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World Policy Journal (2008) 25 (3): 211–217.
Published: 01 September 2008
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 77–81.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Khadija Sharife Botswana owns a 15 percent share in De Beers, an unprecedented entangling of a sovereign country with a private company. Investigative reporter Khadija Sharife reveals a mutual dependence between the diamond giant, Botswana, and the country’s leading party that has perverted...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 65–77.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Investigative Reporters (FAIR). © World Policy Institute 2013 2013 World Policy Institute Photo: Travis Lupick ANTWERP—Somewhere between Africa’s diamond mines and the dazzling diamond bazaars of Dubai and Antwerp, a Belgian company called Omega Diamonds has constructed a financial...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 65–71.
Published: 01 September 2016
... but Asian Americans, and that this might create more opportunities for Asian Americans in Hollywood. WPJ: In The Sympathizer , the main character says Hollywood strip-mines history and leaves “real history in the tunnels along with the dead, doling out tiny sparkling diamonds for audiences to gasp...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 97.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Cartier found themselves facing the prospect of having to match in exports all the diamond rings and gold tennis bracelets it imports into the country. Instead, it announced to clients in July it would shutter its flagship store on Alvear, the elegant avenue with Parisian architecture and a dwindling...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 1–2.
Published: 01 December 2013
... the international gem trade of blood diamonds but that has instead enriched the unscrupulous to the tune of billions of dollars. Across the Middle East where revolutions struggle to take root, hip-hop has become the voice of the voiceless, as Sam Kimball chronicles from Tunisia, birthplace of the Arab Spring...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 118–125.
Published: 01 March 2015
... of solid gold, at least twice the heft of my own stainless steel variety, it marked each of the hours around the dial with a diamond that would have done my wife proud on her third finger. Finally, I could restrain myself no more. “That’s quite a watch you have there,” I smiled. He paused not an instant...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (1): 9–18.
Published: 01 March 2000
... of democratization is the work of Stan­ the mid-1970s with the collapse of authori­ ford University’s Larry Diamond, who con­ tarianism in Spain, Portugal and Greece; in­ tends that “a vibrant civil society is prob­ tensified in Latin America with the demise ably more essential for consolidating...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 17 (4): 47–57.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Guarding and serving Victoria’s realm Far-called, our navies melt away; of 11 million square miles and 372 million On dune and headland sinks the fire; people was the mightiest of navies. For the Lo, all our pomp of yesterday Diamond Jubilee, the biggest fleet ever as­...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 43–52.
Published: 01 March 2015
... was discovered. He was smuggling diamonds in toothpaste tubes on behalf of American tax evaders. Photo: Paul Falardeau But those days are over. The United States already knows of Credit Suisse bankers deceiving American immigration officers about the real purpose of their visits. Espionage-like code...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 86–107.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., agriculture, property, storage, carbon credits, palm oil, diamonds—all investment scams connected to a small group of people who used multiple shell entities, tax havens, and fictitious alternative investment projects. Each was peddled to clients on multiple “sucker lists,” largely retirees. The network...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2016
... created an elite black middle class, locally known as “black diamonds,” some who have become exceptionally wealthy, powerful, and successful in business. Yet, South Africa remains one of the most unequal societies on the planet, with a Gini coefficient that is usually considered the world’s highest...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 22–32.
Published: 01 March 2012
... wearing headscarves and diamond rings sit doing their homework. In their workbooks, they write German sentences like, “Since when have you worked as a taxi driver?” “I love him,” she says, talking about her husband Ilhan one day after school while walking through Taksim Square on the way to catch her...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 30–34.
Published: 01 March 2018
... magnifying glass and fitting it on his eye so he could scrutinize every stamp—as if he were a jeweler bent on discovering the falseness of a particular diamond—then calling a colleague over to discuss the situation and, finally, indicating that I should step aside into a small room where I would await a more...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (2): 11–20.
Published: 01 June 2000
... uary, when the U.S. representative to the exploited Zaire’s enormous mineral wealth United Nations, Richard Holbrooke, taking (diamonds, metals, rubber) for personal advantage of his tenure as Security Council gain, squandering the opportunity for eco­ president to draw attention to Africa, did...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 107–111.
Published: 01 September 2016
... slowed in 2008. Banco Espírito Santo was GES’s crown jewel, but the conglomerate also invested in everything from an Angolan diamond mine to Miami condos to a soybean farm in Paraguay. Much of the bank’s focus remained overseas throughout the 1990s and 2000s. Banco Espírito Santo annual reports show...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (1): 60–70.
Published: 01 March 2002
... of all more is also believed to own perhaps a dozen sophistication and sharper instincts. tramp steamers. Diamonds from the failed Even after terrorist sleepers are identi­ states of Central Africa are reported to have fied, money may sit just as quietly in their been stolen or dumped...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (2): 21–25.
Published: 01 June 2000
... groundbreaking resolution in July 1999 in from diamond mines as well as land mines, Algiers denouncing coups and barring from from empty stomachs as well as empty ide­ future summits any regime that comes to ologies. The people of Africa have learned power by force of arms. This measure is that truth...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (1): 95–99.
Published: 01 March 2005
... reminds us, foreign policy experts re­ bat, and baseball diamond, and who invites peatedly overestimate the inner strength of poorer youngsters to play, so long as he autocracy, and underestimate the appeal of chooses the teams and dictates the rules (and democracy. He cites the fallible consensus...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 March 2004
... with the passive assent of Wilson and the perched on his uncle’s shoulders to watch mild objections of Clemenceau. The British the Diamond Jubilee procession. “It was: endorsed the unification of three antagonis­ Well, here we are on top of the world, and tic Ottoman provinces—Baghdad, Mosul, we have...