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A New American Century?
The crises of imperial visions for America, past and present. By Zia Mian (FPIF Commentary, May 4, 2005) Read More...

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Russia 'mocking' WWII ceremonies
Fierce criticism of Russia's own democratic record is brought to the fore when preparations for ceremonies commemorating the 60th anniversary of the closing of WW2 are under way. 06 May 05 (BBC News) Read More...

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Russia Objects to Bush Visit to Neighbors
President Bush's upcoming visit to Latvia and Georgia was condoned by Russian officials as an interference in Russia's sphere of influence. By ELISABETH BUMILLER (06 May 05, New York Times) Read More...

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Bring Charles Taylor to Justice
The author writes that the United States should press Nigeria, which currently is harboring Charles Taylor, the former Liberian dictator, to turn Mr. Taylor over to the Special Court for Sierra Leone.... Read More...

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Repeating Clinton's Mistakes
Like the Clinton administration in Bosnia, the Bush administration has not put political or military muscle behind its efforts to stop the genocide in Darfur, Sudan. By Tom Malinowski. (Washington Pos... Read More...

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When the Dollar Bill Comes Due
The authors note that while the dollar has lost 25 percent of its value over the last two years, the price of imports other than oil has not changed much and America's appetite for imports continues t... Read More...

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The Best Man for the U.N.
Friedman writes that while John Bolton is about the worst possible nominee to become UN ambassador, the President's father, George H.W. Bush, would probably be the best. By Thomas L. Friedman. (New Yo... Read More...

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A Protected Friend of Terrorism
The Bush administration has done little to bring former Liberian president Charles Taylor to justice, writes Farah. By Douglas Farah. (Washington Post, 4/25/2005) Read More...

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Blunt but Effective
John Bolton's nomination as US ambassador to the UN is being questioned by Congress because of his honest criticism of the UN. By Lawrence S. Eagleburger. (Washington Post, 4/24/2005) Read More...

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Sizzle Yes, But Beef, Too
Friedman writes that the Democratic Party in the United States could learn a lot from Tony Blair's leadership of the Labor Party in Britain. By Thomas L. Friedman. (New York Times, 4/22/2005) Read More...

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ACLU Aiding Illegal Entry Into US?
The volunteer civilian force, the Minuteman Project, claims that members of the American Civil Liberties Union are interfering with the Border Patrol. By Elizabeth Farah and Joseph Farah. (WorldNetDai... Read More...

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Bush Disarms, Unilaterally
Author criticizes the Bush Administration for failing to pay proper attention to US economic competitiveness, at a time when foreign powers such as China and India are participating in global commerce... Read More...

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Research Worth Fighting For
The authors write that of the Pentagon's $419.3 billion budget, only $10.5 billion or 2% will go towards research and technology development, a 20% cut that Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld should re... Read More...

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The Calm Before the Storm?
Friedman writes that considering all the reports of failed US intelligence and lax border security, it is surprising there has not been another spectacular terrorist attack or serious attempt. By Tho... Read More...

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More Spies, Worse Intelligence?
The author attacks the decision by CIA Director Porter Goss to increase the number of clandestine officers at the CIA by 50 percent, noting that the agency should focus more on quality over quantity, ... Read More...

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Studying Islam, Strengthening the Nation
To ensure America's national security, the study of the Middle East must become a real priority. Colleges, universities, and the federal government should work together to promote the study of Middle ... Read More...

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Yushchenko's warm US welcome
Washington has rolled out the red carpet for Viktor Yushchenko. Few leaders are received with such warmth or given such high level access. By Jonathan Beale (BBC News 4 Apr 05) Read More...

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Hands Across North America
The authors write that Canada, the United States, and Mexico need to deepen their ties by developing an economic framework similar to the European Union. By Rafael Fernandez de Castro and Rossana Fuen... Read More...

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Saving Nonproliferation
The former president urges the US to take the lead in renewing and strengthening the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) during renewal talks in May. By Jimmy Carter. (Washington Post, 3/28/2005) Read More...

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World Bank Pragmatism
Paul Wolfowitz is a good choice to lead the World Bank, says the author. By Sebastian Mallaby. (Washington Post, 3/28/2005) Read More...

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All the News That's Fed
The Bush administration is successful at getting news stations to run the video news releases they provide because of poor journalism combined with economics, claim the authors. By Marion Just and Tom... Read More...

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WMD Commission Report
Presidential Commission report regarding existence of WMDs in Iraq. (White House, 3/31/2005) Read More...

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China's Law on Taiwan Backfires
China's anti-secession law is hindering the country's image abroad, and the opposite of the desired effect is happening in Taiwan. (Edward Cody, Washington Post, 3/24/05) Read More...

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Tiananmen's Legacy
The debacle with the US over the European Union's plan to lift the arms embargo against China has led to a re-examination of the Tiananmen incident. (Jim Hoagland, Washington Post, 3/24/05) Read More...

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Rice: U.S. Concerned About China Military Build-Up
Secretary of State says this is due to China's rising tensions with Taiwan, which the U.S. has pledged to defend. (Saul Hudson, Reuters, 3/15/05) Read More...

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Taiwan: War bill a big provocation
Taiwan calls China's anti-secession law a "war bill", as it authorizes Beijing to resort to force should Taipei attempt to declare itself independent. (CNN.com, 3/14/05) Read More...

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The Two Faces of Rising China
The writer explores both of China's desired (and often conflicting) portrayals of itself: on one hand, China attempts to ease itself into accepted international norms, while on the other hand, there i... Read More...

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Cooperative Threat Reduction beyond Russia
Discusses how much of a role can one expect cooperative threat reduction programs to play in U.S. and Russian nonproliferation policies toward the NIS and beyond in the years to come? By Rose Gottemoe... Read More...

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China rejects US response to law
Claiming that other countries should recognize China's need to "protect its territorial integrity", Beijing rejected Washington's appeal to reconsider China's anti-secession law, written with Taiwan i... Read More...

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US security review commission blasts anti-secession law
The US-China Economic and Security Review Commission warns that passage of China's anti-secession law will be counter-productive in achieving a peaceful resolution to the Taiwan Strait issue. (Melody ... Read More...

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