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Daniel Jackman

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Libya's Path Back to Terrorism

(118) Comments | Posted March 24, 2011 | 9:28 AM

The imposition of the no-fly zone in Libya, the absence of either a solid coalition to enforce it or an exit strategy once the mission is accomplished, and the muddled manner in which it is proceeding all imply a potentially lengthy stalemate in which the rebels fail to dislodge Gaddafi,...

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Japan's Nuclear Scenarios

(7) Comments | Posted March 21, 2011 | 4:33 PM

As Japan has now raised its nuclear alert level to 5 over on the International Nuclear and Radiological Event Scale, the Japanese government is surely assessing the range of scenarios that could develop as a result of its and TEPCO's attempts to prevent a nuclear meltdown at the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear...

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China and India's Battle for Influence in Asia

(41) Comments | Posted March 9, 2011 | 8:45 AM

Japan as an Economic Counter-Weight to China

The recent signing of a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement between India and Japan will soon make each country the other's largest trading partner. Both remain concerned about the rising power and influence of China, now the world's second largest economy, projected to surpass...

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Obama's Unfinished Business

(16) Comments | Posted March 4, 2011 | 2:08 PM

President Obama assumed office presuming the focus of his administration's energies would be spent on addressing the plethora of domestic issues associated with the financial crisis he inherited. However, Obama was quickly forced to address political crises around the globe, with coups in Madagascar and Honduras, the outbreak of civil...

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