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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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Aid to Ayatollah is Killed in Baghdad
Sheik Kamaleddin al-Ghuraifi, a senior aid to Grand Ayatollah Ali Al-Sistani, was assassinated while a suicide car bomb detonated near the office of a major Shiite political party. By James Glanz and ... Read More...


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Iraq's Odious Debts
Discusses Iraq's finances and how it was affected by the former Hussein administration. By Patricia Adams. (Cato Institute 8/28/2004) Read More...


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Can Iraq Be Democratic?
Discusses the possibility of a Democratic government for Iraq. By Patrick Basham. (Cato Institute 1/5/2004) Read More...


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Iraq’s central bank: in search of a raison d’ĂȘtre
Disccusses Iraq's finanaces. By Matt Sekerke and Steve H. Hanke. (Cato Institute 2/05) Read More...


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How to Exit Iraq
Discusses possible advantageous solutions to the problem in Iraq. By Christopher Preble. (Cato Institute 1/17/2005) Read More...


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Canceling Iraqi Debt
Discusses possible solutions for Iraq's deficits. By Patricia Adams(Cato Institute 12/25/2004) Read More...


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Serbia Offers 25 Years of Internationally Recognized Autonomy for Kosovo
Belgrade offers term of autonomy to province of Kosovo. (Albanian.com, 6/30/05) Read More...


IA Forum Interview: Dr. Ljupco Jordanovski
IA Forum Interview: Dr. Ljupco Jordanovski
Dr. Ljupco Jordanovski, the current Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Macedonia, speaks about the work of the Macedonian Parliament, his relations with the Macedonian media and the future o... Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: Mr. John Pike
International Affairs Forum speaks with Mr. John Pike, one of the world's leading experts on defense, space and intelligence policy, and Director of GlobalSecurity.org. By Winston Harris (IA-Forum, 6/... Read More...


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Russia ready to cooperate with NATO on Afghan terrorism
Russia is ready to cooperate with NATO to prevent the threat of terrorism expanding from Afghanistan. (6/24/2005, RIA Novosti) Read More...


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Iran, where every vote counts
Even though Iran's elections have been mired with accusations of rigged voting; it is still one of the few countries in the Middle East with a voting record. (Denver Post, 23/06/05) Read More...


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