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World Policy Journal (2006) 23 (3): 75–85.
Published: 01 September 2006
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 86–97.
Published: 01 September 2014
... was kidnapped while riding a bus with her six-year-old daughter through rural Colombia. Paramilitaries in camouflage uniforms stopped the bus and forced both to disembark. They tied up Sandra, then returned her daughter to the bus. When the girl arrived in San Carlos, the town where the family lived, she asked...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (3): 1–11.
Published: 01 September 2000
... into tivists, candidates, and elected officials were the mid-1980s. murdered by rightist paramilitary groups, Colombia’s guerrilla movements arose thereby eliminating the Patriotic Union as in resistance to the National Front. Founded a viable party. The FARC had no incentive to in 1966...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 101–106.
Published: 01 June 2013
... paramilitaries representing a loose alliance of the Colombian military, cocaine traffickers, and wealthy landowners committed widespread massacres and murder before formally demobilizing between 2003 and 2006. In their wake, they’ve left organized criminal groups dedicated to drug trafficking and extortion...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 32–38.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Republican Army (IRA) and loyalist paramilitaries. From the late 1960s to 1998, when the Good Friday Agreement was signed, over 3,600 people died as a result of sectarian violence known as the Troubles. Many more were wounded or lost loved ones. But leaders on both sides rejected any accord where...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 93–104.
Published: 01 September 2016
... the Protection of Pakistan Act in July 2014, legalizing a set of extrajudicial tactics and giving military and paramilitary forces as well as senior police officers shoot-to-kill authority. In 2014 and 2015, law enforcement killed 1,621 suspects, according to the Rangers, a paramilitary force controlled...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (3): 95–100.
Published: 01 September 2004
... and that what united fascists was less their eco­ chipped away at liberal democracy’s support nomic background than their shared com­ and legitimacy. They were also seized on mitment to a set of values or goals he calls and radicalized by nationalists, who made “transcendent paramilitary nation-statism...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (2): 65–70.
Published: 01 June 2001
... establishment, only moderate troops and their paramilitary allies. In progress has been made on the laundry list early 1982, several guerrilla groups united of social and economic reforms, including in the Guatemalan National Revolutionary land redistribution, rural development, Union ( u r n g ), ending...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 26–34.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of the discrimination and the criticisms.” Ensuring that doctors make these abortion exceptions is most difficult in Colombia’s countryside, which has been ravaged by the longest-running armed conflict in the Western Hemisphere. Since the 1950s, leftist guerrilla groups, right-wing paramilitaries, and the Colombian...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 22 (4): 25–35.
Published: 01 December 2006
... of addiction. and paramilitaries in Colombia pose a threat to Colombians and their state. They may International Terrorism pose a threat to neighboring states as a re­ U.S. policy toward Latin America has been sult of the internal conflict “spilling over” eclipsed...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 3–5.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Han and 46 percent Uyghur. One of the first waves of Han migration into East Turkestan was facilitated by the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, a paramilitary agricultural organization started under Mao Zedong that established, and held jurisdiction over, Han settlements. Xinjiang...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (3): 15–22.
Published: 01 September 2004
... battles Spain’s democratic govern­ midan, a young Moroccan living in Spain, ment in its quest for Basque autonomy. also convicted of a petty crime. Once in Both are classic paramilitary terrorist organ­ prison, however, both the nominally Chris­ izations, with integrated command struc­ tian Trashorras...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 33–42.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., a group of 112 Colombians dressed in Venezuelan army uniforms were captured at a hacienda in El Hatillo, a suburb of the Venezuelan capital. While Chávez’s government accused the group of being paramilitaries involved in an armed rebellion aimed at overthrowing his mandate, the opposition claimed...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (1): 41–49.
Published: 01 March 2004
... sal— by the United Nations, the Organiza­ in the 1980s, later was a key member of tion of American States ( o a s ), and human the FRAPH paramilitary group during the rights groups everywhere. The United Na­ 1991—94 military regime, and has been Haiti: So Many Missteps...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 30–34.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of farmers, students, and workers being killed by military and paramilitary groups, as well as for the murders and kidnappings carried out by burgeoning leftist guerrilla forces. Then, in March 1980, the world was shaken by the assassination of Monsignor Óscar Arnulfo Romero, the archbishop of San Salvador...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 38–42.
Published: 01 June 2017
... long employed paramilitary strategies using military hardware, and they continue to do so. In the United States—an ignominious standard-bearer in the West for the militarization of police—Congress in 1996 allowed local and state law enforcement to acquire surplus military-grade weapons. In the two...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 84–88.
Published: 01 December 2016
... by the prospect of a fully autonomous Kurdish region in Syria. Such independence diminishes Iranian influence over the Syrian Kurds, and has repercussions for Iran’s own Kurdish minorities who have similar aspirations. On the other hand, Iran’s use of and command over militia forces and paramilitary groups...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 22 (4): 36–46.
Published: 01 December 2006
... as essentially a “paramilitary” force that beacon of peace and disarmament, and mili­ had only one mission: repelling an attack tarists’ depiction of it as the paladin of na­ on Japanese territory. They consequently tional liberation and “co-prosperity.” Even limited it to defensive weaponry, prohibited...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (2): 43–53.
Published: 01 June 2001
... history: Is “iden­ “rescue” their fellow Serbs in the city, Ser­ tity politics” compatible with peaceful poli­ bian paramilitaries had to rend Sarajevo’s tics? In the hierarchy of powerful cultural multiethnic fabric. “If you were a trouble­ values that make up a society, must ethnic­ maker who...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 6–11.
Published: 01 September 2016
... that coordinated nationwide protests should never again threaten Communist rule. China spent more on internal security—encompassing paramilitary police, surveillance systems, and an informant network—than on its military budget in three out of the past six years, according to its own figures, exposing...
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