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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 (2019) 118 (806): 90–95.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Union Eastern Europe democracy populism authoritarianism illiberalism postcommunist Viktor Orbán Hungary Poland Czech Republic 90 What keeps European states committed to the EU project has not changed: it is economically much better to be inside the bloc than outside. The EU s Eastward...
Current History (2017) 116 (788): 88–94.
Published: 01 March 2017
... organized labor strikes communism trade unions unemployment capitalism Eastern Europe Soviet Union Bulgaria Croatia Czech Republic Hungary Poland Romania Slovakia Slovenia 88 After the fall of communism, the restructuring of labor became an integral part of the larger project of...
Current History (2015) 114 (776): 361–363.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Kevan Harris The latest political realignment in the Islamic Republic resulted in détente with the West even as regional upheaval has drawn Tehran into overextended military interventions. While Iran's future is uncertain, it is definitely not a hegemon in the making. © 2015 Current History. All...
Current History (2014) 113 (764): 218–223.
Published: 01 September 2014
... World War II two friction China Japan Korea North South historical claim revise revision regional order series resurgent nationalism world postwar hitler economies realignment rivalry traitors yalta PRC republic Stilwell Chiang kai-shek Taiwan abe xi Malaya Singapore...
Current History (2014) 113 (763): 178–184.
Published: 01 May 2014
... central republic AFRICOM AFISMA MINUSMA Sierra Leone Ivory Coast Liberia Congo DRC 178 Africa s regional organizations will . . . need to urgently improve their rapid- response capacity to ensure that the continent does not keep relying for its secu- rity on self-interested external powers...
Current History (2011) 110 (736): 196–200.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Thomas Turner The real question is not whether Kabila will win reelection, but how he has survived for 10 years in the presidency. © 2011 Current History. All rights reserved. 2011 The Regents of the University of California Joseph Kabila Thomas Turner Democratic Republic Congo...
Current History (2010) 109 (727): 213–214.
Published: 01 May 2010
... . Photographs by Paolo Woods. Nation Books , 2009 . © 2010 Current History. All rights reserved. 2010 The Regents of the University of California Africa China Serge Michel Republic Congo Michel Beuret 213 BOOKS We have turned east, where the sun rises, and given our back to the west...
Current History (2010) 109 (725): 105–111.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Janusz Bugajski Predictions of massive social unrest, political breakdown, or reformist reversals have, to date anyway, proved misplaced. © 2010 Current History. All rights reserved. 2010 The Regents of the University of California Eastern Europe Central Poland Czech Republic...
Current History (2010) 109 (724): 74–80.
Published: 01 February 2010
... America Hugo Chávez Venezuela Daniel Ortega Nicaragua Álvaro Uribe Colombia Leonel Fernández Dominican Republic 74 Latin America is witnessing an all-too-familiar pattern of presidents manipulat- ing the constitutional framework to seek additional terms in office. The Return of...
Current History (2004) 103 (673): 215–220.
Published: 01 May 2004
... their homeland. Last-ditch attempts at negotia- tions failed, and the Eastern Region seceded as the Republic of Biafra in 1967. The military ultimately defeated the Biafran rebellion in 1970, but at a high cost to the country. An estimated 1 million to 3 mil- lion Igbos died, most from starvation and...
Current History (2004) 103 (671): 119–126.
Published: 01 March 2004
... effectively and maintain public support. © 2001 Current History. All rights reserved. 2001 The Regents of the University of California European Union Balkans acquis Czech Republic Poland Hungary Slovenia Cyprus Malta Eurobarometer 119 As considerable as the challenges of enlargement...
Current History (2003) 102 (660): 36–39.
Published: 01 January 2003
... axis evil George Bush Iran Islamic Republic Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Mohammad Khatami reformist September Taliban United States September 11 and subsequent developments have put to rest any idea that reforms will occur quickly in Iran or that relations will be restored with the United...
Current History (2001) 100 (646): 226–231.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Richard R. Marcus President Ratsiraka is trying to reverse the gains that have been made during Madagascar's democratization process. Campaigning on the slogan of freedom with development, he has successfully moved the country back toward the autocracy of the Second Republic. If the highest...
Current History (2001) 100 (644): 120–123.
Published: 01 March 2001
... politically cautious SFOR aid them in this endeavor. © 2020 Current History. All rights reserved. 2020 The Regents of the University of California Bosnia Carla del Ponte Dayton paramilitary Serb Republic SFOR Hague tribunal United States war criminals 120 The widespread presence of...