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Rethinking the ‘Long War’ in Afghanistan: Response
Rethinking the ‘Long War’ in Afghanistan: Response
M. Ashraf Haidari responds to New York Times editorial that is optimistic about progress in Afghanistan. By M. Ashraf Haidari. (02/27/2011) Read More...


Rethinking the ‘Long War’ in Afghanistan
Rethinking the ‘Long War’ in Afghanistan
Optimistic view about progress in Afghanistan. By Nathaniel Fick and John Nagl. (New York Times, 02/20/2011) Read More...


Explaining Kim Jong-il’s Tantrums
Explaining Kim Jong-il’s Tantrums
Frozen out of talks and wanting attention, the Kim regime made a calculated decision to up the ante in 2010, Weston Konishi tells The Diplomat. (02/15/2011) Read More...


Can Afghanistan Afford to Survive?
Can Afghanistan Afford to Survive?
Despite the Obama administration’s claims of success, Afghanistan is in a guerrilla war that might be too expensive for the country to win, argues Juan Cole. (The Diplomat, 02/05/2011) Read More...


Hezbollah: Analysis of Violence
Hezbollah: Analysis of Violence
An analysis of Hezbollah and their use of violence to achieve their goals. By Sarah Cohler. (02/25/2011) Read More...


China: What's Next
China: What's Next
Special report looking ahead at China's economy, policies, and relations. (The Diplomat, 02/20/2011) Read More...


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Is There a Peaceful Solution to the Israeli/Palestinian Issue?
A review of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict proposal toward acheiving peace. By Bharat Vasudevan. (02/16/2011) Read More...


Why Mubarak Is Out
Why Mubarak Is Out
Background and analysis of factors leading to Mubarak's loss of power. By Paul Arnar. (Jadaliyya, 02/01/2011) Read More...


Hope for a safe and stable Pakistan? Look toward the judiciary
Hope for a safe and stable Pakistan? Look toward the judiciary
Authors argue that a key to a stable Pakistan is through judicial reform. By Irshad Panhwer & Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington. (01/25/2011) Read More...


Afghanistan: Never Mind the Disabled
Afghanistan: Never Mind the Disabled
Author looks at issues faced by disabled in Afghanistan and critiques the lack of programs to assist them. By Fahim Kairy. (01/19/2011) Read More...


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Women's Rights and Geopolitics in the Two Koreas
Association for Women's Rights in Development interview with Christine Ahn (Global Fund for Women and the Korea Policy Institute). (AWID, 11/26/2010) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Kay Seok
IA-Forum Interview: Kay Seok
IA Forum speaks with Kay Seok (Human Rights Watch) about women's rights issues in Korea. By Kathryn Baer. (12/09/2010) Read More...


Women are the Pillars of Afghanistan
Women are the Pillars of Afghanistan
Author responds to op-ed by Laura Bush, and discusses steps to achieve gender equality. By Ashraf Haidari. (10/18/2010) Read More...


Two End States in Afghanistan: Somalia of Asia or the Turkey of the East
Two End States in Afghanistan: Somalia of Asia or the Turkey of the East
Author presents analysis of current situation in Afghanistan and asks which direction policies will steer the country toward. By Davood Moradian. (10/18/2010) Read More...


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Dealing With The Afghan Warlords
IA Forum asks a group of experts: Given the many issues the US faces in stabilizing Afghanistan, a key issue is what to do with the warlords. In the winter edition of Foreign Affairs, Professor Georg... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: David Kilcullen
IA-Forum Interview: David Kilcullen
IA-Forum speaks with David Kilcullen about COIN theory and the conflict in Afghanistan. By Cynthia Iris (09/03/2010) Read More...


Karzai Not Two Faced About War On Terrorism
Karzai Not Two Faced About War On Terrorism
M. Ashraf Haidari, Political Counselor of the Embassy of Afghanistan in Washington, DC., responds to Thomas L. Friedman statement that some countries in the region are "two-faced" in the war against t... Read More...


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It's the Afghan Economy, Stupid: Jobs and Development Will Defeat the Taliban
M. Ashraf Haidari, political counselor of the Embassy of Afghanistan, argues that economic growth and development are the keys to driving out the Taliban from Afghanistan. By M. Ashraf Haidari. (07/... Read More...


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Russia's Courtship of Silicon Valley
In an interview with the consulting editor of CFR.org, George F. Kennan Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies Stephen Sestanovich discusses Russia's projects for modernization, including t... Read More...


<i>Iranian Elections Series</i>   IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Judith Yaphe
Iranian Elections Series IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Judith Yaphe
As part of our series on the Iranian elections, IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Judith Yaphe (George Washington University). By Benjamin Linden. (IA-Forum, 04/25/2010) Read More...


<i>Iranian Elections Series</i>  IA Forum Interview: Dr. Clay Ramsay
Iranian Elections Series IA Forum Interview: Dr. Clay Ramsay
As part of our series on the Iranian elections, IA Forum speaks with Dr. Clay Ramsay (PIPA). By Benjamin Linden. (IA-Forum, 04/25/2010) Read More...


<i>Iranian Elections Series</i>  IA Forum Interview:  Dr. Hossein Askari
Iranian Elections Series IA Forum Interview: Dr. Hossein Askari
IA Forum speaks with Dr. Houssein Askari as part of a series on Iranian elections. By Benjamin Linden. (04/25/2010) Read More...


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Economic Superpower Sweepstakes: Can China Succeed Where Japan Failed?
Winner of IA-Forum Winter 2009 Student Essay Competition. In examining China's potential as the world's economic superpower, author analyzes and compares Chinese and Japanese economies. By Ren Xiang... Read More...


IA Forum Interview:  Dr. Deborah Brautigam
IA Forum Interview: Dr. Deborah Brautigam
IA Forum speaks with Dr. Deborah Brautigam about her book The Dragon’s Gift: The Real Story of C... Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Mr. Karim Pakzad
IA-Forum Interview: Mr. Karim Pakzad
IA Forum speaks with Mr. Karim Pakzad (Institute for International and Strategic Relation, Paris, France) about the Iraqi elections. By Valentine Pasquesoone. (04/05/2010) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Cleo Paskal
IA-Forum Interview: Cleo Paskal
IA-Forum speaks with Cleo Paskal about her book Global Warring: How Environmental, Economic, and Political Crises Will Redraw the W... Read More...


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Bilateral donors and aid conditionality in post-conflict peacebuilding
Exploring the role of bilateral donors and conditional aid in Mozambique’s successful post-war peace process. By Carrie Manning and Monica Malbrough. (Journal of Modern African Studies - 2010) Read More...


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Yemen: The Evolution of a Problem
Mark N. Katz outlines the historical evolution of Yemen and analyzes how the U.S. and the E.U. can promote stability and security in this often trouble-prone country. Read More...


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Blacklisted in Baghdad
The recent ban of more than 500 candidates from Iraq's upcoming elections is designed to cement the power of the country's Shiite Islamists aligned with Iran. Will this latest sectarian rupture sink a... Read More...


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Letter From Sana’a
In Yemen, where political and tribal authorities compete, interest groups -- including al Qaeda’s regional offshoot, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula -- have begun to fill the voids. By James M. Dors... Read More...


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