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February 7, 2005

Liberia
LIBERIA: Child Soldiers

This publication is now archived. What can be done to help child soldiers?Most experts agree that without focused intervention aimed at reintegrating them into society, child soldiers--who have witne…

February 15, 2005

Asia
TSUNAMI DISASTER: Relief Effort

This publication is now archived. What is the status of the tsunami relief effort?Governments and private organizations around the world have pledged nearly $4 billion in disaster relief. The deadly …

February 2, 2005

Iraq
IRAQ: Military Outsourcing

This publication is now archived. What is military outsourcing?The process of contracting out to private companies tasks that used to be performed by members of the uniformed military. The assignment…

August 1, 2005

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
EGYPT: Islamist Opposition Groups

This publication is now archived. Which Islamist groups are currently operating in Egypt?Islamic opposition groups have been active in Egypt for decades. The nation’s latest terror attacks--which kil…

December 29, 2005

Iraq
Iraq and Oil: Revenue-Sharing Among Regions

This publication is now archived. IntroductionAs Iraq forms its first constitutionally mandated postwar government, one looming issue is how best to manage and share the country’s energy resources an…

August 24, 2005

Elections and Voting
EGYPT: Elections

This publication is now archived. What is expected to happen in Egypt’s presidential election?President Hosni Mubarak is widely expected to win another six-year term when Egypt holds its first multi-…

September 30, 2005

Democracy
Turkey’s EU Bid

This publication is now archived. What is the status of Turkey’s attempt to join the European Union (EU)?Accession talks between Turkey and the EU are scheduled to begin Monday, October 3. However, l…

January 1, 2006

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
Other Biological Agents: Botulism, Plague, Tularemia, HFVs

This publication is now archived. Besides anthrax and smallpox, which biological agents are U.S. authorities most worried about?The bacteria that cause plague and tularemia (the toxin which carries b…

November 9, 2005

Egypt
Egypt’s Parliamentary Elections

This publication is now archived. What are the elections for?Voters head to the polls November 9 in Cairo and seven other Egyptian provinces in the first of three rounds of balloting for the 444 seat…

February 7, 2005

Palestinian Territories
MIDDLE EAST: After Arafat

This publication is now archived. Who is Yasir Arafat’s likely successor?Experts say there is no Palestinian politician who can fully step into the role of Yasir Arafat, the ailing president of the P…