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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 14–17.
Published: 01 March 2013
.... Adam Scholl is an editorial assistant at World Policy Journal . © World Policy Institute 2013 2013 World Policy Institute Prince of Wales Strait, Northwest Territories—A century ago, traversing the Northwest Passage was a grueling effort that often took years. Explorers frequently perished...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 41–43.
Published: 01 December 2017
... a territory in 1999, splitting from the Northwest Territories after a long series of negotiations between Inuit leaders and Ottawa. (Canada’s three territories receive their authority from the federal government, while its 10 provinces have powers enshrined in the Constitution.) The Inuit now make up more...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (1): 89–94.
Published: 01 March 2005
... of the 1930 The provisional truce and fresh interest struggle in the Northwest Frontier Prov­ in passive resistance for addressing the ince when thousands of Pashtuns nonvio- Palestinian-Israeli question justify a re­ lently stood up to the British. Eight years minder of the arguments advanced...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of the Council of Europe, Thorbjørn Jagland, who also serves as chair of the Norwegian committee that awards the Nobel Peace Price, argues that leaders should think beyond borders, harnessing diversity to strengthen transnational communities. Our Map Room traces the emergence of the fabled Northwest Passage...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 99–106.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., and they presumed he had been either arrested or killed. The three women—Sara, her mother, and her sister—fled to Jordan with the two sisters’ children. They were immediately placed in the Zaatari refugee camp in northwest Jordan, where they stayed for four months. They had come with savings, but these quickly...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 3–7.
Published: 01 June 2015
... that the frequency of climate change-related disasters, like temperature increases, erratic trends of rainfall, sea level rise, flooding, and drought, will increase in Bangladesh. People living on the coast, and other disaster prone regions like the northwest of Bangladesh, are at greatest risk of losing their lives...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 14–18.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., and a proposed “Northern Powerhouse line,” with a railway and motorway running in a tunnel under the Pennines, the mountains that divide the northwest and northeast. It also ropes in a few more ambitious ideas, which mostly predate the Powerhouse proposal, such as constructing the National Graphene Institute...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 19 (4): 66–71.
Published: 01 December 2003
... displaced more than 60,000 plunged from $12 million in 1999 to $3-9 people, most of whom fled to Russia; some million in 2001. 12,000 remain displaced within Georgia. In Georgia, though the numbers are Georgia’s northwest province of Abkhazia smaller, the idp crisis...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 93–99.
Published: 01 March 2017
... manufacturers in the South and Northwest. As well as being a tool to bring conquered populations to heel, roads have long been seen as markers of societal development. One of the clearest articulations of this view comes from Marshal Thomas-Robert Bugeaud, who invaded and colonized Algeria in the 19th...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 69–75.
Published: 01 September 2017
... CESSNA 206 Samia Omar was born and raised in Lamu County, Kenya, a nature lover’s paradise at the uppermost corner of the country’s coastline, which borders Somalia. She attended college in the U.S. and Canada and traveled to northwest Kenya for work. But, she says, “I always knew I had to go back...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 31–37.
Published: 01 September 2013
... the bulk of Al Qaeda’s senior leadership remains in the FATA and, to a lesser extent, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (formerly known as the Northwest Frontier Province). Despite the Pakistani government’s regular protests against counterterrorism actions on their soil, particularly lethal drone strikes, the United...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (3): 2–6.
Published: 01 September 2003
... two address. black students, facing down Gov. George C. It was my privilege to be among the Wallace’s theatrical threat to “stand in the listeners that June day at Reeves Athletic doorway.” On nationwide television that Field in northwest Washington, having...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 97–103.
Published: 01 June 2012
... that erases centuries of history when a confluence of Indian and Persian languages and cultures produced the tongues and texts of the entire expanse of South Asia from Afghanistan in the northwest to Bengal in the east. In practice, most South Asians are bilingual or multilingual, and north Indians who...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (3): 1–14.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., in and credible Islamist parties have normally Pakistan’s most recent national and provin­ worked within the legal frameworks in cial elections, held in October 2002, the JI which they have found themselves. and other Islamist parties formed a united front that did well in the Northwest Fron­ Hezbollah...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 82–90.
Published: 01 September 2011
... and Hekmatyar fronts. They are lined up shoulder-to-shoulder on the Afghan-Pakistani border with the Afghan Taliban in northwest Pakistan, the Haqqani network in the central sector, and the Hekmatyar group in far northeastern Pakistan. Despite the killing of thousands of U.S.-led coalition troops, foreign aid...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 99–106.
Published: 01 September 2014
... for the few Palestinian workers who are able to cross the border, but it is never easy. Of course, the complications for foreigners who cross into Israel pale in comparison to Palestinians, who may be fired if they cannot make it to work on time. To the northwest of the checkpoint is Gilo, a settlement...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 90–98.
Published: 01 March 2014
... approach to dealing with the growth in Pentecostal churches. Sparked by the death of a nine-year-old girl during deliverance at a branch of Oyedepo’s Winners Chapel Church, the president used the military to shut down all Pentecostal churches in the nation’s capital, Yaounde, and the northwest regional...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 22 (4): 63–68.
Published: 01 December 2006
... gatherings and feel­ stitution’s Stephen P. Cohen, 75 percent of good games of tug-of-war in Punjab lead to the army comes from just three districts in the normalization of relations between the Punjab and two bordering districts in the two countries? Indeed, cultural diplomacy Northwest Frontier...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 26–34.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., recounted in a 2014 interview with the Ministry of Justice how she was raped for several days by paramilitary soldiers who came to her village 10 years earlier in Chocó, a predominantly indigenous and Afro-Colombian area on the northwest Pacific coast. “When they stopped raping me, I went to a health...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 65–74.
Published: 01 September 2014
....” “The life of nomads,” says Mohammed Taher Ould Elhadj, “is nearly finished.” The mayor of Salam, chief of 40,000 mainly Arabic-speaking nomads in the desert northwest of Timbuktu, Elhadj is one of his nation’s most influential nomadic leaders. He cites the examples of dozens of herdsmen who have lost...
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