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3 Myths About the Iran Conflict
The authors dispel three arguments against imposing economic sanctions against Iran. By Mel Levine, Alex Turkeltaub and Alex Gorbansky. (Washington Post, 2/7/2006) Read More...

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Give Hamas Nothing for Free
Israelis and Palestinians are poised for far-reaching change, but in different directions. By Dennis Ross. (Washington Post, 2/5/2006) Read More...

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Russia Inc.
A new Russia has emerged in which state has become a corporate enterprise that Russian citizens no longer control. By Andrei Illarionov. (New York Times, 2/4/2006) Read More...

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A Master Drummer Must Have Seven Eyes
Dr. Gary K. Busch debunks commonly held misconceptions about the role of the UN and African Union in the Ivory Coast. (Dr.Gary K. Busch, 1/31/06) Read More...

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Diplomats Labor to Renew Talks With N. Korea
Glen Kessler explores the difficulties in restarting negotiations with North Korea. By Glen Kessler (Washington Post, 2/5/06) Read More...

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Australia wheat bosses 'paid £128m in Oil-for-Food bribes to Saddam'
Australia is implicated in a scandal that calls into question the Conservative government's support for the war in Iraq. By Ray Marcelo.(Times Online, 2/6/06) Read More...

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China, the US, and Battle to Lead a Globalized World
German journalists Frank Hornig and Wieland Wagner are skeptical about America's chances in a battle with China for economic superiority. (Der Spiegel 2/3/06) Read More...

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IA-Forum Interview: Ambassador Haron Amin
IA-Forum talks with the Afghan Ambassador to Japan, HE Haron Amin. By Jason Miks. (1/25/2006) Read More...

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What Hamas Is Seeking
A leader in the Hamas party claims that Hamas seeks to alleviate "the debilitative conditions of occupation" and not to build an Islamic state. By Mousa Abu Marzook. (Washington Post, 1/31/2006) Read More...

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The Triumph of French Disinformation
Within this article, Dr. Gary K. Busch presents a different side of the conflict in the Ivory Coast. Mr. Busch asserts that French efforts are a form of neocolonialism, which are intended to prevent ... Read More...

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IA-Forum Interview: Professor Philippe Sands QC
IA-Forum speaks with Professor Philippe Sands QC about international law issues and his latest book, Lawless World: America and the Making and Breaking of Global Rules (Viking). By Dimitri Neos and A... Read More...

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Condoleezza Rice Comments on Palestinian Elections
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice emphasized that the US government's position towards Hamas has not changed despite that organization's gains in the Palestinian elections. (World Economic Forum,... Read More...

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China's Growing Appetite
The governor of the People’s Bank of China, Zhou Xiaochuan, put the growing presence of China in the global market into context today. (World Economic Forum, 1/27/2006) Read More...

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Hamas at the Helm
The authors write that Hamas’ recent election victory in the Palestinian territories shows the organization has become a major political power worthy of international recognition. By Fotini Christia a... Read More...

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The Gulf Between Us
The author writes that peacefully resolving the nuclear crisis over Iran has been made more difficult by the Bush Administration’s rejection of peaceful overtures from Iran over the past five years. B... Read More...

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Fighting Ourselves in Falluja
The author writes that confusion between the military and civilian US commanders in Iraq after the war led to strategic mistakes that have fueled the insurgency and prolonged the war in Iraq. By Bing ... Read More...

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Keeping The Progress Going
After a short trip to Afghanistan and Iraq, Congressman Ford gives his appraisal of the situation. By Harold Ford Jr. (Washington Post, 1/21/2006) Read More...

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Focusing on 'Success' in Iraq
Success in Iraq requires two elements: a stable, peaceful government supported by the Iraqi people, and an effective military and security establishment loyal to that central government. By Brent Scow... Read More...

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In Iraq, Wrongs Made a Right
The author writes that while mistakes were made in the early days of postwar Iraq, significant progress has occurred since. By L. Paul Bremer. (New York Times, 1/13/2006) Read More...

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A Firebrand in a House of Cards
The authors write that both the US and Iran should not underestimate the other in the escalating conflict over Iran’s nuclear program. By Dariush Zahedi and Omid Memarian. (New York Times, 1/12/2006) Read More...

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In the Shadow of Sharon
The author writes that as Ariel Sharon passes from Israeli politics, the chance for peace between Israelis and Palestinians is fading. By Benny Morris. (New York Times, 1/6/2006) Read More...

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EU vs. Hamas
Israel’s doing what so many other nations signed on to do. By Joshua Muravchik. (NRO, 4/27/2004) Read More...

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After Withdrawal, Engagement
The author writes that as the US military begins to withdrawal from Iraq, US government support for rebuilding Iraqi civic institutions must increase. By Andrew Erdman. (New York Times, 12/27/2005) Read More...

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Closing gap between haves and have-nots
A new report commissioned by the United Nations Development Programme is urging the Chinese government to focus on giving migrant workers and farmers a fair chance. (China Daily, 12/17/2005) Read More...

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Corruption on decline, but big fish caught
Over the past two years, China has prosecuted and punished nearly 50,000 corrupt officials at various levels in a nationwide anti-corruption drive, according to the latest government figures. (China D... Read More...

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North Korea: Seeking a Hand Up, Not a Handout
This article provides a background into the issues surrounding the U.N. World Food Program Executive Director's three day visit to North Korea. Stratfor (12 December 2005.) Read More...

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Moscow's Empty Red Square
The authors criticize legislation introduced into the Russian Duma by members of Vladimir Putin's political party that would ban foreign non-governmental organizations from opening offices in Russia o... Read More...

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IA Forum Interview: Dr. Mehrdad Haghayeghi
Dr. Mehrdad Haghayeghi (Missouri State University) discusses Iran’s increasing influence over Central Asia. By Jennifer Ashton. (IA-Forum, 11/29/2005) Read More...

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What Would J.F.K. Have Done?
The authors say the US cannot withstand the prolonged drain of the vaguely defined mission in Iraq. By Theodore C. Sorenson and Arthur Schlesinger Jr. (New York Times, 12/4/2005) Read More...

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Withdrawal Pains
Author claims there could be no greater mistake than drawing down US forces from Iraq now, when there is real hope for success if the US perseveres. By Robert Kagan. (Washington Post, 12/4/2005) Read More...

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