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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 56–67.
Published: 01 June 2011
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 50–63.
Published: 01 September 2014
... in Newsweek, The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, and on CBC Radio . Tyler Stiem’s work in Burma is supported in part by funding from the Canada Council for the Arts. © World Policy Institute 2014 2014 World Policy Institute ...
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World Policy Journal (2010) 27 (1): 57–58.
Published: 01 March 2010
...); and Le Châtiment des Rois ( Florent Massot, 2009) on the devastating toll of Cyclone Nargis. He has covered Burma, legally and clandestinely, for more than 20 years. © 2010 World Policy Institute 2010 World Policy Institute ...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 70–75.
Published: 01 June 2002
... addiction, today use of surges of energy similar to a cocaine high— heroin, methamphetamines, and other drugs Burma-based drug traffickers have shifted is skyrocketing, and Chinese gangs have ag­ their focus to China. Most notably, north­ gressively entered the narcotics trade...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (1): 60–67.
Published: 01 March 2004
..., mous royal palace and other tourist sights that “throughout Burma, the government flowed in and out of the glitzy lobby, un­ habitually makes use of forced labor.” Later, aware of the activity upstairs. as the pipeline was being built, the same Despite the seeming ordinariness...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 1–2.
Published: 01 September 2014
... infiltrated the Kachin territory of Burma to put to rest any illusion that the newly democratized junta is treating its minorities or any who would challenge their rule respectfully. Nicholas Jubber lives among Mali’s nomads, including the redoubtable Tuareg, and delivers a riveting account of how nomads...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2011
... known a world without fear. On other subjects, our Portfolio photographer, Saiful Huq Omi, spent two years chronicling the heartbreaking plight of Burma’s Rohingya refugees, fleeing religious persecution for their Islamic faith. Omi brings us remarkable images of the Rohingya who fled across...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 17 (4): 69–74.
Published: 01 December 2001
... showed that, political issues or even relatively nonpoliti­ among eight Southeast Asian states, the only cal topics such as H IV, Singaporeans are by country where it was harder to obtain infor­ far the most timid Southeast Asians, fre­ mation about the government was Burma, quently refusing...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 41–44.
Published: 01 December 2013
... offer of territory in the disputed Jakarlung and Pasamlung areas in the north, it could mean that India’s Siliguri corridor, the 12 mile wide and 120 mile long corridor surrounded by Nepal, Burma, Bangladesh, and Bhutan, would be threatened. Some commentators have suggested that the timing...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 101–110.
Published: 01 December 2017
... families were anxious. “Please don’t send us to Burma, not there . . . anywhere, but not there,” chanted Amir Husain, a 55-year-old in a Jammu slum, feverishly in Hindi. When Rafik returned from prayer, he showed me images of his village in Rakhine, which had burned to the ground two weeks earlier...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 32–35.
Published: 01 December 2013
... signed a dozen agreements that are “likely to form the cornerstone of tangible interaction between India and Burma over the next few years,” observes Price. India’s foreign secretary, Ranjan Mathai, described the measures as “a whole series of small but significant steps to ensure that our relationship...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 43–48.
Published: 01 December 2011
... number one—rapprochement, which we are not against, is not a likely scenario between India and China. China has essentially surrounded India, and some would say they are also trying to co-opt Burma, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. India clearly sees the assertiveness of the hardliners in China. So, alas...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 17 (4): 2–5.
Published: 01 December 2001
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World Policy Journal (2003) 19 (4): 66–71.
Published: 01 December 2003
.... Committee for million in Burma, and perhaps as many Refugees, the program lacks adequate in Iraq. funding. In 1998, Francis M. Deng, the represen­ Ending displacement and its human tative of the U.N. secretary general on inter­ costs goes...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (1): 25–35.
Published: 01 March 2002
... South Asians Afghanistan to Burma and south from the — about 1.4 billion people— will remain Himalayas to the Indian Ocean, as strategi­ trapped in poverty approaching the levels cally important to Washington. That meant of sub-Saharan Africa, as annual United no American troops, even during...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 81–88.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., Mali, Burma, Thailand, Nigeria, the Balkans, Sudan, SriLanka, China, Kenya. In an ideal world, everyone would get along under one political system, but that simply doesn’t work if minorities feel marginalized or exploited. That such a motivated rebellion waned suggests that lessons from the Basque...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 124–132.
Published: 01 June 2011
... equally intense stories of suffering and censorship, torture and death. Much of the world, or at least the West, has come to the aid of the rebels of Benghazi. But what about the rebels of Bahrain or Syria, Burma or Nachevan? (Yes, even that tiny breakaway republic of repressive Azerbaijan has its own...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (4): 94–105.
Published: 01 December 2012
... in the creation of school history curricula. Then there’s the question of just what George Orwell was trying to say about Imperial Britain in his famous essay “Shooting an Elephant.” “When the white man turns tyrant,” Orwell observed from colonial Burma, “it is his own freedom that he destroys.” The concept...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (3): 31–39.
Published: 01 September 2004
... rights, but a precedent was nonethe­ also picked up steam in the 1980s. Various less established. groups, both domestic and foreign, moni­ Likewise, human rights were not at the tored the human rights situation in South top of the agenda when the Helsinki Ac­ Korea, Burma...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 43–54.
Published: 01 June 2017
... to fill them with our own, even if they’re “ex-cons.” The result is a movement and, conveniently, a labor pool. Prisoners have been the backbone of Singapore’s workforce since the country’s inception. Like Australia, this was a penal colony. Between 1825 and 1867, 15,000 “convicts” from India, Burma...
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