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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 93–99.
Published: 01 March 2017
... in Palestine use road construction to impose security and economic regimes on local populations. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 logistics Israel Palestine Afghanistan roads infrastructure ERIC POWELL ERIC POWELL In Monty Python’s Life of Brian , a Judean leader tries...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 35–40.
Published: 01 March 2011
... I'd like to promote. WPJ : In a sense, China is taking a leading role in infrastructure development in many parts of the world, especially in Africa. It's really quite extraordinary, the extent that China's moving into these other parts of the world, investing and developing resources. JYL...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 36–43.
Published: 01 June 2012
.... The event resembles, on a somewhat reduced scale, the World Cup. But with the barriers Angola needed to hurdle to prepare for its hosting duties, the event may as well have been the Olympics. Only 10 years after a 27-year civil war, much of Angola’s national infrastructure remained shattered, with land...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 20–24.
Published: 01 September 2014
... make very clear that with the aid of its allies—Great Britain, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand—the NSA has developed a globe-spanning surveillance infrastructure of remarkable scale and scope. Not surprisingly, the NSA has targeted countries regarded as “unfriendly” to American interests...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 39–45.
Published: 01 June 2013
... are coming to buy in this country because of the cheap labor. That is why following proper working conditions and infrastructure is also the responsibility of the United States and Europe, because when they’re getting a good cheap price, they’re not thinking about the working conditions. They simply need...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 25–33.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Chennai water infrastructure hydrology MCKAY SAVAGE MCKAY SAVAGE CHENNAI, India—Midday temperatures regularly hit 104 degrees during the summer in Chennai. All outdoor surfaces from sidewalks to rooftops are said to sizzle like a dosa kal , or a caste-iron skillet over a flame. Women...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 43–48.
Published: 01 March 2013
...? Ibrahim: An African Spring is happening already. Maybe not in the same way as it’s happening in the north [of Africa], but we can see much better elections taking place in Africa already. Don’t forget that while the north of Africa was more developed than sub-Saharan Africa in terms of infrastructure...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 92–99.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., in China, the state and enterprises work very closely together—the government’s investments in infrastructure, low-cost energy, and especially its consolidated and simplified tax structure are all designed to make their businesses more competitive, and certainly more profitable, than any American company...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 102–110.
Published: 01 December 2013
... further claim the main cause for inadequate physician coverage is inadequate medical infrastructure. Though Brazil’s economy has demonstrated some remarkable growth over the last decade, there has been little progress in health care. In 2000, 2.89 percent of Brazil’s GDP was directed toward public health...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (1): 15–21.
Published: 01 March 2004
... to the developed states. Our con­ lack the infrastructure to support rapid, cern is that while the military is wrestling concentrated population growth. with the challenge of developing ever more To take just one of these problems, most impressive means of deterring and defeating of the states in the Middle...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 14–18.
Published: 01 June 2016
... of Liverpool and Hull, Alsop imagined a continuous strip of activities—new housing, new leisure, new infrastructure—that would create a northern rival to London. Perhaps because the focus was on Alsop’s own designs—a kind of pop whimsy of Day-Glo colors, childlike effects, and wonky pillars—and given the fact...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 79–87.
Published: 01 June 2012
... the stage of an economic power play between Vietnam and China, maintaining the delicate balance between regional powers will be risky. The Cambodian government says land concessions bolster the country’s economy and improve its infrastructure. Each concession is leased for 70 to 99 years for agricultural...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 5–10.
Published: 01 June 2016
... without it. Li Chang’an, a professor at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, argued in an op-ed in the state-run newspaper Global Times that coordinating a region’s industries and infrastructure was relatively easy, but that workers would be reluctant to go to a place where...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 19–24.
Published: 01 June 2016
...,” but such nomenclature does them a disservice. These are better described as “homegrown neighborhoods.” They often lack infrastructure, but they nonetheless provide livelihoods and affordable housing for families who don’t have any other access to the city. In these areas, a home is not just a residence. Houses...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 10–15.
Published: 01 March 2018
... it can be assumed that extending the country’s reach into space will work wonders for the GDP in the same way that the aggressive funding of passenger transit, cargo, and shipping infrastructure did before it. In this, the Mars probe will be a continuation of Sheikh Rashid’s legacy, which saw the UAE...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 3–8.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., all players must be more alert to public feedback as smartphones come to occupy a central place in daily communications. An informed citizenry can disrupt traditional governance. After heavy rain in Istanbul in July, people documented failing municipal infrastructure across Istanbul in smartphone...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 88–97.
Published: 01 September 2013
... demographic dividend, the Bangladeshi economy—and the garment sector in particular—must invest in a safe, stable, and technologically skilled workforce. This will require improved physical infrastructure like electricity, roads, and, as was made tragically clear in a massive factory fire in November 2012...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 112–122.
Published: 01 September 2015
... dominant trading nation—the United States. Most recently, China has created—and largely funded—the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), and linked up with Russia and four of the Eurasian ‘Stans to create the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, inviting India and Pakistan to join as well. real...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 26–31.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., inefficient infrastructure, orative coolers, resealable plastic storage and in many cases, failure to redistribute bags, and small metal silos. So, by invest- unsold and excess food. Eliminating waste ing in infrastructure, governments can also is daunting, but the alternative is worse. invest...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (2): 45–49.
Published: 01 June 2005
... through 2050. No other country, China in­ toward India. First, India has failed to in­ cluded, will show this sustained growth rate vest in infrastructure to keep pace with the over the same period. With its overall popu­ growth of the economy. For example, only lation expected to surpass China’s...