Is a U.S.-China partnership possible? Are the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan making U.S. enemies weaker? Do drone strikes comply with international law? This updated second edition of Issues for Debate in American Foreign Policy takes up these and other compelling questions. Sixteen chapters explore who the key players are, what's at stake, and explain why recognizing past and current developments is so crucial to the future. Drawn from the award-winning CQ Researcher, selections skilfully cover the range of fact, analysis, and opinion surrounding an issue.

Europe's Immigration Turmoil

Europe's immigration turmoil

African migrants at a detention camp in Malta await immigration processing, which can take up to 18 months. Hundreds of African “boat people” arrive each year on the Mediterranean island — the European Union's smallest member state — after risking their lives at sea trying to migrate to the EU, primarily from North Africa.

Shooting at mosques and killing muezzins aren't usually part of election campaigns in Austria.* But such measures were featured in “Bye Bye Mosque”, an online video game launched by the anti-immigrant Freedom Party (FPÖ) during September elections in the industrial state of Styria.

Local party leader Gerhard Kurzmann — who says a multicultural society “can only be a criminal society” — defended the game, which closed with the ...

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