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World Policy Journal (1 March 2018) 35 (1): 42–47.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., Operation Anti-Sexual Harassment and Assault (OpAntiSH), an Egyptian group dedicated to combating sexual violence, documented 186 such cases. A petition by women’s organizations attributed the spike to the “trend of targeting female activists, to punish them for participating in the public sphere and to...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2017) 34 (4): 44–45.
Published: 01 December 2017
... was a 38-percent increase in sexual assault reported. CANADA...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2001) 18 (3): 1.
Published: 01 September 2001
... allure of martyrdom. In the days following Black Tuesday, the global scope and lethal cunning of the chal­ lenge came home. Just before the attack on America, two suicidal assassins, posing as Arab journalists, mortally assaulted Ahmad Shah Masud, leader of the anti-Taliban Northern Al­ liance...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2002) 18 (4): 27–33.
Published: 01 December 2002
... members of the Irish Republican stand both the nature of the assaults on the Army early in the “Troubles” in Northern United States and the steps we can take Ireland. This measure is being pressed de­ against their perpetrators. The long-term spite its well-proven past ineffectiveness in...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2011) 28 (1): 93–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... lawyers have opened more than 60 cases. Six have resulted in an arrest, but none have gone to trial. In each of these cases, the victim identified her attackers or the police captured them during or immediately after the assault. “Ninety five percent of the time, these kinds of cases do not get solved...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2017) 34 (2): 12–14.
Published: 01 June 2017
... restrictions on rights and freedoms in Egypt were tightening before the regime’s latest assault on the rule of law. A regular citizen who insulted the president on Facebook in 2013 could very well have been detained and tortured for days. But the measures taken by authorizes would have been illegal. The arrest...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2016) 33 (2): 62–63.
Published: 01 June 2016
... several hundred women were allegedly assaulted en masse, resulting in more than 800 complaints of robbery and sexual aggression and more than 50 arrests of young men, most of them of North African or Middle Eastern backgrounds. “In the West, the refugee or immigrant may save his body,” Daoud wrote, “but...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2016) 33 (4): 5–9.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Bezalel, Kirsi Goldynia, and Christine Lee TORONTO—Most sex work regulation around the world criminalizes harm reduction tools, encourages the overpolicing of immigrant communities, and leads to the assault and murder of more sex workers. Regardless of intent, today’s policies only exacerbate the problem...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2017) 34 (1): 3–7.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., and calls by mainstream politicians to restrict the number of asylum-seekers allowed to enter Germany. In the wake of sexual assaults by migrants during the 2015 New Year’s Eve celebrations in Cologne, the media was widely criticized for reacting too slowly and not being explicit about the...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2016) 33 (4): 111–117.
Published: 01 December 2016
... programs, only Cortana understood the phrase, “I was raped” and referred the user to a sexual assault hotline. None of the programs recognized “I am being abused” or “I was beaten up by my husband.” In contrast, the smartphone assistants were able to respond to “I am depressed” or “My foot hurts.” The...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2006) 23 (1): 63–69.
Published: 01 March 2006
... assault on poverty. ability to dramatically improve the lot of just this group, replaced with a conviction Social Democrats— Then and Now that there was little that outside actors This assault had several striking characteris­ could or should do for the poor. What is tics. First, unlike the...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2003) 20 (1): 69–76.
Published: 01 March 2003
... battalion in the American war that the American war was a tragedy visited forced to reenact for the camera of a “foreign on Vietnam through the manipulative tal­ comrade” an assault on an enemy outpost, ents of Le Duan, the Communist leader at complete with a phony flag raising that be­ the time. Le...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2001) 18 (1): 113–115.
Published: 01 March 2001
... transcripts of taped debates within Ex Comm (the Executive Committee of the National Security Council), Thirteen Days makes an overwhelming if tacit case for civilian control of the military. Had President Kennedy heeded his Joint Chiefs, who proposed taking out the missiles in a surgical assault, it...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2012) 29 (1): 3–6.
Published: 01 March 2012
... globe. Citizens and journalists in one country after another are being intimidated, assaulted, even murdered simply because of their work. Others are being fined or jailed because their articles were deemed, by an anxious or repressive government, to be defamatory of public officials or in some other...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2002) 19 (3): 92–94.
Published: 01 September 2002
... authorize the United States to carry out a “regime change” in Iraq. On its face, why shouldn’t we ap­ plaud such an operation? We are reminded that the old League of Nations proved itself toothless when it stood by as Fascist Italy assaulted Ethiopia. “Collective security,” or its facsimile, is...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2016) 33 (4): 1–3.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... presidency to a reality TV star who boasts about sexually assaulting women? While some respectfully disagree with her economic and foreign policies, the bulk of attacks against Hillary Rodham Clinton have always been gendered: She’s “shrill”; she should smile more; and she lacks “stamina.” At the same time...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2016) 33 (2): 64–66.
Published: 01 June 2016
... foundation of the binary barbarian vs. civilized. The immigrants we’ve welcomed attack “our” women, assault them, rape them. All this conforms to the ideas that the right and the extreme right have always constructed in their discourse against welcoming refugees. The latter have been understood to be the...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2011) 28 (1): 119–126.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Action Française newspaper Aspects de la France . He became president of the Association Corporative des Etudiants en Droit , a group of French law students whose principal amusement was launching street brawls against the Cocos , or communists. (Le Pen was convicted of assault a number of times.) “T...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2012) 29 (4): 86–93.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., too. They were both dead.” Two shots from more than 1.5 miles away using a light weapon. More commonly, fully automatic assault rifles such as the Kalashnikov AK-47 or the American-designed M-16, which can spew out bullets at up to 800 rounds a minute, can give ragtag groups the same deadly power as a...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2016) 33 (3): 93–104.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Pakistani Taliban factions that were taking control of Pashtun neighborhoods. Bank robberies, kidnappings, and terrorist attacks had become routine. The security crackdown was formally launched late that year, but made little progress. It took the commando-style assault by the Pakistani Taliban on Karachi’s...