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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 48–54.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the conflict and how it might finally be ended. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 Thailand insurgency Malay Muslims Deep South counter-insurgency ROLAND DOBBINS ROLAND DOBBINS PATTANI, Thailand—Ismail’s life splits neatly into two. There are the 12 peaceful years before...
World Policy Journal (2006) 22 (4): 77–86.
Published: 01 December 2006
... dialect, of Thailand’s “deep south,” notably the and signs at restaurants and shops are in provinces of Pattani, Yala, and Narathiwat Arabic. Endemic poverty and a tradition of along the Malaysian border at the bottom poor governance—the southern provinces of the country’s 800-mile isthmus. Within...
World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (1): 95–99.
Published: 01 March 2005
... King Jr., plus marches on Washing parliament— like the American ton and into the Deep South, and the acces Congress— to check the insatiable sion of Lyndon Johnson, the former master appetite of its president. of the Senate, to defeat the fortified baronies in Congress and finally...
World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 101–108.
Published: 01 September 2012
.... This happens to be why we like cold carbonated drinks. The Census demonstrated the solubility phenomenon by revealing that all deep-sea octopuses south of the Equator came from a common Antarctic ancestor. As torrents of brine streamed from new Antarctic ice, salty lakes of oxygen rich water formed...
World Policy Journal (2006) 23 (1): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 2006
... in Manufacturers or suppliers of services in I960 (including both passenger cars and those countries (such as BMW in Germany or trucks), now produces 10.5 million a year.12 Samsung in South Korea) would see part of Without exports of those motor vehicles their world market vanish. In such circum...
World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 3–8.
Published: 01 March 2013
... impermeable divides. We have asked our panel of global experts how borders should be drawn on land, on sea, and in the blogosphere. When South Sudan split from Sudan in 2011, the governments of both countries were praised by the African Union for promising to create a soft border—one that would allow...
World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 14–18.
Published: 01 June 2016
... around Birmingham, South Wales, and Glasgow). Deindustrialization since the 1970s has shifted both political and economic power decisively in London’s favor. According to the geographer Danny Dorling, Britain has the sharpest differences between regions of any European Union country, with the north-south...
World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 3–7.
Published: 01 June 2014
... hover at the 35 percent mark. South Africa’s financial sector accounts for over 20 percent of the nation’s GDP and employs 12 percent of the formal sector. Its banks displayed considerable resilience through the recent financial crisis, maintaining high capital adequacy ratios, liquidity...
World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2011
... of Recession. Paths have begun to appear out of the deep wilderness of despair. So in our Spring issue, we thought it would be a good time to explore some of these paths—the green shoots that could be leading much of the world to a promising future, while at the same time exploring some cautionary tales. How...
World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 112–122.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of countries, respectively eight and six nations, is in the vicinity of $145 billion, or roughly a third the size of Nigeria and a quarter the size of South Africa. And then there is the question of China’s own economic travails. As prices on mainland Chinese stock exchanges collapsed, the government...
World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 110–121.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., and gold mines that are just now opening for business in the South Gobi, far from the nearest approach to the Trans-Mongolian trunk line, selecting the proper gauge was very much on the minds of the Mongolian parliament. The government is divided, almost equally, between two parties, the MPP or Mongolian...
World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 7–12.
Published: 01 March 2012
... that their words or images are likely to reach audiences of different cultural backgrounds and will be judged by varied standards. As Judge Lamont wrote, after Dubulu iBhunu was the subject of such a widespread furor in South Africa, it “would never be innocuous again.” law, although blunt and unwieldy...
World Policy Journal (2003) 19 (4): 59–64.
Published: 01 December 2003
...: the poor in the crisis that developed into a more generalized debtor countries were shafted. However, this economic crisis, at least for Indonesia, Thai time the problem was caused not by the land, and South Korea, the three most se banks themselves but by the IMF bailouts...
World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (2): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2003
... for land; and bilateral treaties with Japan and maintaining our current alliances in a South Korea. The Central Treaty Organi post-Cold War world—and doubt their en zation (c e n t o )— formed by Britain, Iran, durance— are a minority and tend to be dis Turkey, Pakistan, and (until 1958, when...
World Policy Journal (2004) 20 (4): 41–47.
Published: 01 December 2004
... was in order, and they soon con expressed deep misgivings about overween cluded that continuing to berate the United ing American power and lamented the aban States and the Western alliance over a range donment of nonalignment and India’s will of real and imagined grievances would do ingness to take up...
World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 101–108.
Published: 01 June 2016
... occurred when two conditions became manifest: deep financial interdependence (in the threat of contagion from a possible Greek government default) and deep dependence on German financial resources. In this context, Germany has used its dominant financial position to promote formal rules that enforce fiscal...
World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 3–8.
Published: 01 March 2014
.... Women not only vote, they now govern worldwide—in Germany, Denmark, Norway, Slovenia, Lithuania, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Bangladesh, Thailand, South Korea, Liberia, Malawi, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago. Iceland elected a lesbian prime minister in 2009, and Ontario a lesbian premier...
World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (3): 25–44.
Published: 01 September 2003
... and Russia in the quate security safeguards of existing nu case of Iran, and of South Korea, Japan, Chi clear-armed states like Russia and Pakistan. na, and Russia in the case of North Korea. Yet the White House and Congress have re While the European Union has moved peatedly shortchanged...
World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 June 2000
... The African National Congress attempted force them in hidden ways. to use insurgency against the apartheid re During the first decade of independent gime of South Africa but failed to establish rule in the 1960s, African leaders were a territorial base within the country. In...
World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 1–2.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of the Himalayas; to the south, a vibrant, if often cacophonous, multi-party democracy has broken out of its long lethargy to assume a leadership role in technology and innovation. So it is appropriate that in the second of our annual issues spotlighting a different region of the world, we turn our attention...