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1. AN INTRODUCTORY ESSAY ON TERRORISM, by Richard H. Ullman
2. WHY DO THEY HATE US? THE ROOTS OF TERRORISM, by Bruce Stokes
Injustices and inequalities abroad, along with misunderstanding about the U.S., fuel anti-American sentiments. What can the U.S. do to reverse anti-American trends?
3. KOREAN SECURITY ISSUES, by Leon Sigal
North Korea seems willing to end its long enmity with the U.S., but will the U.S. take the opportunity to transform relations throughout northeast Asia?
4. MIDDLE EAST PEACE PROCESS, by Augustus Richard Norton
Are the long and deadly Middle East conflicts, punctuated by peace negotiations and intifada, on a new track following the September 11 attacks?
5. COLOMBIA AND DRUG TRAFFICKING, by David C. Morrison
Fighting rages in Colombia, with political and security issues enmeshed in the drug trade. Is U.S. aid, intended to combat drug trafficking, serving its objective?
6. SOUTH ASIA: FOCUS ON INDIA, by Dennis Kux
Mass illiteracy co-exists with a burgeoning technology sector in India. U.S. policymakers seek stronger ties with India, but do they understand how India is evolving?
7. AIDS IN AFRICA, by Salih Booker and William Minter
The catastrophic results of AIDS are closing in on Africans, including political destabilization that could affect the entire world. Can the U.S. afford to ignore this global threat?
8. RUSSIA REEXAMINED, by Allen Lynch
Russia has eagerly embraced the role of America as an ally and helped secure access to Afghanistan, but at what cost to vast and fragile regions of the former Soviet Union?
9. ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT, by Bill Sweet
The global squeeze on oil supplies and degraded U.S. electricity infrastructure are causes of today's energy crisis, with solutions more difficult after the events of September 11.
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