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World Policy Journal (2006) 23 (3): 23–32.
Published: 01 September 2006
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 34–40.
Published: 01 June 2018
... extensively about one individual right-wing terrorist’s megalomania and narcissism. After all, part of the problem is that the obsessive public and media attention paid to these issues is considered to be a main reason why society struggles to reckon with extremist ideological motivations in the first place...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 32–38.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Robin Kirk argues that a formal reckoning with the past can help a nation like Colombia heal, especially when a balance between retribution and absolution is found. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 transitional justice Colombia peace truth and reconciliation Argentina Chile...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 102–109.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Natalie Sambhi Natalie Sambhi, a research fellow at the Perth USAsia Centre, examines the violence in Indonesia in 1965-66, when an estimated 500,000 people were murdered. The Indonesian army, which instigated the slaughter, continues to prevent the country from reckoning with its bloody past...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2005
..., and logistical stores, and to show the government that they are still a force to be reckoned with. I believe that one of the purposes of the government attacks is to kill as many African tribespeople as possible and drive the rest from Darfur. In mid-December 2004,1 was standing next to a brigadier...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (2): 105–108.
Published: 01 June 2005
.... Now Washington must reckon with an embattled political elite, for the moment rud­ derless and perhaps tempted to court extremist groups whose votes could tip close elec­ tions. At the least, this threatens a Bush-bashing breakdown in alliance civility, followed by beggar-thy-neighbor trade wars...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (3): 53–60.
Published: 01 September 2001
... of Reckoning few straws at which the adroit may grasp to As the region’s rulers construct alliances sustain the privileging of a political logic designed to ensure their continued hold on that permits autocracy. We can expect to see power, the disenfranchised and alienated regional alliances among...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 21 (4): 91–93.
Published: 01 December 2005
... target, the abbey’s most precious art was transported to safety by German officers who falsely claimed they were a gift to Goering. In any fair reckoning of looting in that conflict, dealers, collectors, art historians, and museum directors either collaborated with occupiers or for the most part...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 6–10.
Published: 01 December 2017
... among my relatives: “If one person protests, they will imprison him. Ten people, 100 people—they can be imprisoned. But if the entire nation rises up, they will be forced to reckon with our opinions and position.” Cohesion was central to our struggle. The authorities knew this, and on three...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (1): 90–94.
Published: 01 March 2002
... madrassas promote vio­ copies of the violence-filled unrevised text­ lence; if true, the next generation of gradu­ books I had purchased in Kabul, he said ates will likely be a political force to be that the inferior quality of paper and ink reckoned with. used pointed to an independent printing...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (1): 103–107.
Published: 01 March 2005
... centuries, as many as several hundred thousand persons were tried and executed as witches. The exact totals are elusive, since witch hunters tended to exaggerate and key records are missing. But in the cautious reckoning of the University of Texas historian Brian P. Levack, in early modern Europe...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 96–100.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and exploitation. Now amid a declining economy and political turmoil, Brazil is leaving its history to the likes of Bolsonaro to interpret. For the survivors of the regime’s torture apparatus, Bolsonaro and others’ celebration of repression can be traumatizing. Brazil’s refusal to fully reckon with its past...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 17 (4): 47–57.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., and murmur with a friendly, half-admonitory The Reckoning glance, “Exactly.”12 The reckoning came in 1906, when a united His detractors maintained that for Ar­ Liberal Party swept into power with a ma­ thur Balfour politics was a game like golf, jority of 84 seats over all other...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (1): 102–113.
Published: 01 March 2004
... figure (instead of, say, Voltaire, Mon­ to be the sole measure of the rights of the tesquieu, Vattel, Hume, Smith, Gibbon, or rest of the world.” Sound familiar? It is a Robertson).10 The American founders, in my delicious historical irony that neoconserva­ reckoning, were apostles...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 10–15.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Asian, not Iranian, and not East African, even as it emerges from a triangulation of these surrounding geographies. The legacies of the trans-Indian Ocean and Arab slave trades, while not actively suppressed, aren’t really reckoned with, or are dismissed as “low” or vernacular culture. This is a model...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 10–15.
Published: 01 December 2016
... peers. There are many who argue that leaders like Paul Kagame in Rwanda and Yoweri Museveni in Uganda court women as a political bloc, because they view them as more malleable or susceptible to influence. But the fact remains that these leaders interact with women as a political force to be reckoned...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 22–28.
Published: 01 September 2016
... powers sought to divvy up the continent, Menelik was on a southward march, subjugating indigenous peoples in what is today southern Ethiopia. This history—and a lack of reckoning with it—lies at the heart of the debate over Ethiopia’s future. Ethiopia’s failure to acknowledge past wrongs still...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 21–28.
Published: 01 March 2015
...-increasing militarization of its armed forces. To be sure, China wants to be taken seriously as a world power, and in many ways, President Xi Jinping’s instincts about nationalism and China’s role on the world stage are not dissimilar to Putin’s view of Russia—a highly nationalistic force to be reckoned...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 91–98.
Published: 01 June 2017
... you have an opportunity to change the system from within.” In a recent VKontakte exchange on the subject of tactics, a seasoned neo-Nazi, under the alias Walter Weiss, summed up the far right’s long game in both Ukraine and Russia. The Russian authorities, too, may eventually have to reckon...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 34–41.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., an Argentine court convicted a Roman Catholic police chaplain of being an accomplice to torture and murder in clandestine centers where suspected left-wing radicals were held before they were “disappeared.” His sentencing was celebrated as the first reckoning for the country’s Catholic Church that cozied up...
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