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Current History. 2019; 1188043–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.804.3
Published: 01 January 2019
... Gordon economic sanctions Iraq Iran South Africa Cuba United States United Nations Security Council international finance banking insurance shipping trade humanitarian 3In 1919, trying to persuade the United States to join the League of Nations, President Wood-row Wilson touted the...
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Current History. 2018; 117803338–343 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.803.338
Published: 01 December 2018
... of California Zahra Ali Safaa Khalaf Iraq Iran Basra Sunni Shia Kurds Nuri al-Maliki Haider al-Abadi Moqtada al-Sadr corruption sectarianism occupation Islamists Islamic State ISIS oil protests unemployment youth 338 The security and military apparatus that was...
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Current History. 2018; 117803344–349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.803.344
Published: 01 December 2018
... Syria Iraq Palmyra Mosul Islamic State ISIS UNESCO iconoclasm archaeology looting world heritage sites terrorism 344 Far from being senseless acts perpetrated by barbarous savages, ISIS s heritage destruction has been carefully staged and sends clear and deliberate messages. Following...
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Current History. 2017; 116794366 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.794.366
Published: 01 December 2017
... An international chronology of events in October, country by country, day by day. © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Spain Argentina Austria China Iraq Kenya Japan Turkey Israel Palestinians THE MONTH IN REVIEW...
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Current History. 2016; 115785337–342 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.785.337
Published: 01 December 2016
... civil war Islamic State Barack Obama Russia Vladimir Putin Bashar al-Assad Turkey Libya Iraq Iran Middle East 337 The single most important external factor in the Syrian war s trajectory was the set of foreign policy beliefs Obama held well before the first shot was fired. The...
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Current History. 2016; 115785343–348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.785.343
Published: 01 December 2016
...Fanar Haddad [F]ocusing on the supposed consequences of Iraq's artificial foundations diverts our attention from the real issues—cumulative or immediate—that continue to destabilize the country. © 2016 Current History. All rights reserved. 2016 The Regents of the University of California...
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Current History. 2016; 115784319–321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.784.319
Published: 01 November 2016
...Sara Silvestri [T]he main religious traditions all share references to journeys and emigration experiences as metaphors for the human condition. © 2016 Current History. All rights reserved. 2016 The Regents of the University of California Sara Silvestri Islam Muslim Syria Iraq Middle...
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Current History. 2016; 115784291–297 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.784.291
Published: 01 November 2016
... University of California Fiona Adamson globalization diasporas diaspora politics Eritrea Iraq Kurds India Sri Lanka Tigers Tamil Eeelam Irish-Americans American Israel Public Affairs Committee AIPAC Mexico Mexican-Americans A few decades ago, there was little interest in...
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Current History. 2015; 114776355–360 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.776.355
Published: 01 December 2015
...Augustus Richard Norton Many of the Arab states see the uprisings, the Iraq war, and the rise of ISIS as fundamentally related. All of these issues are complicated by the Iran deal. © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California Augustus...
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Current History. 2014; 113767339–343 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.767.339
Published: 01 December 2014
... Fawaz Gerges jihadism middle east ISIS ISIL IS Islamic State caliph caliphate Islamism islamist fundamentalism fundamentalist terrorist root orgin sectarian co-opt sharia execution al-Baghdadi near east Al Qaeda AQI Qutb jihad jihadist Syria Iraq Kurds Kurd Kurdish...
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Current History. 2014; 113767362–368 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.767.362
Published: 01 December 2014
...Michael Eppel “Prolonged instability and violence or state collapse in Syria and Iraq, as well as major changes in Turkish attitudes, may produce the right conditions for the establishment of a Kurdish state or new autonomous regions.” Third in a series on resurgent nationalism around the world...
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Current History. 2014; 113767369–371 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.767.369
Published: 01 December 2014
...Augustus Richard Norton Barack Obama has tried to reduce American involvement in the region, but events keep pulling him back in. Iraq and Syria are spiraling out of control, while allies only make things worse. © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of...
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Current History. 2014; 113766318–323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.766.318
Published: 01 November 2014
...- porary safe haven. Many, however, did not make it. The scale and nature of their suffering can only be described as horrendous. A familiar narrative? The news earlier this year was awash with the mountainside ordeal of the Yazidis in northern Iraq, threatened by an extrem- ist group, the Islamic State...
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Current History. 2013; 112758349–355 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2013.112.758.349
Published: 01 December 2013
...Kenneth M. Pollack Iraq's indigenous forces for stability seem unlikely to be able to hold the levee themselves, but among the external players only Iran, ironically, seems willing to exert itself to help avoid a catastrophe. © 2013 Current History. All rights reserved. 2013 The Regents of the...
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Current History. 2012; 111749344–349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.749.344
Published: 01 December 2012
...Daniel Serwer Iraq is still in search of internal equilibrium and its proper international role after the trauma of more than thirty years of Saddam Hussein’s dictatorship and eight years of American military occupation’ . © 2012 Current History. All rights reserved. 2012 The Regents of the...
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Current History. 2012; 111749350–355 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.749.350
Published: 01 December 2012
..., in a remarkable departure from its policy of noninvolvement, Turkey has become an active player in the region. Since the rise of the Justice and development Party (AKP) to power in 2002, Turkey has cultivated close ties with Syria, Iran, and Iraq; engaged in mediation efforts in re- gional conflicts...
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Current History. 2012; 111747284–285 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.747.284
Published: 01 October 2012
... . © 2012 Current History. All rights reserved. 2012 The Regents of the University of California William Finan Angus Roxburgh Russia Vladimir Putin George Bush Iraq color revolutions Georgia Ukraine Kyrgyzstan Chechnya 284 Books It is obvious from both the title and the jacket photo...
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Current History. 2010; 109731376–382 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2010.109.731.376
Published: 01 December 2010
...Marina Ottaway The lesson taught by Egypt and Iraq … is that real political reform only occurs when a new balance of power emerges in a country. © 2010 Current History. All rights reserved. 2010 The Regents of the University of California Marina Ottaway reform Middle East Arab Human...
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Current History. 2010; 109731390–394 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2010.109.731.390
Published: 01 December 2010
... California Daniel Serwer Iraq United States Iran Shiites Ayad Allawi Sunnis Nuri Kamal al-Maliki Iraqi National Alliance Moktada al-Sadr 390 Success in Baghdad may include a Shiite-dominated government relatively friendly to Tehran, an outcome that the Americans are still trying to...
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Current History. 2009; 108722429–431 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2009.108.722.429
Published: 01 December 2009
...Sam Parker Iraq is evolving from a state in crisis into a sovereign nation with a broadly accepted political process and an independent role on the regional stage. © 2009 Current History. All rights reserved. 2009 The Regents of the University of California Iraq United States Sunni...