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Current History (2021) 120 (824): 112–117.
Published: 01 March 2021
... in the impact its integration processes have had in societies just outside its borders. Its growing influence is most notable in misfit border territories, from Kaliningrad to Transnistria, and from Cyprus to Northern Ireland, that are tenuously under the political control of neighboring geopolitical powers...
Current History (2020) 119 (819): 285–288.
Published: 21 September 2020
...Pamela Kyle Crossley A new history of a border zone between Russia and China shows how traders from across Siberia and Mongolia operated under the shadow of competing empires and their railroads. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 Russia China Mongolia Japan...
Current History (2019) 118 (808): 181–187.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of California Michael Woldemariam Eritrea Ethiopia Horn Africa Somalia Sudan Djibouti peace development democratization trade borders Gulf states Abiy Ahmed Ali Isaias Afwerki 181 [T]urning the page on decades of conflict and underdevelopment in the Horn of Africa will require...
Current History (2019) 118 (808): 188–193.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Agreement AfCFTA Africa free trade integration globalization African Union economic development borders informal economy 188 Ideally, the free movement of goods and services should coexist with the free movement of people. Pan-African Aspirations Drive a New Free Trade Pact CHRISTOPHER...
Current History (2018) 117 (798): 142–147.
Published: 01 April 2018
... border with India, while a grow- ing Chinese presence in the Maldives and Sri Lan- ka has given it a string of island harbors connect- RAFFAELLO PANTUCCI is the director of international security studies at the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies in London. ed to footholds...
Current History (2017) 116 (792): 285–287.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Marianne Kamp An anthropologist with long ties to a border town in Central Asia watched as nationalist sentiment turned what had been an informal boundary into a hard divide between erstwhile neighbors. Nationalism in Central Asia: A Biography of the Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan Boundary , by Nick...
Current History (2017) 116 (786): 38–39.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Nando Sigona Donald Trump vows to build a wall while Europe tries to pull up the drawbridge. A new book argues that borders violently enforce inequality, barring the global poor from prosperity. Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move , by Reece Jones . Verso , 2016 . © 2017...
Current History (2016) 115 (785): 343–348.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Fanar Haddad Iraq borders colonialism sectarianism corruption Shia Sunni Kurds Middle East Sykes-Picot Ottoman Empire Baghdad nationalism 343 [F]ocusing on the supposed consequences of Iraq s artificial foundations diverts our attention from the real issues cumulative or immediate...
Current History (2016) 115 (777): 10–16.
Published: 01 January 2016
... to reach Europe. Both of these initiatives to forge international policy cooperation on migration and refugee movements were quickly dashed by seemingly knee-jerk reactions across Western liberal states to temporarily close borders, lock down civil society, suspend rights and privileges, and con- travene...
Current History (2014) 113 (764): 252–253.
Published: 01 September 2014
... recollections memory Tiananmen China Beijing Communist party-state age ambition chasing fortune truth faith revisited new Yorker reports without borders skynet han guangcheng chen ai weiwei Chengdu mothers guang The bargain made in China after the gov-ernment s violent suppression...