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World Policy Journal (2010) 27 (2): 16–18.
Published: 01 June 2010
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 130.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., red wine, and Angostura bitters. For this issue, we’ve combined these ingredients to create a dictator’s sangria. The bitters will keep the extreme sweetness in check, and we’ll reintroduce a little acidity with Idi Amin’s favorite fruit. After all, what is sangria but bad wine with big...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 38–42.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Steven Erlanger © World Policy Institute 2014 2014 World Policy Institute Edinburgh, Scotland—September’s referendum on independence has clarified matters, but like a raw whisky, leaves a bitter taste in many Scottish mouths. A country—and make no mistake, Scotland is a country—has been...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 68–77.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., the camp is a freezing nightmare of poverty, misery, and death. Amongst the bitter and hungry, Taliban recruiters find easy pickings to join their radical insurgency. The ground sparkles with ice particles, formed around the mud—a perilous quagmire where the incautious slip or sink. The ice goes down...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (3): 147–150.
Published: 01 September 2005
... for the most hallowed religious sites, Hazlitt’s censure credi­ bly applies to all the major faiths. Instead of peace, tolerance, and goodwill, holy places too often engender scandalous hysteria, bitterness, and bloodshed. This August, a million or so Iraqis gathered in Kadhimya, a Shiite district...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 22–28.
Published: 01 September 2016
... after having waged 17 years of war against the military junta led by Colonel Mengistu Haile Mariam. The separation of the two countries, however, did not end all trouble. Ethiopia and Eritrea fought a bitter war from 1998–2000 over the exact location of their border along the Mereb. Here...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 96–103.
Published: 01 March 2016
... would be a less bitter and tormented nation today. Andrea Tornielli shies away from these issues in his biography Francis: Pope of a New World. Tornielli is the long-time Vatican correspondent for the well-regarded Italian newspaper, La Stampa . He has written eight books on various popes...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (1): 79–85.
Published: 01 March 2000
... alluring to for­ avoid retrenchment, the truth is that Thai­ eign visitors. Both countries have actively land and its neighbors have gagged down promoted tourism, and arrivals to Thailand bitter structural reforms.6 In the financial grew by 11 percent during the third quarter sector, the former tiger...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 64–75.
Published: 01 September 2015
... as head of the company should have been his. By 2013, after a series of bitter clashes, Tsiskaridze was getting impatient. Like sportsmen, the curse of dancers...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 43–46.
Published: 01 December 2014
... peninsular referendum, Ukrainians expressed anger and bitterness, but also a particular kind of fatalism. They understood nothing could change this, half of Crimea and 90 percent of Russia would never want to give the land back. Of course, the least surprised of all was Vladimir Putin. He could tell well...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (3): 92–94.
Published: 01 September 2002
... relief, followed by pain and embarrassment as the new leaders, most of them braided, excel at torture, extortion, and nepotism, yielding an enduring lega­ cy of bitterness and cynicism, and in extreme cases, opening the way for yet more radical regimes. The pattern held during the Cold War...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 39–42.
Published: 01 September 2013
... of bitter conflicts and the crossroads of world economic forces. Jordan’s security in this tough neighborhood has not come from great power or vast resources. Our security comes from an inveterate national ethos that has kept our country resilient through decades of almost constant pressures and change...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 20 (4): 91–93.
Published: 01 December 2004
... provided for a population exchange— more than a million ethnic Greeks and nearly 400,000 ethnic Turks resettled reciprocally, a massive uprooting that sowed enduring enmities. Given the bitter circumstances, there may have been no al­ ternative to this drastic surgery. Yet a melancholy silence seems...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (1): 43–46.
Published: 01 March 2005
... Domingo, the annexation dia and when France liberated Algeria, it of Samoa. It took half a century of argument was a matter of bitter internal controversy. before we annexed Hawaii, and this might When America liberated the Philippines, it not have taken place had it not been for the was a matter...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 19 (4): 85–88.
Published: 01 December 2003
... benefited immensely from the European political and religious exodus in the 1930s, which among other things denied Hitler the scientific brains that could have given his armies the atom bomb. Yet at the time, the refugee influx was the focus for bitter attack, so much so...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (3): 70–73.
Published: 01 September 2003
... none when required by his convictions. Thus, might be embarrassed. Although suffering during the San Francisco Conference in spells of bitter depression when things were 1945 at which the United Nations was going badly, he was essentially an optimist. launched, he surrepti­...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 11–16.
Published: 01 September 2011
... television, watching the early Gemini missions. This summer, at the age of 51—not even old—I watched on a flatscreen as the last Space Shuttle lifted off the pad. I have followed the dwindling of the space program with sadness, even bitterness. Where’s my donut-shaped space station? Where’s my ticket to Mars...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (1): 19–29.
Published: 01 March 2005
... as it brought together on a said than done in the real world of bitter re­ common platform two of China’s rivals (In­ gional rivalries. It would also have the effect dia and Japan) that Beijing wants to keep of further deepening regional hostility. Just out, and two potential allies (Brazil and imagine...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 63–76.
Published: 01 March 2013
... with it madly. It was the first revolution with Islam embedded. Its leader wore the turban and was a cleric,” Maliki recalled. But actual life in the new Islamic Republic proved a rude awakening for the Dawa Party. Most members speak with bitterness of Iran and Khomeini to this day. Maliki, his wife...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (1): 91–95.
Published: 01 March 2004
... Deakin, whose next assault.” Was it not a bitter irony, memory remains fresh. He told me the lega­ Churchill noted, to give similar guarantees tion staff had from the beginning sought to Poland within a year after “all the strate­ to sabotage his meeting with President gic value of Czechoslovakia...