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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 12–17.
Published: 01 September 2014
... together with several like-minded young Ethiopian writers and journalists to launch a hard-hitting blog called “Zone 9.” The blog’s name derives from Addis Ababa’s infamous Kaliti prison, divided into eight zones with political prisoners confined to Zone Eight. Young bloggers believed that the entire...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 87–90.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Skye Wheeler Support for victims of sexual violence is underfunded nearly everywhere, but the need for these mental health services is particularly acute in conflict and post-conflict zones. Skye Wheeler , a women’s rights researcher at Human Rights Watch, examines the uphill battle to provide care...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 61–67.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Lam Thuy Vo Afghanistan is an increasingly dangerous war zone, but, according to journalist Lam Thuy Vo, Germany hasn't exactly laid out the welcome mat for Afghan refugees. While Germany approved 96 percent of asylum applications for Syrians in 2015, Afghan asylum-seekers have less than a 50-50...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 107–118.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Thomas Graham; Rajan Menon; Jack Snyder A buffer zone can separate great powers, but this arrangement only works if the competing states-and the buffer itself-agree on the terms. Ukraine's domestic turmoil and relations with Russia, the U.S., and Europe may not make it an ideal candidate...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (3): 61–70.
Published: 01 September 2000
... emy trains cadets not only to carry out their pal police, and three years later was named job but to extort as well, the street is the zone commander, thanks to a friend who true school of police life. It is there that the was a municipal official. But that very year cadet puts into practice...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 41–46.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Adam Jasper Copyright © 2018 World Policy Institute 2018 PASJA1000 PASJA1000 We know time zones as a necessary evil: harbingers of jet lag, the bane of conference calls. We tolerate them, because, well, everyone else seems to, even if negotiating a Skype meeting regularly degrades...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 100–112.
Published: 01 June 2014
... for its energy and exists in a volatile seismic zone. It also has great potential for renewable energy that can be domestically produced, as well as the looming potential for frozen natural gas off its shores, but so far this seems like a far off dream cure for energy insecurity. It is not enough...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 101–108.
Published: 01 September 2012
... arrived at the ocean we know today. One consequence of global warming will be to turn off the icy brine pumps. If the deep ocean again becomes an oxygen-deprived zone, we may wind up with more ocean oxygen in the atmosphere. But, there will be a great deal fewer fish and octopuses to eat. eventually...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 79–88.
Published: 01 June 2011
... conflicts are increasingly shaped by a blurring of lines. A bigot on the fringes of American life becomes a player in a war zone on the other side of the world. Angry civilians become tools in the hands of anti-Western insurgents. And aid workers—devoted to improving desperate conditions in a war-torn...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (1): 15–21.
Published: 01 March 2004
... Chinas”—one decades. These developments, broadly con­ consisting of ever more densely populated sidered here, are: the changing demograph­ urban zones, the other of underdeveloped ics of cities, particularly in what we call and undergoverned hinterlands. the Lagos-Cairo-Karachi-Jakarta arc...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 19–24.
Published: 01 June 2016
... and vibrant street life is often entrenched in a negative narrative—one in which these characteristics are presented as something shameful. Authorities treat the messy intersections of families, factories, shrines, and schools as obstacles to a fully modern city. In Mumbai, as in most cities, zoning laws make...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 24–27.
Published: 01 December 2017
... lands. Following the creation of Israel in 1948 and the subsequent nakba (the mass Palestinian exodus that took place that same year), 13,000 Arab Bedouin in the Naqab were confined in a militarized zone (called sayeg in Hebrew or siyaj in Arabic), separated from both Jewish and other Arab...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (3): 1–11.
Published: 01 September 2000
... from the drug trade. Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, Co­ Estimates of how much money the FARC lombia’s guerrilla wars were low-intensity af­ raises from taxing drug production and fairs. None of the half-dozen guerrilla groups commerce in its zones of control vary enor­ (which operated...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 65–77.
Published: 01 September 2013
... and demonstrating medical impartiality by treating anyone who comes to the emergency room is critical, this hasn’t been enough in many conflict zones today. From Syria to South Sudan, medical facilities and staff are being targeted for what they appear to represent—assistance for the “enemy.” In the face of total...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 115–124.
Published: 01 March 2014
... areas, serious dislocations can result. Linguistic, social, and cultural barriers exist in Europe that are all but insurmountable compared with, for example, the United States, where a single currency and labor market is manageable across even more time zones and theoretically as diverse cultural...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 28–38.
Published: 01 June 2015
... species. He emphasizes that the dredging of the lake required to accommodate large container ships would render it a “dead zone.” With a shallow average depth of only 40 feet, the project would require the dredged removal of more than 60 miles of lakebed sediment that contains heavy metals, pesticides...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 87–94.
Published: 01 March 2013
... Cesar Pics Brussels—High unemployment, bleak economic outlook, high public and private debts, dysfunctional banks, weak competitiveness, and an unfavorable external environment are just a few of the challenges facing southern members of the euro zone. Despite these hurdles, the ever-optimistic...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 8–11.
Published: 01 June 2014
... widely in transactions, resulting in a net increase in use of coined money. The reliance of tradesmen on particular currencies led to the emergence of circulatory zones, where only specific currencies circulated. The Indian rupee, which relied on the steady supply of silver from the New World via...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (2): 45–49.
Published: 01 June 2005
... centers to India. If you are five key factors, including an abundance of lucky enough to get a seat, you will find skilled labor and a significant time-zone ad­ yourself surrounded by private equity pro­ vantage. Third, the success of several sectors fessionals, venture capitalists, and invest­...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 63–69.
Published: 01 June 2018
... area. These settlements formed a ring around the colonial city. IN ALGIERS ALONE, 300,000 SETTLERS ABANDONED MORE THAN 98,000 HOUSING UNITS In the post-colonial period, urban planning focused on new construction in these zones, pushing the most destitute further out along the sea. The Casbah...
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