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Obama must rethink rethinking Afghanistan
Either way the President's decision goes, the longer America goes without his resolution, the costlier the stakes become. By Doyle McManus. (The LA Times, 11/15/2009) Read More...

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3 Questions: Jeffrey Harris on why we still don't have an HIV vaccine
What are the current roadblocks to an HIV Vaccine being made on a widescale basis? By Peter Dizikes. (MIT News) Read More...

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‘Chimerica’ is Headed for Divorce
Can China successfully step outside the boundaries of its co-dependency with America? By Niall Ferguson. (Newsweek, 08/15/2009) Read More...

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The U.S.-China Economic Relationship: Separating Facts from Myths
Re-examining typical assumptions of this bi-lateral relationship.

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Equals at Last, for Better or for Worse
While no breakthroughs came out of the Barack Obama-Hu Jintao summit meeting, the U.S. president’s maiden trip to China will go down in history as a pivotal event in the relations between the two most... Read More...

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'Strategic reassurance' that isn't
For an administration that has announced "we are back" after years of alleged Bush administration neglect in Russia and Asia, this is not a positive beginning. By Robert Kagan and Dan Blumenthal. (Th... Read More...

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The Yuan Underrated, China Overrated
America is driven by innovation. China, running like a madman, still lags far behind on this issue and relies more heavily on industry and agriculture. China needs to change, in order to let its peop... Read More...

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A post-oil world gets less sci-fi by the day
Dwindling supplies and no plan B – are we heading for Mad Max scenario? By Ashley Seager. (The Guardian, 10/26/2009) Read More...

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Out of the Cold
Visits by US officials suggest formal dialogue with Burma is possible. By David I. Steinberg (Yale Global, 11/04/2009) Read More...

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Waziristan or Bust
The Pakistani military has been sleeping with the enemy while keeping the civilian government down. By Ahmed Rashid (YaleGlobal, 10/19/2009). Read More...

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India's 'Climatic' Shift
While accepting binding targets internationally still remains out of the question, India is now underlining that it is important for it to take on national commitments to enhance its global credibilit... Read More...

OECD, WTO and UNCTAD call on G20 for stronger commitment to more open trade and investment
OECD, WTO and UNCTAD call on G20 for stronger commitment to more open trade and investment
International economics organizations are calling on leaders of the G20 to resist protectionist pressures and keep trade open. While there have been signs of recovery, policy which inhibits trade may... Read More...

IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Donald C.F. Daniel
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Donald C.F. Daniel
IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Donald C.F. Daniel about peacekeeping and the book he co-edited, Peace Operations: Trends, Progress, an... Read More...

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India Ignores Global Warming
Given what is happening in the Himalayas, India should be in the forefront of limiting emissions rather than leading in finger- pointing against others to satisfy the commercial interests of local in... Read More...

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Battle Begins When Fighting Ends in Pakistan
To be sure, the fighting isn’t over, but the hard part is actually what comes next. Success will be short lived without a comprehensive, long-term strategy to ensure stability. By David Kampf (Asia Ch... Read More...

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How Not To End A War
Mikhail Gorbachev called Afghanistan “our bleeding wound”. Why hasn’t Nato learned from the Soviet Union’s mistakes? By Victor Sebestyen (New Statesman, 08/13/2009) Read More...

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Authoritarianism in Pakistan
This article deciphers the formative and differing impacts that British colonialism left on Pakistan and India, especially in terms of the role of military. By Zoltan Barany. (Policy Review, August... Read More...

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Nepal Veers Closer to Disarray
The months of political chaos in Nepal that have followed the decision by Maoist leader Prachanda to step down in May as premier appear to be growing worse, writes Hamish McKenzie (Asia Sentinal, 08/0... Read More...

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Order Out of Anarchy: The International Law of War
Anderson and Gifford identify ‘the law of war’ as a system of norms through which the destructive aspects of conflict are mitigated. Their argument relies on the realist assumption of an anarchic sys... Read More...

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Cross-Strait Relations Improve
Taiwan and China have made impressive progress over the last year improving relations in the political and economic arenas, but China’s has continued to procure and deploy equipment that puts Taiwan a... Read More...

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Dangerous Prize
Nobel victories haven't protected past peace-prize winners like Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi. In many cases they've only made the repression they face worse. By Ronald R. Krebs (Foreign Policy, 07/30/2009... Read More...

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Xinjiang's Troubled History
The bloody events of mid-July in the Chinese province of Xinjiang, in which hundreds of people lost their lives, have their roots in a clash of cultures that is at least 1,400 years old. By Mark O'Nei... Read More...

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China Needs to Invest in Itself
China should reexamine how it uses its reserves and should increase domestic spending, writes Robert Tenorio (Asia Chronicle, 07/23/2009) Read More...

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Where the Real Fight Is
Article argues that Pakistan, not Afghanistan, should be the focus of Obama's war on terror. By Michael Cohen & Parag Khanna (Foreign Policy, 07/16/2009). Read More...

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Can China Keep Growing?
Discusses how China has reacted to the global financial crisis, how it fits into the global economy and if it will allow China to continue growing. Read More...

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China’s Ethnic Fault Lines
In the wake of recent ethnic riots, China's hope for a “harmonious” society is under threat from cultural and linguistic divisions that are deeply rooted in her historical past. By Dru C. Gladney (Wa... Read More...

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China's Stock Market: A Marriage of Capitalism and Socialism.
An investigation of the growth of China's stock market despite a number of institutions commonly considered to adversely affect market growth. (Cato Institute, Fall 2006) Read More...

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Sri Lanka’s Judiciary
The Sri Lankan government must reform the country’s judicial system urgently if the military defeat of the Tamil Tigers is to lead to a lasting peace. (Crisis Group, 06/30/2009) Read More...

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North Korea's Other Crisis: An Economy in Tatters
An article detailing the economic crisis in North Korea, which is a result of further economic centralization of the economy, during what appears to be a wave of retrograde policies. (Time, 06/30/200... Read More...

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Afghanistan's Election Challenges
The enormous international resources and attention now focused on Afghanistan’s elections must be channelled into strategically strengthening the country’s political institutions. (International Crisi... Read More...

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