Read More...


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The world that can say 'no'
After China's anti-secession law, the writers claim that the only way to prevent China from escalating its military threat against Taiwan is for the rest of the international community to start saying... Read More...


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US seeks action against Iran
THE US called on the international community today to consider possible actions against Iran following its reluctance in talks with the European Union to drop its sensitive nuclear activities. (Austra... Read More...


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U.S. must assume a big role in talks with Iran
After four years of indecision and contradiction, the Bush administration is seemingly willing to endorse various aspects of the negotiations between the European Union and Iran By Ray Takeyh. (Inter... Read More...


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Is Europe Taiwan's friend or foe?
The writer examines what kind of an effect the European Union's lifting of the arms ban against China would have, and in the best interests of which countries. (Doug Bandow, Taipei Times, 3/08/05) Read More...


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EU tries to ease standoff with U.S. over China arms
The European Union plans to send a high-level delegation to Washington in an attempt to defuse the situation over the lifting of the arms ban on China. (Adam Entous, Reuters.com, 3/08/05) Read More...


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Terror as a Label
President Bush, we now well know, is drawn to dramatic phrases designed to stir emotions rather than concrete statements that convey a specific meaning. By Brian Montopoli (3/7/2005, Columbia Journal... Read More...


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US, EU on Collision Course Over China
Two senior members of the United States Congress warned the European Union this week that the lifting of the 15-year arms embargo on China could result in a halt of US sales in military technology to ... Read More...


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