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Current History (2024) 123 (852): 141–146.
Published: 01 April 2024
...Hasan H. Karrar Pakistan’s mountainous north borders China. Deepening bilateral ties, together with increasing investments from within Pakistan, have amplified local anxiety over loss of control over resources. A complicated history left the area with multiple land tenure systems. Much...
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Current History (2023) 122 (843): 149–154.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Shandana Khan Mohmand; Miguel Loureiro; Lewis Sida The 2022 floods that affected 33 million people in Pakistan resulted from a confluence of factors. The nation is highly vulnerable to climate change, which requires international action. But internal governance reforms are needed to improve...
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Current History (2022) 121 (834): 157–160.
Published: 01 April 2022
... of the University of California 2022 Pakistan Karachi urbanization inequality violence crime terrorism Karachi’s history has been wrought from Partition, massive in-migration, unchecked growth, and multiple population displacements. In this megacity, Samira Shackle’s background as a British-born...
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Current History (2021) 120 (825): 133–139.
Published: 01 April 2021
... of education, but that it could lead to restrictions on school choice, provincial autonomy, and linguistic diversity, while imposing a narrow vision of national identity. © 2021 by The Regents of the University of California 2021 Pakistan education inequality Imran Khan The required ratio...
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Current History (2019) 118 (807): 143–148.
Published: 01 April 2019
... insurgency parallel governance corruption courts Pakistan Mullah Omar Donald Trump 143 The Taliban are no longer a shadowy insurgency; they are now a full-fledged parallel political order. The Taliban s War for Legitimacy in Afghanistan ASHLEY JACKSON AND FLORIAN WEIGAND More than seventeen...
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Current History (2019) 118 (807): 154–156.
Published: 01 April 2019
... of California Akbar Zaidi Pakistan military Imran Khan foreign aid elite taxation China Belt Road Initiative Saudi Arabia International Monetary Fund World Bank PERSPECTIVE The Death Wish in Pakistan s Aid Dependence S. AKBAR ZAIDI 154 In the seven months since Imran Khan took...
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Current History (2018) 117 (798): 123–128.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Umair Javed While Sharif's disqualification was certainly not as egregious as an outright coup or any other extraconstitutional intervention, the nature and process of his removal amounts to another setback for democracy in Pakistan. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents...
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Current History (2018) 117 (798): 142–147.
Published: 01 April 2018
... China India trade alliances Belt Road Initiative Pakistan Myanmar Sri Lanka Maldives Bhutan borders South China Sea Xi Jinping Narendra Modi Gujarat foreign investment South Asia 142 Beijing s miscalculations regarding India have created conflict with a regional power that has...
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Current History (2018) 117 (798): 151–153.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Press , 2018 © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Sumit Ganguly book review India Alyssa Ayres Our Time Come democracy Narendra Modi Hindu nationalism market economy foreign policy trade Pakistan China...
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Current History (2018) 117 (798): 148–150.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Neeti Nair Whether in India, Pakistan, or Myanmar, governments have failed to protect minorities, and too often politicians have pandered to agitators stirring up sectarian hatred. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Neeti Nair...
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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...
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Current History (2017) 116 (789): 123–129.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Zutshi Kashmir India Pakistan Srinagar Jammu Partition British Empire Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah Islamist militancy Lashkar-i-Taiba Jaish-e-Muhammad Burhan Wani Hizbul Mujahidden nationalism © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University...
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Current History (2017) 116 (789): 136–141.
Published: 01 April 2017
...C. Christine Fair Unless the United States rights its policies with respect to Pakistan, it has no hope of bringing even a modicum of stability to Afghanistan … Christine Fair Afghanistan Pakistan Taliban Haqqani Network al-Qaeda Osama bin Laden NATO United States Tribal Areas...
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Current History (2017) 116 (789): 148–153.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Gareth Price; Sonali Mittra [D]isputes have deepened to the extent that water is seen as inherently a source of conflict rather than productivity or cooperation. Gareth Price Sonali Mittra India Pakistan Bangladesh Nepal Ganges River Indus River Brahmaputra River Indus Water...
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Current History (2016) 115 (780): 130–135.
Published: 01 April 2016
... independence from Pakistan in 1971. These battles over defining a national identity are linked to and exacerbated by the unsettled question of what role political Islam should play in public life. During the civil war that ultimately led to the creation of Bangladesh, the Islamist party Jamaat-e-Islami...
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Current History (2016) 115 (780): 144–149.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Anita Weiss [L]ocal people acting within civil society groups are responding to violent religious extremism in unprecedented ways. © 2016 Current History. All rights reserved. 2016 The Regents of the University of California Anita Weiss Pakistan civil society Taliban nongovernmental...
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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 (2015) 114 (771): 130–136.
Published: 01 April 2015
... of the University of California Humeira Iqtidar Pakistan internal divides demands army military chasm America cleavages covert operations Khyber pakhtunkhwa balochistan Sindh tribal areas iran bush Nawaz sharif bizar chaudhry shehbaz Islamabad PTI tehreek-e-insaf dharna sit...
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Current History (2015) 114 (771): 123–129.
Published: 01 April 2015
... advani Pakistan congress party rss uttar Pradesh hindutva Pradesh beef sangh parivar business cbi sez dreze delhi pillai Gujarat massacre On the surface, Narendra Modi has had a dream run in his first year as India s prime minister. In May 2014, his Hindu- right Bharatiya Janata...
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Current History (2015) 114 (771): 149–153.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Vazira Zamindar “As we witness growing chauvinism and violence toward minorities in India and Pakistan alike, we must ask what price we are willing to pay for the homogenizing wrath of Partition's nation-states.” Seventh in a series on resurgent nationalism around the world. © 2015 Current...