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Social Media: Americas: North America

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State of the Union 2007: Recognizing the Threat of Strategic Oil Dependency
The author describes and explains the problems associated with the American reliance on foreign oil. Additionally, the author suggests what policies Congress should pursue in order to ease this dilem... Read More...

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Transatlantic Homeland Defense
The report produced by the National Defense University's Center for Technology & National Security Policy and the Institute for National Strategic Studies. This paper proposes an initiative to enhan... Read More...

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A Border Security Strategy for Bush and Calderón: Improve Cooperation Between the U.S. and Mexico
To reduce the problem of illegal immigration across the US-Mexico border, the two countries should move beyond the Secure Fence Act and move towards a strategy of cooperation. By Stephen Johnson (Heri... Read More...

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Searching for a Strategy: The Bush-Roh Summit
The author discusses the key issues that presidents Bush and Roh will discuss at the September US-South Korea summit in Washington. By Richard C. Bush III. (Brookings Institution, September 2006) Read More...

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Congress Can Honor 9/11 Anniversary by Doing the Right Thing
The author argues that despite the desire to commemorate the fifth anniversary of 9/11 in a compelling manner, Congress should reject several security-related bills because they will be ineffective in... Read More...

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How Oil Fuels Sino-U.S. Fires
The author explains how the competition over oil between China and the US is inextricably linked to a larger set of foreign policy issues. By Erica S. Downs. (Brookings Institution, 9/4/2006) Read More...

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IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Julia E. Sweig
Dr. Julia E. Sweig talks to IA-Forum about anti-Americanism and US policy. (IA-Forum, 5/30/2006) Read More...

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Six Strategic Reasons to Support a U.S.-Peru Free Trade Agreement
The authors offer several reasons why the US should adopt a free trade agreement with Peru. By Ana Isabel Eiras and Stephen Johnson. (Heritage Foundation, 7/24/2006) Read More...

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Challenges for a Post-Election Mexico
Author outlines the political and economic challenges facing president-elect Calderon. Also addresses implications for American economic and immigration policy. By Pamela K. Starr. (Council on Forei... Read More...

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Did Bush’s Democracy Plan Go Poof?
The author argues that the US has stalled in pressuring Egypt to liberalize its political system. By Max Boot. (Council on Foreign Relations, 7/12/2006) Read More...

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Preemption and North Korea
The authors discuss the threat from North Korea and explain why preemption is the wrong policy decision for the US. Rather, the US should offer Pyongyang a series of positive inducements as a means t... Read More...

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Countering North Korea’s Missiles: The Missile Defense System the U.S. Should Have
The author explains why an effective missile defense system is the best policy for the US to use against North Korea. By Baker Spring. (Heritage Foundation, 6/21/2006) Read More...

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The lure of extremism
The author explains how many western youth are drawn to terrorism. By H.D.S. Greenway. (International Herald Tribune, 6/13/2006) Read More...

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At What Cost Israel-China Ties?
The author discusses how increasing ties between China and the Jewish state are serving to undermine and weaken the American-Israeli relationship. By P.R. Kumaraswamy. (Middle East Forum, Spring 200... Read More...

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How to Boost Middle East Democracy
The author suggests several policy prescriptions that the US should follow in order to most effectively promote democracy in the Middle East. By Dennis Ross. (Washington Institute for Near East Poli... Read More...

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Two Restrained Cheers for Mexico's New Drug Law
Cato Institute Article that cautiosly argues in favor of Mexico's new drug laws, designed to decriminalise the consumption of small amounts of illicit drugs. Author claims it will lead to a significan... Read More...

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Steady as she goes
Article looks at the recent trends in the oil/energy industry, arguing that production levels have not peaked. (The Economist $, 04/20/06) Read More...

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China’s new Latin American revolution
This article looks at China's growing relationship with Latin America and the challenge this represents to the U.S., the traditional power in the region. By Humphrey Hawksley (FT Times 4/4/2006) Read More...

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Minority Rights Group International
Working to secure the rights of ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities and indigenous peoples worldwide, and to promote cooperation and understanding between communities. Read More...

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American Institute for Contemporary German Studies
Affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University, AICGS provides a comprehensive program of public forums, policy studies, research and study groups designed to enrich the political, corporate and scholar... Read More...

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Making Democracies Work: Social Capital and Civic Engagement in 47 Societies
The study establishes predictable patterns in the distribution of social capital around the world, and long-standing cultural traditions and historical legacies can help to explain the contrasts found... Read More...

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Stingy Sam
Although the Asian tsunami was the result of a massive earthquake for which nobody on this planet is to blame, the United Nations still found a way. By Hal Linsey. (WorldNetDaily, 12/30/2004) Read More...

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Left-leaning intellectuals, voters and their values
It has long been suspected that the academic world leans to the left. Proof has just emerged that this assumption is correct. By Carlos Alberto Montaner (Firmas Press, 11/30/2004) Read More...

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Leaders' hard lines give envoy tough test
New U.S. ambassador to Venezuela will handle the hardest diplomatic post in the hemisphere right now. (The Miami Herald, 11/11/2004) Read More...

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Colin Powell Visits Brazil, But Why?
The visit, which lasted less than two days, was so fleeting and flimsy that one cannot help but wonder why Powell came and what he thought he had achieved. By John Fitzpatrick (Brazzil, 10/12/2004) Read More...

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Administration backing off on Cuba's germ warfare ability
New intelligence report says, contrary to what was reported in 1999, that bio-weapons programs in Cuba are uncertain. (San Francisco Cronicle, 09/18/2004) Read More...

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The real Cuba
A group of American Christian pastors recently visited Cuba. Their main goal was to criticize the travel restrictions imposed by U.S. State Department. By Joseph Farah (Cubanet, 07/30/2004) Read More...

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Broadening the Transatlantic Relationship
Article argues that a strong Europe is in United States' interest - to foster a more open trading order and a more democratic world as well as to combat common threats such as global terrorism and we... Read More...

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Huntington's logic fundamentally flawed
Samuel Huntington, a noted American thinker, believes the United States will not be able to assimilate the huge mass of Hispanic immigrants who settle daily there. Carlos Alberto Montaner explains why... Read More...

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How the U.S. lost Brazil
When the new American ambassador to Brazil arrives at his post in May, he will find a Brazilian foreign policy agenda hostile to U.S. interests. Brazilian President Lula refers to the U.S. as an "empi... Read More...

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