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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 108–118.
Published: 01 December 2015
... ideologies—communism versus capitalism—competing for the hearts and minds of the world. In many respects, Russia today is more capitalist than America. What motivates Putin, more a latter-day czar than commissar, has little to do with any return to past failures, any desire to shoulder the burden again...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 78–85.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Last year, the San Francisco-based author Dave Eggers published his book, A Hologram for the King , a vision of Saudi Arabia where the Western world of holograms and the Internet comes up against the hard realities of today’s Saudi Arabia. Eggers, whose novel was nominated for a National Book Award...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (1): 89–94.
Published: 01 March 2005
... an d h i. Mohandas Gandhi, Abdul Ghaffar Khan, and the Middle East Today Rajmohan G andhi The clouds have parted, at least for the trader caste who led India’s battle for inde­ moment, in the Arab-Israeli conflict. A pendence. Yet his thinking is as relevant...
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World Policy Journal (2007) 24 (3): 75–82.
Published: 01 September 2007
... and highly unusual ambassadorship to that body. Today, he has a powerful advisory role in Barack Obama's presidential bid and has emerged as President George W Bush's most searing foreign policy critic. © 2004 World Policy Institute 2004 World Policy Institute ...
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World Policy Journal (2007) 24 (3): 83–88.
Published: 01 September 2007
... 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 World Policy...
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World Policy Journal (2008) 25 (3): 37–40.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Nikki R. Keddie Ironically, the title of my 1987 World Policy Journal article, “Iranian Imbroglios: Who's Irrational?” could serve as well today, 21 years later, for another essay on U.S. policy in Iran. My original effort noted the folly of U.S. government hubris—believing it could maneuver...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 12–14.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Mai El-Sadany The Egyptian government has repeatedly violated the law with arbitrary arrests, torture in detention, and forced disappearances. But in the past, Egyptian legal expert Mai El-Sadany says, at least these measures could have been challenged in court. Today a person may be subjected...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 1–5.
Published: 01 September 2016
... The world’s problems are rarely new. There are always precedents that should inform today’s most crucial decisions. World Policy Journal asked five experts from the United Kingdom, Burundi, Chile, Turkey, and Venezuela what lessons from history keep being forgotten. Copyright © 2016 World Policy...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 1–3.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Elmira Bayrasli; Lauren Bohn As long as institutions are male-dominated, society will continue to look to men as authorities, argue guest editors Elmira Bayrasli and Lauren Bohn, the co-founders of Foreign Policy Interrupted. The solutions to today's problems cannot be constructed in the minds...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 39–44.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Rebecca L. Spang The history of money is normally told as a series of material changes and technological improvements, but historian Rebecca L. Spang argues that this version of the past obscures the monetary inequality that exists today. Money is a social and political fact as much...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 113–122.
Published: 01 September 2014
...David A. Andelman Current world leaders, however, seem to have little memory of the past. Putin and Obama, Germany’s Merkel, and France’s Hollande appear quite prepared to blunder blindly ahead, using today’s weapons with little of their precedessors’ understanding of the potentially horrific...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 111–120.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., to dispense half of Europe to a communist dictator, as did Roosevelt at Yalta, or enslave vast regions under colonial servitude, as the Western powers decreed at the debut of the 20th century. Today’s reins on the Imperial Presidency may produce fewer unilateral, certainly less dramatic transitions...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 113–121.
Published: 01 September 2016
... core—for decades. Accurately identifying what is really wrong in the Arab world, and how to start fixing it, is our great collective challenge and, to date, our collective failure. Syria and Iraq are the epicenter of today’s troubled Arab political reality. Syria, in particular, has emerged...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 124–129.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Slavoj Žižek Copyright © 2018 World Policy Institute 2018 Half a century after May 1968 events in Paris (and elsewhere), the time has come to reflect upon the similarities and differences between the sexual liberation and feminism of the 1960s and the protest movements that flourish today...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 40–41.
Published: 01 March 2018
... KAZAN KAZAN CATHEDRAL CATHEDRAL 1811 1932 1992 Today...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 23–29.
Published: 01 March 2016
... and Brazil where significant disparities existed between whites and blacks in each of these markers of equality. Today, large numbers of Afro-Cuban professors, doctors, and other professionals (working in racially integrated public spaces) attest to the ways revolutionary actions brought about change...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 113–122.
Published: 01 June 2014
... or International Herald Tribune ), and again in the evening for the mother ship in New York. A decade ago, there was one fundamental responsibility—the mother ship. All other parts of The Times empire would be sitting somewhat below the salt. Today, it’s the outlying bits that are the real profit centers—where...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 15–21.
Published: 01 September 2012
... for this kind of uprising. WPJ: But when we look around China today, we see that many people are living better lives than ever before and that they appear to be quite happy. How do you explain this? Ai Weiwei: I don’t think anybody is really happy. I have many friends, and they’re all cursing now...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 23 (1): 37–44.
Published: 01 March 2006
... a third of which has recently been in For our purposes, it is more useful to say trade with China) is “unsustainable” and that the U.S. economy today is approxi­ will result in some global economic cata­ mately seven Chinas. According to the most clysm. The nightmare scenarios painted by widely...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2000
...” 1 Germans are rightly told not to forget, but anced image of German history. There has such admonitions do not place guilt at the been, and always will be, strife among his­ door of today’s generation. They demand re­ torians. But their achievements— and their sponsibility, reinforced...