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Special Report U.S.-China Cooperation on the Problem of Failing States and Transnational Threats

Increasingly, U.S. officials and foreign policy analysts have been focusing on the challenges and security threats emanating from weak, failing, and failed states, especially since the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States. A new special report by Banning Garrett and Jonathan Adam explores the similarities and differences in opinions between Chinese and Americans regarding the array of transnational threats and challenges posed by failing states and examines the prospects for U.S.-China cooperation in addressing these threats and challenges.
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Peaceworks Downward Spiral: HIV/AIDS, State Capacity, and Political Conflict in Zimbabwe

A new Peaceworks report by Andrew T. Price-Smith and John L. Daly explores the effects of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on both the withering economy and the tottering apparatus of governance in Zimbabwe. Included in the report are several policy recommendations for the international community and U.S. government to ameliorate the spread of HIV in Zimbabwe.
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Peacewatch June Newsletter

The new June 2004 edition of Peace Watch takes a close look at the Institute's work in Iraq as well as recent activities related to stability in the Balkans, development of the rule of law in Afghanistan, and more.
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Special Report Ijtihad: Reinterpreting Islamic Principles for the Twenty-first Century

Many Muslims believe that they must choose between Islam and modernity or between Islam and democracy, but these are false choices. A new Special Report examines the practice of ijtihad (interpretation and reasoning based on the sacred texts) and looks at how the sacred texts of the Qur'an and the sunna could be reinterpreted to take account of contemporary realities and to promote greater peace, justice, and progress within the Muslim world and in its relations with the non-Muslim world.
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