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Published: 01 June 2013
Urban warfare is equally difficult in austere and extreme conditions. Norwegian army soldiers practice attacking a remote Arctic outpost in knee-deep snow. Urban warfare is equally difficult in austere and extreme conditions. Norwegian army soldiers practice attacking a remote Arctic outpost in More
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2005) 22 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2005
... report on the violations of the ceasefire agreement, in­ cluding attacks on villages, troop movements, and military operations. While conducting these investigations, we observed torched villages, hundreds of thousands of displaced civil­ ians, and the effects of such violent atrocities as the rape...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2018) 35 (2): 58–62.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Nigeria and to banish Western education, he sent his followers out to attack not only police and government facilities but also Christian and Muslim civilian targets. After the U.N. bombing, nobody expected Shekau would be able to strike again with such force. Security had been beefed up around all...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2018) 35 (2): 34–40.
Published: 01 June 2018
... teenagers. Poppe’s film takes us back to the worst terrorist attack in modern Norwegian history, perpetrated in 2011 by the white Norwegian right-wing extremist and white supremacist Anders Behring Breivik. Except for a few split seconds in which we get a glimpse of a man in a black uniform standing on a...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2013) 30 (3): 65–77.
Published: 01 September 2013
... inter-tribal or ethnic rifts to battles over resources. These grave abuses of medicine raise serious challenges for all organizations seeking to deal with them, from the local to the international level. In many conflict zones, attacks on medical functions are part and parcel of a wider assault...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2013) 30 (3): 99–106.
Published: 01 September 2013
... somalis. But these pools of unsanitary sludge are not what is deterring thousands of Nairobians from coming to “Little Mogadishu,” as Eastleigh is known due to its Somali population. It is the grenade attacks. Life has not been the same in Eastleigh since the Kenyan Defense Forces (KDF) invaded...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2003) 20 (3): 75–81.
Published: 01 September 2003
...— and something the United The terrorist attacks occurred at a mo­ States will strive to maintain by any and all ment when the United States, having pre­ means.5 vailed in the Cold War and buoyed by ten The United States is distinguished from years of economic boom, had reached a level...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2015) 32 (3): 64–75.
Published: 01 September 2015
... ATTACK On January 17, 2015, word spread that Sergei Filin, former lead dancer and current artistic director of the Bolshoi’s revered ballet compa- ny, had been...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2012) 29 (4): 106–115.
Published: 01 December 2012
... United States, will need to soften their political bluster regarding Pakistan. attacks like the one on malala remind young pakistanis that the war surrounding them is their own . Many young people say the mainstream political parties and their allies abroad have plundered the country...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2018) 35 (1): 70–83.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Jake Naughton Copyright © 2018 World Policy Institute 2018 PORTFOLIO Javan, a transgender woman, sits in the doorway of her mother’s home with her niece and sister. Javan spent six months in Kenya as a refugee after she was attacked by a homophobic mob. She is one of the rare...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2005) 22 (3): 25–33.
Published: 01 September 2005
... navy but with little regard for possible counter­ and the air force, they focus on China as a action. Like the sound of one hand clapping, potential adversary. the scenarios presented in the report seem to The Pentagon, after much delay for presume that China could attack...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2015) 32 (2): 113–119.
Published: 01 June 2015
.... This has dramatically changed with the spillover of Boko Haram from Nigeria into Cameroon in 2014 and its transformation into a regional threat. Now there is not a single day without reports of Boko Haram attacks in northern Cameroon. Even before it realized what it meant, the Cameroonian regime had...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2015) 32 (4): 75–82.
Published: 01 December 2015
... track them down, ending inevitably in a final fatal shootout. Today’s robbers hit banks with cyber attacks, not shotguns, and have no need to dynamite safes to get access to far greater sums of cash than the treasure boxes of Wells Fargo. They can conduct their raids from anywhere—the other side of...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2002) 18 (4): 27–33.
Published: 01 December 2002
... planning, ingenuity, and sheer fanaticism preventing terrorism and even though it in­ involved in mounting the attacks grimly evitably involves sweeping up the innocent confirm that terrorists have improved their along with the guilty, thus contributing to capabilities exponentially. We must...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2013) 30 (2): 70–79.
Published: 01 June 2013
... the North Caucasus for Islamic jihad. Many North Caucasus citizens reject the influence of Moscow, which has led a few ethnic Russians in the region to convert to radical Islam and even participate in the Caucasus Emirate’s attacks in Moscow. Umarov’s group believes some Tatar Muslims may feel the...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2016) 33 (2): 91–100.
Published: 01 June 2016
... that Taliban-trained terrorists were on their way from Afghanistan to the DRC to join ADF in attacks on MONUSCO bases and staff. Mr. X also brought up the assassination of Ndala, telling a convoluted story at odds with known facts, but MONUSCO’s analysts were less concerned about Ndala’s assassination...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2011) 28 (1): 93–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
.... Afterward, she sought help. She went to a hospital, where she received a course of antibiotics and an HIV prophylactic. There's no DNA database in Haiti, no rape kit. But Rolonda asked for a medical certificate. Signed by a doctor, the certificate details the attack and the victim's age and injuries...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2016) 33 (2): 64–66.
Published: 01 June 2016
... the 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...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2016) 33 (4): 48–54.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the insurgency in Thailand’s deep south, and the 12 tumultuous years since. For half his life, Ismail has lived amid separatist attacks and a repressive state response. “In Bangkok, you can live in freedom and happiness; you have no trouble. In the deep south, we have no freedom,” he told me...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2002) 18 (4): 19–25.
Published: 01 December 2002
... speak a common language and under­ The September 11 attacks and subsequent stand each other’s command procedures be­ U.S. military action have triggered a reorga­ cause of decades of joint training under the nization of U.S. defense priorities, including alliance’s flag...