Not the Bad Apple Story, Again! Why the Colombian Military Needs Immediate Reform

Not the Bad Apple Story, Again! Why the Colombian Military Needs Immediate…

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By Michael Reed Hurtado* The Colombian government says that security sector reform is off-limit…

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Ukraine’s EuroMaidan isn’t Just for the Right

Ukraine’s EuroMaidan isn’t Just for the Right

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By Jennifer J. Carroll* Outside the sphere of Russian propaganda, the Kremlin’s assertion that…

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South Sudan’s Post-Secession Crisis in a Comparative Perspective

South Sudan’s Post-Secession Crisis in a Comparative Perspective

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By Goitom Gebreluel and Kjetil Tronvoll* South Sudan began its descent into chaos less than thr…

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Jan
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US Farm Bill: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

US Farm Bill: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

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Rachel Bergenfield & Erik Heinonen* The U.S. Farm Bill,[1] signed into law on 7 February, i…

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Jan
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Seven Cities and Two Years: The Diplomatic Campaign in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Seven Cities and Two Years: The Diplomatic Campaign in Afghanistan and Paki…

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By Marc Grossman* Abstract – The 2011-2012 diplomatic campaign in Afghanistan and Pakistan coul…

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Articles»

Everyone’s Talking About Iran’s Nuclear Program. What About Its Auto Industry?

By Masoud Movahed* Every motorized country has a symbolic car that is viewed as the emblem of its thriving auto industry. In Germany it was the Volkswagen; in America, the Cadillac; in South Korea, the Kia; and in Japan, the Toyota. Iran, too, has its own iconic car: the Paykan, which means “arrow.” Based on […]

Interviews»

Diplomacy in a Non-Polar World

A Conversation with Ambassador Ryan Crocker* YJIA: Ambassador Crocker, in your career you have been posted to many countries in the greater Middle East, including Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Syria, Lebanon, and Qatar, and you just returned from a trip to Egypt. Most of these nations are wracked by active fighting or massive internal unrest. Is […]

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A Tale of Two Sudans: Corruption, Strife, and War

By Jeff Roquen* At the end of the Cold War a quarter of a century ago, a little-known army officer – Omar al-Bashir – conducted a coup d’etat in Sudan.  Despite attempts to introduce and enforce Sharia law throughout the country, the religiously syncretic, non-Arab populations in the western and southern regions remained recalcitrant.[1] In […]

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