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Keeping the Peace in Kosovo     View
This report from 1999-2000 provides background on conflict in Kosovo in the late 1990s between Serbs and ethnic Albanians, covering NATO's accidental bombing of the Chinese Embassy in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, Kosovo refugees, strikes in Yugoslavia, dipl ...

The Loss of Property Rights and the Collapse of Zimbabwe     View
This article discusses the factors that contributed to the collapse of Zimbabwe's economy. The author "argue[s] that the land reforms were the primary driver of Zimbabwe's sudden collapse, not the lack of rainfall." Includes data tables. Op ...

China Vitae     View
"China Vitae is an online biographical database that provides more than 2500 biographies of current Chinese political, military, economic, business, and academic leaders. ... [U]sers can easily create lists of officials who have similar career p ...

Pinochet Death Sparks Celebrations, Clashes in Chile     View
News coverage of former Chilean military dictator Augusto Pinochet, who died in December 2006, and politics in Chile. Includes links to a timeline going back to the 1970, and articles and reports on Chile going back to 1998, including coverage of U.S ...

The World Factbook: Field Listings, Disputes, International     View
This chart summarizes specific international disputes, encompassing "a wide variety of situations that range from traditional bilateral boundary disputes to unilateral claims of one sort or another." Covers regions such as the Faroe Islands ...

Politics of Pakistan     View
News and background about politics in Pakistan, including material on Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf (who announced his resignation in August 2008) and the late Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto. Includes a government profile, timelin ...

Libya Comes in From the Cold     View
Collection of news and analysis on Libya's foreign relations, featuring material on relations with the U.S. Topics addressed include Condoleezza Rice's September 2008 meeting with Colonel Gaddafi, the August 2008 agreement to compensate victims of th ...

Pakistan: State of Emergency     View
Companion to a 2008 "joint project of Frontline/World and the Christian Science Monitor, [in which] David Montero investigates a mysterious Taliban cleric who has been waging war against the Pakistani government in the beautiful former tourist s ...

Lebanese Security and the Hezbollah     View
The working draft of this July 2006 report discusses Hezbollah, the Lebanese organization that "has opened a dangerous second front in the Israeli-Palestinian war of attrition that began in September 2000. The ... analysis not only describes th ...,com_csis_pubs/task,view/id,3359/type,1/

On This Day: 17 September 1982: Refugees Massacred in Beirut Camps     View
Background about the 1982 event known as the Sabra and Shatila massacres, where "[m]ore than 1,000 people [were] feared to have been killed during a 24-hour rampage by Lebanese militia in West Beirut. ... The massacre was apparently revenge for ...




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