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World Policy Journal (1 June 2018) 35 (2): 70–74.
Published: 01 June 2018
... accomplishment. With the help of a cadre of progressive Soviet jurists, Kollontai orchestrated the passage of two decrees: one replacing religious marriage with civil marriage, and another liberalizing divorce. In October 1918, the highest legislative body of the Soviet Union incorporated these decrees into...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2007) 24 (3): 83–88.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Jonathan Power Georgi Arbatov, the eminent grise of the Soviet foreign policy apparatus, was waiting for me at the bus stop an hour out of Moscow. A little bowed at 84, he grabbed me by one arm and leaned on his homemade walking stick cut from a nearby birch and led me to a small, shabby block of...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2007) 24 (3): 75–82.
Published: 01 September 2007
... state, Cyrus Vance. Indeed, during that period, he was seen as the voice that gradually dissuaded Carter of his own more pacific inner convictions. He was responsible for the confrontational tone of accusations against the Soviet Union's failings on the human rights front, while at the same time playing...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2008) 25 (3): 153–156.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Charles G. Cogan In 1993, I wrote an article for World Policy Journal entitled “Partners in Time: the CIA and Afghanistan since 1979.” The title was intended to convey the idea that this was a temporary arrangement; that once the external threat had been removed ( i.e. , the Soviet occupation...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2008) 25 (3): 37–40.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Iranian revolutionary leadership to act in American interests in the Cold War against the Soviets. Seeing all international issues in terms of the Cold War contributed to our trying to find ruling “moderates” in the Iran-Contra scandal, and also to our subsequent backing of Saddam Hussein during the Iran...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2014) 31 (3): 50–63.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Diana Markosian; Tyler Stiem Diana Markosian is a documentary photographer working in Russia and the former Soviet Union, whose previous Portfolio for World Policy Journal examined Islam in Chechnya, published in Spring 2012. Tyler Stiem is a Canadian journalist whose work has appeared in...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2018) 35 (1): 40–41.
Published: 01 March 2018
... 1922 1991 Formation of the Soviet Union Dissolution of the Soviet Union ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA During the Soviet era, the Russian Orthodox Cathedral was converted into a pro- Marxist museum about atheism...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2000) 17 (3): 51–59.
Published: 01 September 2000
... the answer, from one who was there at the time, king in 1973. While it may sound sinister is almost certainly no. to call those officers “Soviet-trained,” many Like the beat of a butterfly’s wings, in the Afghan military had received training this local coup fanned regional and then just...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2002) 19 (3): 69–76.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of were seized from Iran by Russia, frontiers Communist rule, from 1920 until the Soviet were conveniently redrawn to promote the collapse in 1991, did not ameliorate, much divide-and-rule policies of the new colonial less quell, sectarian divisions. Indeed, the power. Turkic-speaking Muslims...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2005) 22 (3): 126–145.
Published: 01 September 2005
... pronouncements of its principal mains “to this day the single most influen­ U.S. protagonists. However, when it comes tial explanation of postwar Soviet behavior, to the origins of America’s decision to con­ and one which powerfully reinforced the front the Soviet Union in the aftermath of growing tendency...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2002) 19 (3): 83–89.
Published: 01 September 2002
... itself of its great-power pretensions and paign after September 11, which repre­ join what they called the “civilized” world, sented a decisive break with both the Soviet i.e., the West. During the Clinton adminis­ past and the ambivalence of Russia’s first tration, the United States facilitated...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2004) 20 (4): 75–82.
Published: 01 December 2004
... unexpected collapse of successes and failures of America’s attempts communism and of the Soviet Union, com­ at democratic regime transformation. James ing just after the Gulf War, left them with Goldgeier of George Washington University no road map to understand how Russia and and Michael McFaul of...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2003) 20 (3): 17–24.
Published: 01 September 2003
... lose its geopolitical weight on nance that had flourished at the turn of the American scales. That is the end of the Cold century.4 By contrast, the vision of a close War itself. transatlantic “partnership” was much more a The disappearance of the Soviet Union...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2000) 17 (2): 68–76.
Published: 01 June 2000
... deliver the results that the people in the re­ once known as the Union of Soviet Socialist gion hoped for and that many outside spe­ Republics. Consider some of the changes cialists expected. In light of these setbacks that have taken place in the region: Russia and disappointments, the next...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2005) 22 (2): 67–73.
Published: 01 June 2005
... most of these books treat Joseph Stalin was their policies of glasnost, democratiza­ with kid gloves and are filled with un­ tion, and economic liberalization that com­ abashed nostalgia for a great but vanished pleted the destruction of the Soviet Union. past, for a time when the Soviet Union was...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2001) 17 (4): 25–32.
Published: 01 December 2001
... scientist Michael Mandelbaum of Russia, it is not only because of Cold War has called “residual elites”: groups and indi­ hostility toward the Soviet Union (identi­ viduals who rose to prominence during the fied crudely and unthinkingly with “Rus­ Cold War and have lacked the flexibility to sia...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2012) 29 (2): 25–34.
Published: 01 June 2012
... © World Policy Institute 2012 2012 World Policy Institute Miguel Jiron For nearly three decades, since he first exploded onto the world scene, Garry Kasparov ruled the chessboard. A product of the Soviet system that elevated chess and its greatest champions to a pantheon reserved...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2002) 19 (2): 93–99.
Published: 01 June 2002
... administration telligence Service, and when it appeared in Washington, something very different that Operation Ajax was succeeding, the was at stake— a possible Soviet takeover in Shah returned to reclaim the Peacock Tehran, its way prepared by Tudeh, the Throne. Once back in his...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2011) 28 (1): 83–91.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Andrei Soldatov; Irina Borogan © 2011 World Policy Institute 2011 World Policy Institute M oscow —When the Soviet Union collapsed, many observers expected its fearsome intelligence apparatus to wither as well. Instead, the post-Soviet era has seen the emergence of an even more...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2003) 20 (1): 59–67.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Islamic former Soviet republics of Central while, have so far tolerated women’s rights Asia— Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmen­ activities to a greater degree than demands istan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan— have for more general political and civil rights, emerged as important partners in the strug­...