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Published: 01 December 2011
Reflecting on property rights at a land conflict mediation session in Blukwa, Ituri. Reflecting on property rights at a land conflict mediation session in Blukwa, Ituri. More
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 24–30.
Published: 01 June 2017
... the World Bank Group to U.S. federal court. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 Honduras International Finance Corporation World Bank land conflict property Graffiti at the Panamanian border warns, “Entrance is forbidden to Miguel Facussé’s workers and guards.” Graffiti...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 70–80.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Reflecting on property rights at a land conflict mediation session in Blukwa, Ituri. Reflecting on property rights at a land conflict mediation session in Blukwa, Ituri. ...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 102–109.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Indonesia into a “global maritime fulcrum,” the navy and air force have received a clear mandate for upgrades. The army, on the other hand, continues to search for relevance after the end of the country’s major land conflicts in Aceh and Timor. Pushing for a greater role in counterterrorism has been one...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 120–129.
Published: 01 June 2015
... a basso continuo to many of the world’s most deadly or potentially destabilizing conflicts. Ukraine has been for centuries a breadbasket. It is today the sixth largest grain exporter in the world. Not surprisingly, it was among the first territories annexed by Lenin’s forces accumulating land and peoples...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 101–106.
Published: 01 June 2013
.... In 2011, the government embarked on an ambitious program of transitional justice to offer reparations to victims, which includes the right of restitution to those who were dispossessed or forced to abandon their lands because of the conflict, including those coerced into selling. An estimated 16.6 million...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 65–77.
Published: 01 September 2013
... one’s independence and impartiality from highly politicized conflicts. All this work can be easily undone by states’ misuse of medical activities and facilities for intelligence gathering—at a high cost of civilian lives and health. Once the slightest suspicion arises that a medical activity, like...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 3–8.
Published: 01 March 2013
.... Many border conflicts are rooted in local issues, such as land or grazing rights, affecting communities on both sides of the border. The withdrawal of international organizations from the border areas leaves only local peace-builders to resolve the numerous conflicts rooted in a host of pre-existing...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (3): 41–46.
Published: 01 September 2001
... the U.N. system fails from start to Jean-Marie Guehenno, has taken control of finish to engage local civil society in the U.N. peacekeeping operations, and the Gen­ peace process in conflict areas. The reform eral Assembly has before it the first truly package pending before the U.N. General...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 3–7.
Published: 01 June 2017
... application of criminal law will only generate further resentment. A national and international movement has risen to oppose the criminalization of the Mapuche conflict, with a particular focus on the designation of acts of land reclamation as terrorism. The use of the anti-terrorist law has come...
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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): 89–95.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Sarah El Sirgany Egypt handed over two uninhabited islands to Saudi Arabia, sparking the largest mass protests in Cairo since 2014. Both governments say they want to maintain close ties, according to journalist Sarah El Sirgany, but conflicting expectations, dissatisfied citizens, and domestic...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 68–77.
Published: 01 June 2012
... them to provide basic services and stop more civilians from dying . The question of where these people can go becomes further complicated by the complex issues of land ownership in Afghanistan. For over 30 years of conflict, a host of competing warlords and governing factions have led...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 65–74.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., as well as the same unresolved issues. Battling the obstacles that beset nomadic life all over the world—land privatization, farmland expansion, scarcity of water resources, disease, famine, malnutrition, inter-tribal conflict, corruption—these struggling tribes may look haggard and half-broken...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 50–61.
Published: 01 March 2013
... since at least the 16th century. Traveling in their hand-built boats, they scattered as far as Malaysia and northern Borneo. They remain the largest Muslim group in the largely Catholic nation of the Philippines. For 10 years, I have covered brutal conflicts on this beautiful island, and since I began...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 77–84.
Published: 01 December 2014
... the Soviet Union neither supported nor recognized the movement. The slow-burning conflict over the Western Sahara, a resource-rich strip of coastal land south of Morocco, is at once the world’s longest and most forgotten. Sahrawis say their model of peaceful resistance is more just and legitimate than...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 1–12.
Published: 01 June 2002
... George W. Bush has declared that maps of potential land swaps. Finding the America supports a future Palestinian state, route to peace in Israel, the West Bank, and but will not help create one until the Pales­ Gaza cannot be reduced to some sort of ab­ tinian people elect “new...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 108–118.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of arable land in Africa with an aim of producing food for their water-starved stretches of the Middle East. When demographics come up against investments, though, the conflicts could be unimaginable. The scale is indeed monumental. Already, Saudi Arabia will spend more than $50 billion simply...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 6–10.
Published: 01 December 2017
... to the largest cat on the planet, the Amur tiger, and the Bikin River basin, nicknamed “the Russian Amazon.” Its forests are known as the lungs of the Northern Hemisphere, just as the Amazon’s jungles are in the Southern Hemisphere. The Bikin is also the native land of the Udege people, and about 600 of us still...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 35–40.
Published: 01 June 2011
... East makes it much more likely there will be change than in peacetime. The same was true in the United States. It was only when you really got into an open conflict with George III that you started settling finally what a contract was worth—who owns what part of the land. The change of sovereignty...
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