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Are China and the US Drifting Towards War over Taiwan?
By March 3, 2005 Read More →

Are China and the US Drifting Towards War over Taiwan?

The fundamental US strategic national interest in East Asia is to preserve peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait and throughout the region. Any US equivocation on Taiwan’s security would strike a devastating blow to American military credibility in greater Asia.

Who is Running US Foreign Policy?
By February 17, 2005 Read More →

Who is Running US Foreign Policy?

US President George W. Bush has selected the key members of his second-term foreign policy team.

¿Bombardeará Estados Unidos a Irán?
By February 14, 2005 Read More →

¿Bombardeará Estados Unidos a Irán?

La Casa Blanca ha indicado que habla en serio sobre su intención de impedir que Irán adquiera armamento nuclear.

La geopolítica de la ayuda a las víctimas del tsunami
By February 4, 2005 Read More →

La geopolítica de la ayuda a las víctimas del tsunami

La respuesta mundial al catastrófico maremoto y tsunami en el Océano Índico ha alcanzado un nivel sin precedentes.

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Is the United States Going to Bomb Iran?
By January 28, 2005 Read More →

Is the United States Going to Bomb Iran?

A recent flurry of statements by senior US officials indicates that Washington has opted to take a hard-line approach towards Iran. European leaders have been quick to stress the need for diplomacy over military action.

¿Es posible reformar la ONU?
By January 20, 2005 Read More →

¿Es posible reformar la ONU?

El pasado 2 de diciembre, el Secretario General de las Naciones Unidas, Kofi Annan, hizo público el esperado informe sobre la reforma interna de la organización.

The Geopolitics of Tsunami Relief
By January 20, 2005 Read More →

The Geopolitics of Tsunami Relief

The global response to the Indian Ocean seaquake and tsunami disaster has been unprecedented. Although this generosity will create a number of diplomatic openings, the long-term implications for international politics will be limited.

Can the United Nations Be Reformed?
By December 23, 2004 Read More →

Can the United Nations Be Reformed?

United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan on 2 December released his much anticipated report on internal reform. But most of the debate about the future of the UN revolves around the question of American power and influence.