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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 22–28.
Published: 01 January 2019
... immigration migration asylum United Nations employment guest workers Europe 22 New policy designs will need to have an explicit dual purpose, combining the objectives of labor migration and humanitarian protection. Most high-income countries make a strict distinction in their immigration poli-cies...
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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 3–10.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Gordon economic sanctions Iraq Iran South Africa Cuba United States United Nations Security Council international finance banking insurance shipping trade humanitarian 3In 1919, trying to persuade the United States to join the League of Nations, President Wood-row Wilson touted the...
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Current History (2018) 117 (798): 135–141.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Nepal climate change Himalayas glaciers agriculture climate adaptation development caste United Nations Framework Convention Climate Change 135 Clearly, Nepalis have to adapt to climate change. It is less clear what precisely the challenges are and who is best positioned to lead the...
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Current History (2018) 117 (795): 10–15.
Published: 01 January 2018
... cooperation in the face of common, existential threats. The United Nations and Sovereignty in the Age of Trump THOMAS G. WEISS After serving as a British intelligence officer during World War II, Brian Urquhart was the second official recruited for the United Nations Secretariat in 1946. Looking back decades...
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Current History (2018) 117 (795): 35–37.
Published: 01 January 2018
... California Sharon Squassoni nuclear weapons treaty disarmament nonproliferation diplomacy United Nations Donald Trump Russia United States North Korea China PERSPECTIVE Fear, Loathing, and Nuclear Disarmament SHARON SQUASSONI 35 The past year was one of extremes for nuclear disarmament...
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Current History (2017) 116 (794): 337–341.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Chatty Syria Jordan Lebanon Turkey camps war civilians resettlement Europe United Nations High Commissioner Refugees UNHCR 337 The memory of the ties among the region s peoples under the Ottoman Empire has played a part in the kind of reception Syrians have received in their neighbor...
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Current History (2017) 116 (794): 331–336.
Published: 01 December 2017
... occupation occupied territories settlements United Nations Yasser Arafat Hamas Fatah Palestinian National Authority Oslo Accords intifada Mahmoud Abbas The West Bank (including parts of Jerusa-lem) and the Gaza Strip came under full Israeli control in the course of the short Arab-Israeli...
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Current History (2017) 116 (793): 291–296.
Published: 01 November 2017
... rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Mlada Bukovansky liberal international order United Nations United States Donald Trump liberalism neoliberalism Hedley Bull Carr Walter McDougall All political orders, domestic and interna-tional, mix elements of...
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Current History (2017) 116 (793): 309–314.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Universal Declaration Human Rights United Nations UN Human Rights Council United States Donald Trump 309 Despite a storied history, the human rights movement . . . has not fared well in the twenty-first century. Trump and the Retreat from Human Rights OMAR G. ENCARNACIÓN It has not taken...
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Current History (2017) 116 (790): 189–193.
Published: 01 May 2017
... intervention coup peacekeeping United Nations refugees corruption governance 189 The surge of resources devoted to antiterrorism has not only been ineffective. It has diverted attention from ongoing failures of the government and political elites to tackle Mali s most challenging issues: corruption...
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Current History (2017) 116 (789): 130–135.
Published: 01 April 2017
... unexpect- ed defeat of the incumbent Mahinda Rajapaksa in the January 2015 presidential election, which was seen as either the beginning of, or a critical turn- ing point in, Sri Lanka s postwar transition. This victory for a coalition of Sri Lanka s two largest parties, the United National Party (UNP) and...
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Current History (2016) 115 (782): 203–208.
Published: 01 September 2016
... 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 (777): 3–9.
Published: 01 January 2016
... China India United States United Nations Framework Convention Climate Change Kyoto Protocol carbon emissions greenhouse gas Barack Obama Clean Power Plan Climate change has finally come of age politically. Before the recently concluded Paris negotiations, the issue was not ripe for...
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Current History (2016) 115 (777): 10–16.
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 (2016) 115 (777): 17–22.
Published: 01 January 2016
... gay foreign policy Barack Obama Hillary Clinton Uganda United Nations Human Rights Council evangelicals 17 It is premature to gauge the full impact of the developed West s effort to sell gay rights to the developing world, but the early returns are not auspicious . . . The Troubled...
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Current History (2015) 114 (775): 322–324.
Published: 01 November 2015
... California William Easterly Sustainable Development Goals SDGs United Nations World Bank democracy economic growth 322 PERSPECTIVE One of the things that I have found most frustrating in my career in development is the way that any discussion must lead immediately to answering the question...
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Current History (2015) 114 (775): 311–315.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Gupta sustainability development Anthropocene population growth United Nations Sustainable Development Goals China climate change environment economic growth 311 Unlike the developed world, which is locked into its production-, consumption-, and infrastructure-intensive lifestyles...
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Current History (2015) 114 (772): 194–196.
Published: 01 May 2015
... California Alex de Waal Africa South Sudan independence civil war corruption oil ethnic conflict African Union United Nations PERSPECTIVE When they celebrated independence on July 9, 2011, the people of South Sudan hoped that the fundamental problems that had doomed the united nation of...
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Current History (2015) 114 (771): 144–148.
Published: 01 April 2015
... damage. © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California masroora haque saleemul huq Bangladesh global climate debate loss damage support leading cyclones devastating countries COP UNFCC Convention UN United Nations framework...
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Current History (2015) 114 (768): 34–36.
Published: 01 January 2015
... Panel Climate Change United Nations Framework Convention Climate Change twenty-first UNFCCC IPCC Warsaw Framework REDD+ Warsaw Durban Platform Enhanced Action Doha Climate Gateway Lima Call Climate Action bali Copenhagen PERSPECTIVE 2015 will be a crucial year for global...