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I'm O.K., You're Biased
People in positions of power or influence strive for truth more often than we realize, author says, but miss that mark more often than they themselves realize. By Daniel Gilbert. (New York Times, 4/16... Read More...

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Behind the Military Revolt
The calls by six retired generals for the resignation of Rumsfeld have created the most serious public confrontation between the military and an administration since Truman fired MacArthur in 1951, wr... Read More...

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Bombs That Would Backfire
The authors argue that an attack on Iran would prove more costly and damaging to US interests than the current war in Iraq. By Richard Clarke and Steven Simon. (New York Times, 4/16/2006) Read More...

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Globalizing Good Government
The authors write that the global economy no longer means that nations can pursue policies incompatible with a world economy. By Richard W. Fisher and W. Michael Cox. (New York Times, 4/10/2006) Read More...

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As Hu heads to U.S., China eases currency rules
Author writes that as China's top leader heads to Washington D.C., the country's moves to ease its currency regulations is more due to economic concerns at home than American pressure. By Richard Latk... Read More...

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Wasted Energy
The authors poke at the European 'Energy Summit' and discuss possibilities for Energy diversification in Europe. By George A. Pieler and Jens F. Laurson (first published on Tech Central Station, 04/10... Read More...

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Two Deadlines and an Exit
Kerry writes that the US must get tough with Iraq's leaders, demanding that they form a government by May 15 or face immediate US troop withdrawal. By John F. Kerry. (New York Times, 4/5/2006) Read More...

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How We've Improved Intelligence
The CIA's director of intelligence details how the agency has improved intelligence analysis. By John A. Kringen. (Washington Post, 4/3/2006) Read More...

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China Stakes Its Middle East Claim
The Middle East could emerge as the stage for future Sino-US rivalry. Both countries depend on the region because of its vast fossil fuel reserves. China's low-key presence is preferred by many countr... Read More...

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US needs to get its own economic house in order
A Chinese perspective on America's current account deficit. By Danyang Xie. (China Daily, 3/28/06) Read More...

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IA-Forum Interview: Ilan Berman
IA-Forum speaks with Ilan Berman (Vice President, American Foreign Policy Council) about Iran and his latest book, Tehran Rising. (IA-Forum, 3/20/2006) Read More...

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Why Iraq Is Still Worth the Effort
Despite the blunders of the Bush administration in carrying it out, the invasion of Iraq was the right thing to do. By Fareed Zakaria. (Washington Post, 3/22/2006) Read More...

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The State of Iraq: An Update
The war in Iraq is nearing its third anniversary and there is disagreement in the military's echelons about the successes there. By Nina Kamp, Michael O'Hanlon, and Amy Unikewicz. (New York Times, 3/... Read More...

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A Top-Down Review for the Pentagon
Author says Defense Secretary Rumsfeld is incompetent to lead the US armed forces. By Paul D. Eaton. (New York Times, 3/19/2006) Read More...

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Time for Bush to Turn Realist
The article suggests that President Bush would be well-served to spend the anniversary of the start of the Iraq War considering his foreign policy legacy as well as that there is an increasingly clea... Read More...

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Suppose We Just Let Iran Have the Bomb
Some experts in the United States — mostly outside the administration — have been thinking the unthinkable, or at least the undiscussable: If all other options are worse, could the world learn to live... Read More...

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AIPAC works against US interests
A new report claims that the US support for Israel stems from the domestic lobbying of Jewish organizations, rather than considerations of national interest. By Nathan Guttman.(Jerusaleum Post, 3/19/0... Read More...

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Finding Unity On Terrorism
Germany's former ambassador to America says the central challenge for the West in 2006 is how to regain the moral high ground in the War on Terror. By Wolfgang Ischinger. (Washington Post, 3/11/2006) Read More...

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India Is Not a Precedent
On the nuclear deal with India, Kagan says, there must be some adjustment to reality in international affairs. By Robert Kagan. (Washington Post, 3/12/2006) Read More...

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Why Americans should be concerned about human rights reform
Author offers ten reasons for American concern over human rights. By Julie Mertus. (Baltimore Sun, 3/9/2006) Read More...

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A Leaner, Meaner Military
As a member of the Defense Policy Board, Gingrich defends the Pentagon's Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR). By Newt Gingrich. (Washington Post, 3/4/2006) Read More...

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Bird Flu Won't Wait
The author urges the US government to overhaul its vaccine production capability to create vaccines in months rather than years, enabling rapid vaccine production to emerging threats. By Kendall Hoyt.... Read More...

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IA Forum Interview: Ted Galen Carpenter
IA-Forum speaks with Ted Galen Carpenter about China, Taiwan, and U.S. policy in his new book, America’s Coming War with China: A Collision Course Over Taiwan. By Dimitri Neos (IA-Forum, 2/16/2006) Read More...

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The great Indian hope trick
The Economist reports on the realities of the current state of the long awaited Indian-American alliance.(Economist, 2/23/06, $) Read More...

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America Abandons a Friend
The author, a former Pentagon official, recounts his participation in an arms deal he made nine years ago with the former Moldovan defense minister, Valeriu Pasat. By E. Wayne Merry. (Washington Post,... Read More...

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A chilling threat in freedom's land
Author condemns recent action by local Homeland Security officials. By Leonard Pitts. (Miami Herald, 2/22/2006) Read More...

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Handling Hamas
The Nation calls for engagement rather than isolation. (The Nation, 3/13/06) Read More...

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Launching the Trade Liberation Movement
The authors look the obstacles to free trade - and fine some amidst the very proponents of the idea. The WTO negotiations may be stalled, but there are - if few - alternatives. By George A. Pieler and... Read More...

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China calls for negotiation over trade conflict
The China Daily reports on the growing trade conflict between China and the United States(China Daily, 2/16/06) Read More...

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Department of Defense's Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR)
The Department of Defense's Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) -- a review of DOD’s forces, resources and programs -- outlines the strategy for addressing critical issues such as budget and acquisition ... Read More...

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