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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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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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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
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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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Conflicto en Oriente Medio
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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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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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La privatización del agua no ahorra costes

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Justicia del Agua
Alternativas en el Sector Público
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Article
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Los defensores de la privatización afirman que ésta ahorra costes debido a las presiones competitivas a los que se enfrentan los proveedores privados para ser más eficientes. Durante los últimos cuarenta años, se ha experimentado mucho con distintos modelos de privatización. Los resultados son desiguales: algunos casos se traducen en un ahorro; otros, no. Con la idea de ir más allá de 'la... Leer más

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Water privatization does not yield cost savings

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Water Justice
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Article
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Proponents of privatization consistently argue that it saves costs due to competitive pressures private providers face to be more efficient.  Over the last four decades there has been considerable experimentation with privatization.  Results are inconsistent.  Some cases find savings; others do not.  To get beyond the “battle of the case studies” my colleagues and I... Leer más

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