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Merkel’s Atlantic Crossing
Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler discuss Angela Merkel's visit to the U.S. and how it bodes well for Germany to re-occupy the position of quiet power that suits it best. (TCS Daily, 01/25/2006 - I... Read More...

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Loose Lips Sink Spies
The author writes that intelligence officials who disclose secret information to the press as presumed whistleblowers do not help the country, but only aid America’s enemies by compromising intelligen... Read More...

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IA-Forum Interview: W. Michael Meserve
IA-Forum talks with IA-Forum Interview: W. Michael Meserve, Minister Counselor for Political Affairs, US Embassy, Tokyo. By Jason Miks. (1/27/2006) Read More...

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Republican Wedge Issues, 2006 Edition
Author analyzes Bush's State of the Union speech and finds it devoid of any real Republican issues on which GOP members of Congress can campaign this year. By Harold Meyerson. (Washington Post, 2/4/2... Read More...

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No Traffic Ahead for Toyota
Toyota continues to increase its market share globally at the expense of European and American competition. By Ian Rowley (Business Week, 2/6/06) Read More...

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China, the US, and Battle to Lead a Globalized World
German journalists Frank Hornig and Wieland Wagner are skeptical about America's chances in a battle with China for economic superiority. (Der Spiegel 2/3/06) Read More...

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IA-Forum Interview: Professor Philippe Sands QC
IA-Forum speaks with Professor Philippe Sands QC about international law issues and his latest book, Lawless World: America and the Making and Breaking of Global Rules (Viking). By Dimitri Neos and A... Read More...

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The Gulf Between Us
The author writes that peacefully resolving the nuclear crisis over Iran has been made more difficult by the Bush Administration’s rejection of peaceful overtures from Iran over the past five years. B... Read More...

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Fighting Ourselves in Falluja
The author writes that confusion between the military and civilian US commanders in Iraq after the war led to strategic mistakes that have fueled the insurgency and prolonged the war in Iraq. By Bing ... Read More...

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Mending Fences South of the Border
US relations with Latin America are in utter disrepair as practically every nation seems to have some point of friction with America, says the author. By Jorge Castañeda. (Washington Post, 1/21/2006) Read More...

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The Isolation Pendulum
When Americans think about foreign policy, they often think in cycles, says Beinart. By Peter Beinart. (Washington Post, 1/22/2006) Read More...

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The Gap in Intelligence Oversight
Pelosi says Bush's admission that he authorized the NSA to conduct certain electronic surveillance affecting people in the US is a wake-up call for intensive congressional oversight of intelligence ac... Read More...

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Still the Colossus
Despite global opinion polls registering broad hostility to Bush's United States, the behavior of governments and political leaders suggests America's position in the world is not all that different f... Read More...

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In Iraq, Wrongs Made a Right
The author writes that while mistakes were made in the early days of postwar Iraq, significant progress has occurred since. By L. Paul Bremer. (New York Times, 1/13/2006) Read More...

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A Firebrand in a House of Cards
The authors write that both the US and Iran should not underestimate the other in the escalating conflict over Iran’s nuclear program. By Dariush Zahedi and Omid Memarian. (New York Times, 1/12/2006) Read More...

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After Withdrawal, Engagement
The author writes that as the US military begins to withdrawal from Iraq, US government support for rebuilding Iraqi civic institutions must increase. By Andrew Erdman. (New York Times, 12/27/2005) Read More...

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Unwarranted Complaints
The authors write that the National Security Agency’s recently revealed efforts to wiretap Americans suspected of collusion with Al Qaeda is covered by the President’s authority to defend the nation i... Read More...

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Our Domestic Intelligence Crisis
Author writes that the Defense Department is deeply involved in domestic intelligence, with the National Security Agency conducting electronic surveillance of US citizens domestically, outside the fra... Read More...

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Taking Liberties With the Nation's Security
The former mayor of New York City says he supports the Patriot Act’s extension because Americans must use every legal and constitutional tool in their arsenal to fight terrorism and protect their live... Read More...

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A Formula for Disaster
The authors urge the House/Senate conference committee drafting a reauthorization of the Patriot Act to require that in the future such funds be spent according to risk. By Thomas H. Kean and Lee H. ... Read More...

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What Would J.F.K. Have Done?
The authors say the US cannot withstand the prolonged drain of the vaguely defined mission in Iraq. By Theodore C. Sorenson and Arthur Schlesinger Jr. (New York Times, 12/4/2005) Read More...

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Withdrawal Pains
Author claims there could be no greater mistake than drawing down US forces from Iraq now, when there is real hope for success if the US perseveres. By Robert Kagan. (Washington Post, 12/4/2005) Read More...

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Our Dangerous, Growing Divide
The author remarks that a civil-military divide has emerged in the US over the war in Iraq in recent months. By Michael O'Hanlon. (Washington Post, 11/28/2005) Read More...

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A Better Korea Strategy
The author argues that Bush's trip to the APEC Summit did nothing to reinvigorate relations between South Korea and the US. By David C. Kang. (Washington Post, 11/28/2005) Read More...

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A Shot at Justice
The author writes that President Bush's proposed $7.1 billion plan for fighting avian pandemic flu is flawed in its provision for manufacturer liability and victim compensation. By Dirk Olin. (New Yor... Read More...

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Report from Washington DC: John McCain Address at American Enterprise Institute
Report on Sen. John McCain's address about Iraq, given at the American Enterprise Institute. By Jens Laurson. (IA-Forum, 11/9/2005) Read More...

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IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Leon Hadar
IA Forum speaks with Dr. Leon Hadar, author of Sandstorm, about U.S. involvement in the Middle East. (IA-Forum, 10/13/2005 ) Read More...

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Nobody Loves a Torturer
Ask any American soldier in Iraq when the general population really turned against the United States and he will say, "Abu Ghraib." By Fareed Zakaria. (Newsweek, 11/14/2005) Read More...

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The Islamic Republic and Rhetorical Contests with the United States
The author discusses the war of words between the United States and Iran and its consequences. By Karin Esposito. (IA-Forum, 11/3/2005) Read More...

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Is There a Doctrine in the House?
The US currently lacks a coherent foreign policy doctrine to deal with the multitude of global problems it faces. By Richard N. Haas. (New York Times, 11/8/2005) Read More...

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