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World Policy Journal (1 September 2014) 31 (3): 12–17.
Published: 01 September 2014
... 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 nation was...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 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 (1 March 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 for a...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 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 (1 September 2000) 17 (3): 61–70.
Published: 01 September 2000
... behaviors. Though the acad­ education. In 1977, he joined the munici­ 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...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2018) 35 (2): 41–46.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Adam Jasper Copyright © 2018 World Policy Institute 2018 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 into a humiliating reminder...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2014) 31 (2): 100–112.
Published: 01 June 2014
... repaired and in working order. Others were not repaired given that they were in the no-go nuclear radiation zone near Fukushima Daiichi. The country is split into two electricity zones, 50 Hz and 60 Hz, each having a different frequency for its alternating current. This is an historical quirk going...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2017) 34 (4): 24–27.
Published: 01 December 2017
... 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 communities. Geographically, this zone included the entire Naqab and Beersheba regions, extending...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2012) 29 (3): 101–108.
Published: 01 September 2012
.... 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, the microbes will take their...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2011) 28 (2): 79–88.
Published: 01 June 2011
... compound, killing three U.N. staffers and four security guards. The tragic incident was a reminder of how contemporary 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...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2004) 21 (1): 15–21.
Published: 01 March 2004
... formation of “two 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...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2014) 31 (2): 8–11.
Published: 01 June 2014
... 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 European...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2004) 21 (3): 101–103.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Faluja, Rama- di, and Samarra, and the sacred cities of Karbala and Najaf. In Baghdad, Americans inhab­ iting the fortress-like Green Zone could venture only at their peril into the densely popu­ lated eastern neighborhood known as Sadr City. Consider the symbolic import of the Green Zone...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2013) 30 (1): 87–94.
Published: 01 March 2013
... 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 European Council and...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2018) 35 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2018
...) architectural projects of mop-topped former London mayor Boris Johnson, while from Zurich, Adam Jasper examines Swatch’s short-lived effort to eliminate time zones. In Egypt, Mona Abo-Issa joins the bandwagons of energetic fans following around the country’s retired war heroes, and Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani looks...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2014) 31 (3): 1–2.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Facebook and Twitter as devices to chronicle the spread of the Ebola virus across Africa. Rebecca MacKinnon shares her thoughts on how Ethiopia’s brutal Zone 9 detention facilities and the blogs that condemn these facilities reflect the practices of a growing number of leaders, who recognize social media...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2016) 33 (2): 19–24.
Published: 01 June 2016
... comes with risks (like insecure land tenure), being outside the city’s normal zoning structure has its benefits. Dharavi residents’ ability to defy building codes and use space as intensively as possible has helped each family make the most of the available resources. People typically live and work in...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2000) 17 (3): 1–11.
Published: 01 September 2000
... commerce in its zones of control vary enor­ (which operated independently) could seri­ mously, from a low of about $100 million a ously challenge the armed forces for control year to a high of $500 million. Regardless of the state, but neither could the armed of the amount, there is no doubt drug...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2015) 32 (2): 28–38.
Published: 01 June 2015
... 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, and grease. The...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2014) 31 (1): 115–124.
Published: 01 March 2014
... time zones and theoretically as diverse cultural differences as in Europe, but where a common language and historical context removes many of the barriers that exist in Europe’s common market. Even the removal of national frontiers in Europe and the ability of any European to work in any European...