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After Gadhafi, the West eyes the Libyan prize

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Arab Spring
Middle East Conflict
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Peace & Security
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The death of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi will likely — though it’s too early to know anything for sure — mean the end of the current stage of Libya’s civil war. Whether it will set the stage for peace, national reconciliation, democracy, normalization with the region or other goals is far less clear. And what post-Gadhafi Libya’s relationship with the United States and other NATO countries... Leer más

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TNI recuerda el 35º aniversario del asesinato de Orlando Letelier

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The Letelier archive
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Orlando Letelier, ex ministro de Relaciones Exteriores y Defensa y embajador en los EEUU bajo el gobierno de Salvador Allende, fue designado director del TNI en 1976. Letelier no solo convenció al gobierno holandés de que cancelaran un préstamo de $60 millones al régimen de Pinochet para el desarrollo industrial chileno, sino que también puso en marcha un importante programa hacia un Nuevo Or... Leer más

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TNI marks 35th anniversary of assassination of Orlando Letelier

Inglés
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The Letelier archive
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Peace & Security
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Article
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Orlando Letelier, previously Chilean Foreign and Defence Minister and Ambassador to the US under the Allende government, was appointed director of TNI in 1976.  Letelier not only persuaded the Dutch government to cancel a $60 million loan to the Pinochet regime for Chilean industrial development, but also began a major programme to promote the New International Economic Order.On 21... Leer más

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TNI and the Pinochet precedent

September 11th Didn't Change the World. September 12th Did

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Military Bases
Middle East Conflict
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Peace & Security
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“The horrific attacks killed 3,000 people, left hundreds of thousands mourning. But that enormous crime did not – could not – threaten U.S. survival, and it did not destroy U.S. democracy,” said Phyllis Bennis, Fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies and author of Before & After: U.S. Foreign Policy and the September 11th Crisis. ... Leer más

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Headlines or Not, the Iraq War is Not Over

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Military Bases
Middle East Conflict
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Peace & Security
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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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Turkey, the Region, and the West after the Elections

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Democratisation
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Peace & Security
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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
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Peace & Security
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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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Time to be honest

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Just Solutions
Just Solutions
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Environmental Justice
Climate Justice
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US activist's personal challenge to the environmental movement
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Tim DeChristopher caused consternation among oil executives and their US government cohorts in December 2008 when he won 14 bids at an auction of oil and gas leases in Utah – worth $1.8 million dollars – and then announced he had no intention of using or paying for them. It turned out he was a 28 year old economics student from Salt Lake University, who came to the auction to take direct action... Leer más

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Las implicaciones de la muerte de Bin Laden

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Middle East Conflict
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Peace & Security
Paz y Seguridad
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Escuchar la entrevista con Mariano Aguirre... Leer más

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Osama is no martyr, but the man prevailed

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War on Terror
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Peace & Security
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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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