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    United States should pressure China to stop nuclear sale to Pakistan

    • July 19, 2010

    Concerns are growing about China’s potential sale of two nuclear reactors to Pakistan. The United States should oppose the transaction in its current form and pressure China to reverse course.

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    Police reform in Pakistan will increase security and the strength of the civilian government

    • July 14, 2010

    Pakistan’s police force has historically been constrained by the military and intelligence agencies and often politicized as an instrument of repression against opposition groups. Reforming civilian security forces will diminish Islamabad’s dependence on the military and increase the legitimacy of the regime.

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    China’s housing bubble—challenging, but not unfixable

    • July 08, 2010

    An uncontrolled collapse of the housing market is unlikely if Beijing can effectively cool speculative demand for housing. Still, China should remain wary of the potentially destabilizing social consequences associated with unaffordable housing.

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    China’s support for local innovation can help the global economy

    • July 07, 2010

    Beijing’s focus on domestically developed products and services—if executed correctly—is a positive development. Adopting market-friendly policies that foster innovation could move China beyond its current policies, which stifle rather than encourage innovation. This will lead to an increase in wages and living standards in China and help build technological progress worldwide.

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    Fayyad failing to rebuild West Bank

    • July 01, 2010

    The international community’s understandable admiration for Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad and his efforts to rebuild the West Bank obscures a dangerous regression in democracy and human rights.

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    EU and Russia must overcome divergent expectations for bilateral relationship

    In a new series of commentaries, Carnegie experts from Moscow, Brussels, and Washington take stock of the relationship, assess the challenges and opportunities for both sides, and provide a clearer view of what is—and what is not—possible for EU–Russian relations.

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    The Emergence of a Civic Culture of Parenthood in Russia

    Contemporary Russia is experiencing a transformation of the values related to parenthood and child-rearing. The contributors to this issue of Pro et Contra investigate the evolution of approaches to child-rearing in the post-Soviet period and evaluate contemporary tendencies in the development of relations within the family.

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    Alexander Pikayev Dies at 48

    Alexander Pikayev, our colleague and friend of many years, has passed away. Pikayev was a member of the Carnegie Moscow Center Research Council for many years.

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    Al-Qaeda’s uncertain African prospects

    • June 10, 2010

    Lightly patrolled borders, sparsely populated areas, and recent terrorist activity raise fears that the Sahel is a fertile ground for jihadist movements, notably al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM). Regional cooperation and discreet aid from the West are critical for countries to regain control of their territory and prevent al-Qaeda from gaining ground in Africa.

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    Al-Qaeda exploits local Yemeni grievances

    • June 08, 2010

    Al-Qaeda has successfully adapted its message in Yemen to exploit local grievances. Still, the violent jihad it advocates is not widely accepted by Yemenis at this point, and there is a small window of opportunity to take steps to undermine al-Qaeda’s influence.

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    The Israeli–Palestinian peace process requires functioning Palestinian politics

    • June 07, 2010

    It is clear that a two-state solution requires reconciliation between Palestinian factions and reunification of the West Bank and Gaza. The United States should support Palestinian institution building and be open to political competition, including elections.

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    Carnegie issues special report on the euro crisis

    • June 03, 2010

    In a special report and interactive website, Carnegie experts examine the causes of the euro crisis, provide country case studies, and offer policy recommendations for the affected European countries, Germany, and the United States.

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    Efficient energy use will improve Russia’s economy and climate

    Russia enjoys the world’s largest share of energy resources. While urban areas have grown more efficient in recent years, great expanses of the vast country continue to squander its valuable resources. Russia’s energy reserves can be conserved through available, cost-effective measures and this will lead to a more competitive economy, more jobs, and increased national income.

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    Assessing a regional approach for Afghanistan

    • May 07, 2010

    Leading experts analyze the interests of Afghanistan’s neighbors, what they mean in practice, and what it could mean for U.S. policy.

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    With greater transparency and accountability, SWFs can help stabilize global economy

    • May 06, 2010

    Managers of Sovereign Wealth Funds are seeing real progress on implementing the Santiago Principles—a voluntary code of conduct for SWFs designed to promote good governance, transparency, and accountability. In fact, however, implementation is highly uneven. There is still far to go if SWFs are to be responsible members of the global economy.

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    Yemen’s civil war in Saada exacerbates its security and economic crises

    • May 05, 2010

    The Yemeni government has been mired in an unwinnable and sporadic civil conflict in the northern governorate of Saada since 2004. This war has weakened the central government, accelerated the economic crisis, and threatened global stability by emboldening al-Qaeda.

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    Carnegie Moscow Center's New Website

    On May 1, 2010, the Center moved its Internet presence onto a platform fully integrated with the Carnegie Endowment’s global network. The new website will allow seamless navigation throughout the world of analysis and insight that the Endowment provides, putting our work in Moscow in the global context in which it rightfully belongs.

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    Russia Wants a Positive Outcome in Afghanistan

    Despite its importance, Russia’s perspective has been missing from many previous analyses of coalition policy in Afghanistan. Dmitri Trenin and Alexey Malashenko fill that gap with a report that takes a fresh look at the coalition’s involvement in Afghanistan.

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    Russia wants a positive outcome in Afghanistan

    • April 27, 2010

    Despite its importance, Russia’s perspective has been missing from many previous analyses of coalition policy in Afghanistan. Moscow is an essential part of the Afghan equation that is often overlooked.

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    Carnegie Endowment launches the Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy in Beijing

    The Carnegie Endowment announces the launch of the Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, a joint U.S.–China research center based at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.

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