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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 118.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of James Bond’s at M16, and, we eventually learn, a Russian double agent.) The Vesper is just one of a set of cocktails that are variations on martinis—and no drink is more associated with foreign policy than martinis. You have the Gibson martini (substitute the olive for a pickled cocktail onion...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 111–121.
Published: 01 June 2011
.... In 2009, advocating stepped-up efforts to reduce alcohol abuse, the former Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, observed that “we are destroying ourselves, and then we will look for who destroyed our country, who made us drink.” The idea that alcohol is destroying Russia is not sheer hyperbole. Russia’s...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 25–33.
Published: 01 June 2016
... households drink packaged water. The city’s upper middle class and wealthy can afford to spend hundreds, even thousands of rupees a month for brand-name water packaged and delivered by international conglomerates like Kinley or Aquafina. But increasingly, the city’s poor are paying for water too, and much...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 130.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Eben Klemm Copyright © 2018 World Policy Institute 2018 I delight in the questionable taste most dictators seem to demonstrate in their drinking, if they partake at all. It seems to be all or nothing for the legendary despots—recall that Hitler was famously a teetotaler. Of course...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (3): 61–70.
Published: 01 September 2000
... was detained for possession of drugs. to help me get home because I was in In the prosecutor’s offices, they asked for his bad shape. But there was still a lot of voter identification card and other personal mezcal in the bottle, and since we kept information. on drinking, my brother kept...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 70–76.
Published: 01 December 2014
... the streets are cafés, where men sit and drink coffee, puffing on the ubiquitous shisha pipes. It could be anywhere in Tunisia. Walid Sabahi grew up here. It was in Sejenene he met and married his wife, found a job as a bus driver just like his father, and would spend his evenings practicing tai kwon do...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 28–38.
Published: 01 June 2015
... a number of endangered species to the cliff of extinction, and contaminate the country’s largest supply of drinking water. The project signifies the arrival of a new era of chinese money seeking business and resources in latin america. But at the same time this opportunity arrives, the cost of moving ahead...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 91–101.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... Federal authorities sent the army into remote communities, started controlling welfare income, banned pornographic material, banned the use of kava—an Indonesian psychotropic plant used by some aboriginal people in traditional ceremonies but also consumed as a drug—and criminalized drinking in aboriginal...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 85–96.
Published: 01 December 2014
... by Ukrainian Interior Ministry riot police, entered carrying AK-47s. One barked at him: “Get up. Put your eyes to the floor. Walk forward. Look to either side and I’ll shoot you immediately.” if someone asked for something to eat or drink, a guard would kick or slap him. misha’s shoulders ached from his...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 15–19.
Published: 01 June 2011
..., commercials—frequently built around the star-power of the athletes—peddle everything from cars to soft drinks. One third of India’s 1.2 billion people live without access to any electricity at all, and those who do have access are accustomed to chronic brownouts and blackouts. But cricket games are held...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 3–9.
Published: 01 March 2018
... fatigues; and a mangy-looking dog on a string traipsing behind. “Crusty” as in encrusted dirt, dirt as a deliberate embrace of grotesquerie, a statement of resistance against society, proof of nomadic hardship. You’d often see them begging in the centers of small cities, drinking, perhaps the more...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 76–82.
Published: 01 September 2017
... at the group’s Phnom Penh office for two months, until RISC tracked down her uncle near Battambang, a provincial city in the country’s northwestern rice-belt region. He agreed to take her in. Two years ago she married an elderly man from the same village. Her uncle worries that the man drinks too much...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 60–73.
Published: 01 March 2017
.... A soldier stands watch as his partner investigates a group of kids drinking in the streets. Bolivarian National Police advance toward opposition demonstrators...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (2): 85–91.
Published: 01 June 2004
... important my country’s recent experience with the is such a literary reassertion in the face of global reach of Western consumer products the enormous challenges confronting a demonstrates that we can drink Coca-Cola country like India? Can literature matter in without becoming coca-colonized...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 52–59.
Published: 01 March 2011
... to Antonio and other priests and social workers on the frontlines of unemployment and poverty. “He's depressed, she's depressed; he's drinking, she's drinking,” laments Father Antonio. “And the rest roam the streets for a year, two years or more, especially if you are a woman—seeking work, any work for pay...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 81–88.
Published: 01 March 2014
.... Three minutes later, the lights flicked back on, illuminating the cards strewn across the table, the young men’s grinning faces, and a few additional patio areas outside other Zbeidat homes, where men were drinking tea or coffee and talking. On Amjad’s patio, Hamza Zbeidat, a Palestinian from...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 90–98.
Published: 01 March 2014
... the journey, we got to an uncompleted building. He then asked me to stop and go into the building. I became afraid. He then asked me to kneel down. He then poured some liquid into a cup and asked me to drink it. He said if I am a witch, [I] am going to vomit; if I am not, I will not vomit. I tasted it with my...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 47–55.
Published: 01 June 2018
... to be eradicated from the public sphere. He started a conservative literary magazine called Ağaç (The Tree) and spent his days drinking, smoking, and gambling in the bohemian quarters of Istanbul. His writer friends considered him an oddity and a lost cause. After falling under the influence of a sheikh from...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 49–55.
Published: 01 June 2002
... at the stock to buy and trade; the markets weren’t core of the Asian crisis. Many still accept deep enough. “It’s like drinking water the notion that among Asia’s most urgent from a fire hose,” a Thai banking friend tasks is to deregulate, this in a region that told me at the time...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 86–97.
Published: 01 September 2014
... drinks small, 25-cent cups of coffee throughout the day, Pastora also smokes cigarettes. Like the majority of residents in the region, she is not wealthy, and she buys her smokes one at a time. In the days after Sandra was kidnapped, Pastora received no request for ransom. It seemed...