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Two different takes on the Somali pirates and next steps to bring peace and stability to the Horn of Africa.
The Obama administration should take the issue of piracy seriously and engage Somalia now.
The piracy issue is overblown, and the Obama administration needs to bring all sides to the table to reach a political compromise.
Even if Obama holds to his word on torture, closes Guantánamo within the year, applies the same yardstick to detainees at Bagram and in Iraq, and eliminates the Clinton-era policy on extraordinary rendition, the death of the "global war on terror," as Mark Twain once said of his own prematurely published obituary, is greatly exaggerated.
Mandate for Change offers a set of specific policy proposals for the incoming Obama administration on every major domestic and international topic, written specifically for the book by leading thinkers and activists in the field.
Rapprochement with Bolivia would signal to Latin America's many skeptics that the Obama administration intends to forge a more constructive U.S. policy in the region.
Obama administration must overhaul U.S. policy toward Africa.
Will George Mitchell break the deadlock in the Middle East or just support the status quo?
A young Bosnian veteran makes art, not war.
Let's pretend that we've simply gotten off on the wrong foot with this century.