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DLC | Blueprint Magazine | January 8, 2004 | 
Stay and Win in Iraq
By Will Marshall
America has about six months to break the resistance and give the new Iraqi government a fighting chance to survive. It would help if our leaders stopped casting anxious glances toward the exits.


PPI | Policy Report | February 4, 2003 | 
Blank Spot on the Map: How Trade Policy is Working Against the War on Terror
By Edward Gresser
The Muslim world is the blank spot on the Bush administration's trade agenda -- and because of this, that trade agenda risks undermining, rather than supporting, the war on terrorism.


Democracy | Essay | September 10, 2007
Rejoin the Battle of Ideas
By Will Marshall
Come what may in Iraq, the next president's top priority will be regaining the moral and ideological initiative against Islamist extremism.


DLC | New Dem Dispatch | March 13, 2007
Talking to Tehran
While direct U.S. talks with Tehran may prove useful in stabilizing Iraq, the broader pattern of Iranian misconduct demands a more forceful response from the international community.


DLC | New Dem Dispatch | February 6, 2007
Plan B on Iraq
With his "surge" of U.S. conventional combat troop levels in Iraq, President Bush has persisted in his increasingly isolated quest for an ill-defined "victory" in Iraq. But all of us who oppose the president's plan have a responsibility to define a "Plan B." Here's ours.


DLC | Blueprint Magazine | January 4, 2007
The China Challenge
By Kurt M. Campbell and Michael E. O'Hanlon
Besides terrorism, China's emergence as a great power poses the most important challenge to American foreign policy. Historically, a new great power's rise is accompanied by conflict -- which is why America's policy choices toward China in the coming years are so crucial. In their new national security book, Hard Power, Campbell and O'Hanlon offer six ways that the U.S. can prepare.


DLC | Blueprint Magazine | October 18, 2006
Divest from Sudan to Help Darfur
By Daniel Millenson
How institutional investors can make the Sudanese regime reconsider its genocide in Darfur.


DLC | Blueprint Magazine | October 18, 2006
Hugo and Us
By Joel Kotkin
For someone anxious to learn about Venezuela's charismatic caudillo, Nikolas Kozloff's book makes for tedious reading.


DLC | Blueprint Magazine | October 18, 2006
Islamic Crossfire
By Fred Siegel
Vali Nasr's "The Shia Revival: How Conflicts Within Islam Will Shape the Future" is at once intelligent, informative, and well-written, even as its policy suggestions are profoundly misguided.


DLC | New Dem Dispatch | October 13, 2006
Idea of the Week: A Pacific Security System
The best way out of the box Kim Jong Il has built for himself and for the world is a regional security system, backed by U.S. power, with the resources and the will to prevent a nuclear-armed failed state from spreading its chaos throughout the world.


DLC | Blueprint Magazine | July 22, 2006
Confronting jihad
By Will Marshall
It's time for America to speak to the Muslim world less in the language of war and more in the common vocabulary of universal human aspirations for freedom and justice.


DLC | Blueprint Magazine | July 22, 2006
Grand Strategy
By Kenneth M. Pollack
Why America should promote a new liberal order in the Middle East.


DLC | Blueprint Magazine | May 17, 2006
Warming to India
By Wesley Clark and Will Marshall
Instead of persisting in vain attempts to punish India for its refusal to sign the 1968 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), the United States should enlist New Delhi's help in designing a fairer and more effective global nonproliferation system.


DLC | New Dem Dispatch | April 26, 2006
Darfur: Begging Khartoum To Stop the Killing
Those in both political parties who have raised alarms about Darfur need to step up the pressure on the administration to step up the pressure on Khartoum.


PPI | Front & Center | April 24, 2006
Still Stymied In Darfur
By Kevin Croke
Three years into the conflict in Darfur, it's still not clear if the United States has a strategy to stop the ongoing genocide. The administration needs a new way to show Khartoum there will be consequences for continuing to defy the international community. And it needs it quickly.


DLC | New Dem Dispatch | March 30, 2006
Israel's Consensus Election
The most significant result of this week's elections is Ariel Sharon's policy of unilateral withdrawal of settlements and Israeli troops from most of the occupied territories (accomplished last year in Gaza, and due to take place over the next few years on the West Bank) has been solidly ratified by Israeli voters.


DLC | New Dem Dispatch | February 17, 2006
Idea of the Week: Defending Pluralism and Free Speech
Americans should be equally clear to Jihadists that we reject their efforts to intimidate us, and to moderate Muslims in the Middle East that freedom and respect for religion must ultimately converge, just as they have here in the United States.


DLC | Blueprint Magazine | February 9, 2006
Collateral Damage
By Ed Kilgore
Darfur should not be allowed to continue as just another humanitarian crisis: It should be front and center in America's efforts to prove we offer hope to the victims of oppression everywhere.


DLC | Blueprint Magazine | February 9, 2006
Give Politics a Chance
By Will Marshall
Now is the time for Iraqis to answer existential questions about their nationhood, as Americans did after our own independence.


DLC | Blueprint Magazine | February 9, 2006
Sharing the Oil Wealth
By Charles Moskos
Settling the oil issue in Iraq can be a vital step toward a true "mission accomplished" for the United States.


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