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Current History (2018) 117 (798): 154–157.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Joshua Lustig A rising middle class in Pakistan is striving to reconcile aspirations for a modern lifestyle with a desire for a deeper embrace of Islam as a guide to everyday ethics. The New Pakistani Middle Class , by Ammara Maqsood Harvard University Press , 2017 © 2018 Current...
Current History (2017) 116 (793): 297–302.
Published: 01 November 2017
... University of California Jennifer Delton liberal international order democracy Cold War civil rights United States Donald Trump liberalism New Deal Democratic Party Republican Party Harry Truman Dwight Eisenhower Ronald Reagan 297 What was remarkable about the era of liberal...
Current History (2017) 116 (793): 324–327.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Kimberly J. Morgan A new book lays blame for the weak social safety net on political rhetoric that justifies government aid as an individual right and not a public goodâ€“a tradition that dates back to the New Deal. The Transformation of American Liberalism , by George Klosko . Oxford...
Current History (2017) 116 (786): 24–30.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Eichengreen populism trade Donald Trump Huey Long Father Coughlin Great Depression Franklin Roosevelt New Deal immigration xenophobia Joseph McCarthy 24 [H]istory . . . suggests taking more seriously concerns about inequality and, specifically, the resentment and alienation of once...
Current History (2016) 115 (783): 280–283.
Published: 01 October 2016
... Viking , 2016 Putinism: Russia and Its Future with the West , by Walter Laqueur St. Martin's Press , 2015 The New Tsar: The Rise and Reign of Vladimir Putin , by Steven Lee Myers Knopf , 2015 © 2016 Current History. All rights reserved. 2016 The Regents of the...
Current History (2015) 114 (774): 272–277.
Published: 01 October 2015
... Kyrgyzstan Tajikistan Collective Security Treaty Organization New Silk Road Economic Belt oil gas pipelines Xi Jinping Vladimir Putin 272 China is the increasingly dominant power in the region, but it is acting in full concordance with Russia. China and Russia s Soft Competition in...
Current History (2015) 114 (773): 217–223.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Regents of the University of California Gregory Chin China President Xi Jinping foreign policy trade multilateral institutions New Development Bank Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Silk Road Economic Belt Maritime Silk 217 Beijing has come to realize that multilateral...
Current History (2015) 114 (768): 16–22.
Published: 01 January 2015
...James Clay Moltz Given the growing number of actors and spacecraft in orbit, the major challenge facing the international community is one of collective action…. James Clay Moltz space security conflict collaboration new space race Europe ESA Pakistan india china Israel...
Current History (2014) 113 (764): 252–253.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Kate Merkel-Hess New books by Evan Osnos and Louisa Lim show the profound dissonance between official amnesia and personal recollections of the Tiananmen tragedy. Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China , by Evan Osnos . Farrar, Straus and Giroux , 2014...
Current History (2014) 113 (759): 4–5.
Published: 01 January 2014
... Eric Hobsbawm called the long nineteenth centu- ry an age that had begun in revolution and drew to a close with a period of deceptive peace in a Europe lulled by imperial complacency. The ensuing world wars ended centuries of European domination and gave rise to new complexity in international...
Current History (2012) 111 (747): 281–283.
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...
Current History (2004) 103 (676): 355–363.
Published: 01 November 2004
... Europe United States George Bush United Nations Iraq NATO Germany Vietnam EU New Transatlantic Agenda Views on the postwar evolution of transat-lantic relations can be divided into twobroad camps. A realist view holds that, even before the Iraq War, relations between Europe and America...
Current History (2003) 102 (665): 266–269.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Current History. All rights reserved. 2003 The Regents of the University of California Aldous Huxley George Orwell Brave New World 1984 China Big Brother Newspeak Communism Tiananmen Karl Marx 266 In October 1949, one of Eric Blair s former teach-ers at Eton College sat down to...
Current History (2003) 102 (663): 176–179.
Published: 01 April 2003
... economy FDI Cyberabad New Delhi agriculture tariffs Narashima Rao liberalization trade 176 Renewing the momentum of reform, and thereby broadening and reviving growth, is essential if India is to achieve its economic goal of breaking out of the third world. India s Economic Liberalization...
Current History (2001) 100 (645): 162–169.
Published: 01 April 2001
... Regents of the University of California deregulation diaspora e-commerce e-governance illiteracy India information technology Internet media New Delhi 162 This January the northern Indian city of Alla-habad hosted the Maha Kumbh Mela, thelargest religious event in the world. More than...