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Should China Declare a War On Terror?
Should China Declare a War On Terror?

China is experiencing a growing number of terrorists incidents.  How should it respond? By Barclay Bram Shoemaker. (06/17/2014)

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Institutional Stability, Foreign Investor Preference, and China's Inward FDI
Institutional Stability, Foreign Investor Preference, and China's Inward FDI

Paper provides analysis of China's 1992 FDI surge.  By Nick Taber.  (06/04/2014)

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From Front to Back: Changes in American Policy on Striking Libya between Reagan and Obama
From Front to Back: Changes in American Policy on Striking Libya between Reagan and Obama

Paper presents a historical look at responses against Libya by Presidents Reagan and Obama.  By Julian Newton Weiss (05/28/2014

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What Iran Wins by Fighting in Syria
What Iran Wins by Fighting in Syria

Is Islamic Republic of Iran the greatest loser in the Syria conflict...or not?   By Mohammed Nuruzzaman (04/29/2014)

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Dr. Yuri V. Urbanovich discusses Russia, Ukraine in IA Forum Interview
Dr. Yuri V. Urbanovich discusses Russia, Ukraine in IA Forum Interview

Interview with Dr. Yuri V. Urbanovich.who provides analyis of the crisis in Ukraine, Crimea, and Russia.  By Adriana Stephan. (04/16/2014)

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IA Forum Interview: Carlotta Gall, NY Times
IA Forum Interview: Carlotta Gall, NY Times

IA-Forum interviews NYT’s reporter, Carlotta Gall, on her new book, The Wrong Enemy, and her thirteen years of reporting on Afghanistan, Pakistan, and North Africa. By Cynthia Iris (04/14/020... Read More...



Gulf Arab Monarchs and the Unfinished Arab Spring
Gulf Arab Monarchs and the Unfinished Arab Spring

Analysis of Saudi and Qatari actions related to the Arab Spring and recent developments stemming from it.  By: Dr. Mohammed Nuruzzaman.  (03/26/2014)

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The Foreign & Local Factions in the Syrian Conflict
The Foreign & Local Factions in the Syrian Conflict

Analysis of the factions involved in the Syrian Civil War.  By Mohammed Salama. (03/08/2014)

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Interview with Winston Harris: The Syrian Kurds Situation
Interview with Winston Harris: The Syrian Kurds Situation

Analyst Winston Harris provides insight about the Syrian Kurds, their current situation, and prospects for the future. (03/04/2014)

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Why the Syrian Conflict Defies Political Solutions
Why the Syrian Conflict Defies Political Solutions

The Syrian War presents a myriad of actors and intererest, making a peaceful solution difficult.  By Dr. Mohammed Nuruzzaman.  (03/04/2014)

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Iranian Nuclear Deal: Implications
Iranian Nuclear Deal: Implications

What are the implications of the Iranian nuclear deal not only within the Middle East but internationally. By Dr. Kashi N. Pandita (01/16/2014)

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New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Professor Robert M. Stern, Goldman School, UC-Berkeley
New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Professor Robert M. Stern, Goldman School, UC-Berkeley

A look inside the latest issue of International Affairs Forum (Taylor&Francis), an interview with Professor Emeritus Robert M. Stern. (International Affairs Forum, 01/2014)

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New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Interview with Prof. Smita Brunnermeier: BRIC countries
New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Interview with Prof. Smita Brunnermeier: BRIC countries

Interview with Professor Smita Brunnermeier of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs (International Affairs Forum, 01/2014)

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Morocco and Algeria, Restarting The Union of the Arab Maghreb through Renewable Energy.
Morocco and Algeria, Restarting The Union of the Arab Maghreb through Renewable Energy.

How Morocco and Algeria can leverage shared interest about renewable energy to inspire the Union's progess. By Nabil El Aid El Othmani. (12/31/2013)

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Cold War Tactics in the Syrian Crisis
Cold War Tactics in the Syrian Crisis

Have US/Russia Cold War tactics returnsd? Essay argues that Russia has had two Cold War pressing tactics against the US during the Syrian crisis: Nuclear Power, and Replacing America. By Prof. Moha... Read More...



