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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (3): 81–88.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Moscow” Beiden Paulson an d Athos Ricci l first visited Genazzano in 1961, when it was training schools, and had become one of its most one of Italy’s communist strongholds. There I met effective local officials in the region. Later, he be­ the former local Communist Party...
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World Policy Journal (2007) 24 (3): 83–88.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Jonathan Power Georgi Arbatov, the eminent grise of the Soviet foreign policy apparatus, was waiting for me at the bus stop an hour out of Moscow. A little bowed at 84, he grabbed me by one arm and leaned on his homemade walking stick cut from a nearby birch and led me to a small, shabby block of...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 81–83.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Olga Oliker When Russia intervenes, according to analyst Olga Oliker, the result is not the respect that Moscow seeks but a reputation for unpredictability. A policy of anti-American opportunism renders many of the Kremlin's relationships transactional and fleeting. Oliker argues that until Russia...
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World Policy Journal (2007) 24 (3): 75–82.
Published: 01 September 2007
... wanted—a further freeze on nuclear arms and instead go for the more demanding course of arms reductions, which badly upset Moscow. At the same time he was the only one in the foreign policy apparatus with a vision of where America should lead the world. He was the philosopher king of the White House...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 84–88.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and worse options for responding to Iran and Russia. But as a first step, the West ought to be more realistic about what is possible and acknowledge that Moscow and Tehran will align much more with each other than the West does with either. Russia and Iran are also likely to go much further in...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (1): 73–78.
Published: 01 March 2005
... to understanding what Kiev to mediate, followed by the foreign happens next, not only in Ukraine but also policy czar of the European Union, Javier in neighboring Russia and beyond. Solana. In Moscow, President Vladimir No foreign government has followed Putin was warning Europe and...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 18 (4): 11–17.
Published: 01 December 2002
... the United States can create permanence out ern security, economic, and political insti­ of promise, will ultimately depend upon do­ tutions, allowing Moscow and Washington mestic politics. For now, neither country has to abandon their Cold War baggage. But as a strong constituency in favor of...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 70–79.
Published: 01 June 2013
... figureheads, labelling them “corrupt puppets” who “sold their honor and Islam” for “Putin and other infidel leaders.” Umarov’s goal is to mobilize the 14 million Russian Muslims who live outside the North Caucasus for Islamic jihad. Many North Caucasus citizens reject the influence of Moscow, which has...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 19 (4): 13–22.
Published: 01 December 2003
... North Americans and Europeans adding the hope that greater cooperation as part of the “West.” (Putin and Yeltsin and better relations between Moscow and have both shown a pro-Western orientation the West will develop “dynamically.”1 But in their rhetoric, but because Putin...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 18 (4): 97–101.
Published: 01 December 2002
... new wartime ally, Russia. It is an anomalous coupling, fraught with difficulties yet alive with promise, including the prospect of working with Moscow to lessen the oil power of the Persian Gulf sheikdoms. Or so it occurred to me during an autumn visit to Moscow and its celebrated ring of...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (3): 51–59.
Published: 01 September 2000
... the opposing had seized power in an officers’ coup five powers that controlled the land masses of years before from his cousin the king. Central and South Asia, did Moscow foment This time a Col. Aslam Watanjar led the uprising of April 1978 in Kabul? The some of the same officers who threw out...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (1): 51–59.
Published: 01 March 2002
... priorities— helped fuel war and destruction. lar descent into chaos and self-destructive In the mid to late 1990s, Moscow and nationalism. Ten years into their second Washington polarized Caucasian politics by round of independence, it frequently felt as their competition for energy resources and...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 95–103.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Khristina Narizhnaya Only hard-line patriots never think of leaving. “There is no feeling that life is improving,” says Dmitry Oreshkin, a senior political researcher at Moscow’s Institute of Geography. “In the 1990s, there was a feeling of democracy, [a hope] that Russia was becoming a normal...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 25–34.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Institute FEATURING ANDREW GALBRAITH ON SHANGHAI MIRIAM ELDER ON MOSCOW JEB BLOUNT ON SÃO PAULO S ince the beginning of the global trade in securities, bonds and currencies, three cities have emerged as the world's preeminent money centers: New York (Wall Street), London (The City) and...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (3): 126–145.
Published: 01 September 2005
... within the United States the Second World War, they invariably fo­ to interpret Moscow’s actions in a sinister cus on the strategy of containment and its light.”1 Elsewhere Gaddis writes that Ken- generally acknowledged author, George F. nan’s telegram “would shape American pol­ Kennan, the...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 83–91.
Published: 01 March 2011
... found falling all over each other. When the Soviet Union collapsed in late 1991, the leaders of the former Soviet republics were very slow to create completely independent states. Initially, they even agreed to maintain the united armed forces of the cis, giving Moscow a chance to retain its...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (3): 91–92.
Published: 01 September 2000
... his father, George Feifer, who attended Harvard, Columbia’s Harriman Institute, and Moscow State University, is known for his books on the Soviet era, among them Message from Moscow (1969), Solzhenitsyn (1972), and Moscow Farewell (1976), so that this dynastic sequence seems evidence of...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (1): 68–74.
Published: 01 March 2004
... journalists in Moscow and St. Petersburg. oly on private protection rackets, combined An interesting picture has emerged as a with its move toward legitimacy, legal and result of this research. First, the organized regulatory business reform, and the consoli­ criminal enterprises that became such a...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 25–34.
Published: 01 June 2012
.... A leader of Moscow’s liberal opposition, he is confident that the end is near for the system that for so long curbed his aspirations for a free Russia. And, even more broadly, there are profound lessons to be learned from the link between his game and the societies where its most accomplished...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 23–30.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Restoration of Russia’s Security State and the Enduring Legacy of the KGB (Public Affairs, 2011). © World Policy Institute 2013 2013 World Policy Institute Photo: Maarten Dirkse Photo: Maarten Dirkse MOSCOW—In March 2013, the Bureau of Diplomatic Security at the U.S. State Department...