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Current History. 2019; 118810276–281 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.810.276
Published: 01 October 2019
...Rachel Harris [T]he entire Uighur population is now regarded as a problem in need of an aggressive solution. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California China Xinjiang authoritarianism Islam Uighurs Central Asia cul 276 [T]he...
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Current History. 2019; 11880683–89 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.806.83
Published: 01 March 2019
... Brexit Maastricht Treaty France Netherlands Italy Five Star Movement central banks 1968 83 Everyone can see that European politics is changing. In January, the British Parliament delivered a stinging defeat to Prime Minister Theresa May s plan to take the United Kingdom out of the European...
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Current History. 2018; 117802315–320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.802.315
Published: 01 November 2018
... University of California Julia Lynch Jonathan Hopkin financial crisis Great Recession Western Europe capitalism democracy political parties free central banks austerity populism social democrats 315 [T]he financial crisis can be best understood as the final catastrophic stage of...
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Current History. 2018; 117801283–284 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.801.283
Published: 01 October 2018
... Ibañez-Tirado Magnus Marsden China Belt Road Initiative Silk Road trade Central Asia Tajikistan economic development commerce foreign investment infrastructure PERSPECTIVE China s Old and New Central Asian Ties DIANA IBAÑEZ-TIRADO AND MAGNUS MARSDEN 283 Traveling by road from...
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Current History. 2018; 117801277–282 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.801.277
Published: 01 October 2018
... Shavkat Mirziyoyev Islam Karimov democratic reforms Soviet Union authoritarianism Islam Central Asia labor migration 277 [L]abor migration brought the country to a point of no return: millions of the poorest Uzbeks could no longer be cut off from the rest of the world . . . Uzbekistan...
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Current History. 2017; 116792285–287 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.792.285
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...
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Current History. 2017; 11678777–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.787.77
Published: 01 February 2017
...Sonja Wolf A vivid account of the criminal violence ravaging Central America shows why many migrants have fled to the United States—and how Washington's policies are deeply implicated in their plight. A History of Violence: Living and Dying in Central America , by Óscar Martínez . Verso...
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Current History. 2016; 115783270–276 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.783.270
Published: 01 October 2016
... celebrated, the idea planted in the region during that now-disdained era that men and women should be equal under the law is still holding fast. The Soviet Legacy and Women s Rights in Central Asia MARIANNE KAMP In Central Asia the past, literally, is another country. That country, the Soviet Union, em...
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Current History. 2015; 114774272–277 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.774.272
Published: 01 October 2015
...Raffaello Pantucci China is the increasingly dominant power in the region, but it is acting in full concordance with Russia. © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California Raffaello Pantucci Central Asia Russia China Xinjiang Kazakhstan...
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Current History. 2015; 114773203–209 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.773.203
Published: 01 September 2015
... University of California Sebastian Veg China public sphere civil society censorship Xi Jinping Central Propaganda Department internet self-censorship bloggers Han Xu Zhiyuan On July 17, 2015, People s Daily announced that a new deputy director of the Chinese Communist Party s...
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Current History. 2015; 11477083–88 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.770.83
Published: 01 March 2015
... Jones political economy policy making maker consensus EU bailout crisis crises euro eurocrisis Eurozone quantitative easing central bank ECB QE solidarity assets liquidity governing cuncile bundesbank draghi merkel angela debt weidmann budgeting austerity redistribution...
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Current History. 2015; 11476943–48 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.769.43
Published: 01 February 2015
...José Miguel Cruz [T]he ceaseless undocumented migration from Central America can be traced back to institutional failures that have blocked the development of peaceful societies under the democratic rule of law. … © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University...
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Current History. 2014; 113763178–184 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.763.178
Published: 01 May 2014
... central republic AFRICOM AFISMA MINUSMA Sierra Leone Ivory Coast Liberia Congo DRC 178 Africa s regional organizations will . . . need to urgently improve their rapid- response capacity to ensure that the continent does not keep relying for its secu- rity on self-interested external powers...
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Current History. 2014; 11376082–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.760.82
Published: 01 February 2014
... Central America Violence violent Costa Rica junta democracy Somoza El Salvador Guatemala Baloyra GDD oligarch centrist Arbenz CIA economy guard despotism Serrano Ortega Sandinista Aleman contra PERSPECTIVE Armed conflict liquidated Central America s dictatorships by the end of...
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Current History. 2013; 112757326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2013.112.757.326
Published: 01 November 2013
...William W. Finan, Jr. A new book by Neil Irwin recounts the extraordinary measures undertaken by central bankers to avert a global depression. The formula to end economic malaise, however, remains undiscovered. The Alchemists: Three Central Bankers and a World on Fire , by Neil Irwin...
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Current History. 2012; 111747281–283 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.747.281
Published: 01 October 2012
... Russia reset China Barack Obama New START treaty Libya Syria Central Asia 281 PERSPECTIVE Eighteen months ago it appeared that US President Barack Obama was succeeding in improving relations with Moscow, a task that his two predecessors, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, failed to accomplish...
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Current History. 2012; 111747275–280 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.747.275
Published: 01 October 2012
...Eric McGlinchey Aging autocrats and an absence of clear succession mechanisms make a combination that, if not soon addressed, will lead to political upheaval.… © 2012 Current History. All rights reserved. 2012 The Regents of the University of California Eric McGlinchey Central Asia...
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Current History. 2011; 110735150–155 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2011.110.735.150
Published: 01 April 2011
...Gary M. Bowman In an apparent effort to box President Obama into a long-term commitment to the war, the generals oversold the troop surge's potential.… Gary Bowman Afghanistan United States Barack Obama George Bush US Central Command Al Qaeda Victor Renuart Tommy Franks Hamid...
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Current History. 2011; 11073349–55 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2011.110.733.49
Published: 01 February 2011
... social peace. On the contrary, fear and lawlessness today are ram- pant in the region. Central America s Security Predicament Michael ShifteR In retrospect, it was probably naïve to expect that, with the signing of the last of the Central American peace accords (Guatemala, 1996), the heightened civil...
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Current History. 2010; 109726138–143 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2010.109.726.138
Published: 01 April 2010
...Stephen P. Cohen The sense of being used, abused, and discarded now constitutes a central theme in Pakistan's ties to America. … © 2010 Current History. All rights reserved. 2010 The Regents of the University of California Pakistan United States Soviet Union India Afghanistan cold...