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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 84–88.
Published: 01 December 2016
... vision of global order, the Iran-Russia relationship seems poised to shape the Middle East for years to come. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 Russia Iran Syria PRESIDENT OF RUSSIA PRESIDENT OF RUSSIA When Russian fighter jets bound for Syria took off from Iran in...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 8–14.
Published: 01 September 2017
... subsidizing DNA testing that could hold the men responsible for financial support. Nara Milanich, an associate professor of history at Barnard College, describes how these policies have been shaped not by the wishes of low-income mothers but by the political agendas of neoliberal states. Copyright © 2017...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2014
...The Editors © World Policy Institute 2014 2014 World Policy Institute Image: Ad Meskens Pocket change—mountains of it can shape or re-shape society, politics, and most certainly the economy. The rise and fall of governments, democracies, and tyrannies are all too often at the...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 26–27.
Published: 01 June 2013
... the 1950s, but increasing political stability and economic growth led to a greater percentage of the population reaching its most productive years. UNITED STATES A developed country such as the United States has a pillar-shaped population pyramid, signifying that birth and mortality rates...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Barbie Latza Nadeau looks at the rise of far-right candidate Giorgia Meloni and the phenomenon of female-led fascism in Europe. Responding to a new biography of Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Kaya Genç traces how a nationalist poet shaped the future president’s beliefs, and in our Conversation...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 21 (4): 1.
Published: 01 December 2005
... from re­ gions “vital to an understanding of the deeper forces that shape our lives.” What was needed was “creative thinking” to deal with a newly fragmented world. Over the next seven years, James assiduously sought out creative thinkers among aca­ demics, policymakers, journalists...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 41–44.
Published: 01 December 2013
... shape by our kings and former kings and leaders of India.” Bhutan—a landlocked Himalayan kingdom sandwiched between the two political and economic powers, India and China—has long faced challenges to its frontiers from incursions and border disputes. In 1865, the country lost the Duars region to...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 3–5.
Published: 01 December 2017
... tensions that continue to shape the Indigenous experience. Today, Indigenous people in the United States—like our relatives in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand—are demographically urban. Yet our cultural identities and political struggles remain predominantly rural and tribal. This paradox has persisted...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 22 (4): 87–91.
Published: 01 December 2006
... the shape of a crenellated for­ tress, and strings of walnuts interspersed with starfish near a shop redolent of the lemony scents of Araby, mixed to order and sold in clay vases whose shapes have not changed for a thousand years. Jonathan Raban, a Briton who lives in Seattle, reminds us in My...
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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 (2018) 35 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2018
... movement, a freewheeling 70s-era subculture whose impromptu festivals shaped the development of U.K. public-space laws. It’s rare right now to hear the terms “nationalism” and “free speech” outside the context of partisan politics. These have become loaded ideas, ones increasingly used as pretexts for...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2017
... risking their lives for the principles of due process; in Egypt, citizens are finding new ways to protest el-Sissi; and in Germany, activists are shining a light on institutional prejudice. Meanwhile, academics in various regions are shaping an intellectual framework for demilitarization. In the West...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (3): 53–60.
Published: 01 September 2001
... interaction with the rest of the world “the external environment.” shaped by political criteria. From foreign aid conferred to Cold War allies and cooper­ Economic Distortions ative partners in the Arab-Israel confronta­ Clearly...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 53–61.
Published: 01 March 2015
... driving forces. In fact, to some extent this is already happening. WPJ: China and India are certainly the largest two countries, but in terms of their abilities to shape the global civilization, the global conversation, do they have that capability? SARDAR: I think they will develop that...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 17 (4): 7–16.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Europe took Britain into the European Economic declined with defeat and the shedding of Community almost 30 years ago, has de­ their colonial empires. The old power of vised the new vogue phrase that captures Russia assumed monstrous shape under Europe’s somewhat ambivalent ambition. Soviet...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 38–42.
Published: 01 June 2017
... paths. Which one prevails as the touchstone of ‘good’ policing will shape the contemporary state—and, not incidentally, the quality of democracy—for decades to come. On the ground, the evolution of policing is driven by the growing supply of electronic surveillance tools and military hardware. Their...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 83–86.
Published: 01 June 2017
... liberty and security, and, early into his presidency, Trump has only heightened this antagonism. In coming months, there are several signposts that will indicate just how far the new militarism will go and what shape it will take. Congress is being pressured to pass a new Authorization for the Use of...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 35–37.
Published: 01 December 2014
... arrested. For those who lived through Italy’s troubled 1970s there remain vivid memories of the shape of extra-parliamentary movements, and the potential threats they pose to institutions. Indeed, any veteran of the Ministry of Interior will have no problem admitting that, from the point of view of...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 40–44.
Published: 01 September 2011
...-half times the temperature in the center of the sun. The particles trace out magnetic fields in tight spirals, allowing their trajectories to be precisely controlled by the magnets and shaped to fit in the chamber. This state of matter is called plasma. Indeed, most of the visible universe—our sun and...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 62–75.
Published: 01 December 2017
... 2017. starting parachuting in. ‹ey would come for a light and dark, and as I worked, what took shape weekend trip or even source content from the was more of a visual poem than a news story. handful of Indigenous photographers, drone op- Nov. 20, 2016, was the day...