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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’être
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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Iran Vote: Dark Horse Rises
In Iran’s first runoff election since the 1979 Revolution, the so called dark horse candidate, hardliner Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, is making a strong run. (New York Times, Free Registration Req. 24/06/05) Read More...

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Iranian travesty
Even some Iranians are publicly calling Iran’s election a joke. The Iranian people are longing for freedom and the latest mockery of democracy has sickened the populace. (The Boston Globe, 23/06/05) Read More...

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Iran’s latest election proved to be neither as irrelevant, as the opposition claimed, nor as “make or break,” as its supporters claimed. By Amir Taheri (New York Post, 22/06/05) Read More...

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In Iran, voting isn't really democracy
Just because the Iranians are voting, doesn’t mean the elections are fair or that democracy is spreading in Iran; and don’t expect to see any fairer elections in the runoff election. (Rocky Mountain ... Read More...

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Iran's youth stunned into action
Following the failure of the reformist candidate to succeed in at least reaching a runoff election, many Iranian youths are considering that their boycott of the election was a mistake, especially aft... Read More...

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A Moment to Seize With North Korea
The authors argue that the U.S. should seize the opportunity to find a peaceful solution to North Korea's growing nuclear program. This is after statements by Kim Jong Il last week that suggest he is... Read More...

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Time to dismantle the cold war’s nuclear legacy
Former Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara and Robin Cook call for a NATO and Russia to cooperate in accounting for and dismantling their Cold War nuclear arsenals. (Financial Times, Reg., 22/06/200... Read More...

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U.S. envoy offers meeting with Kim
The U.S. envoy to North Korea on the nuclear issue has stated that he would like to meet with Kim Jong-Il. His statement follows North Korean statements that provided hope that both sides would retur... Read More...

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Coalition forces fear rise in Afghan suicide attacks
Coalition forces are on greater alert in Afghanistan as Taliban remnants and al-Qaeda fighters are using Iraq-style attacks with increasing frequency. By Levon Sevunts (Washington Times, 23/06/2005.) Read More...

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U.S. Plans to Renew Its Offer of Food Aid to North Korea
The U.S. plans to offer 55,000 tons of food this year to North Korea at the same time it is trying to lure it back to the negotiating table. The U.S. maintains that this was strictly a humanitarian e... Read More...

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Should Nukes Bloom in Asia?
The author discusses the changing political and strategic dynamic in East Asia. He believes that the U.S. much to gain by reaching a deal with North Korea as the alternative may include greater nucle... Read More...

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Pact Spares Saudis From Nuke Review
The Saudi Arabian government signed an agreement with the IAEA that would exempt them from inspections of their small nuclear program as part of the Small Quantities Protocol. By Michael Adler (Washi... Read More...

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U.S. Warns Iran on Nuclear Issue
The U.S. stated at the quarterly meeting of the IAEA that Iran could face military consequences if it does not come clean about its nuclear program. By Allisa Rubin (Los Angeles Times 17/06/2005.) Read More...

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U.S. Probes Reported Sudan Link To Terror
U.S. intelligence and security agencies are investigating reports of Sudan resuming support of al Qaeda-linked terrorists and Muslim extremists in the use of explosives, machine guns, and even biologi... Read More...

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Iranian elections
The author can’t help but ask, did anyone really think the Iranian elections were in the slightest bit legitimate? Elections alone aren’t enough for Democracy; one needs the protection of liberties a... Read More...

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China advances missile program
China successfully flight-tested a long range, submarine based missile, marking what a U.S. official called a significant milestone in China's long range nuclear weapons program. By Bill Gertz (Washi... Read More...

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Top aides to Kim fly South for meetings
Some of the top advisors to the North Korean leader travel to South Korea for talks which will prove whether statements about negotiation were meaningful. By Choe Sang-Hun (International Herald Tribu... Read More...

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Karzai Asks Musharraf for Border Help
Pakistani leader Musharraf assured Afghanistan's President that they will continue to support efforts to secure the border where Taliban have traveled between, despite reports of Pakistan relaxing bor... Read More...

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N Korea asks South for more aid
North Korea has requested more food aid from the South during ministerial talks in Seoul. North Korea is seeking to improve ties with its southern neighbor amid US pressure to abandon its nuclear wea... Read More...

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