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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 34–40.
Published: 01 June 2018
...-year-old Breivik to kill 69 people at the annual youth summer camp of Norway’s then-governing social democratic Labor Party. The number of gunshots heard in the film is exactly the same as the number of shots fired by Breivik before he was arrested by a SWAT team from Oslo police headquarters. Through...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 88–100.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Bjørn Stærk Refugee immigrants find it particularly difficult to obtain employment in Norway. Only 28 percent of working age Somalis, 40 percent of Eritreans, and 42 percent of Iraqis have jobs. In the case of some highly educated immigrants, prejudiced employers may be to blame. Research shows...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 56–57.
Published: 01 June 2017
... World Policy Journal visits prison cells in the U.S., Nicaragua, Norway, and Japan. ANATOMY THE WORLD BEHIND BARS World Policy Journal visits prison cells in the U.S., Nicaragua, Norway, and Japan. HOLMAN CORRECTIONAL LA MODELO...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 16–19.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Marianne Vigdis Henriksen Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 MARIANNE HENRIKSEN MARIANNE HENRIKSEN When I was a child growing up in Hammerfest, a small coastal town in the north of Norway, my family would take regular trips to our cabin in the northern hamlet of Skaidi...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 46–57.
Published: 01 June 2013
..., they drill to watch over buddies. “You need to stay sharp in this environment. There’s no room for error,” explains Capt. Kris Lotveit of Norway. “We have a saying, ‘Don’t expect, inspect.’ It’s not good enough to ask a strong Marine with tattoos and big muscles if he’s okay. He will say, ‘Yes, sir.’ You...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 20–23.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Charlotta Svonni Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 HÅKAN DAHLSTRÖM HÅKAN DAHLSTRÖM The Sámi are the Indigenous peoples of Sweden. For thousands of years, we’ve lived in Sápmi, the Sámi traditional land that extends across northern Sweden, Norway, and Finland...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 18–27.
Published: 01 June 2015
... the USGS and U.S. Department of Energy data, Ernest & Young has calculated that 52 percent of these undiscovered hydrocarbon resources are located in Russia, 20 percent in the United States, 12 percent in Norway, 11 percent in Greenland, and 5 percent in Canada. A majority of the world’s natural gas...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 9–13.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Thorbjørn Jagland Thorbjørn Jagland, former prime minister and foreign minister of Norway, is secretary general of the Council of Europe and chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, responsible for awarding the Nobel Peace Prize. © World Policy Institute 2013 2013 World Policy...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 31–34.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... The country is struggling to reconcile its glorious social democratic past with its more workaday present, and Swedes are struggling with this crisis of identity in many of the same ways as Norway, Denmark, and the rest of the Nordic region. In Denmark, the ultra-right, anti-immigrant Danish People’s...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 5–9.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... This is also the case in countries like the United States, where selling sex and operating a prostitution business have been criminalized. But it is true, too, in countries like Norway, whose laws against prostitution are often described as having “decriminalized” sex workers. In Norway, Amnesty International...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 70–74.
Published: 01 June 2018
... as a diplomatic emissary to Norway, but never gave up her cause. In her 1926 memoir, The Autobiography of a Sexually Emancipated Communist Woman , Kollontai assured readers: “No matter what further tasks I shall be carrying out, it is perfectly clear to me that the complete liberation of the working woman...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 1–2.
Published: 01 December 2013
.... As Bjørn Stærk explains, Norway is currently torn by a debate over the use and abuse of immigrants and the systems they use to enter the European Union. Brazil, soon to be host to the World Cup and eventually the Olympic Games, is torn by its need for doctors and health care and its hostility toward...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2018
... at how Nigeria’s Boko Haram learned its best tricks from the media. Finally, in Norway, social anthropologist Sindre Bangstad considers how the country’s refusal to come to terms with its far right likely shaped its reaction to a 2011 mass shooting. To get an even fuller picture of the various...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 118–125.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Arabia is outdone in the cost of gallon of gas at the pump only by Libya and Venezuela, where gasoline goes for a heavily state-subsidized four cents a gallon. But in Norway, despite its offshore reserves, gas clocks in at $9.26 a gallon (down from a high of $10.08 last Fall), while in France, it’s...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 124–132.
Published: 01 June 2011
....” And indeed they may not be. We have moved on to new, more pernicious villains. At dinner later that night, the deputy head of Norway’s Liberal Party, Ola Elvestven, sat down next to me and observed proudly that the six Norwegian jet fighters flying sorties over Tripoli have the wholehearted support...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 14–17.
Published: 01 March 2013
... resources fall within these boundaries, so are uncontested, but even the resources outside these boundaries are worth potentially huge sums of money. Six countries—the United States, Canada, Russia, Norway, Denmark, and Iceland—have made territorial claims to areas far from their coasts. Some...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 120–129.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., to reclaim it. Demographics plays a central role. The fastest growing country in Europe is Norway, whose population is expanding at an annual clip of 1.32 percent. But that’s only the 97th most rapid growth registered in the world. In Europe, Norway is followed by Switzerland at 1.07 percent...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (1): 113–115.
Published: 01 March 2000
... counterinsur­ gency war. This winter, members of the FARC have been meeting with a Colombian govern­ ment delegation in Norway and Sweden under the aegis of the former Norwegian foreign minister, Jan Egelund, who was named the United Nations special envoy for Colombia by Secretary General Kofi Annan...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 32–35.
Published: 01 December 2013
... SIM cards that are awarded through lotteries. In June, Myanmar awarded 15-year mobile telephony licenses to Qatar’s Ooredoo and Norway’s Telenor, choosing those two after a round of bids, with 90 companies expressing interest. “In the past, China was the dominant partner, but now there’s...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 38–42.
Published: 01 June 2017
... decades since, purchases of guns, vehicles, and munitions have tallied up to $4.3 billion. Police in only a handful of jurisdictions (including Britain, Ireland, Norway, Iceland, and New Zealand) currently operate unarmed by default. In the rest of the world, the possibility of deadly force comes...
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