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  • WebMemo posted March 19, 2003 by Paolo Pasicolan, Carrie Satterlee "Coalition of the Willing" Already Larger than the 1991 Gulf War Coalition

    Just one day after announcing a 48-hour ultimatum for Saddam Hussein to leave Iraq, President Bush once again has been criticized for "unilateralism." On the contrary, a large, and growing, number of countries have decided to join a "coalition of the willing" to liberate Iraq.   Secretary of State Colin Powell on Tuesday announced that, "We now have…

  • Executive Summary posted October 24, 2002 by Paolo Pasicolan, Balbina Hwang Executive Summary: The Vital Role of Alliances in the Global War on Terrorism

    If Washington manages both impending military action against Iraq and the ongoing war on terrorism in the same manner, the international accusations of "unilateralism" should fade. In the war on terror, the United States has not had to go it alone. Washington leads a "coalition of the willing" that includes not only its allies, but many other countries as…

  • Backgrounder posted October 24, 2002 by Paolo Pasicolan, Balbina Y. Hwang, Ph.D. The Vital Role of Alliances in the Global War on Terrorism

    If Washington manages both impending military action against Iraq and the ongoing war on terrorism in the same manner, international accusations of "unilateralism"1 should fade. Were the United States truly acting unilaterally, it would be pursuing solely American national interests, and no other country would participate. But as Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld…

  • Backgrounder posted October 18, 2002 by Paolo Pasicolan, Sara J. Fitzgerald The Millennium Challenge Account: Linking Aid with Economic Freedom

    While in Mexico in March 2002, President George W. Bush announced the creation of a new development assistance program, the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA). The program, which will be "above and beyond existing aid," will distribute U.S. economic aid to developing countries that are determined to "govern justly, invest in their people and encourage economic…

  • Executive Summary posted October 18, 2002 by Paolo Pasicolan, Sara J. Fitzgerald Executive Summary: The Millennium Challenge Account: Linking Aid with Economic Freedom

    President George W. Bush announced the formation of the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) during the United Nations Financing for Development Conference in Monterrey, Mexico, in March 2002. The MCA will attempt to address the failure of current U.S. development assistance programs to meet their stated goals. Most recipients of U.S. development aid are poorer now…

  • Executive Memorandum posted July 22, 2002 by Dana Robert Dillon, Paolo Pasicolan Promoting a Collective Response to Terrorism in Southeast Asia

    While some countries in Southeast Asia have made considerable progress combating terrorism, the members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Asia's premier multilateral organization, collectively could accomplish much more. That should be the message Secretary of State Colin Powell brings to the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) in Brunei on July…

  • WebMemo posted June 14, 2002 by Paolo Pasicolan Terrorism, Tariffs and...Tuna?

    Quick Hit: The tuna tariff dispute should serve as an incentive for the United States and ASEAN countries to prioritize negotiations of a free-trade agreement to eliminate these periodic trade spats. America's war on terrorism has been used to advance a variety of agendas of widely varying relation to the war itself. So it comes as no surprise that security…

  • WebMemo posted June 14, 2002 by Paolo Pasicolan Terrorism, Tariffs and...Tuna?

    Quick Hit: The tuna tariff dispute should serve as an incentive for the United States and ASEAN countries to prioritize negotiations of a free-trade agreement to eliminate these periodic trade spats. America's war on terrorism has been used to advance a variety of agendas of widely varying relation to the war itself. So it comes as no surprise that security…

  • Backgrounder posted October 23, 2001 by Dana Robert Dillon, Paolo Pasicolan Southeast Asia and the War Against Terrorism

    Having completed the initial wave of air strikes on Afghanistan, the United States has deployed Special Forces troops to Central Asia, the front line in America's war on terrorism. The task is clear: to hunt down Osama bin Laden and his al-Qaeda network of terrorists who are responsible for the September 11 attacks as well as other acts of terrorism against…

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