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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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The Other North Korea
Interview with noted Korea historian Bruce Cumings. Argues an alternative perspective on North Korea. (The Boston Globe, 12/21/2003) Read More...


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Israelis condemn army refuseniks
Elite Israeli soldiers protest against Israeli policies by refusing missions in the Palestinian territories. They refer to Sharon's policies as a "rule of oppression". (BBC News, 12/22/03) Read More...


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One Down, Dozens More to Go
A plan for ridding the world of dictators. By Claudia Rosett. (Wall St. Journal, 12/16/2003) Read More...


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How Saddam may still nail Bush
Speculates on Saddam Hussein's trial and possible revelations. By Pepe Escobar. (Asia Times, 12/19/2003) Read More...


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Blame Taiwan
The fundamentals of the de facto U.S.-Taiwan alliance are still intact. Of course, if Chen Shui-bian persists in jeopardizing vital U.S. interests for personal political gain, they may not hold. Mr. ... Read More...


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Carter Issues Warning on North Korea Standoff
Brief New York Times op-ed by former President Carter urging negotiation and peaceful resolution to crisis in Korea. (The New York Times, 9/5/2003) Read More...


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Delusions in Baghdad
By Mark Danner. (New York Review of Books, 12/18/2003) Read More...


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Sharon's Phony War
Critique of Sharon policy. By Henry Siegman. (New York Review of Books, 12/18/2003) Read More...


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Turning Point in Korea: New Dangers and New Opportunities for the United States
Official report by the Task Force on US/Korea Policy co-sponsored by the Center for International Policy and the Center for East Asian Studies at the Univ. of Chicago (Korea Society, Feb, 2003) Read More...


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Dealing With North Korea: Does Bush Want Detente or Not?
Proposes that gov't hawks may be exaggerating the North Korean threat in order to perpetuate defense spending. (Center for International Policy, 8/3/2001) Read More...


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Only the Iraqis can decide if this is to be a happy ending
Discusses the repercussions of Saddam Hussein's capture. By Sir Malcolm Rifkind. (Guardian, 12/15/2003) Read More...


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Israel: an apartheid state?
An occupation that creates children willing to die: Why apartheid South Africa ressembles Israel/Palestine. By Leila Farsakh. (12/3/2003 , Le Monde Diplomatique) Read More...


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Negotiate With North Korea
Argues for US/DPRK bilateral negotiation and opposes a hard-line US diplomatic stance. (The Progressive, 3/2003) Read More...


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The new tragedy in Afghanistan
A genuine chance to reconstruct the country is being squandered. By Conor Foley and Mark Lattimer. (Guardian, 12/10/2003) Read More...


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Bush's North Korea policy still a shambles
Piece critical of Bush administration policy towards North Korea . (Asia Times, 11/26/2003) Read More...


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A War of Choice or of Necessity?
Piece critical of Richard Haass's statement that the Bush administration "did not have to go to war against Iraq, certainly not when we did. There were other options". By Lawrence J. Korb. (Washington... Read More...


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Jihad has worked - the world is now split in two
Discusses Bin Laden's objectives and status; and states that the resolution of the Israel-Palestinian conflict is the only immediate way of reversing the dangerous polarisation of the world that Bin L... Read More...


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What to Expect From the Six-Party Talks on the Korean Nuclear Crisis
Outlines the interests and objectives of the six parties and offers some possible outcomes. (Monterey Institute of International Studies, 8/25/2003) Read More...


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Russian Policy on the North Korean Nuclear Crisis
Past and present Russia/DPRK relations and considerations for US policy. (Monterey Institute of International Studies, 5/5/2003) Read More...


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Japan's View of the Korea Crisis
Outlines the Japanese strategies and objectives with regard to the DPRK nuclear issue (Monterey Institute of International Studies, 2/25/2003) Read More...


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China and the North Korean Nuclear Crisis
Outlines Chinese interests and strategies with regard to the DPRK nuclear crisis (Monterey Institute of International Studies, 1/22/2003) Read More...


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A Deal With North Korea? Dream On
Argues that any diplomatic efforts towards curtailing DPRK nuclear ambitions are futile (American Enterprise Institute, 8/26/2003) Read More...


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The Shakedown State
A conservative look at the DPRK economy and prospects for negotiation. (American Enterprise Institute, 10/31/2003) Read More...


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Diplomatic Fantasyland
Argues that a negotiated solution to the North Korean nuclear crisis is an illusion. (American Enterprise Institute, 9/23/2003) Read More...


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