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Current History (2022) 121 (837): 277–282.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Till Mostowlansky Twenty-five years since the end of Tajikistan’s civil war in 1997, dreams and aspirations of international development and cross-border mobility in the country’s Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province, colloquially called “the Pamirs,” have evaporated. Once the mountainous region...
Current History (2021) 120 (824): 112–117.
Published: 01 March 2021
... in the impact its integration processes have had in societies just outside its borders. Its growing influence is most notable in misfit border territories, from Kaliningrad to Transnistria, and from Cyprus to Northern Ireland, that are tenuously under the political control of neighboring geopolitical powers...
Current History (2020) 119 (819): 285–288.
Published: 21 September 2020
...Pamela Kyle Crossley A new history of a border zone between Russia and China shows how traders from across Siberia and Mongolia operated under the shadow of competing empires and their railroads. Strategically sensitive locations saw repeated conflict. Cossacks exploring, warring, and negotiating...
Current History (2019) 118 (808): 181–187.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of 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 (2019) 118 (808): 188–193.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Agreement AfCFTA Africa free trade integration globalization African Union economic development borders informal economy 188 Ideally, the free movement of goods and services should coexist with the free movement of people. Pan-African Aspirations Drive a New Free Trade Pact CHRISTOPHER...
Current History (2018) 117 (798): 142–147.
Published: 01 April 2018
... border with India, while a grow- ing Chinese presence in the Maldives and Sri Lan- ka has given it a string of island harbors connect- RAFFAELLO PANTUCCI is the director of international security studies at the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies in London. ed to footholds...
Current History (2017) 116 (792): 285–287.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Marianne Kamp An anthropologist with long ties to a border town in Central Asia watched as nationalist sentiment turned what had been an informal boundary into a hard divide between erstwhile neighbors. Nationalism in Central Asia: A Biography of the Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan Boundary , by Nick...
Current History (2017) 116 (786): 38–39.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Nando Sigona Donald Trump vows to build a wall while Europe tries to pull up the drawbridge. A new book argues that borders violently enforce inequality, barring the global poor from prosperity. Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move , by Reece Jones . Verso , 2016 . © 2017...
Current History (2016) 115 (785): 343–348.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Fanar Haddad Iraq borders colonialism sectarianism corruption Shia Sunni Kurds Middle East Sykes-Picot Ottoman Empire Baghdad nationalism 343 [F]ocusing on the supposed consequences of Iraq s artificial foundations diverts our attention from the real issues cumulative or immediate...
Current History (2016) 115 (777): 10–16.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Lahav asylum migration Syria Libya Muslims United Nations High Commissioner Refugees European Union Germany Schengen Agreements Dublin Geneva Conventions open borders 10 The refugee crises . . . amount to an emerging global challenge facing almost all industrialized liberal...
Current History (2014) 113 (764): 252–253.
Published: 01 September 2014
... recollections memory Tiananmen China Beijing Communist party-state age ambition chasing fortune truth faith revisited new Yorker reports without borders skynet han guangcheng chen ai weiwei Chengdu mothers guang The bargain made in China after the gov-ernment s violent suppression...