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New American Century Collection (105 Books)


The Project for the New American Century intends, through issue briefs, research papers, advocacy journalism, conferences, and seminars, to explain what American world leadership entails. It will also strive to rally support for a vigorous and principled policy of American international involvement and to stimulate useful public debate on foreign and defense policy and America's role in the world.

 
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State of Terror

By: Gary Schmitt

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: In spite of the fact that virtually every major act of terrorism over the past thirty years has been state-supported or state-directed, Americans and their elected officials continue to interpret the phenomenon as the violent, random deeds of the world?s lunatic fringe. It?s as though we would rather see terrorism as akin to natural disasters than to policy made in an adversary?s war room.

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An Ominous Silence Toward Taiwan

By: ew American Century

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Only Taiwan?s 23 million people can determine Taiwan?s future. These unprecedented words by the president of Taiwan, Chen Shuibian, have been met with an ominous silence. Beijing?s leaders are said to be more concerned with the upcoming passage of power to a new generation at a Communist Party conclave this Fall than with Mr. Chen?s call for legislation governing a referendum on independence. The cadres have confined their most belligerent reactions to English l...

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Taiwan Free Trade Agreement Greg Master

By: ew American Century

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: The free trade agreement or FTA and its close relative the Customs Union seem to be the preferred instrument of international trade diplomacy. 1 There are now dozens of such special arrangements to eliminate trade barriers between neighbors or selected trading partners all over the world. These agreements have co-existed with the multilateral global trading system since the beginning of that system, owing to the recognition from all parties that these special re...

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Pressuring Taiwan, Appeasing Beijing

By: William Kristol

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: ?We?ve apologized, we?ve expressed our regret, we?ve offered compensation, we?re talking about compensation, we?ve provided a report? - so said State Department spokesman Jamie Rubin last week describing the U.S. response to the accidental bombing of China?s embassy in Belgrade. But his plaintive words just about sum up the Clinton administration?s current policy toward China. The official posture of prostration before Beijing - the China hands call it ?engageme...

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Free Taiwan

By: William Kristol

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Taiwan?s President Li Teng-hui sent the American foreign policy establishment into a nervous frenzy last week when he declared that Taiwan would henceforth negotiate with China as one state to another. China experts are working overtime on their opeds chastising Taiwan for its provocative action. And the Clinton administration has already made known its displeasure with Li?s statements, denouncing them as unhelpful and reiterating the administration?s own agreem...

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Win It

By: Robert Kagan and William Kristol

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: According to the polls, a majority of the American people support sending U.S. and NATO ground troops into Yugoslavia to defeat Serb forces and stop the slaughter and ethnic cleansing of the Kosovar Albanians. Or, to put it another way: to win this war against Slobodan Milosevic and his army of butchers by whatever means necessary. No doubt much of this popular sentiment comes from Americans watching the daily horrors of Kosovo unfold before their eyes, while th...

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