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Current History. 2018; 117803363–365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.803.363
Published: 01 December 2018
...Alison Pargeter After intervening to help topple an eccentric dictator in 2012, the United States and its allies have stood aside and watched as rival militias tear apart a country lacking civil institutions. The Burning Shores: Inside the Battle for the New Libya , by Frederic Wehrey...
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Current History. 2018; 117799175–180 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.799.175
Published: 01 May 2018
... California Nicole Hirt Africa North Africa Horn Africa migration human trafficking refugees Libya Sudan Eritrea Ethiopia European Union Spain Italy Israel authoritarian rulers Muammar el-Qaddafi Omar al-Bashir 175 In the long run, a policy whose main focus is on improving so...
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Current History. 2017; 11678610–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.786.10
Published: 01 January 2017
... Libya. Security in Afghanistan has deteriorated and the major cities appear vul- nerable to Taliban reconquest. A descendent of al-Qaeda, the Islamic State (ISIS), has escalated the gruesome spectacles of its predecessor and in- spired terrorist attacks in US and European cities. Russia has positioned...
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Current History. 2017; 1167863–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.786.3
Published: 01 January 2017
... Boyle Barack Obama United States foreign policy Syria Russia NATO China South China Sea Libya Islamic State al-Qaeda Middle East Iraq drones For most of the Petroleum Age, and even as recently as ten years ago, the politics of en-ergy were largely governed by the assump- tion that...
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Current History. 2017; 11678635–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.786.35
Published: 01 January 2017
... Menon genocide humanitarian intervention Universal Declaration Human Rights Syria Aleppo Rwanda Libya al-Qaddafi Barack Obama global norms PERSPECTIVE Does an international community exist? Up to a point. Certainly, world politics cannot be reduced to a ceaseless Hobbes- ian rivalry...
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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; 11577710–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.777.10
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...
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Current History. 2015; 114776331–336 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.776.331
Published: 01 December 2015
... rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California Marc Lynch Arab Spring public sphere Egypt Tahrir Square Al Jazeera Qatar Kuwait Tunisia Libya Hosni Mubarak Mohamed Morsi Abdel Fattah el-Sisi Muslim Brotherhood satellite television Internet social...
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Current History. 2015; 11476837–39 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2015.114.768.37
Published: 01 January 2015
.... Doyle . Yale University Press , 2015 . © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California Duncan bell limits intervention Michael doyle john stuart mill effort international humanitarian intervention war Syria crimea Libya ethics...
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Current History. 2014; 113763185–191 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2014.113.763.185
Published: 01 May 2014
... case in the more hegemonic regimes of the region (such as Algeria, Tunisia, libya, and Egypt). The monarchy had initiated a partial reform of the political system, endorsed by a large number of social and political actors. The actions of these participants created popular momentum in favor 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
... stumbled on libya and opposed nATO intervention. likewise in Syria, Turkey sought to influence President Bashar al-Assad, until it finally joined the anti-Assad chorus in late August 2011. While Arab public opinion overwhelmingly views Turkey s response to the region s uprisings posi- tively, an equally...
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Current History. 2012; 111748291–298 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.748.291
Published: 01 November 2012
... responsibility protect humanitarian intervention sovereignty United Nations Security Charter Council Kofi Annan Ban Ki-moon Rwanda Kosovo Libya 291 The past two decades have witnessed a re-surgence of interest in the law, morality, and politics of military intervention. Part of this attention...
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Current History. 2012; 111748299–304 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.748.299
Published: 01 November 2012
... California David Lesch Syria intervention Libya Barack Obama Turkey Jordan Muammar el-Qaddafi Bashar al-Assad Russia China Iran 299 We have learned time and again in history that arming opposition forces, while improving their chances in the near term, can militarize and divide a...
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Current History. 2012; 111748310–316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.748.310
Published: 01 November 2012
.... All rights reserved. 2012 The Regents of the University of California Rajan Menon China Russia Syria Libya sovereignty humanitarian intervention United Nations Charter Security Council responsibility protect Bosnia Kosovo Darfur 310 China and Russia s stance on Syria is a...
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Current History. 2012; 111748305–309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.748.305
Published: 01 November 2012
...Stephen Kinzer A dose of humility might lead Americans to realize that military intervention always produces unforeseen consequences. © 2012 Current History. All rights reserved. 2012 The Regents of the University of California Stephen Kinzer Libya Mali intervention Al Qaeda Muammar...
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Current History. 2012; 111748322–324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.748.322
Published: 01 November 2012
...Thomas G. Weiss “Never again” is not a reality. But as the Obama administration showed in Libya, US leadership can make prevention of mass atrocities a plausible proposition. © 2012 Current History. All rights reserved. 2012 The Regents of the University of California Thomas Weiss...
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Current History. 2012; 111747258–263 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.747.258
Published: 01 October 2012
...Jeffrey Mankoff Throughout the upheaval in the Arab world, Moscow has been firmly on the side of the status quo.… © 2012 Current History. All rights reserved. 2012 The Regents of the University of California Jeffrey Mankoff Russia Middle East Arab Spring Syria Libya intervention...
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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; 111743118–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2012.111.743.118
Published: 01 March 2012
... Middle East European Union Libya Iran France Germany Great Britain NATO 118 PERSPECTIVE In 2011, the long-awaited Arab Spring reas-serted the Greater Middle East as history s geo-graphic pivot a region, that is, where con- flicts, fueled by intense sectarian passions, have an inescapable...
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Current History. 2011; 110740370–371 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2011.110.740.370
Published: 01 December 2011
... California Michele Dunne Libya Muammar el-Qaddafi Arab Spring Transitional National Council 370 PERSPECTIVE Will Libya s dearth of institutions and civ-il society organizations make a transi-tion to democracy harder or easier than it will be for Egypt or Tunisia? When Libyans first rose up...