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European Conflict Prevention:Is There a Role for the European Union Presidency in Policy-Making?
This paper explores the potential influence of the EU Presidency over decision- and policy-formulation. It argues that its role, namely in the field of European conflict prevention, is far more releva... Read More...


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Is Ukraine next?
With Georgia in pieces, Ukraine could be the next to fall to Russia's territorial ambition, separatist sentiment and economic realities, writes Andrey Kurkov (New Statesman, 09/04/2008). Read More...


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Chechnya's Revival
Chechnya is at a crossroads. It is not the great success story it wants the world to believe. But hope and the belief in the future are returning brick by brick. By Peter Lavelle (The Moscow Times, 0... Read More...


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After the Irish said No
Ireland must have a profound internal debate to identify precisely what it is they don't like about the Lisbon Treaty, writes British MEP Richard Corbett. (EU Observer, 06/13/2008) Read More...


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Georgia and Russia: Clashing over Abkhazia
The dispute in the South Caucasus is now in a new and dangerously confrontational phase. All sides need to recognise the risks in current policies, cool their rhetoric and take some pragmatic steps to... Read More...


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Competition ensured the selection of the best quality tanker
Reps. Murtha, Pelosi and Tiahrt all want to give Boeing the contract for refueling tankers the Air Force awarded to Northrop Grumman/Airbus. A classic protectionist move, conveniently combined with a ... Read More...


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Liberal reforms no threat to social Europe
Author argues that market liberalization in Europe does not necessarily have to lead to increased social inequality. (Centre for European Reform, (05/03/2008) Read More...


In Search of its Mission: NATO and the Ukraine
In Search of its Mission: NATO and the Ukraine
Russia's resistance should not be a determining factor - either contra or pro - in the Ukraine's quest to be a member of NATO. By Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler (IA-Forum, 04/17/2008) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Cas Mudde
IA-Forum Interview: Cas Mudde

International Affairs Forum speaks with Cas Mudde, author of the book 'Populist Radical Right Parties in Europe', about the recent formation of a pan-European far-right party. By Jason Miks... Read More...



IA-Forum Interview: Bjørn Lomborg
IA-Forum Interview: Bjørn Lomborg
IA-Forum speaks with Bjørn Lomborg, author of the book "Cool It: The Skeptical Environmentalist's Guide to Climate Change," about the debate on climate change. By Trenton Truitt (IA-Forum, 11/05/07) Read More...


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Terrorist Attacks in the United Kingdom: More Faces of al-Qaeda
The authors describe the recently attempted terrorist attacks in the UK and explain how they could impact British counterterrorism policies in the early days of Prime Minister’s Gordon’s term. By Sim... Read More...


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East Europe's past should not remain hidden
The author describes how the lack of dealing with criminals in former Eastern European communist regimes impedes current democratic development in the region. To rectify this problem, the author sugg... Read More...


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IA Forum Interview with Dr Dennis Tray
IA Forum discusses issues surrounding the World Bank/IMF with Dr. Dennis de Tray, Vice President at the Center for Global Development. (By Dimitri Neos) Read More...


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Case Closed: The Debate about Global Warming is Over
Greenhouse gases are an air pollution problem, and in the past have cost significantly less to fix than projected, while declining faster than expected. This gives cause to hope that artificial greenh... Read More...


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New Era of Discord for Russia and West
Paul Reynolds makes the case that the dispute between Russia and the US over the US missile defence system in Europe and the Russian targeting of missiles on Europe is only one facet of the larger tre... Read More...


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Global Warming: Who Loses--And Who Wins?
If Earth's climate changes meaningfully, there could be broad-based disruption of the global economy unparalleled by an event other than World War II. Huge sums will be made and lost if the global cli... Read More...


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Sarkozy’s Victory and the Future of U.S.-French Relations
The author discusses how the rise of Nicolas Sarkozy to the French presidency could positively affect US-French bilateral relations but also notes the challenges that lie ahead relating to the war in ... Read More...


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Dialogue Radio: #676 The Voice of Law
Interview with Jed Rubenfeld, who discusses the difference between American and European views of the purpose and future of international organizations and international law. He bases his argument on... Read More...


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Blair Endorses Gordon Brown as His Successor
As widely expected, Blair endorsed Gordon Brown as his desired successor. Article looks at what this means for Britain and her Economy. By Alan Cowell (NY Times, 05/11/07) Read More...


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Dialogue Radio: #698 Globalization: The Goal that Failed
Interview with John Ralston Saul. He describes what he sees as the overemphasis of self-interest in policy and politics. He explains how this has led to a climate of managerial policies instead of lea... Read More...


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European bank mergers
Article looks at the significance of the proposed takeover of ABN AMRO and the effects it will have on European banking and whether it will lead to a long overdue integrated pan-European banking secto... Read More...


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The United States Should Welcome a New Era for Kosovo
The author explains why it is in the interests of the US, EU, NATO, and the UN to push for full independence in Kosovo. Without resolution on the territory’s final status, little progress can be made... Read More...


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EU Needs to Return Power to Its Members
The author discusses the general popular discontent with the EU and current problems facing Europe. Additionally, he argues that power needs to be restored to member states instead of an increased em... Read More...


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Putin’s Middle East Visit: Russia is Back
The author explains the reasoning behind Russia’s renewed interest in the Middle East and suggests how the US can work to maintain its status as the regional power. By Ariel Cohen. (Heritage Foundat... Read More...


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A Deadly Stumbling Block Named PKK
The authors argue that European indifference and inaction in eliminating and fighting the PKK presence in Europe has served to push Turkish public opinion to oppose entry into the EU and seek closer r... Read More...


An Energy Policy for Europe?
An Energy Policy for Europe?
Critiques the current energy situation in Europe and calls for a re-examination of policy and direction. By Guillaume Le Grand. (IA-Forum, 2/21/2007) Read More...


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Putin: the louse that roared
The author discusses Russian President Vladimir Putin’s remarks at the recent Munich Conference on Security Policy and explains its intentions on the Russian domestic audience. By Max Boot. (Council... Read More...


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European Integration Online Papers
European Integration Online Papers is the only peer reviewed E-journal in the field of European integration. The EIoP publishes scientific analyses of political, legal, economic, historical and socio... Read More...


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What the EU Constitution Says
Though the EU constitution is currently in political limbo because it did not pass referendums in France and the Netherlands, this BBC webpage gives a good summary of important aspects of the constitu... Read More...


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IA Forum Interview: Dr. Robin Niblett
IA Forum speaks to the new director of Chatham House, Dr Robin Niblett, about the transatlantic relationship and the future of U.S.-European cooperation. By Jason Miks. (IA-Forum, 1/26/2007) Read More...


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