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Current History (2018) 117 (795): 10–15.
Published: 01 January 2018
... Nations General Assembly Security Council UN Charter Donald Trump Secretary General António Guterres sovereignty nationalism isolationism reform World War fascism Cold War 10 Sovereignty can be and has been interpreted more inclusively including during World War II to justify...
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Current History (2017) 116 (791): 230–234.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to the next, then on to the neighborhood s popu- lar bars. The emptiness of daytime Thonglor was transformed into a metropolitan paradise of deli- cious food affordable for everyone. But today, more than three years after General Prayuth Chan-ocha staged a coup that removed the elected Prime Minister Yinluck...
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Current History (2017) 116 (789): 136–141.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Balochistan Jamiat-e Islami-yi Afghanistan General Zia ul Haq George Bush Barack Obama © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California 136 Unless the United States rights its policies with respect to Pakistan, it has no hope of bringing even...
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Current History (2016) 115 (780): 130–135.
Published: 01 April 2016
... actively col- laborated with the Pakistani Army in committing atrocities against Bengali civilians. Although com- munal parties were banned in Bangladesh after independence, the military ruler General Ziaur Rahman lifted that ban in 1979, helping to revive the Jamaat. The party also found a foothold...
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Current History (2015) 114 (776): 343–348.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Arab Spring General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed Morsi January 2011 uprising authoritarian rule human rights economic reforms Salafis Sinai 343 Sisi s focus on fighting terrorism has shifted the nation s political narrative from democracy and freedom...
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Current History (2015) 114 (773): 241–243.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Haberkorn Thailand coup martial law human rights civil liberties repression General Prayuth Chanocha National Council Peace Order Thaksin Shinawatra PERSPECTIVE Under cover of ambiguous pledges of reform, General Prayuth Chan-ocha and his junta, the National Council for Peace and Order...
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Current History (2014) 113 (763): 185–191.
Published: 01 May 2014
... could quickly generate pressure. Suppressing the opposition also ensured that its leaders would not be in a position to mediate between the regime and the protesters, should there be a need to make sudden political concessions and democratic reforms. When the leaderless protest movement started to gain...
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Current History (2010) 109 (730): 355–357.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Schott World Trade Organization General Agreement Tariffs Trade Doha Round Group 355 The postwar multilateral trading system that was established in 1947, when 23 countries signed the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), was meant to be a transitional arrangement pending...