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Current History (2019) 118 (808): 175–180.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Heredia Democratic Republic Congo Félix Tshisekedi Joseph Kabila Mobutu Sese Seko democracy elections corruption human rights civil society water protest movements 175 The strategies Kabila adopted to avoid stepping down at the end of his term in December 2016 inadvertently...
Current History (2017) 116 (792): 251–257.
Published: 01 October 2017
... Lenin Bolsheviks Russian Revolution empire communism Marxism capitalism Joseph Stalin Soviet Union imperialism nationalism Russia empire self-determination In the first quarter-century since the disintegra-tion of the Soviet Union and the collapse of self-described communism...
Current History (2017) 116 (788): 116–119.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Barry Eichengreen The euro crisis may have been an inevitable result of the ideologically driven arguments for adopting the common currency—or of incompatible national economic philosophies. The Euro: How a Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe , by Joseph E. Stiglitz . W.W...
Current History (2017) 116 (786): 24–30.
Published: 01 January 2017
... matters here. This was not a promising economic climate for demagoguery. The international political situation, and specif- ically the Cold War, on the other hand, remained highly conducive to the rise of a figure like Senator Joseph McCarthy. A long-standing interpretation sees McCarthy not simply...
Current History (2016) 115 (783): 270–276.
Published: 01 October 2016
... of the University of California Marianne Kamp Central Asia Soviet legacy women's rights Islam Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan Uzbekistan Tajikistan Turkmenistan literacy labor rights voting rights Joseph Stalin Bolsheviks unveiling campaign 270 While Soviet efforts to promote gender equality...
Current History (2016) 115 (782): 220–225.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Rodrigo Duterte Benigno Aquino III Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Corazon Aquino Ferdinand Marcos Joseph Estrada People Power revolution democracy authoritarianism corruption crime vigilantes 220 Duterte appeals to those in Philippine society yearning for the reimposition of discipline...
Current History (2014) 113 (763): 192–196.
Published: 01 May 2014
... The Regents of the University of California Lovise Aalen Ethiopia Meles stability zenawi EPRDF TPLF leader prime minister succession death resign elections Richard joseph political life censorship Hailemariam protestant membership ethnic chauvinism nationalism 192 [A]lthough...
Current History (2014) 113 (761): 104–109.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Karen E. Smith The EU is a powerful model for the rest of the world: Most neighboring countries wish to join it rather than balance it or resist it, and other regional groupings around the world seek to emulate it. Karen Smith Joseph Nye European Europe union soft power economic...
Current History (2014) 113 (759): 19–22.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Joseph S. Nye, Jr. The rise of digital networks is diffusing power to new players. Fourth in a series on soft power. © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California Joseph Nye soft power information technology computers non-state actors...
Current History (2013) 112 (754): 188–194.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Congo Rwanda Hutu Tutsi Bosco Ntaganda Paul Kagame minerals land nationality ethnicity Joseph Kabila Laurent Kabila genocide International Criminal Court 188 [T]he arrest of Ntaganda and his trial should serve as reminders to the Rwandan author- ities that their interference...
Current History (2012) 111 (748): 317–321.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of California Jason Stearns humanitarian intervention Africa Darfur Sudan International Criminal Court Joseph Kony Congo Rwanda activism peacekeeping 317 For much of Africa s post cold war history, the question has not been whether humanitarian intervention is a cover-up for big power...
Current History (2012) 111 (746): 203–208.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Joseph Fewsmith Will the instinct to reinforce the rules of elite politics … undermine the leadership's ability to respond to the issues that Bo Xilai and the New Left aired? © 2012 Current History. All rights reserved. 2012 The Regents of the University of California Joseph Fewsmith...
Current History (2011) 110 (739): 324–330.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Richard Joseph The third wave of democracy did sweep across much of sub-Saharan Africa in the 1990s, but has now subsided, except for ripples and eddies. © 2011 Current History. All rights reserved. 2011 The Regents of the University of California Richard Joseph democratization Africa...
Current History (2011) 110 (736): 196–200.
Published: 01 May 2011
... thomaS tuRneR In 2006, in the first competitive election in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in more than four decades, Joseph Kabila won reelec- tion to the presidency, a post he had held since the assassination of Laurent Kabila five years earlier. By the end of 2011, the country will again vote...
Current History (2004) 103 (673): 206–210.
Published: 01 May 2004
... of the University of California Uganda LRA Joseph Kony Yoweri Museveni Alice Lakwena Sudan Acholi SPLA HSMF Catholic 206 Killing For Christ? The Lord s Resistance Army of Uganda KEVIN C. DUNN In May 2003, a 17-year-old ethnic Acholi boynamed Godfrey Obita was found alive in north-ern Uganda...