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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 33–41.
Published: 01 March 2017
... cohesive, sustainable blueprint for the country's future. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 Israel Benjamin Netanyahu Donald Trump Palestine West Bank WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM On the morning of Dec. 6, residents of Tel Aviv awoke to find a giant gilded...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 95–103.
Published: 01 March 2013
... European country. But now it’s different. There is more potential for the individual in the West.” A recent Moscow State Pedagogical University poll shows that 80 percent of graduates of elite Moscow high schools would like to study abroad, at least temporarily. Another poll by Russian newspaper...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 107–118.
Published: 01 March 2017
... early 2014 produced the worst crisis between Russia and the West since the end of the Cold War. In its wake, foreign policy mavens have engaged in contentious debates over Ukraine’s future and the West’s choices. During the Obama administration, the West imposed sanctions on Russia, viewing its...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 75–80.
Published: 01 March 2017
... asked her older sister for a loan to cover the airfare, then boarded her first-ever flight. Upon landing in Manila, though, her plan fell apart. Immigration officials demanded bank statements to prove she could support herself while in the country, and Carmen couldn’t produce them. Instead of...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 21 (4): 48–56.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Palestinian movement eling in the West Bank. Many U.N. mem­ following Yasir Arafat’s death, this is the bers believe that these particular acts by moment for reassessing the Palestinian Palestinians do not fall under the heading of strategy. terrorism because they are...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 81–88.
Published: 01 March 2014
... physical labor, young Palestinians go to work on settlements because there are few other jobs. In the Jericho governorate, which includes Zbeidat, the unemployment rate is among the highest in the West Bank—19 percent. In Zbeidat, at least two generations have worked on Argaman, where labor relations...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 99–106.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Bethlehem, West Bank—At the edge of Bethlehem, a few blocks from Gilo terminal, past one of the checkpoints where anyone who needs to reach Israel must pass, is a small apartment—its view obstructed by the Barrier. The home was recently built by its Palestinian Christian owner, Adnan, from money he had...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 1–12.
Published: 01 June 2002
... George W. Bush has declared that maps of potential land swaps. Finding the America supports a future Palestinian state, route to peace in Israel, the West Bank, and but will not help create one until the Pales­ Gaza cannot be reduced to some sort of ab­ tinian people elect “new and...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2014
... more with less. Matt Surrusco has uncovered Palestinian children being pressed into laboring in the fields of West Bank settlements. Witchcraft is still very much alive and used to enslave and abuse women across Europe and Africa, a reality that Gary Foxcroft explores. And as Romania enters the...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 24–27.
Published: 01 December 2017
... weeks later, there were further demonstrations in Beersheba, Wadi Arra, the Triangle area of central Israel, the West Bank, and cities around the world. On the last day of August, around 1,000 people took to the streets in the center of Tel Aviv. Protests reached a high point on Nov. 30, 2013, the...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 93–99.
Published: 01 March 2017
... legislation from Jordan, which previously controlled the West Bank. Israel uses the Jordanian equivalent of eminent domain to lay claim to Palestinian land, arguing that, at least in this instance, Jordanian law should apply in the West Bank. These roads are meant to ensure the safety of settlers in the...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 17 (4): 75–82.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., 2000 To many observers, the recent wave of vio­ to those who emphasize Israel’s material lence in the West Bank and Gaza, and with­ power and success, and hence view the Jew­ in Israel proper, was an abrupt and shocking ish state as indestructible, the central mes­ occurrence that shattered...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 18–20.
Published: 01 June 2012
... from the gangs and violence that plague the city’s poorer neighborhoods. This summer, Surfing 4 Peace will also expand to the West Bank, where it will run a series of skateboarding workshops with Israeli and Palestinian youth designed to introduce downhill skateboarding to this hilly region and create...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 22–23.
Published: 01 March 2013
... 8. Timor-Leste Electricity only reached district capitals in the 1980s, and 95 percent of the island’s population lives without power. 9. Guinea-Bissau Economic isolation has helped make this west African nation the primary shipping point for cocaine en route to Europe. 10...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 31–38.
Published: 01 June 2014
... for ordinary Chinese who’ve never ventured abroad, the prices of overseas products continue to fall. Many have come to accept a constantly strengthening currency as the natural order. Any number of small mom-and-pop enterprises in China have found anything they sell from the West regularly falling...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (1): 15–21.
Published: 01 March 2004
... government’s already belt” from Lagos to Jakarta. limited resources. The differences between Urbanization in and of itself is neither a Israel’s low natural population growth rate good nor a bad thing. Tokyo’s population is and the high rates in the West Bank and projected to reach 28.7 million in...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (3): 1–14.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Israeli occupation, if and refusal to condemn this action, and Presi­ when it comes about, will fundamentally dent Bush’s endorsement of the Sharon plan change this action-reaction dynamic. to withdraw from Gaza but expand settle­ Hamas, like Hezbollah, will be forced to ments in the West Bank...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 107–113.
Published: 01 March 2014
... for this achievement is the young motorbike-riding generation born after the American War ended. A fair number have gone in one leap—as did half of Duyen’s classmates in the Banking Academy—from village penury to millionaire luxury. As Duyen makes constant micro adjustments to preserve the crucial...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (2): 31–42.
Published: 01 June 2001
... “Party of God” Toward Normalization in Lebanon Steven N . Simon andJonathan Stevenson The violent clashes between Palestinians Syria and Iran. Armed Hizbullah guerrillas and Israelis in Gaza and the West Bank number no more than a thousand, but the last October, which quickly...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (3): 25–44.
Published: 01 September 2003
... policies have created in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, and its over­ region. Neo-conservatives in and around the ly aggressive military policy; American help administration like to believe the United for Egypt and Jordan because it has led to States is a different kind of hegemonic pow­ these...