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Current History (2018) 117 (802): 304–309.
Published: 01 November 2018
... unemployment underemployment part-time work unions immigration workers employers Donald Trump trade tariffs Barack Obama Great Depression 304 [G]iven paltry real wages and the soul-crushing and skill-devaluing experience of long-term unemployment, fewer Americans are working at all...
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Current History (2017) 116 (789): 136–141.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Pakistan Taliban Haqqani Network al-Qaeda Osama bin Laden NATO United States Tribal Areas Balochistan Jamiat-e Islami-yi Afghanistan General Zia ul Haq George Bush Barack Obama 136 Unless the United States rights its policies with respect to Pakistan, it has no hope of bringing...
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Current History (2017) 116 (786): 10–16.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Michael J. Boyle Historians may well conclude that Obama glimpsed a different world for American foreign policy but never exerted the kind of strategic direction needed to turn that vision into reality. © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University...
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Current History (2017) 116 (786): 3–9.
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...
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Current History (2017) 116 (786): 35–37.
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) 115 (785): 337–342.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Faysal Itani 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. © 2016 Current History. All rights reserved. 2016 The Regents of the University of California Faysal Itani Syria...
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Current History (2016) 115 (782): 203–208.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of the University of California Mark Beeson China South China Sea Philippines Vietnam Japan Australia United States maritime law Barack Obama Xi Jinping ASEAN nationalism United Nations Convention Law Sea How times change. Only a few years ago the East Asian region was known primarily...
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Current History (2016) 115 (781): 169–174.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Adrienne LeBas Africa Burkina Faso Kenya Zambia term limits political parties elections democracy Barack Obama 169 Executives are able to act with impunity because there is no strong, organized opposition to challenge entrenched incumbents and push them toward a genuine political opening...
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Current History (2016) 115 (780): 136–143.
Published: 01 April 2016
... elections Hamid Karzai Ashraf Ghani Abdullah Abdullah Barack Obama Pakistan George Bush Taliban Mullah Omar al-Qaeda Islamic State China 136 What divides Afghans more than ethnicity or ideology is an unwillingness to share power and a winner-takes-all approach to politics. Afghanistan...
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Current History (2016) 115 (778): 75–76.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Michael Shifter Washington's policy of isolating Cuba succeeded only in alienating most of Latin America. Obama's new course has been welcomed, though other irritants, such as US immigration policy, remain. © 2020 Current History. All rights reserved. 2020 The Regents of the University...
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Current History (2016) 115 (777): 3–9.
Published: 01 January 2016
... financial assistance. In 2014, the United States pledged $3 billion to the Green Climate Fund, the main multilateral instrument meant to deliver climate finance. As a down pay- ment on its pledge, the Obama administration included a request for $500 million in its fiscal year 2016 budget proposal...
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Current History (2016) 115 (777): 17–22.
Published: 01 January 2016
.... There were no previous instances of an American embas- sy displaying so prominently a universal symbol of gay pride. US Ambassador to Spain James Costos, an openly gay former television executive and pro- digious fund-raiser for President Barack Obama s 2012 reelection campaign, is credited...
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Current History (2015) 114 (770): 108–114.
Published: 01 March 2015
... reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California Mark Kramer Russia Russian Baltic Lithuania Latvia Estonia Poland Crimean Putin eastern security Nato EU strategy eagle guardian grybauskaite Georgian border exercise military reset Obama belligerent medvedev...
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Current History (2015) 114 (769): 73–76.
Published: 01 February 2015
... of the University of California Ted Henken Archibald Ritter Cuba embargo US barack Obama raul castro prisoner exchange bloqueo auto-bloqueo technology telecom embassy deal growth economy centralization socialism perfect self-employed private sector small-enterprise paquete black...
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Current History (2014) 113 (767): 369–371.
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...
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Current History (2014) 113 (765): 293–295.
Published: 01 October 2014
... invasion Russian cold war MH17 rebel Obama maidan USSR soviet protests orange Nato EU Brics revolution protest nationalism The past is never dead. It s not even past. William Faulkner s famous line definitely applies to the postcommu- nist space: a political, moral, and cultural uni...
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Current History (2014) 113 (765): 259–264.
Published: 01 October 2014
... the West is weak and the time to act is now. The West has indeed looked introspec- tive and divided. The European Union s respons- es have consistently been late and inadequate. As for the United States, the crisis has highlighted the consequences of the Barack Obama admin- istration s foreign policy...
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Current History (2014) 113 (765): 290–292.
Published: 01 October 2014
... perspective Michael Reynolds turkey Turkish AKP Ukraine Russia Putin Vladimir West collapse communism Crimea Donbas Donbass invasion Russian cold war rebel Obama maidan USSR soviet protests orange Poroshenko Malaysian Kremlin Nato EU Brics revolution protest nationalism...
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Current History (2014) 113 (765): 284–289.
Published: 01 October 2014
... History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California Richard Giragosian Moscow Armenia ally Putin Vladimir West collapse communism Crimea Donbas Donbass invasion Russian cold war rebel Obama maidan USSR soviet protests orange Poroshenko Malaysian...
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Current History (2014) 113 (765): 278–283.
Published: 01 October 2014
... of California Laura Henry Lisa McIntosh Sundstrom Ukraine Russia Putin Vladimir West collapse communism Crimea Donbas Donbass invasion Russian cold war MH17 rebel Obama maidan USSR soviet protests orange Poroshenko Malaysian Kremlin Nato EU Brics revolution protest...