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Social Media: Hotspots

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An empty sort of freedom
Saddam was no defender of women, but they have faced new miseries and more violence since he fell... (Guardian, 3/8/2004) Read More...

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Blair's vision of a new world order is critically tainted
The legacy of Iraq is that intervention will be seen as vigilantism. (Guardian, 3/8/2004) Read More...

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A new tone on rights in China?
Merle Goldman sees that the pending constitutional amendment, while flawed, is a positive step towards greater human rights in China. (Boston Globe, 3/8/2004) Read More...

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US-Iran: Ad Hoc Détente to Continue Despite Conservative Sweep
Dissusses current US policy (or perhaps lack of coherent policy) towards Iran in the midst of questions about Iran's nuclear program, terrorist support, and questionable elections. (Antiwar.com, Mar... Read More...

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Global terror threat exaggerated: Blix
(The News International, 3/8/04)

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The Six-Party Talks: Keeping Diplomacy Alive
Presents a guideline for firm negotiation with North Korea. (The Heritage Foundation, 02/23/2004) Read More...

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South Korean Troops To Iraq: A Boost For US-ROK Relations
The deployment of 3000 troops (including combat units) makes South Korea the third largest troop contributor to post-war Iraq. This article analyzes the implications. (The Heritage Foundation, 02/1... Read More...

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Al-Qaeda's deadly gamble
Tuesday's attacks show how far al-Qaeda will go to destabilize Iraq, says terror specialist Jonathan Schanzer. (Globe and Mail, 3/4/2004) Read More...

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Do The Ties Still Bind? The US-ROK Security Relationship After 9/11
The US-ROK security relationship is being sorely tested at precisely the same time that its importance to critical US-ROK interests is greater than ever. (The RAND Corporation, 2004) Read More...

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The ROK-US Alliance: Where Is It Headed?
As South Korea moves toward reconciliation with the North on the basis of a strong and credible deterrence, the United States and South Korea need a strategic plan that defines shared objectives and t... Read More...

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US: Stick To Diplomacy With North Korea, Even If Talks Fail
A better government in Pyongyang is a long-term vision. Stopping North Korea's nuclear program is a short-term necessity. Without rigorous and sustained diplomatic engagement, the chances are slim tha... Read More...

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The Next Korean War- Using The Military Is An Option
Op-ed piece for the WSJ by R. James Woolsey argues that unless China takes the lead in persuading the DPRK to abandon its nuclear ambitions, military force should be an option. (The Wall Street Jou... Read More...

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UN's legal move does nothing for peace
Discusses the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague's proposed review of the Israeli fence. By Ruth Wedgwood. (Scotsman, 2/20/2004) Read More...

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Good Fences Make Good Neighbors
Examines Israeli viewpoints on the construction of the security fence ("wall"). By Peter Berkowitz. (Weekly Standard, 3/1/2004) Read More...

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Iraq's Kurds
As Iraq's Shia Muslims flex their muscles in the south, the Kurds in the north are following suit. (Jan 29th 2004, The Economist) Read More...

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Israel's wall: Divisive issue, dividing neighbors
The fence that Israel says is a necessary evil to stop suicide bombers is likened by the Palestinians to the Berlin Wall as a symbol of aggression and oppression. (MSNBC, Feb 19 2004) Read More...

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A fateful concession by Iran's president
By Amir Soltani Sheikholeslami. (Boston Globe, 2/18/2004)

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Blast kills exiled Chechen leader
(February 13, 2004 CNN)

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President Bush's New Iraq Commission Won't Be Investigating the Key WMD Issue
Discusses how the Executive order fatally limits their agenda. By John W. Dean. (FindLaw's, 2/13/2004) Read More...

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Tear Down This Regime
Argues for negotiation with North Korea on U.S. terms. By Claudia Rosett. (Wall St. Journal, 2/11/2004) Read More...

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Former Envoy To South Korea Urges Direct U.S./North Korea Talks
Interview with Donald Gregg, former ambassador to South Korea; advocates a new strategy of bilateral US/DPRK diplomatic engagement (Council On Foreign Relations, 3/10/2003) Read More...

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Yes or no on Gaza
Discusses the Sharon's vague reference to a popular referendum regarding a unilateral evacuation of Israeli settlements from the Gaza Strip. (Jerusalem Post, 2/8/2004) Read More...

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A Tragedy of Errors
Play "neo-conservative Bingo" with author Michael Lind. A fascinating article on neo-conservatism – whatever ones feelings on the topic may be. (The Nation, 2/5/2004) Read More...

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Arms Control Expert Says Discord In Washington Causes Problems In Resolving Nuclear Dispute With NK
Interview with Joseph Cirincione - Dir. of the Non-Proliferation Project at the Carnegie Endowment for Int'l Peace (Council on Foreign Relations, 12/10/2003) Read More...

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Neocon Calls Bush's Policy Toward North Korea 'Confused'
Interview with Max Boot by The Daily Yomiuri (Council on Foreign Relations, 11/27/2003) Read More...

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North Korea Expert: US Should Engage Pyongyang In Wide Dialogue To Defuse Tensions
Interview with Peter Hayes- Exec. Dir. of the Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainable Development (Council on foreign Relations, 10/27/2003) Read More...

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Peaceful Regime Change Can Set North Koreans Free
Op-ed by Neocon Max Boot advocates a "Cold War-like" strategy of pressure to undermine the present DPRK regime (Council on Foreign Relations, 10/23/2003) Read More...

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How To Defeat North Korea
Hard-line opinion piece from former Dir of CIA James Woolsey advocates more attention to a military option in North Korea (Wall Street Journal, 8/4/2003) Read More...

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To Russia, With Love
Article detailing a 02/2003 CIA memo to the White House: "We do not have any direct evidence that Iraq has used the period since Desert Fox to reconstitute its Weapons of Mass Destruction programs." ... Read More...

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