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World Policy Journal (2006) 23 (2): 71–75.
Published: 01 June 2006
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World Policy Journal (2006) 23 (3): 59–63.
Published: 01 September 2006
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 96–100.
Published: 01 December 2016
... begins under the military junta, when even hinting at state oppression was dangerous. “There was a deliberate process of terror back then,” said Jair Krischke, a historian known for helping victims of authoritarian states in South America. “You just didn’t talk about it. People used to say in the streets...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 23 (4): 11–17.
Published: 01 December 2006
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World Policy Journal (2007) 24 (2): 81–84.
Published: 01 June 2007
... on Afghanistan in Bonn at the end of 2001, and then served in Kabul as the special representative of the secretary-general until 2004. Lakhdar is presently at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton as a guest of the director. We talked at the Institute about past and present trends in the poorer countries...
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World Policy Journal (2007) 24 (3): 75–82.
Published: 01 September 2007
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World Policy Journal (2007) 24 (3): 83–88.
Published: 01 September 2007
... in the countryside. We talked as we did 30 years ago, at great length, over vodka, coffee, cucumber, and beetroot. The advisor to every Soviet president from Leonid Brezhnev to Mikhail Gorbachev remains as lucid as he was when he told me in November, 1978, that if the West pursued its relationship of growing closer...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 47–53.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and through shared experiences. This is exactly why networks of people who have spent years in a country should be talking to each other. What Ghanaians want depends on the Ghanaians, their relation to the researcher, and the context. Not surprisingly, Ghanaians, like most Africans, want development...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 55–61.
Published: 01 December 2017
... is—mention the details, don’t describe it as an “exotic Native dish of food,” or some bullshit like that. [Editor’s note: Akutaq is a Yup’ik desert containing berries, a lard substitute, and sometimes fish eggs.] That’s not helpful or even respectful in a region where everyone knows what you’re talking...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 93–99.
Published: 01 December 2011
... sciences have the potential to trigger awe and amazement. “But people do not care, and it is far too difficult for them to understand anyway,” is an oft-repeated mantra about science. But that is not true. Quite the opposite, in fact. Last summer, I was invited to give a talk about the Big Bang...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 101–106.
Published: 01 June 2013
... continued to fly in Colombia, rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and government negotiators sat face to face in Havana, Cuba, trying to negotiate an end to the fighting that has persisted longer than most Colombians can remember. Peace talks were launched in October 2012...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 45–48.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., “Saliha, I want to do so many things, but I can’t because the guards don’t want to. For them, it’s extra work. They would have to switch up their routines, so they couldn’t care less.” I sometimes get the same response at schools where I give talks. A teacher said to me, “Now that you came we’ll have...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 55–59.
Published: 01 March 2017
... a vision of a glorious future is to talk about beautiful ideals, not pragmatic purposes. I think that’s where the Hillary campaign went terribly, terribly wrong. It did not offer a vision of the future, but instead it sort of said, “This is all going to work great, because we are good.” This suggests...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 20 (4): 63–73.
Published: 01 December 2004
... On the outskirts of the ancient Swiss town end, but talking with these Tigers in the of Bern lies an open space traditionally used Alps provides a cautionary sense of the abyss as an allmend, or collective pasture; acres and that has to be bridged. acres of grass set against a dramatic back­ There are 45,000...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 42–47.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of astonishing to see how quickly that story has disappeared. The larger problem is that a lot of the knowledge and a lot of the history, or histories, that took place during those years have disappeared from public memory. It’s as if we can only talk about the revolution as a failure since it failed to bring...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 73–82.
Published: 01 March 2011
... a macabre design on one table. On another, bones are tidily arranged into feet. A hole the size of a pea is clearly visible in the side of the skull. Dead bones don't talk, but the hole shows that this person was shot in the head. Chrysostomou refuses to speculate on who shot this person and why...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 78–87.
Published: 01 September 2013
... there and returning home to spread the contagion. “We talk about global health care and everybody seems to agree on the principles, but when it comes to migrants, you see the sensitivity the issue raises. People say, ‘Oh, now we are talking about migrants’,” says Davide Mosca, the Geneva-based director...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 45–51.
Published: 01 September 2011
... to be careful if you’re talking about competition between nations or existential threats. If you go back to World War I, World War II, and the Cold War, the defining feature was that they were existential battles for survival between nations. And they were limitless wars. What you are seeing now in Afghanistan...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (3): 79–94.
Published: 01 September 2004
... talked seriously raja Hari Singh instead chose accession to about the prospects for peace in Kashmir. India. Wisely, he also released Sheikh Abdullah. II Abdullah and his followers played a cru­ Born in 1905...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 78–85.
Published: 01 March 2013
... in the Winter 2012-2013 issue of World Policy Journal. Eggers served as the moderator for this 90-minute roundtable discussion on art, freedom, and politics in Saudi Arabia and the post-Arab Spring Middle East. Dave Eggers: We thought it would be most interesting to talk about issues of culture...
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