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World Policy Journal (2006) 23 (4): 19–26.
Published: 01 December 2006
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 65–71.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Viet Thanh Nguyen World Policy Journal speaks with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen, who criticizes an “industry of memory” that creates and bolsters a single version of history. Hollywood, the Vietnamese-American author says, is a “very powerful propaganda ministry” that seduces...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 9–12.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Sarah Kendzior Kellyanne Conway's casual invocation of a make-believe massacre in Ohio shouldn't be dismissed simply as a slip of the tongue. Comparing Conway's lie to Uzbek propaganda tactics, Central Asia scholar Sarah Kendzior argues that the Bowling Green massacre should be viewed as a part of...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 41–44.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Rafia Zakaria A new propaganda magazine unveiled this summer by the Pakistani Taliban targets an unexpected audience: women. Journalist Rafia Zakaria describes how the Taliban, who came to power on a promise to eliminate females from the public sphere, are now calling on girls and women to rebel...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 122.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., we speak with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen, who criticizes the “industry of memory” that creates and bolsters a single version of history. Hollywood, the Vietnamese-American author says, is a “very powerful propaganda ministry” that seduces audiences to identify with the American...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 91–98.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of Putin fails to explain how the conflict in Ukraine can pit his opponents, such as Zheleznov and Strelkov, against each other. Meanwhile, Russia’s propaganda has portrayed the country’s adversaries in Ukraine as neo-Nazis, striving to avenge historic defeat by the Soviet Union. The conflict has...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 16–18.
Published: 01 March 2012
... before any thought can take shape. The same power that lies in words that have imprisoned our political heroes and silenced our dreams and forced us to listen to, and watch the propaganda material designed by an elite few, can also be the ones to initiate the cleansing of our brains, which is the...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 12–14.
Published: 01 June 2017
... personal communications, and brings back State Security Emergency Courts, which have no appeals process and whose verdicts are subject to the ratification of the executive. Rather than make the country safer, these measures give credence to terrorist propaganda, undermine stability, and may ultimately...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (3): 81–93.
Published: 01 September 2005
... between Turkey and Armenia officials. Decades of silence, limited access has been limited. to historical material, and more recently, ac­ tive propaganda campaigns have persuaded The G-Word much of the...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 18–22.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the rights of women—has actually taken the lead in demonizing the country’s “leftover women,” using an extensive propaganda campaign to warn singletons that failure to marry by one’s mid-20s will have severe social and emotional consequences. For years, the federation’s website included anti-leftover...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 42–46.
Published: 01 March 2017
... propaganda and military action, have sought to root their national identity in history. Connecting the threads of Ukraine’s past became a key part of the case for an independent future. That is an argument Azov has been championing. When Russian proxies launched a new offensive in August 2014, Azov was...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (2): 62–69.
Published: 01 June 2004
... prerequisite for it. Each Genocide Convention was being debated by modern case of genocide has been preceded the U.N. General Assembly in 1948, “It by a propaganda campaign transmitted via was impossible that hundreds of thousands mass media and directed by a handful of po­ of people should commit so...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 83–91.
Published: 01 December 2015
... the PKK. Political Islam (using the religion of Islam for political gains) may be shifting the sympathies of a growing number of Turks toward an Islamic philosophy where radical violence plays a central role. Terrorist organizations stay alive through their ideologies, propaganda, social...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 102–109.
Published: 01 December 2016
... basis for a 1984 government-sponsored propaganda film, Pengkhianatan G30s/PKI or Treachery of the September 30th Movement/PKI . The film not only blames the PKI for the abortive coup but also depicts its members torturing the kidnapped generals and killing Muslims mid-prayer. Meanwhile, the...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 48–53.
Published: 01 March 2017
... his legislative, and propaganda emphasis on traditional values is strategic—it helps galvanize Russians who feel nostalgic for their supposedly glorious past. The importance Putin places on hierarchy (in gender as well as social relations) is also a rejection of democracy; Putin, as the alpha male, is...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (1): 39–46.
Published: 01 March 2000
... where critical thinking— especially not only by public schools in BjP-led states, about nationalist propaganda— is hardly en­ but also by the many “private” schools run couraged. Ask a school-aged child in India by the cultural wing of the BJP, the Rash- (or nearly any adult for that matter) about...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 25–34.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., it seemed to me, was a warped effort to build a national pride and stature. Kasparov: Yes, they thought it was an important element of propaganda. Chess, ice hockey—it all started as propaganda, definitely. Now it’s no longer a privilege of dictatorships—and there’s not so many of them left...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 81–83.
Published: 01 December 2016
... techniques to gain leverage in Ukraine, including propaganda campaigns and economic sanctions, the risks of escalation are real—even if the U.S. decides to take a step back. In Europe, Moscow wants a new security order, one which weakens or dismantles NATO and the European Union. Russia has funded...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 3–6.
Published: 01 December 2011
... conflict starts—besides caring for the injured and refugees, protecting non-combatants, counteracting propaganda, and calling for peace—there is little a religion can do. Communities of faith acting together, however, can play a vital role in healing the wounds of conflict. Many truth and...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 6–11.
Published: 01 September 2016
... detained. Back in 1989 he was a 16-year-old schoolboy in Huadian in Jilin province, who unquestioningly accepted official propaganda as truth. It was two years later when he entered Peking University that he discovered what had really happened. Despite the fact that he neither witnessed the killings nor...