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World Policy Journal (2006) 23 (3): 33–41.
Published: 01 September 2006
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 13–17.
Published: 01 March 2015
... called Magic Leap, seeking the ultimate in augmented reality. Isn’t that effectively a contradiction in terms? Reality is simply reality? STEPHENSON: We all spend a significant amount of our days now looking at pixels. I look at photographs of my work environment from only a few years ago, and I...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 34–40.
Published: 01 September 2014
... exponentially in the 21st century, Egypt remained a relic of the past. In an effort to advance a stalled state, these individuals organized one revolutionary leap. The problem, however, is that they tried to leap without the full support of the country behind them. Many consider this prematurity a source...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 25–34.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Western finance for a significant amount of time. Because the West is more unattractive, it's a big opportunity for Russia to take a big leap forward.” Russia's attempts at boosting economic integration with those countries— including a newly formed customs union with Belarus and Kazakhstan—should help...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 83–86.
Published: 01 June 2017
... has asked for extra money for military spending in the 2018 budget. And drone warfare, Obama’s signature military program, has taken another leap forward under Trump, whose administration has dropped drones at the rate of one every day or two, more than five times as frequently as Obama, according...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 35–38.
Published: 01 December 2016
...]. But if you look at the world of science and the world of women professionals generally, it is about the social aspects. Women do very well academically; they do very well at middle management, but I think they just can’t be seen to make that leap into the higher level. The main reason is that the social...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 21 (4): 38–47.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., B.C.: University of California Press, 2002). Centre of International Relations, University of 20. Godwin, “Pla’s Leap into the 21st Cen­ British Columbia, Working Paper No. 38, August tury"; see also William S. Murray III and Robert 2003...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 108–113.
Published: 01 March 2018
... the Communist era, were to leap over generations of technology and embrace cellphones and debit cards, then digital IDs and internet-enabled services. After years of neglect under Soviet rule, the lack of infrastructure became an opportunity to start afresh: “We just skipped certain things . . . everyone...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 88–93.
Published: 01 June 2018
.... It was a land of nomads and lamas, where serfdom was still practiced. Yet the roughly 647,000 inhabitants of this sprawling country were about to take a leap into the 20th century, and, courtesy of the neighboring USSR, to experience the joys and terrors of revolution. The tsarist regime had valued Mongolia...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 107–113.
Published: 01 March 2014
... for this achievement is the young motorbike-riding generation born after the American War ended. A fair number have gone in one leap—as did half of Duyen’s classmates in the Banking Academy—from village penury to millionaire luxury. As Duyen makes constant micro adjustments to preserve the crucial inches of space...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 92–99.
Published: 01 September 2011
... brand, our agreement included Markor’s development of a parallel label. We agreed to leave Ethan Allen as traditionally American while Markor would develop more modern, more Chinese designs. But they weren’t ready to leap into any sort of truly innovative products yet, preferring to sell designs...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 100–107.
Published: 01 December 2015
... intellectual leaps, embrace serendipity, and be willing to make mistakes. Intellectual cross-training—learning to be both a generalist and a synthesizer—helps. Individuals and organizations must constantly adapt to new conditions and challenges. This is where creativity is crucial. Creativity involves...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 79–86.
Published: 01 December 2013
... poverty. Tucked deep in the Tunisian interior, Kasserine is 200 miles from the capital, in a region where decades of neglect by Tunisia’s rulers has led to a state of perennial despair. But pass a prison on the edge of town, and a jarring mix of neon hues leap from its outer wall. During the 2011 uprising...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 36–43.
Published: 01 June 2012
... throughout Latin America and Africa, sometimes at several points lower than OECD’s country risk premiums. The Export-Import Bank of China generally offers lower interest rates than the U.S. Ex-Im Bank, prompting nations that are too high risk for more conventional lenders to leap at offerings far below...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (1): 25–30.
Published: 01 March 2001
... the detonation of nuclear weapons saw He predicted that Japan would be subjected themselves as not only protecting their “na­ to “many Hiroshimas” in the near future, tional security” but as also enabling their na­ and he went through the typical personal tions to leap onto the world stage as great...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 120–129.
Published: 01 June 2015
... and their broad impact on growing cycles and crop production. Eventually, the wealthy, agriculturally-more advanced, prosperous, or at least more fortunate nations may need to leap to the aid of the less fortunate—perhaps in the form of emergency banks into which farmers and governments pay a portion...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (2): 87–93.
Published: 01 June 2005
... treat into the past. was a 60-year-old native of Buner who re­ Spearheading the great leap backward appeared in his homeland after many years’ were two groups of mullahs, both with absence to proclaim that he had been visited Wahhabi associations, both linked to the by Syed Ahmad the Martyr...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 104–113.
Published: 01 June 2012
... throughout the middle ages . The reason is quite simple. With an apparently unbridgeable gap between a vast underclass and a tiny ruling class, and by ruling I mean economically as well as politically, there is little hope for a grand leap across a gulf. Vast masses of the developing world were living...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 22–30.
Published: 01 June 2014
... holding the line on prices. In February, Argentina’s official statistics agency INDEC gave an estimate of 3.7 percent inflation for the final quarter of 2013 (an annual rate in excess of 15 percent)—a drastic leap from the agency’s previous calculations, which had caused IMF to censure Argentina in 2013...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 65–74.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., an admission of defeat for a country whose plains, dunes, and caravan trails have supported so many nomadic communities for millennia. He underlines his point when a capitaine fingerling leaps into his pirogue. It flaps amongst packets of tea and a bag of sugar, before Ibrahim scoops it up and drops...
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