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Trouble in the Kingdom
Saudi Arabia is ailing. Meanwhile, radical Islam and anti-Americanism continue to simmer -- and could soon reach a dangerous boil. By Eric Rouleau. (Foreign Affairs, 7/1/2002, $) Read More...

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U.S.-Egyptian Relations and the Future of the Peace Process
Synopsis of discussion with H.E. M. Nabil Fahmy, Egyptian ambassador to the United States. (Nixon Center, 4/6/2000) Read More...

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Dire Strait: The Risks On Taiwan
Discusses Taiwan's presidential race and the ramifications for the U.S. and Chinese relations. By Kenneth Lieberthal. (Washington Post, 1/8/2003) Read More...

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Wrong Again
Opinion piece by Bruce Cumings providing a concise overview of the current impasse with N. Korea and a critique of the Bush admin. (London Review of Books, 10/31/2003) Read More...

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Endgame in Korea
Opinion piece by Bruce Cumings offering a different perspective on US/DPRK relations (The Nation, 11/25/2002) Read More...

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Rising Danger in North Korea
Assesses the ideological chasm between the Bush and Roh administrations regarding N. Korea policy (The Nation, 3/6/2003) Read More...

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A Dangerous Game in Korea
Advocates and outlines a policy shift in US/Korea relations. (The Nation, 1/9/2003) Read More...

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Iraqi Goose, U.N. Gander
Time for Kofi Annan to go. By Andrew Apostolou. (National Review, 1/13/2004) Read More...

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Holiday in Hell
Opinion piece assessing the oddities and stark realities of lfe in the DPRK (Wall Street Journal, 1/9/2004) Read More...

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Assessing Key Trends in US-China-Korea Relations: Implications for Korean Peninsula Security
At the 11/2003 CSIS seminar, policy analysts, military experts, and economists from the U.S., China and Korea engaged in a discussion of the interplay of U.S., Chinese and South Korean interests and t... Read More...

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After the Euphoria
Iraq after Saddam's capture. (The Economist, Jan 2003)

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Beyond Nuclear Blackmail
Op-ed piece advocating a multilateral hard-line position toward the DPRK; written by a defector from N. Korea. (Washington Post, 7/13/2003) Read More...

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Weapons of Mass Destruction Developments on the Korean Peninsula
Richard Armitage- Dep. Sec. of State; testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (Department of State, 2/4/2003) Read More...

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North Korea's Nuclear Posture: Policy Options for the U.S
Neatly outlines three possible U.S. policy options for N. Korea; "tolerate", "negotiate", or "retaliate" (United States Inst. of Peace, 12/23/2002) Read More...

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The Politics of Famine in North Korea
Comprehensive analysis of the North Korean famine 1994-1998. (U.S. Inst. of Peace, 8/2/1999) Read More...

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Overcoming Humanitarian Dilemmas in the DPRK
Outlines the objectives and obstacles regarding humanitarian assistance to N. Korea (U.S. Inst. of Peace, 7/2002) Read More...

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Differentiated Containment
The Clinton administration should employ a more nuanced approach to the Persian Gulf, keeping the straitjacket on Saddam while seeking improved relations with Iran. By Zbigniew Brzezinski, Brent Scowc... Read More...

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Limited Engagement
America's China policy has drifted for more than a decade, bereft of both goals and domestic support. The United States must move beyond the mantra of engagement. By Bates Gill. (Foreign Affairs, 7/1/... Read More...

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New Friends, New Fears in Central Asia
To wage its war in Afghanistan, the Bush administration needed Uzbekistan's help -- and promised a lot to get it. But Washington must not let this short-term marriage of convenience give Uzbekistan lo... Read More...

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Persian Gulf Myths
Washington must hedge against inevitable political change in the region by spreading the burden and the say, reversing arms proliferation, and encouraging the Gulf states to come up with some security... Read More...

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Suicide From Fear of Death?
President Bush's case for war on Iraq overlooks a very real danger: if pushed to the wall, Saddam Hussein may resort to using weapons of mass destruction against the United States. By Richard K. Bett... Read More...

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The (Ab)normalization of U.S.-Chinese Relations
Essay on history of U.S. - Chinese Relations. By Patrick Tyler. (Foreign Affairs, 11/1/1999, $) Read More...

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The Real Roots of Arab Anti-Americanism
Promoting anti-Americanism is the best way Muslim leaders have found to distract their publics from the real problem: internal mismanagement. New U.S. policies or a PR campaign will not change matters... Read More...

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The Tiananmen Papers
(The massive student protests, which filled Beijing's Tiananmen Square and other public places in cities throughout China, were meant to push the country's authoritarian rulers toward political reform... Read More...

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Overcoming the Stalemate on the Korean Peninsula
The Bush Adminstration policy seeks to create fundamental change in the way the North Koreans interact with the world. President Bush's message: they must learn to play by the rules of the internatio... Read More...

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U.S.-Russian Relations Threatened By Iraq Arms Sales
It is in the interest of both Russia and the US to stop acrimony over Iraq and focus on the future. To achieve this, the Putin Administration must “clean house” and take the culprits who sold banned w... Read More...

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China and Missile Defense
NMD or TMD could provoke a destabilizing arms race in East Asia. A panel discussion with Dr. Ronald Montaperto and Dr. Michael O'Hanlon. (Nixon Center, 10/19/2000) Read More...

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China: The Forgotten Nuclear Power
Washington is leaving a crucial piece out of the nuclear puzzle. It will be China, not Russia or any rogue, whose nuclear policy will concern America most in the years ahead. Before rushing to deploy ... Read More...

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License to Kill: Usama bin Ladin's Declaration of Jihad
A little-noticed declaration of jihad by Usama bin Ladin in an Arabic newspaper underscores the Islamist's main grievance: infidel U.S. troops in Arabia. By Bernard Lewis. (Foreign Affairs, 11/1/1998,... Read More...

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Saudi Arabia: Over a Barrel
A key reason for today's skyrocketing oil prices is the behavior of one of America's closest allies: Saudi Arabia. America must push the Saudis toward privatization and fiscal reform. By F. Gregory G... Read More...

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