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A Promising Direction for G8 Leadership
Discusses Russia's role with the G8. By Rose Gottemoeller. (Carnegie Endownment 7/8/05) Read More...


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Risky paths for getting out of Iraq
This article examines the various options and viewpoints regarding troop withdrawal in Iraq. By Ron Hutcheson (Philadelphia Inquirer, 12 Jul 2005.) Read More...


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Iraq, Internet fuel growth of global jihad
This article discusses how the use of the Internet has made it possible for a so called "global jihad" to be functional throughout the world as well as how the war in Iraq has become a motivating forc... Read More...


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China key to new North Korea talks
This article provides a background for understanding the relationship between North Korea and China then goes into describing China's important role in North Korea nuclear talks. By Robert Marquand (... Read More...


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How the U.S. shortchanged the war
The author argues that even in the midst of the London bombings, the U.S. is and has been sidetracked by Iraq. He states that this has diverted precious resources from fighting global terror as well ... Read More...


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We can't win this war the old way
The author argues that the current "war on terrorism" cannot be won by armies, but must be waged by skilled intelligence at home, a solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict, etc. By Timothy Garton A... Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: Mr. Tarik Allagany
International Affairs Forum speaks with Mr. Tarik Allagany, Public Affairs Supervisor for the Royal Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Embassy in Washington, D.C about issues facing Saudi Arabia and the Middle... Read More...


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Heavy Toll in Afghan Fight for Navy's Proud Elite
This article discusses the impact of recent U.S. Navy Seal casualties in Afghanistan. By James Dao (New York Times, 09 Jul 2005.) Read More...


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China, Latin America: a dance of two strangers
This article discusses the growing economic, cultural, and military relationship between China and countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. By Tim Johnson (Knight Ridder News Service/Miami Heral... Read More...


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N. Korea Agrees To Rejoin Talks
North Korea and the United States announced that they will finally return to the negotiations table to discuss the issue of North Korea's nuclear status. By Glenn Kessler (Washington Post, 10 Jul 200... Read More...


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Secret Plan To Quit Iraq
A leaked document supposedly written by Defence Secretary John Reid for Tony Blair, describes a large reduction in both U.K. and U.S. forces in Iraq by early 2006. By Simon Walters (The Mail on Sunda... Read More...


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Downed US Seals may have got too close to Bin Laden
The authors discuss the evidence that the downed special operations unit in a known Taliban stronghold may have gotten too close to a high priority target such as al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. Ton... Read More...


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Attacks Bear Earmarks Of Evolving Al Qaeda
The authors discuss the traits of an al Qaeda attack evident in the London bombings. They also examine this attack as an indication of a more decentralized al Qaeda organization. By Steve Coll and S... Read More...


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Uzbeks Threaten to Evict U.S. From an Air Base Near Afghanistan
The Uzbek government has threatened to evict the U.S. military from an airbase which supports operations in Afghanistan. This threat comes just days after a meeting of the Russia/China led Shanghai C... Read More...


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Securing terror target No. 1
This article discusses the efforts by the U.S. military to protect critical oil terminals in the Persian Gulf. Protection of these terminals will be turned over to Iraqi Marine forces by early 2006. ... Read More...


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North Korea's Rising Urgency
Sens. Carl M. Levin (D-Mich.) and Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.) call for the Bush Administration to actively engage North Korea regarding its nuclear program as it is an increasing threat to world security... Read More...


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Marines playing vital role in training Georgian soldiers
This article describes the program in which U.S. Marines train and equip members of the Georgian Army that will soon be deployed to Iraq. By Russ Rizzo (European and Pacific Stars & Stripes, 04 Jul 2... Read More...


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China and the WTO
Discusses how China has used the WTO. By Dan Ikenson. (Cato Institute 12/18/2004) Read More...


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Diamond-in-the-rough proposals on China
Discusses Trade with China. By Daniel Ikenson. (Cato Institute 5/19/2005) Read More...


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Chinese Currency Issue is a Red Herring
Discusses China's new currency. By Daniel Ikenson. (Cato Institute 3/5/2005) Read More...


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Switzerland Hosts Talks on Kosovo
Balkan, Swiss, EU, and American diplomats meet in Lucerne, Switzerland to discuss the future of Kosovo. (Albanian.com, 7/2/05) Read More...


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The Metrics of Success in Iraq
Under a little-noticed provision of the defense spending bill passed by Congress in May, Defense Secretary Don Rumsfeld has until July 11 to send Capitol Hill a "comprehensive set of performance indic... Read More...


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Kosovo Leaders Say Blasts Meant to Block Independence
Three explosions in Kosovo's capital in the midst of talks of independence for the province. By Shaban Buza (Reuters, 7/3/05) Read More...


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Democracy or Anti-Terrorism? Tough Choice
Democratization in some Middle Eastern countries also means a weakening of local governments' ability to fight terrorism. By David Ignatius. (Daily Star. July 1, 2005) Read More...


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Five Ways to Win Back Iraq
Pollack differentiates the situation in Iraq from both Afghanistan and Vietnam. By Kenneth M. Pollack. (New York Times, 7/2/2005 Read More...


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Iraq’s Botched Currency Reform
Discusses Iraq's monetary reforms. By Steve Hanke and Matt Sekerke. (Cato Institute 2/2004) Read More...


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Upcoming Iraqi Election Foretells Stillborn Democracy
Discusses the topics of Democracy and Iraq, and shows how they will be soon interrelated. By Patrick Basham. (Cato Institute 9/30/2004) Read More...


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Five Ways to Win Back Iraq
The director of research at the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution criticizes how the United States is handling Iraq's insurgency and proposes a five-point strategy on ho... Read More...


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To Hasten Iraq Democracy, Put Wells in People's Hands
Discusses the issue of Democratization of Iraq. By Ronald D. Rotunda. (Cato Institute 3/14/2004) Read More...


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Wisest Move: Leave soon
Discusses several reasons for the US to leave Iraq. By Christopher Preble. (Cato Institute 3/19/2004) Read More...


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