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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2000
...Fritz Stern Copyright © 2000 World Policy Institute 2000 F ritz Stem is University Professor Emeritus a t Columbia University. H is most recent book is Einstein’s German World. The Importance of “Why” F ritz Stem What follows is an abridged version of the accep­...
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World Policy Journal (2007) 24 (3): 75–82.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... Thus, it was he who persuaded Carter that it was possible to bring peace to the Middle East and to expend an immense amount of energy in successfully reconciling Israel and Egypt. He saw more clearly than most the importance of the United Nations and encouraged Andrew Young in his remarkably creative...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 16–22.
Published: 01 June 2017
... crimes, and crimes against humanity still stand, Kim Thuy Seelinger , the director of the Sexual Violence Program at the Human Rights Center at University of California, Berkeley, writes that Zidane’s case raises an important question: How can courts balance survivors’ readiness to disclose...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 69–75.
Published: 01 September 2017
... devastate marine life and the economy of one of the East African nation’s most important tourist destinations. In response to their legal appeals, a judge granted a stay on the project, but its future remains unclear. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 climate Kenya coal environment...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 35–38.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Ameenah Gurib-Fakim World Policy Journal speaks with Dr. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, a biochemist who became the first female president of Mauritius. She discusses the importance of integrating science into politics, what prevents women from rising into positions of power, and how her country pulled off...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 100–112.
Published: 01 June 2014
... and security imposed by the new Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NRA) of Japan, now under the Ministry of Environment, which replaced the Nuclear and Industrial Safety Authority (NISA), once under the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI). This transfer of regulatory power is important. METI...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 3–8.
Published: 01 September 2015
... agricultural cultivation and is heavily dependent on imports. Some 92 percent of food available in Qatar is imported. As a small, wealthy country with the resources to purchase its food on the global market, such import dependence would appear to pose an insignificant risk. But for the nation’s leaders...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 90–99.
Published: 01 September 2012
... to arrange shipments from mainland Europe, the UK, and Brazil at higher rates from the likes of BP, ENI, and Petrobras. Even with an optimistic $35 billion plan to revive Argentina’s output, the country will remain a net energy importer for at least five more years, admits Miguel Galuccio, chief executive...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (2): 47–52.
Published: 01 June 2004
... gredient—is Ghana’s largest cash crop. defeat, he glared at my wife and stalked off, Food imports, while helping consumers, holding a few chickens by the neck in each hurt food producers. Domestic producers hand. are less efficient than foreign producers. My wife, an African...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 97.
Published: 01 September 2012
.... Argentina’s tough import restrictions, designed to help the central bank maintain a stable exchange rate by controlling the amount of foreign currency in circulation, require companies to send out as much as they bring in. Since her re-election in October, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has forced...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 34–41.
Published: 01 December 2011
... that has long been the core of the church’s growth and vitality. Yet, religion and sexual and reproductive health need not be at odds. Organizations like cdd are striving to build important bridges. “They propose an almost unthinkable union between feminism and Catholicism,” says Ferrari...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 17–21.
Published: 01 September 2011
... but compete internationally against the same multinationals that supplied them with the knowledge and skills in the first place. “Bad” policies are strategies like import substitution industrialization that a country believes will help it, but in fact do more harm than good to the country’s economy...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 3–6.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Marcus Braybrooke; Master Jinje; Ayeda Naqvi; Susan Hayward; Thabo Makgoba; James Miller; Bodhinatha Veylanswami; Mishaal Al-Gergawi Compiled by Tim Chen and Pauline Moullot True faith can only lead to peace. Desperation and discontent can blind people to the importance of coexistence...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 13–21.
Published: 01 December 2013
... and Chinese railway parts. Yet October 28 was no ordinary Monday. It was just three days after Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh wrapped up a rare state visit to Beijing that received little of the coverage it deserved. Important talks on trade and border negotiation were largely ignored by the mass media...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 75–85.
Published: 01 September 2014
... on these issues, with the goal of continuing to strengthen the “European engine.” It might sound rather contradictory to argue for strengthening the EU while nationalistic movements are becoming stronger in Europe and one important member state, the United Kingdom, is threatening the Union with withdrawal...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 21 (4): 19–28.
Published: 01 December 2005
...-owned monopolies to for­ Central America’s exports and provided 41 eign competition, eliminate most agricul­ percent of its imports. However, while U.S. tural tariffs, and deepen economic harmo­ exports to the region expanded by a healthy nization within the region. It is a milestone 10...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (4): 86–93.
Published: 01 December 2012
...; the latter include bigger machine guns, portable missile systems, and grenade launchers. The United States and many other countries have relatively strict (but far from watertight) import and export regulations on all of them, but there is no comprehensive global system for keeping them from being...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (2): 37–43.
Published: 01 June 2005
... between Foreign Minister Jaswant tary cooperation. Singh and Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Other structural constraints also place Talbott, that any resumption of meaningful important limits on Indo-U.S. security co­ defense ties could again be discussed. Strate­ operation. India, despite its...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 31–38.
Published: 01 June 2014
... enterprise owner, stronger means cheaper imports, while weaker means more expensive imports—a lesson easily learned. They may know little about the deliberations of the U.S. Federal Reserve, the Bank of Japan, or even the People’s Bank of China (nor do they really care), but they know when costs are falling...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (2): 45–49.
Published: 01 June 2005
... of in leading Indian companies, including Britain, France, Germany, and Italy. India is Bharti Telecom. also projected to sustain its spectacular an­ At the same time, several important fac­ nual rate of growth of 5 percent or better tors could divert the wave of capital heading...