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Patriot Games: Pak warns US of S Asia crisis
Pakistan said on Wednesday that any bid by India to buy US-made Patriot missiles would plunge the region into crisis and threaten an ongoing peace process between the nuclear-armed rivals. (2/13/2005,... Read More...


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Bloggers will rescue the right
For decades the national conversation in most western countries has been directed by a few talking heads. Newspapers play important roles but all the evidence suggests that broadcasters have possessed... Read More...


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Shifting Atlantic Alliance
Discussion of the common interests held by the Atlantic partners in view of President Bush's visit to Europe. By Josef Joffe. (The Washington Post, 2/14/2005) Read More...


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U.S. and Europe Drawing Closer Together
"The truth is that, on the eve of Bush's visit, the United States and Europe are drawing closer together--but not because Americans are aceeding to the wishes of Europeans. Our policies haven't change... Read More...


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NT dollar hits highest level in four years
The New Taiwan dollar strengthening against the US dollar, along with other Asian currencies. (Lisa Wang, Taipei Times, 2/23/05) Read More...


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Aircraft now a priority for Taiwan, experts urge
As the US and Japan are readjusting their military strategy, Taiwan is being urged to build up its maritime-patrol aircraft force, given China's increasingly active navy. (Rich Chang, Taipei Times, 2/... Read More...


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China accuses US and Japan of interfering
China criticized the US and Japan's joint security statement regarding the Taiwan Strait issue, accusing the two countries of meddling in its affairs. (Jim Yardley and Keith Bradsher, New York Times, ... Read More...


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US, Japan talk about Taiwan's safety
The allies wish to maintain stability in the Asia Pacific region, with the cross-strait relations being an important point of the discussion that took place between the two countries. (Charles Snyder,... Read More...


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China denounces United States-Japan Agreement on Taiwan
China claims to see the US and Japan declaration that the peaceful resolution of the Taiwan Strait issue is a shared goal as meddling its internal affairs, as well as hurting China's sovereignty. (Kei... Read More...


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Disarmament: Have the Five Nuclear Powers Done Enough?
The United States on Key Nuclear Issues The 2000 NPT Review Conference and the 13 Practical Steps: A Summary Arms Control Association (January/February 2005) Read More...


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No Fast Exit From Iraq
The US should not exit Iraq anytime soon, the columnist argues. America's departure could lead to chaos and civil war, which in turn would encourage anti-American causes abroad. By Fareed Zakaria. (W... Read More...


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Shifting Atlantic Alliance
The writer says that with the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991, the US and Europe began to believe they didn't need each other any longer. By Josef Joffe. (Washington Post, 2/14/2005) Read More...


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No Mullah Left Behind
The author argues that combining geopolitics and environmentalism will help the US eradicate terrorism. By Thomas L. Friedman. (New York Times, 2/13/2005) Read More...


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EU-US Relations
Speech by Dr. Benita Ferrero-Waldner, EU Commissioner for External Relations and European Neighborhood Policy. (CSIS, 1/13/2005) Read More...


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Court of First Resort
The author writes that the Bush Administration is having a hard time deciding what it hates more: genocide or the International Criminal Court at the Hague, which it is actively working to undermine. ... Read More...


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RMB No Scapegoat for US Woes
The writers argue that the reason some US financial heavyweights are so keen on the question of RMB revaluation is because they want to dodge the issue of the weakening US dollar. By Tao Zhipeng, Xu R... Read More...


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Bush's Middle East Democracy Dream
US President George W. Bush's 2005 State of the Union Address emphasized the US mission of popularizing democracy and freedom worldwide. By People's Daily. (People's Daily, 2/4/2005) Read More...


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Training Iraqis: The Facts
The Senator explains the discrepancy between the sharply conflicting figures he and Condoleezza Rice put forth at Dr. Rice's confirmation hearings when discussing the number of trained Iraqi security ... Read More...


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American Nationalism Viewed from Bush's Inauguration
To comment on the theme of Bush's inauguration in 2005, the writer draws upon material from the a book "America: Right or Wrong?" by Anatol Lieven. By Huang Qing. (People's Daily, 1/21/2005) Read More...


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U.S. brushes off German NATO plan
A German proposal to reform the North Atlantic Treaty Organization by establishing a trans-Atlantic forum to agree strategies was brushed aside by U.S. officials and rejected by the organization at a ... Read More...


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Not Much Kinder and Gentler
Although many Europeans expect Condoleezza Rice to revive a pragmatic, nonideological foreign policy begun during the first Bush Administration, the President's foreign policy was in fact highly ideol... Read More...


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U.S. brushes off German NATO plan
A German proposal to reform the North Atlantic Treaty Organization by establishing a trans-Atlantic forum to agree strategies was brushed aside by U.S. officials and rejected by the organization at a ... Read More...


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Russia Defies U.S. Pressure on International Arms Sales
The head of Russia’s state arms exporting firm Rosoboronexport has said that Moscow will not restrict sales of other weapons to countries that are out of favor with the United States. (Moscow News, 2/... Read More...


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Is America Losing Its Edge?
For 50 years, the United States has maintained its economic edge by being better and faster than any other country at inventing and exploiting new technologies. Today, however, its dominance is starti... Read More...


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Espionage: Does It Have a Future in the 21st Century?
Now that the Cold War is over, the United States and other countries, from Great Britain to Indonesia, are facing threats from non-state actors, including terrorists, global criminal gangs, and prolif... Read More...


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EU urged to maintain arms ban
The Bush administration is working aggressively to prevent the European Union from lifting its arms embargo against China, on the grounds of the country's unrepentant human rights background. (Bill Ge... Read More...


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Faster, Please
Iran needs change. We need to help — now. President Bush promised the Iranian people that we would support them in their struggle for freedom, and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has reiterated t... Read More...


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Right Course on Iran
Susan E. Rice ["We Need a Real Iran Policy," op-ed, Dec. 30] derides as "bizarre" President Bush's statement that "we're relying upon others" to take the leadership role in stopping Iran's nuclear pro... Read More...


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Forgetting Tiananmen: Eager To Rebuild Trade, EU Ignores Rights Violations
The writer examines the US's stance against the European Union's intention to lift the arms embargo against China, which does not place as much emphasis against China's human rights record as it shoul... Read More...


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A trans-Atlantic storm over arms for China
While against the idea of the EU lifting the arms embargo against China, the writer outlines a set of procedures that should be followed by the EU. (Hans Binnendijk, International Herald Tribune, 2/09... Read More...


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