Volume 2, Issue 1: Fall/Winter 2006
An Interview with Williamson Murray
In an interview with YJIA, Williamson Murray discusses the Iraqi Perspectives Project, a U.S. military effort to shed light on the inner workings of Saddam Hussein's regime using documents captured during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
By Allison Stanger and Mark Eric Williams
Allison Stanger and Mark E. Williams weigh the pros and cons of relying on private military corporations to implement U.S. foreign policy, warning that their efficacy rests on a tenuous U.S. monopoly in the market for force.
By Merle Goldman
Despite hopes that China's Fourth Generation of leadership would extend liberalization to the political sphere, Merle Goldman argues that they have instead engaged in a systematic crackdown on dissent.
By Jason E. Strakes
Jason Strakes argues that in the wake of the Iraq War, Middle Eastern countries have not pursued foreign policies consonant with traditional theories of alliance formation.
By Nilanjan Raghunath
Nilanjan Raghunath asserts that nationalism and factionalism, aggravated by religious fundamentalism, are the core causes of conflict over the status of Jammu and Kashmir.
By Stefanie Pleschinger
Stefanie Pleschinger argues that augmenting transatlantic intelligence cooperation requires the creation of a European intelligence service above and beyond existing institutions.
John Lauder, Jonathan Schell and Henry Sokolski
Three leading WMD experts weigh in on Iran, North Korea and the U.S. quest for nuclear security.
Globotaxes: Financing an Unfriendly Supranational Government by International Taxation without Representation
By Frank J. Gaffney, Jr.
Frank Gaffney warns that American may soon be subject to involuntary UN taxation in the name of international development.
By Derek D. Smith
To forestall nuclear proliferation, Derek Smith argues that the United States should lead an international effort to forbid all forms of WMD transfer.
By Kesarin Phanarangsan
Kesarin Phanarangsan explores the implications of China's economic diplomacy in Southeast Asia.
By Daniel Nagashima
Japan must make a genuine effort to apologize and atone for its aggressive past in order to foster regional trust, contends Daniel Nagashima.
By Michael R. Gordon and Bernard E. Trainor
Reviewed by Scott J. Boston
By Robert D. Kaplan
Reviewed by Tobias Harris