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Current History (2017) 116 (794): 342–347.
Published: 01 December 2017
... foreign policy Saudi Arabia Gulf Cooperation Council Al Jazeera Bahrain Kuwait Oman United Arab Emirates UAE Iran Egypt Muslim Brotherhood Muhammad bin Salman Thani 342 Years of anger at Doha s brash regional policies may have made the opportunity to put Qatar back in its place...
Current History (2017) 116 (794): 360–362.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Sheila Carapico Yemen war Saudi Arabia Gulf Cooperation Council Sunni Shia Houthis al-Qaeda Zaydi Arab Spring King Salman Muhammad bin PERSPECTIVE Arabia Infelix: The War Devouring Yemen SHEILA CARAPICO SHEILA CARAPICO is a professor of political science and inter- national studies...
Current History (2016) 115 (785): 355–359.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Young Saudi Arabia Vision 2030 economic reform privatization Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman United Arab Emirates Gulf States Gulf Cooperation Council development oil 355 Saudi Arabia must place its citizens firmly in the center of its transformation, so that...
Current History (2015) 114 (770): 89–94.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Adam Luedtke [N]ationalism drives public impulses to crack down on immigration, yet the only effective way to increase immigration control is to cooperate with other nations—that is, by pooling resources and sovereignty… . © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the...
Current History (2015) 114 (768): 16–22.
Published: 01 January 2015
... satellites debris pollution regulation traffic iridium cold war military asteroid mining disarmament isotopes station international cooperation comprehensive test ban ariane tiangong-1 north korea ballistic 16 Given the growing number of actors and spacecraft in orbit, the major...
Current History (2014) 113 (767): 344–349.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Saudi Arabian kingdom sharia counterrevolution thermidorian thermidor shia sunni Islamism islamist salafi eastern province military gulf cooperation leadership regional 344 Saudi Arabia has emerged as the most vigorous stalwart of what can best be described as the reactionary...
Current History (2014) 113 (765): 265–271.
Published: 01 October 2014
... postcommunist association OSCE organization security cooperation Europe open skies treaty national nationalism euro-atlantic 265 This year, the tragedies and outrages of the Ukraine crisis have dominated headlines and thinking about Western relations with Russia. There can be little doubt that...
Current History (2014) 113 (761): 110–116.
Published: 01 March 2014
... guard Paisios Athos Dublin II Varvitsiotis Christodoulos Portugal sovereignty backlash recession fallout austerity unemployment bailout devaluation fiscal OECD economic cooperation SYRIZA 110 The failure of public institutions to rise to the occasion by preventing the eco- nomic...
Current History (2014) 113 (759): 16–18.
Published: 01 January 2014
...G. John Ikenberry Most nations are eager to join the US-led liberal order, provided authority is shared. © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California John Ikenberry global governance international cooperation institutions liberal...
Current History (2013) 112 (756): 265–270.
Published: 01 October 2013
... University of California Pavel Baev Russia Arctic trade territory energy militarization sovereignty cooperation Canada Denmark Finland Iceland Norway Sweden continental shelf trade shipping 265 [P]olicies based on the delusional but popular perception of the Arctic shelf as a...
Current History (2013) 112 (751): 75–76.
Published: 01 February 2013
... States Cuba democracy regional cooperation 75 PERSPECTIVE The headlines from the most recent Summit of the Americas obscured a fundamental fact: The process is exhausted in its current form and should be re-engineered. In April 2012, leaders from the Western Hemisphere gathered in Cartagena...
Current History (2012) 111 (745): 175–180.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of California William Reno Africa African Union regional security cooperation Liberia Nigeria 175 From the perspective of officials in Africa, participating in regional conflict man- agement is now one of the best ways for governments . . . to get international resources to...
Current History (2012) 111 (744): 148–153.
Published: 01 April 2012
... remained remarkably unintegrated in terms of trade and investment, as well as riven by political suspicions and tensions, despite the formation of a regional organization, the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), in 1985. To a large degree this is because the major states of South Asia...
Current History (2011) 110 (740): 352–357.
Published: 01 December 2011
... Sunni Shiite OPEC Gulf Cooperation Council Levant 352 Saudi and Iranian meddling aggravates a divisive, dangerous form of identity politics in fragile, vulnerable states. Uprisings Jolt the Saudi-Iranian Rivalry Frederic wehrey Saudi Arabia and Iran, long-standing rivals for influence in the...
Current History (2011) 110 (737): 223–228.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Asia China North Korea Asian Development Bank Japan South Korea Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement Vietman Taiwan 223 At the end of the day, it is not clear that economic ties will act as a significant constraint on state behavior when high-stakes issues are on the table. Does...
Current History (2010) 109 (730): 342–348.
Published: 01 November 2010
... International Monetary Fund United States World Bank Trade Organization European Union John Maynard Keynes Organization Economic Cooperation Development Asian financial crisis US dollar 342 The ongoing shift in the distribution of global financial power could come just in time to...
Current History (2010) 109 (730): 349–354.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Regents of the University of California Stephen Peake climate change Copenhagen summit UN Framework Convention Climate Change Kyoto Protocol Intergovernmental Panel Climate Change Barack Obama Organization Economic Cooperation Development United States China 349 sTephen...
Current History (2010) 109 (728): 219–226.
Published: 01 September 2010
... engagement Organization Economic Cooperation Development integration Taiwan hedging 219 The United States needs to revise its China strategy to deal with a complex new China. The China that is emerging today domes- tically, regionally, and internationally has to a large extent outgrown the old...
Current History (2010) 109 (727): 205–209.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Economic Cooperation Development civil society Millennium Project governance Commission Africa Mali Group Eight Dambisa Moyo World Bank 205 Most analysts on the continent do not share donor nations optimism that a big push in aid will make a big difference in the lives of poor Africans...