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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 64–68.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Fernanda Canofre Brazil is in the midst of perhaps the most sweeping criminalization of indigenous rights in recent history. The “ruralists,” politicians in Congress with ties to the country’s influential agribusiness lobby, are pushing through legislation to rob independent government agencies...
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World Policy Journal (2008) 25 (3): 153–156.
Published: 01 September 2008
...), then the Central Intelligence Agency ( i.e. , the American government) and Afghanistan would go back to a normal, less embracing relationship. © 2008 World Policy Institute 2008 World Policy Institute ...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (2): 51–58.
Published: 01 June 2005
... of the independent regulatory ment of the regulatory model in the United agency—an innovation that Americans States were economic and philosophical. The take for granted—in such sectors as energy, growth during the nineteenth century of water, and communications.1 The model population, industry...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (3): 25–32.
Published: 01 September 2000
... to be a fait accompli. But in a mat­ with public donations. More important, the ter of months, this status quo is no longer Kosovo crisis was one of those times when viewed as sustainable. Australian soldiers these humanitarian agencies found them­ are prepared to kill and die to see to it that selves...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 79–88.
Published: 01 June 2011
... also withered. Between 1975 and 2009, the agency’s permanent workforce fell from 4,300 to 2,900. “An agency that once built roads now has only five full-time engineers,” the report’s authors lamented. © World Policy Institute 2011 2011 World Policy Institute On April 1 this year, a riot...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 75–82.
Published: 01 December 2015
... takes place, largely beyond the reach of law enforcement. On the Dark Net anonymity is the rule, and identities and locations of the participants can be concealed from even the most persistent gaze of police and intelligence agencies. The Dark Net operates according to different rules than the rest...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 21–37.
Published: 01 June 2002
... missiles. Vice Admiral Thomas Wilson, di­ the likely importance of unmanned combat rector of the Defense Intelligence Agency, air vehicles (ucav’s) and other uav’s in the has said as much: “The potential for wide­ Bush Administration’s military strategy, spread proliferation of cruise...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 68–77.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of their own government. But the cabinet of President Hamid Karzai seems generally unable or unwilling to assist them. UN agencies have been known to step in when the problem becomes a humanitarian crisis, like this winter, but in general IDPs remain ignored and abandoned. The areas where they settle do...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (2): 73–78.
Published: 01 June 2003
... their cargoes and City. Thus, al-Qaeda could ship a container crews, thus allowing all concerned agencies full of dirty bombs to a city far inland. (the Office of Naval Intelligence, the FBI, The Unwatched Ships at Sea 75 the CIA, and the customs...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 21 (4): 57–62.
Published: 01 December 2005
... All this has been happening as United population growth this century will take Nations agencies, the World Bank, and in­ place not in the low-growth countries of dependent aid groups have come to con­ Europe or Japan but in the most desperately clude, some even reluctantly, that with poor...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 23–30.
Published: 01 September 2013
... accused of extremism. But this had not been done systematically. Sites blocked in one region remained accessible in others. The Single Register, officially introduced on November 1, 2012, aimed to solve this problem. Three government agencies—the Roskomnadzor, the Federal Anti-Drug Agency, and the Federal...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (3): 41–46.
Published: 01 September 2001
... 41 the promotion of a durable peace in socie­ The United Nations can contribute more by ties emerging from conflict. Nascent U.N. coordinating the on-the-ground activities of efforts to incorporate conflict prevention and international agencies than it can by itself peace-building activities...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 20–24.
Published: 01 September 2014
...: Abrinsky TORONTO—Edward Snowden’s June 2013 leak has shone unprecedented light on the dark underside of Internet connectivity. So far, however, Canada has remained a victim largely hidden in the shadows. Much of the debate over the National Security Agency (NSA) revelations has focused on U.S...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 102–110.
Published: 01 September 2015
... at the meeting with IT business leaders that the agency intends to check 317 companies from September to December 2015 to verify their compliance with the new legislation. Roskomnadzor officials made clear that Google and Facebook are not on the list of 317 companies to be inspected, thereby giving the global...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 69–75.
Published: 01 September 2017
.... Save Lamu, a coalition of local activists, has made this critique of the plant’s technology a basis of its efforts to lobby Kenya’s National Environmental Management Agency (NEMA). Founded in 2010, the group has petitioned the National Environmental Tribunal (NET), a court that hears appeals arising...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 83–91.
Published: 01 March 2011
... influential collection of intelligence organizations that grew out of the two premier Soviet agencies: the KGB, which combined domestic and foreign political intelligence, and the gru , which handled military intelligence. The prominent—even dominant—role of intelligence within contemporary Russia's...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 21 (4): 48–56.
Published: 01 December 2005
... violent extremists cannot be classified as ter­ taken by Palestinian extremists. Indeed, rorism because they are carried out by legit­ few Israeli victims of Palestinian violence imate law enforcement and national security are unlucky bystanders who just happened agencies...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 71–80.
Published: 01 June 2014
..., and waking up at 2 a.m. to Skype family members because their service provider’s network was clogged during the day. Aid agencies have been less quick to embrace technological change. “Most humanitarian organizations are really bad at adaptation,” says Michael Barnett, a leading scholar of humanitarian...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 5–9.
Published: 01 December 2016
... selling to buying sex. Not only does this deny workers agency, it fails to prevent the injuries inflicted by law enforcement on sex workers. A sex worker today may face absurd charges of trafficking oneself or a colleague, rather than the simple misdemeanor prostitution convictions of the pre-Nordic Model...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 31–34.
Published: 01 December 2014
... with Council of Europe standards on transparency, but no correction was ever made. The TeliaSonera report and additional reports of deepening connections between Swedish intelligence services and the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), as well as with Britain’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ...
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