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Published: 01 June 2017
A local farmer points to where he fled from security forces. A local farmer points to where he fled from security forces. ICIJ ONLINE More
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (2): 21–25.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Strobe Talbott Strobe Talbott is Deputy Secretary of State. The Crisis in Africa Local War and Regional Peace Strobe Talbott A decade of unprecedented global peace pends on strengthening such organizations has also seen local and regional conflict...
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Published: 01 March 2013
Since war broke out in 2008 on Mindanao, a renewed national and local effort has focused on upgrading facilities and providing accessible health services to pregnant women and mothers as well as measuring and evaluating babies—a first step in monitoring nutrition. Since war broke out in 2008 More
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Published: 01 March 2016
Gendarmes at the Spean Ches eviction in 2007 appear in this photograph published by the local human rights organization LICADHO. The U.S. Embassy later cleared on-scene commanders from this and other evictions to receive U.S. training. LICADHO Gendarmes at the Spean Ches eviction in 2007 appear More
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 36–40.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Ian Bateson Lucia was 15 when she became pregnant. The news was a shock to her family: Lucia didn’t have a boyfriend and spent her time doing homework and singing in the church choir. But amid tears, the girl revealed to her mother that the local priest had been raping her for the past two years...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 83–89.
Published: 01 September 2017
... this fall—threaten to undo that progress. Journalist Robbie Corey-Boulet reports on the challenges facing Liberia’s LGBT leaders as they contend with possible U.S. funding cuts and local politicians who are stoking homophobia. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 Liberia LGBT United States...
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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 (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 (2012) 29 (3): 25–36.
Published: 01 September 2012
... and remained closed for more than a year afterward. When we arrived at the gate, our small party of colonels immediately set out to assist local first responders. From 8:15 to 10 that morning, we worked with Afghan ambulance crews—onsite within minutes— helping to rescue the wounded. We carried the maimed...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 108–115.
Published: 01 September 2014
... local money simply expire? The past seven years I’d spent abroad in neighboring South Africa, I’d missed a host of financial issues in Zimbabwe. Petrol queues, food shortages, bearer checks, and expired money all colored the Harare landscape. For those who could get their hands on foreign currency...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 3–8.
Published: 01 September 2015
... will not be possible. As a result, additional production from the use of improved seeds and fertilizer would not bring more revenue to farmers who may get discouraged and revert back to traditional, local varieties with low output. Energy is needed for primary processing to add value to products and increase farmers...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (2): 87–93.
Published: 01 June 2003
... increasingly local elections in November 2002 led to operate in an advisory capacity, the responsi­ the establishment of multiethnic munici­ bility for providing public services having pal assemblies across Kosovo. Thus, u n m ik been transferred to local governments and is well on its way to fulfilling...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (4): 46–53.
Published: 01 December 2012
... into the groundwater at the first rain. This crude method of cleanup damages local agriculture and can lead to fatal illnesses. For its part, a Shell spokesman says it cleans up “all oil spilled from our facilities, no matter what the cause,” but admits it can be difficult for their crews, who are sometimes...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 69–78.
Published: 01 June 2011
... intervention forces and local people. Each visit provided plenty of opportunities to witness a stagnant state-building process that never failed to fall below expectations. The same was true of my most recent visit, a 10-day research trip that ended in March. I can report that the situation in Afghanistan has...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 19–24.
Published: 01 September 2015
... food. What’s your philosophy of food? RENÉ REDZEPI: Well, that question is something that can be ever-changing. The more you dig into the idea of what food is and what it does, what it means to a place, what it means to be a local chef, you become more confused about the very question itself...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 41–45.
Published: 01 September 2015
... way. WPJ: So, that’s the 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...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (2): 51–60.
Published: 01 June 2003
... of which was the highly publi­ Shanghai, the New York of the West! cized bid local officials were gearing up to Shanghai, the most cosmopolitan city in make to host the 2010 World Exposition. the world, the fishing village on a mud- In an earlier era, bringing a world’s fair to flat...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 29–38.
Published: 01 June 2013
... local schools. In provincial cities such as Wuhan, Nanjing, and Yueyang, over 90 percent of migrant children have been assigned to public schools in the vicinity, according to government reports. In cities like Beijing and Shanghai, where the large number of migrant students makes the task of absorbing...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 69–75.
Published: 01 September 2017
... cropping—added to the environmental stress. Household water demand increased dramatically, depleting boreholes on which locals depend for freshwater, and as some of the settlers began growing crops along riverbanks, the water quality further downstream also declined. Most importantly, as part of a ploy...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 1–4.
Published: 01 June 2016
... sectors have different incentives, the public goal of greater social integration will not be fulfilled without the government taking a more active role in leading urban development reform. Moreover, the central government conducted these measures with little input from the local governments...