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12 November 2010

Rethinking an Afghanistan Exit Strategy

Richard Armitage, a former US deputy Secretary of State, believes that the Obama administration should take its partnership with the Afghan and Pakistani government before it proceeds with its proposed troop withdrwal from Afghanistan in July 2011

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1 November 2010

Irresponsible Stakeholders?

A major strategic challenge for the United States in the coming decades will be integrating emerging powers into international institutions. To hold the post war order together, the US will have to become a more consistent exemplar of multilateral cooperation.

Iraq: A Compromise PM?
3 May 2010

Iraq: A Compromise PM?

Iraq is under U.S. pressure to form a new government quickly in the wake of the March 7 elections that saw two Shiite blocs–Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki’s State of Law and challenger Ayad Allawi’s Iraqiya–winning the majority of seats Read more

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16 October 2009

Dollars without Borders

The global financial crisis has had detrimental effects on banking and personal finance systems across the globe. Will this crisis affect remittances, thereby disturbing the lives of several million people dependent on their relations' earnings abroad?