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World Policy Journal (2008) 25 (4): 145–151.
Published: 01 December 2008
... and cultural insurgents (“Jihad”) —were actually closely connected to one another. Centripetal forces driven by the consumer economy and centrifugal forces driven by antipathy to the consumer economy manifested the same destructive logic. © 2009 World Policy Institute 2009 World Policy Institute ...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 42–56.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Showkat Nanda More than 90,000 people have been killed in Kashmir since the armed insurgency broke out in 1989. About eight years ago, the conflict transformed; gun-wielding militants were replaced by stone-throwing young men and boys, but India’s response—sustained oppression by security forces...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 48–54.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Abby Seiff An insurgency has consumed much of southern Thailand. Since 2004, almost 7,000 have been killed and more than 12,000 wounded as Malay Muslims push for greater autonomy. Journalist Abby Seiff describes the Thai government's brutal security tactics and investigates what's sustaining...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 22 (4): 77–86.
Published: 01 December 2006
..., but the exception to the Southeast Asian rule. officials candidly acknowledge that the Alone among its Asian neighbors, near and insurgency is being waged by an alphabet far, it avoided colonial bondage to a West­ soup of loosely coordinated insurgent ern power—British, French, Dutch, Por­ groups...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 23 (1): 17–24.
Published: 01 March 2006
...? A Glass Half Full, On the Titanic Carl Robichaud In June 2005, a U.S. infantry battalion tions in Afghanistan put it, “Considering hunting for Taliban insurgents in the Zabol the prospects for the future of Afghanistan, province of southern Afghanistan came upon using the ‘glass half...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 25–36.
Published: 01 September 2012
... other protesters were killed by Afghan officers as they tried to breach the governor’s walls. The crowd disbanded and went home soon after the fight. This ended the demonstrations for that day, but insurgent leaders were able to feed off the unrest and reassemble the following day. Macedonian troops...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 June 2000
... desperately sought alternate examination of conscience has been penetrat­ strategies. Many turned to some form of ing analysis of how strategies of warfare have Maoist insurgency—protracted war from shifted since 1990, particularly in Africa. a rural base. Using this strategy, a revolu­ The findings...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 69–78.
Published: 01 June 2011
... American military buildup began—is a distant memory. The once-defeated Taliban have recovered. The Afghan people have become numb to the endless flow of empty promises to help them, sustainably, into a better future. Since 2005, suicide attacks, an increasingly well organized insurgency...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (1): 25–30.
Published: 01 March 2003
... insurgents who were along the Line of Control (the boundary be­ terrorizing Indian-controlled Kashmir. On tween India and Pakistan in the disputed the other hand, much to the delight of both territory of Kashmir) at Batalik, Dras, and New Delhi and Islamabad, the Bush admin­ Kargil, at altitudes...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 31–37.
Published: 01 September 2013
... interest in negotiating with domestic insurgents like Tehrik-e-Taliban, as well as the Taliban in Afghanistan. Both may turn out to be double-edged swords. Past peace deals with the Pakistani Taliban have allegedly seen settlement money flowing to Al Qaeda—but it is better that we are part...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 20 (4): 41–47.
Published: 01 December 2004
... still lives in poverty. Unless New Delhi can ies to the insurgents for over a decade. Pa­ mount a significant effort to address this kistan’s involvement has thereby expanded problem, neither its military prowess nor the scope and prolonged the duration of the its status as a nuclear weapons state...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (3): 126–145.
Published: 01 September 2005
... that would become the the Russians would be seen as hostile to 134 WORLD POLICY JOURNAL • FALL 2005 Moscow and make the United States appear War, as both the Athens government and responsible for Europe’s division. When he the insurgents...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 22 (4): 25–35.
Published: 01 December 2006
... insurgency, prevalent in Latin from coming to power, lest they provide the America during the 1960s and in Central Soviet Union an opening. Cuba epitomized America during the 1980s, has become rare. the potential problem: after the 1959 revo­ Only Colombia has significant guerrilla lution, Cuba...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 9–13.
Published: 01 June 2018
... that had hounded him throughout the campaign—that in his confrontations with a communist insurgency, Islamist rebellion, and illegal drug epidemic, he had ordered the killing of hundreds of suspected criminals and even admitted to shooting some of them personally: “They say that my methods are unorthodox...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 93–99.
Published: 01 March 2017
... military fights a guerrilla force). Because unconventional fighters cannot survive without the day-to-day support of civilian populations (who provide food, shelter, and information), counterinsurgencies are as much about winning over local populations as they are about the military defeat of insurgents...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 83–91.
Published: 01 March 2011
... 400 yards from the Russian embassy in the upscale Mansour neighborhood of Baghdad. Gunmen attacked the diplomats' car. One of the diplomats, Vitaly Titov, was severely wounded and died later that day. The other four men were kidnapped. On June 19, a group of Iraqi insurgents demanded Russian troops...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (3): 101–103.
Published: 01 September 2004
... with Wash­ ington’s handpicked interim regime, have pleaded for a reduction in the size and scope of this humiliating enclave, but so far in vain. Nevertheless Dr. Allawi assured the United Nations and the U.S. Congress that Iraqi insurgents were on the defensive and that calm has prevailed in all...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 120–129.
Published: 01 June 2015
... to this dilemma. Years before the carnage broke out, Khieu Samphan, one of several brilliant and utterly twisted leaders of the Cambodian insurgents, had written in a dissertation at Paris’s Institut des Sciences Politique, an outline of an idyllic Khmer state—a pastoral, Rousseau-esque nation where farmers would...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 86–97.
Published: 01 September 2014
... to catch the fish,” killing anyone they suspected of supporting the insurgents. The guerrillas fought back, targeting suspected civilian supporters of the paramilitaries, and attacking public infrastructure—electric towers, police stations, roads, and bridges—hoping to persuade the federal government...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (4): 86–93.
Published: 01 December 2012
... machine gunners in Afghanistan from 8,120 feet away. “The first round hit a machine gunner in the stomach and killed him outright,” Sky News quoted the 35-year-old officer as saying. “He went straight down and didn’t move. The second insurgent grabbed the weapon and turned as my second shot hit him...
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