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World Policy Journal (1 March 2006) 23 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Nir Rosen Copyright © 2006 World Policy Institute 2006 N ir Rosen, a freelance journalist, is the author of In the Belly of the Green Bird: The Triumph of the Martyrs in Iraq (The Free Press, forthcoming). Thinking Like a Jihadist Iraq’s Jordanian Connection...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2011) 28 (3): 82–90.
Published: 01 September 2011
...-led and implemented by Afghans. The plan encountered a cool if not hostile reception in Washington. Like the Clinton administration before it, the George W. Bush administration had been deluded into believing that Pakistan remained a reliable ally in fighting terrorism and stabilizing...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2010) 27 (4): 3–7.
Published: 01 December 2010
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2007) 24 (3): 83–88.
Published: 01 September 2007
... flats, paint peeling in the entrance, a year's dust and leaves on the staircase. Like his mentor, Yuri Andropov, the former KGB chief and later head of the Soviet Union, Arbatov has always shunned many of the perks of the apparatchiks, content with a modest flat in the city and this dacha in the...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2016) 33 (1): 58–69.
Published: 01 March 2016
... as Ciutat Meridiana where about 20 percent of apartments are in eviction proceedings. But, as Brenna Bhandar writes, Ciutat Meridiana, like so many other communities, has united to fight evictions and reform Spain’s punitive mortgage laws. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 Spain...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2017) 34 (3): 26–27.
Published: 01 September 2017
... World Policy Journal examines the aging workforce in six countries, and finds that seniors in France and Spain are least likely to work full-time or live in poverty. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 family age France Spain Australia United States Israel Japan poverty...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2017) 34 (3): 36–40.
Published: 01 September 2017
.... Journalist Ian Bateson reports on how Nicaragua’s total ban on abortions, backed by President Daniel Ortega, has left girls like Lucia without options, and how a handful of women’s rights groups are fighting back. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 Nicaragua rape Church abortion...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2016) 33 (3): 32–38.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Robin Kirk argues that a formal reckoning with the past can help a nation like Colombia heal, especially when a balance between retribution and absolution is found. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 transitional justice Colombia peace truth and reconciliation Argentina Chile...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2016) 33 (3): 107–111.
Published: 01 September 2016
... wrongdoing and alert governments about the financial state of companies, like Banco Espírito Santo, that are crucial to a country’s economic stability. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 economics banking Portugal Angola finance According to local legend, it was the nuns who gave...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2008) 25 (3): 137–140.
Published: 01 September 2008
...William D. Hartung At first glance, the international arms trade seems to be one of those problems that will always be with us, like death and taxes. But just as life can be prolonged and tax rates can be reduced, the traffic in weapons can be reined in, given the political will to do so, as I...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2017) 34 (1): 13–17.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Enzo Traverso In his racism, misogyny, and xenophobia, Donald Trump resembles a 20th-century fascist-but historian Enzo Traverso argues the likeness is superficial. Trumpism is the product of recent transformations of capitalism, and thus he embodies something new, dangerous, and not yet fully...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2017) 34 (2): 109–114.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Ross Benes International organizations have repeatedly deceived donors to secure ever more funding for AIDS-relief efforts. Ross Benes discusses the incentives for biomedical companies and groups like UNAIDS to mislead the public, while cheaper, more effective solutions remain underfunded...
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Published: 01 September 2017
I started off photographing weddings, but I soon became interested in the reality ever after. What comes after the big day? Here, the bride’s parents were from Palestine, so the wedding wasn’t segregated like most Saudi ceremonies. I started off photographing weddings, but I soon became More
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Published: 01 September 2017
My daughter Yara stands in small riverside structure in a Jubail Industrial City park. My daughters tell me, “Mama, I never want to get married. I just want to have kids, like you.” They’ve watched me endure a tiresome 10-year struggle for a divorce, and now have a negative view of marriage. My More
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2015) 32 (3): 41–45.
Published: 01 September 2015
... question—do we move to a system where we grow, cook, and consume food locally—instead of shipping produce and products across continents? MCGARRY: Local food is central. I’d say techniques and some ingredients may come from around the world, like a way of doing fish from Japan, but if I’m in New...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2014) 31 (4): 10–14.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... It’s more likely, however, that both Catalans and Scots are showing that they would feel more at ease as new minor micro-members of the Union than as small morsels of their current states. They view Brussels as more benign than either London or Madrid, and as a guarantor rather than a threat. Just as...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2017) 34 (2): 67–81.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of birth? M: (pause) I don’t know. D: What is your birthplace? M: A village near Ghazni, Afghanistan. I try to find it on Google maps, but it’s not there. D: What was your life like in Afghanistan? M: It’s very different than Deutschland, I only know my village. I go to school, it’s...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2011) 28 (3): 40–44.
Published: 01 September 2011
... atomic nuclei to form heavier ones has been a siren call of the universe—perhaps the single most compelling potential application of nuclear science. The fuel is essentially unlimited and available worldwide. The radioactive waste is short-lived. Fusion power systems cannot blow up like Chernobyl nor...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2014) 31 (3): 12–17.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Beijing and Tokyo. © World Policy Institute 2014 2014 World Policy Institute “We want more openness, more transparency,” Ethiopian writer Endalkchew Chala observes. “People deserve choice; people deserve access to the world’s knowledge.” For expressing views like these online, his friends were...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2017) 34 (1): 26–29.
Published: 01 March 2017
... ground the left has ceded. Some, like Sen. Bernie Sanders and Frank Bruni of The New York Times , have faulted the left for neglecting white working-class voters, who have been attracted to anti-immigrant, anti-globalization candidates. But sidelining or even deriding diversity isn’t the answer...