Even In Afghanistan, Separate Is Not Equal
Even In Afghanistan, Separate Is Not Equal
Are US/NATO efforts to empower women and equalize Afghan society undercut by the segregation policies of their own camps and insensitivity to local staff? By Jade Wu. (first appeared in Peace and Co... Read More...


Critical Similarities and Differences in SS of Asia and Europe
Critical Similarities and Differences in SS of Asia and Europe
Policy paper offers several policy incentives why the largest world’s continent must consider creation of the comprehensive pan-Asian institution. By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (05/02/2013) Read More...


Interview: Dr. James Andrew Lewis
Interview: Dr. James Andrew Lewis
Dr. James Andrew Lewis (CSIS) discusses cybersecurity and the internet, including related issues on China, North Korea and Iran. By Cynthia Iris. (02/05/2013) Read More...


Air Diplomacy: Engaging China
Air Diplomacy: Engaging China
Can air diplomacy diminish the distrust and suspicion that currently permeates Sino-American relations? Adam B. Lowther and Guocheng Jiang. (01/11/2013) Read More...


Rise of Political Islam in Turkey and its Effects on Turkish-Syrian Relations
Rise of Political Islam in Turkey and its Effects on Turkish-Syrian Relations
Paper explores the rise of political Islam in the last two decades in Turkey and its effects on Turkish Syrian relations. By Saffet Akkaya. (11/27/2012) Read More...


U.S. Policy on Syria from the Perspective of Refugee Security and Regional Stability
U.S. Policy on Syria from the Perspective of Refugee Security and Regional Stability
What does the Syrian confict mean for its refugees and regional stability? By Dr. Christos Kyrou. (09/20/2012) Read More...


Bombing Iran's Nuclear Enrichment Facilities
Bombing Iran's Nuclear Enrichment Facilities
A skeptical look at intervention scenarios to thwart the Iranian nuclear program. By Marvin Baker Schaffer (07/30/2012) Read More...


China, Asia, and the American Pivot
China, Asia, and the American Pivot
Author analyzes Obama administration's 'pivot' on Sino-US policy, its impacts, and Mitt Romney's alternative policy. By Prof. Lowell Dittmer. (07/31/2012) Read More...


Impoverished to Ravenous – 21st Century China and Sustainable Development
Impoverished to Ravenous – 21st Century China and Sustainable Development
Author examines impacts of development on China's sustainable development needs. By Anuradha Kataria. (07/19/2012) Read More...


The Forum - Summer 2012 Issue - China
The Forum - Summer 2012 Issue - China
In our latest issue of The Forum, experts discuss China's ambitions and worldview, security policy, and exchange rate issue. (06/28/2012) Read More...


Delivering on the Commitments and Pledges of Afghanistan Conferences
Delivering on the Commitments and Pledges of Afghanistan Conferences
Analysis of recent conference, Afghanistan and the International Community. Can commitments and agreements with Afghanistan deliver as promised? By M. Ashraf Haidari (05/24/2012) Read More...


Chinese Exchange rate, the US current account deficit, and the Global imbalance
Chinese Exchange rate, the US current account deficit, and the Global imbalance
Authors analyze the Chinese exhange rate, US current account deficit, and consideration of a more aligned and flexible RMB exchange rate. By Dr. Jinzhao Chen and Dr. Xingwang Read More...


China’s Security Policy in Africa and the Western Indian Ocean
China’s Security Policy in Africa and the Western Indian Ocean
Former Ambassador David H. Shinn looks at Chinese security policy developments in Africa and the western Indian Ocean. By David H. Shinn. (05/01/2012) Read More...


Is the Implementation of the Greater Middle East Project Temporarily Frozen?
Is the Implementation of the Greater Middle East Project Temporarily Frozen?
Has the Greater Middle East Project become unmanageble? Is there hope to save it? Author discusses in this paper. By Evgenia Tairyan. (05/10/2012) Read More...


No Asian Century without the pan-Asian Institution
No Asian Century without the pan-Asian Institution
Author offers several policy incentives why the largest world’s continent must consider creation of the comprehensive pan-Asian institution. By Dr. Anis Bajrektarevic. (04/02/2012) Read More...


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