Middle Eastern Threats to the Atlantic Community
(IPG 4/2001) Europeans emphasize peace diplomacy and multilateral
arms control whereas the U.S. puts priority on military response
Promoting Democracy in Developing Countries.
Promises and Dilemmas (IPG 4/2001)
After a decade of democracy assistance, success has stayed
well behind intentions. To improve the outcome, foreign aid has
to redress the power balance in the recipient country.|text|
Four Simple Principles for the Democratic Governance
A note prepared by Dani Rodrik for the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation
Globalization and Democracy. First Summary
Depopulation and Ageing in Europe and Japan.
The Hazardous Transition to a Labor Shortage Economy (IPG
The imminent demographic transition is likely to cause economic
contraction, rendering the welfare state as we know it unsustainable.
Let Countries Go Bankrupt. The Case for Fair
and Transparent Debt Arbitration (IPG
Insolvency procedures for highly indebted countries make economic
sense and are technically feasible. Political resistance by rich
country governments spells unnecessary misery for millions of
Israelis and Palestinians: the Price of Peace
have to revise basic convictions on their security, Palestinians
have to give up a great deal of their erstwhile aspirations.
Israelis and Palestinians: Towards a New Chapter
of the Conflict (IPG 3/2001)
diplomacy and Arafat's struggle for survival might well lead to
new rounds of negotiation. |text|
On Ending Nationalism (IPG
Nationalism is impeding human progress.
Washington sociologist Amitai Etzioni shows how it can be tamed.
The Changing Face of Terrorism
(IPG 3/2000) |text|