Monthly Archives: October 2006

Finding the right mix of sanctions and incentives in North Korea

The main elements of a satisfactory end to the North Korean nuclear crisis have been in place for more than a decade. North Korea receives economic assistance, especially energy assistance such as fuel oil or electricity. Nuclear supplier states promise … Continue reading

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Is there a ‘third way’ in Afghanistan?

With Canada in a sustained ground war for the first time since Korea, it is not surprising that the debate over our role in Afghanistan has become thoroughly polarized. The Prime Minister leads the charge for staying the course. Canada … Continue reading

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Who’s Celebrating the North Korean Test?

At least one western constituency is celebrating Kim Jong-il’s nuclear test – the folks who toil in the Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and the beltway publicists who promote their cause in the public square. The morning after the test, … Continue reading

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