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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 73–79.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Manal Omar Manal Omar, author and a vice president at the U.S. Institute for Peace, argues that to successfully counter violent extremism (CVE), practitioners need to address concerns that CVE strategies are designed only to serve Western interests. Thus, CVE programming should commit...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 9–12.
Published: 01 March 2017
... of denigrating Muslims, claiming falsely that thousands of Muslims in New Jersey cheered 9/11 and that Syrian refugees are common participants in terrorist plots. These lies have now translated into actual policy, including the proposed renaming of the anti-terrorist program “Countering Violent Extremism...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 83–86.
Published: 01 June 2017
... proposals are poised to reverse Obama’s attempts to lessen anti-Muslim sentiment in the country. While Obama refused to use the term “Islamic extremism,” Trump and his team do so defiantly. The Department of Homeland Security changed the name of its Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) program to “Countering...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (3): 15–22.
Published: 01 September 2004
... prison population of 5,000 inmates— although they constitute disgruntled and violent inmates as being Prisons and the Education of Terrorists 17 “particularly vulnerable to recruitment by subject to any but the most routine surveil­ terrorists.”14 A report...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 26–29.
Published: 01 March 2017
... policy in Europe, violent attacks on ethnic minorities increased in tandem with the development of the far-right British National Party and haven’t abated since. Center-left parties must build broad-based support for a multiethnic approach to governance that prioritizes social welfare. The focus...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 24–30.
Published: 01 June 2017
... been the site of a violent land conflict that has cost more than 100 farmers their lives and whole communities their security. The strife in the Bajo Aguán is not just locally driven: It has been fueled by the World Bank Group’s private-lending arm, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), which...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 34–40.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., Twitter became an even more critical tool for mobilization. Whatever needs the protestors had—food, supplies, or otherwise—we would Tweet out to the myriad of followers tracking our every move. After 18 days of somewhat violent protest, Egyptian techno-activists, such as myself, had become the symbols...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (1): 37–50.
Published: 01 March 2002
... of the vast religious bureaucracies and the World League of Muslim Youth to built by the Saudi government. Violent op­ promote the spread of their interpretation of position flared up from time to time against Islam. such innovations as women’s education...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 77–84.
Published: 01 December 2014
...?” Since laying down arms in 1991, Sahrawis have worked on building an architecture of non-violent resistance that relies on cultural diplomacy, boycotts, and divestment actions. Over the past decade, Polisario has invested in a handful of cultural events that aim to promote their cause abroad and relieve...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 70–79.
Published: 01 June 2013
... ideology that prevails in Saudi Arabia. Salafism is an intellectual movement rather than an organization, preaching a return to the moral practices of the first Muslims, known as al-Salaf al-Salih . The vast majority of Salafists are peaceful, but there are elements that advocate a violent jihad...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 26–36.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of other lands are all but dead. And the government does not admit to making mistakes. Venezuela’s capital, Caracas, tucked in a horizontal valley, enjoys a year-round cool climate and green, cloudy mountain scenery. The city’s beauty masks a violent reality. Four years ago, Evelyn’s son Nelson...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 10–15.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of the recent rainfall. One indication of technological interference is the quality of the storms themselves, which are unusually violent and feature a particular timbre of extended lightening that feels disproportionate to the amount of rain that falls. Unfortunately, officials don’t seem to have much control...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (1): 79–85.
Published: 01 March 2000
... began to fall nesia and violent crime in the Philippines off. Southeast Asian economies started to threatened social order. overheat as short-term capital inflows in­ Up until mid-1999, economic experts creased at an unheard-of pace. Much of this forecast doomsday scenarios on a depress- money...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 105–111.
Published: 01 June 2015
..., an American journalist who has been reporting from Turkey for more than 20 years, believes Turkish Jews are protected by their assimilation because “you’d have to find them first to be violent against them.” The number of Turkish Jews will almost certainly decrease. The coordinator of the Ottoman-Turkish...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 25–34.
Published: 01 June 2012
... and bloodshed in Russia? Kasparov: In the last few years, a new generation of young Russian political activists has come to believe that nonviolent resistance is the most heroic form of opposition. Even left-wing radicals or nationalists are doing their absolute best to stick with a non-violent...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (3): 41–49.
Published: 01 September 2000
... of violence. able facet of Japanese life. Still, the choices Japan is not known to be a violent place. are not straightforward. Although many Society is orderly and peaceful, as the low young women continue to say that they pre­ crime rate attests. But this pertains to physi­ fer to marry and stay...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 70–80.
Published: 01 December 2011
.... Populations were shifted to reserves and resettlement camps or moved according to the labor needs of white farmers. The spread of Mau Mau, a violent Gikuyu anti-colonial movement, provoked a brutal reaction by the British colonial government. Though fewer than 250 British soldiers and civilians were killed...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 21–33.
Published: 01 June 2011
... minorities and police have stood by while vigilantes bring violent morality campaigns to the streets. “There is a verse in the Quran, that if we orient ourselves to religion—fully—then the world will follow,” he concludes. A decade ago, Denny quit his salaried position at an agribusiness firm— pushed...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (3): 69–80.
Published: 01 September 2005
... that this legislation could make a bad a situation in which an estimated one mil­ situation worse. lion illegal immigrants had become part of Are human rights enhanced or dimin­ the Spanish workforce. ished by punishing men who are violent Faced with this reality, the Socialists toward women...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 91–100.
Published: 01 June 2013
... night-vision goggles, rocket launchers, even helicopters to mow down herds of elephants for their ivory. Now that militant groups like the waning Janjaweed in Sudan, the Lord’s Resistance Army, and especially Somalia’s violent al-Shabab are involved in ivory trafficking, protecting elephants could...
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