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Current History (2019) 118 (808): 181–187.
Published: 01 May 2019
... California Michael Woldemariam Eritrea Ethiopia Horn Africa Somalia Sudan Djibouti peace development democratization trade borders Gulf states Abiy Ahmed Ali Isaias Afwerki 181 [T]urning the page on decades of conflict and underdevelopment in the Horn of Africa will require...
Current History (2018) 117 (803): 338–343.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Zahra Ali; Safaa Khalaf The security and military apparatus that was trained, armed, and strengthened in the fight against the Islamic State is now being used to repress political activism against the Iraqi regime. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University...
Current History (2015) 114 (776): 361–363.
Published: 01 December 2015
... rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California Kevan Harris Iran nuclear deal Islamic Republic US relations Hassan Rouhani Ali Khamenei Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani Mohammad Khatami Mahmoud Ahmadinejad 361 PERSPECTIVE There have...
Current History (2014) 113 (763): 185–191.
Published: 01 May 2014
... not posing any con- crete challenge to its rule. The military-backed Algerian regime had restored the effectiveness of its institutional apparatus through a combi- nation of repression, diversion of oil rents, and divide-and-rule political tactics. The regime of President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali in...
Current History (2014) 112 (751): 150–156.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Ali Riaz If the ruling party continues to marginalize the opposition, deny it the space for peaceful protest, and disregard the need for a political roadmap for moving forward, it will encourage extremists to take over. © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the...
Current History (2014) 112 (751): 165–166.
Published: 01 April 2014
... Washington self-delusion hamid gul DIA Al Qaeda Taliban counterparts Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Few of America s bilateral ties have been as fraught as those with Pakistan. Since 1958, when the two countries forged a military pact, the relationship has been based on dubious premises, false...
Current History (2013) 112 (758): 345–348.
Published: 01 December 2013
... nuclear weapons economic sanctions Hassan Rouhani Ali Khamenei Mahmoud Ahmadinejad 345 Washington must have a realistic assessment of how far Rouhani can go without inciting a backlash from the conservatives at home. Is US-Iran Détente Possible? Mohsen MiLAni On September 27, 2013, Barack...
Current History (2013) 112 (753): 130–136.
Published: 01 April 2013
... Pakistan democracy elections Pervez Musharaf Nawaz Sharif Iftikar Muhammad Chaudhry Asif Ali Zardari Imran Khan 130 Whoever wins in the upcoming elections, the loser will most certainly be the Paki- stani voter, who can expect little improvement in governance or accountability. Pakistan...
Current History (2012) 111 (749): 337–343.
Published: 01 December 2012
... the background of a markedly altered political landscape. Since the contro- versial election in 2009 which handed President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad a second term, the level of political repression has sharply increased. Iran s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, remains the predominant locus of power...
Current History (2012) 111 (741): 14–18.
Published: 01 January 2012
.... Once President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali fled the country on January 14, demonstrations gath- ered momentum in scores of towns and cities across the Middle East. Many of these protests were called Days of Rage, copying the Tunisian model. The rage has been pent up for decades. It stems not just from...
Current History (2011) 110 (739): 334.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Asif Ali Zardari Robert Mugabe The Dictator's Handbook: Why Bad Behavior Is Almost Always Good Politics , by Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith . PublicAffairs , 2011 . © 2011 Current History. All rights reserved. 2011 The Regents of the University of California...
Current History (2010) 109 (731): 395–400.
Published: 01 December 2010
... Yemen Houthis Shiites Zaydism Ali Abdullah Saleh Believing Youth Badr al-Din al-Houthi Iran Saudi Arabia 395 The Yemeni government . . . is attempting to assert direct control over an area that so far it has only been able to manage through a delicate balance of patronage networks...
Current History (2010) 109 (725): 119–123.
Published: 01 March 2010
... European Union Mehmet Ali Talat Greek Cypriots Turkish Cypriots United Nations Annan Plan Demetris Christofias 119 A clear-eyed look . . . suggests that this really is the last chance for a reunifica- tion on federal lines, and the lack of a settlement now will have consequences. Waiting...
Current History (2009) 108 (722): 424–428.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani Revolutionary Guards Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Nabucco pipeline Mohammad Khatami petroleum Basij unemployment Muhammad Ali Jafari 424 A dramatic shift of economic power has taken place away from traditional pri- vate sector groupings and toward select...
Current History (2003) 102 (660): 36–39.
Published: 01 January 2003
... axis evil George Bush Iran Islamic Republic Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Mohammad Khatami reformist September Taliban United States September 11 and subsequent developments have put to rest any idea that reforms will occur quickly in Iran or that relations will be restored with the United...