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Published: 01 June 2013
Hostile Territory: The sparsely populated, frigid, and forbidding landscape along the Malangen fjord in the Norwegian Arctic Circle presents a profound challenge for military forces. Hostile Territory: The sparsely populated, frigid, and forbidding landscape along the Malangen fjord in the More
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 24–27.
Published: 01 December 2017
... eve of the Knesset’s second vote on the Prawer plan. Activists organized a “Day of Rage” in Israel, the Occupied Territories, and dozens of other locations worldwide. According to Haaretz , thousands of protesters turned out in the Naqab, Jerusalem, and Haifa, and the Naqab Bedouin village of Hura...
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World Policy Journal (2007) 24 (3): 83–88.
Published: 01 September 2007
... convinced the inbuilt hostility of much of the Western foreign policy elite towards the Soviet Union and later russia has its foundations in a false reading of Moscow's post–World War II territorial ambitions. To understand today's deteriorating relationship we have no choice but to begin there. © 2004...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 41–43.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., Okalik—at the time Minister of Health and Justice for the northern territory of Nunavut—was seen performatively reading a newspaper. The previous year, Aglukkaq, a Conservative, had been spotted doing the same at a hearing where Liberal opposition members were testifying about food insecurity in Nunavut...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 77–84.
Published: 01 December 2014
... lesson learned poorly by Western supporters of a Moroccan king ruling a long-disputed territory by fiat rather than legitimacy. Morocco has proposed an “autonomy” plan as an alternative to the referendum that the United States is backing as “serious, realistic, and credible.” The plan would cement...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 6–10.
Published: 01 December 2017
... three-decade lease of my people’s territory for industrial logging. By then, only four out of eight Udege groups remained in the region. The four lost groups hadn’t been wiped out; they had simply been cut off from their taiga — their native home—and were no longer able to engage in traditional...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 24–32.
Published: 01 March 2013
... loves traveling, dancing, and peach juice. She doesn’t like boundaries. That’s because this young human rights worker is from Abkhazia, a self-declared independent territory claimed by Georgia. The 26-year-old, who works for the organization World Without Violence, survived a war, and it has left her...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 3–8.
Published: 01 March 2013
... (Washington, Beijing), a global financial center (New York, Shanghai), and an extra-territorial global platform (London, Hong Kong). This latter pair, beyond the borders of direct economic jurisdiction by each dominant country, provides the necessary maneuverability for global business. Borders must be...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 3–7.
Published: 01 June 2017
.... In a process known as the “pacification of Araucanía,” the Chilean military and settlers invaded and occupied indigenous territory. The government has done little to address this injustice, and so the Mapuche—the most numerous group in this region—have begun to take action to reclaim the land. Their...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 64–68.
Published: 01 September 2017
... time recognized indigenous rights to ancestral lands and set up a process for demarcating those territories. That process has moved slowly, however, and many indigenous people remain landless, living on roadsides, in crowded camps, or in city slums. Rousseff, a member of the leftist Workers’ Party...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 14–17.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Policy Institute Prince of Wales Strait, Northwest Territories—A century ago, traversing the Northwest Passage was a grueling effort that often took years. Explorers frequently perished as their boats sunk or got trapped in the abundant pack ice. Today, these waters are mostly ice-free during the...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (1): 113–115.
Published: 01 March 2000
... Colombian counternarcotics battalions, the provision of 63 helicopters, and the completion of a joint-services intelligence base set in the heart of guerrilla-held territory. Colombia is already the largest recipient of U.S. security aid after Israel and Egypt. Colombian president Andrés Pastrana...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 12–13.
Published: 01 March 2016
...% NON INDIGENOUS 73% AUSTRALIA 84 percent of the imprisoned indigenous population is from the Northern Territory. SPRING 2016 13 Race incarceration prison Copyright © 2016 World...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 99–106.
Published: 01 September 2014
... profoundly with the implication that either Palestinians or Israelis are simply victims of the broken system in which they reside. Palestinians and Israelis can and do respond to what respectively is described as occupation or disputed territory, by among other ways, creating art. Not all the art they create...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 113–119.
Published: 01 June 2015
... of its plan to create a “Mittelafrika” was divided into a British protectorate and French Equatorial Africa. The period leading up to the creation of an independent state not only featured a struggle between the nationalist movement and the French colonial power but also a territorial issue—whether...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 107–118.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., defined minimally as territorial integrity and self-determination. Some—Switzerland, for example—have had military prowess and a terrain sufficient to deter would-be conquerors. Yet a buffer lasts only so long as the powerful states party to the deal have stakes in maintaining it or lack the capacity to...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 46–50.
Published: 01 December 2017
... support for self-determination, arguing, “the principle of the territorial integrity of states is sufficiently enshrined internationally that a reference to self-determination in the draft Declaration would not imply a right of secession.” Unfortunately, when a new Australian government came to power...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 June 2000
... cause they began from a position of weak­ of citizens of a single country fighting each ness, insurgents intentionally protracted other on their own territory.2 Only since war over years or decades in order to buy 1996 have a significant number of states time to build themselves up and wear the...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 41–44.
Published: 01 December 2013
... related to its own border conflicts with China. India is particularly concerned with the territory in Doklam near the contentious Chumbi valley—strategically located at the corner where Bhutan, India, and China intersect. If Bhutan agrees to China’s offer of territory in the disputed Jakarlung and...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 23 (1): 45–61.
Published: 01 March 2006
... States did not for­ (probably because of its interest in Liberia, mally colonize any overseas territories. That founded by the American Colonization Soci­ differentiates it from the European powers ety in 1821), and it sent a representative and Japan, but it does not close the ques­ but refused...