Política Exterior de los Estados Unidos

Headlines or Not, the Iraq War is Not Over

Inglés
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Military Bases
Middle East Conflict
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War and Pacification
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Article
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With so much attention and so many billions of our tax dollars shifting from Iraq to the devastating and ever more costly war in Afghanistan, it is too easy to forget that there are still almost 50,000 U.S. troops occupying Iraq. We are still paying almost $50 billion just this year for the war in Iraq. And while we don't hear about it very often, many Iraqis are still being killed.... Leer más

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The Afghanistan War in the Mirror of the Tet Offensive

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Middle East Conflict
Inglés
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War and Pacification
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When defeat became victory
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Article
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On January 31, 1968, the combined forces of North Vietnam (DRV or Democratic Force of Vietnam) and the NLF (National Liberation Front) launched a spectacular series of attacks throughout the contested territory of all of South Vietnam. As many as 100 Vietnamese cities and towns were simultaneously attacked, 36 of 44 provincial capitals were captured, and the impregnable American Embassy complex... Leer más

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Victory in Afghanistan

Inglés
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Military Bases
Democratisation
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War and Pacification
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Article
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In March 2010, then the deadliest year yet for civilians in the almost decade long war, a United Nations Refugee Agency report on Afghanistan found that the prioritisation of “military or political objectives” over the needs of local communities was undermining basic human rights and exacerbating poverty. “Numerous decisions are made in fora and policy circles beyond Afghanistan and are often... Leer más

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Turkey, the Region, and the West after the Elections

Inglés
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Democratisation
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War and Pacification
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Article
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There has been a dramatic shift in critical international responses to the current Turkish political leadership that has been recently highlighted by reactions to the resounding AKP electoral victory of June 12th. The earlier mantra of concern was expressed as variations on the theme that Turkey was at risk of becoming ‘a second Iran,’ that is, an anti-democratic theocratic state in which... Leer más

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Understanding the Arab Spring

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Arab Spring
Arab Spring
Arab Spring
Middle East Conflict
Democratisation
Democratisation
Democratisation
Just Solutions
Just Solutions
Inglés
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War and Pacification
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TNI Fellows Meeting 2011
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Multi-media
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In June 2011, TNI brought together its Fellows and other activists and engaged academics to discuss critical global issues including the Arab Spring, the global resource grab and the Green Economy.... Leer más

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The Emerging Geo-Strategic Landscape in Central Asia

Inglés
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Military Bases
Renewables
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War and Pacification
Environmental Justice
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Article
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Recent developments in Afghanistan and Central Asia, largely overlooked by the media’s focus on the prospects of the US and NATO defeating the Taliban, may profoundly alter the geo-strategic layout of the region and have far reaching consequences. Whilst the conflict continues to rage in Afghanistan, the United States, China and Russia are desperately vying for control of Central Asia’s vast... Leer más

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Las implicaciones de la muerte de Bin Laden

Español
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Conflicto en Oriente Medio
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Guerra y Pacificación
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Escuchar la entrevista con Mariano Aguirre... Leer más

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Is the Arab Spring a Black Swan?

Inglés
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Arab Spring
Democratisation
Just Solutions
Just Solutions
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Public Sector Alternatives
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Article
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Understanding the Western response to the Arab Spring, a colorful designation of the democratizing movements of varying character that have rocked the foundations of the Arab world, is an ongoing process. These movements are also seen as posing possibly serious threats to the structure of economic and strategic interests associated with long standing American and European influence in the... Leer más

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India and Pakistan's hope after Osama

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War and Pacification
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Article
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Osama bin Laden's killing is a potential turning point for India-Pakistan relations. The Indian government reacted to the news with an instant "I told you so" – the discovery of Bin Laden's safe house next door to the military academy in Abbottabad vindicates India's longstanding assessment that Pakistan has become a haven for jihadi extremism and the fountainhead of terrorism. The United... Leer más

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Osama is no martyr, but the man prevailed

Inglés
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War on Terror
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War and Pacification
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Article
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Osama bin Laden is no martyr. He is certainly no Che Guevara, whose fate at the hands of the Central Intelligence Agency was strikingly similar to his. But one cannot escape the fact that he succeeded in unleashing a chain of events that led to his nemesis, the United States, becoming a diminished power compared to what it was in the halcyon days of unilateralism at the end of the last century.... Leer más

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