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    Foreign Policy

    Free Trade Can Fight Terror
    By Edward Gresser and Marc Dunkelman
    [B]y opening up our market to Muslim countries, we could not only help American consumers, but also serve a larger strategic goal: that of boosting the economies which now produce large pools of unemployed, embittered youth. We can make trade an effective weapon against terrorism.



    Progressive Internationalism

    Russia is the largest country outside the WTO.

    Democracy -- not on the march.

    The Indus River floods have displaced 20 million people.

    The last decade abroad: poverty rates down, democracy frustrated.

    Foreign aid nearly tripled in the last decade.

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    Regional Issues

    South Sudan: the world's newest country.

    A quarter of the world's people speak English.

    The U.S.-Israel FTA: signed 25 years ago tomorrow.

    America as an Honest Broker
    By Will Marshall and Jim Arkedis

    Free Trade Can Fight Terror
    By Edward Gresser and Marc Dunkelman

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