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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 77–81.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Khadija Sharife Botswana owns a 15 percent share in De Beers, an unprecedented entangling of a sovereign country with a private company. Investigative reporter Khadija Sharife reveals a mutual dependence between the diamond giant, Botswana, and the country’s leading party that has perverted...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 9–14.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Patrice de Beer Patrice de Beer is a former foreign correspondent (Bangkok, Beijing, London, and Washington) and editorial writer for the French daily Le Monde . He has published several books on China and now writes for Opendemocracy.net. © World Policy Institute 2012 2012 World...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 1–2.
Published: 01 December 2014
... in the Winter issue of World Policy Journal . Image: Edmund Nigel Gall We begin with Big Question, a selection of European thinkers reflecting on how this continental identity crisis is affecting their locales, and what’s needed to remain viable. Le Monde’s Patrice de Beer, who’s observed Europe...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 10–14.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Patrice de Beer © World Policy Institute 2014 2014 World Policy Institute Terrats Village, France—This piece was written in the south of France in the small house I own one hour by express train from Barcelona, the very week the European Union’s new leadership was installed for five years...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 1–2.
Published: 01 September 2012
... in their respective nations. To set the scene, we turn to one of Europe’s most distinguished commentators, Patrice de Beer, whose career began in the charnel house of the Khmer Rouge’s “Democratic” Kampuchea, then traced an arc through london, Washington, and Paris as a senior correspondent and editor of the French...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 65–77.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., in an effort to deprive Savimbi of his source of cash for weapons, the UN slapped sanctions on all diamond dealings with the rebel leader. Faced with a major crisis of legitimacy and a threatened worldwide boycott of the diamond trade, the world’s largest diamond producer, De Beers, and the South African...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 120–129.
Published: 01 December 2014
... on beer.” And those are the ones who stay. Many, including Spain’s best and brightest, simply pack up and leave. With the totally open frontiers of the various member states of the European Union, “they move to Germany, move anywhere,” says Sara Lumbreras Sancho, a lecturer at the Instituto de...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 111–121.
Published: 01 June 2011
... and an expert on Russia’s experience with alcoholism. Even after de-Stalinization, what passed for psychotherapy was “suggestion or auto-suggestion,” he adds. Even Gorbachev’s campaign did little to help alcoholics cope with sobriety. Its focus on prevention, rather than on treatment, stemmed from...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (3): 61–70.
Published: 01 September 2000
... two distinct phases. First, there a brief biography—concealing of course is the development of an esprit de corps the real reasons for joining the police force, between the upper ranks and the novices. and any dark secrets—the commander used Once this is accomplished, the rookies are his radio...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 26–36.
Published: 01 December 2015
... economic woes came to a head in late August. The Venezuelan government began cleansing border areas of Colombians. Security officials pulled Colombians from their homes in towns like San Antonio de Táchira and put them on buses to Colombia. Over 1,000 Colombians were deported. Thousands more, fearing...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 81–88.
Published: 01 September 2012
... system, but that simply doesn’t work if minorities feel marginalized or exploited. Txanoduna The Basque Country presents an intriguing formula that boils down to two factors—prosperity and de facto self-rule. In order to suck life out of the independence struggle, Spain cleverly ceded...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (3): 77–82.
Published: 01 September 2002
...—are not especially friendly to do change. But whether or not even the modernity. Absent what Daniel Etounga- best intentioned outsiders can refashion cul­ Manguelle, president of the Societe Afri- ture to serve specific ends would seem to caine d’Etude d’Exploitation et de Gestion be an iffy...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (3): 103–112.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Carlos There’s little question that farmers knew Pinaya did to me, “I just sell it here. I don’t where their produce was going. But they know where it goes At a market in a mostly came into contact with the drug small town called Villa 14 de Septiembre, trade itself only for the sake...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (3): 113–125.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Trope in the Yugoslav Conflict,” Cahiers de ity and the Future, vol. 3 (spring/summer 2002), p. 13. l’URMIS, 2000, www.unice.fr/urmis-solis/Docs/ 13. Ivan Vejvoda, “Serbia after Four Years of Cahiers_6/cahiersn6zivkovic.pdf). Transition,” in The Western Balkans...