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Current History. 2019; 118812361–363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.812.361
Published: 01 December 2019
...Marwan M. Kraidy Protests against a dysfunctional and corrupt political class have erupted nationwide, crossing sectarian divides. A frustrated younger generation, unscarred by the civil war, is in the vanguard. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of...
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Current History. 2019; 118810265–270 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.810.265
Published: 01 October 2019
... corruption youth Ilham Aliyev 265 The consequences of this missed opportunity are serious and will be felt in the not-so-distant future when the oil deposits have drained away. Azerbaijan s Missed Opportunities FARID GULIYEV During its recent oil boom, Azerbaijan ex-perienced more than a decade of...
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Current History. 2019; 118810251–257 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.810.251
Published: 01 October 2019
... governance corruption social policy labor 251 Western journalists routinely fall into the trap of presenting Russia as a tightly controlled society with a hands-on leader dictating from the center. In reality, howev- er, the governance provided by the Russian state is incoherent, and Russian so- ciety...
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Current History. 2019; 118809229–234 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.809.229
Published: 01 September 2019
...Gaik Cheng Khoo There is a danger that internal power struggles may cause distractions and derail the project of reformation. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Malaysia politics civil society corruption ethnicity Mahathir...
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Current History. 2019; 118809209–214 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.809.209
Published: 01 September 2019
... China governance surveillance law corruption civil liberties Internet Xi Jinping communism 209 Social credit redirects the power of data away from markets and strengthens the state s ability to comprehensively control behavior. China s Social Credit System: Data-Driven Governance for a...
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Current History. 2019; 118808169–174 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.808.169
Published: 01 May 2019
... racial inequality middle class social mobility corruption African National Congress education employment business Jacob Zuma Cyril Ramaphosa 169 The precarity of daily existence for so many black middle-class South Africans is heightened by dependence on political connections. South...
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Current History. 2019; 118808175–180 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.808.175
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...
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Current History. 2019; 118808163–168 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.808.163
Published: 01 May 2019
... democracy elections corruption military rule Muhammadu Buhari Olusegun Obasanjo Goodluck Jonathan Boko Haram Pentecostal Christianity 163 Now and again, as one political crisis or another has threatened to rend the fabric of the Nigerian Fourth Republic since its founding with the return to...
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Current History. 2019; 118807143–148 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.807.143
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; 11880568–74 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.805.68
Published: 01 February 2019
... Brazil election military dictatorship Jair Bolsonaro Lula da Silva Dilma Rousseff impeachment corruption Worker's Party Rio de Janeiro crime race relations misogyny collective memory history transitional justice 68 A central feature of Bolsonaro s pro-dictatorship campaign...
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Current History. 2018; 117803338–343 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.803.338
Published: 01 December 2018
... of California Zahra Ali Safaa Khalaf Iraq Iran Basra Sunni Shia Kurds Nuri al-Maliki Haider al-Abadi Moqtada al-Sadr corruption sectarianism occupation Islamists Islamic State ISIS oil protests unemployment youth 338 The security and military apparatus that was...
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Current History. 2018; 117801258–263 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.801.258
Published: 01 October 2018
... Theodore Gerber Russia economic reform oligarchs middle class social mobility education cronyism corruption Soviet Union communism inequality 258 The fall of the Soviet Union sparked hopes that a Russian middle class would emerge and thrive, but so far it has not. Stalled Social...
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Current History. 2018; 117801264–270 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.801.264
Published: 01 October 2018
... oligarchs corruption Viktor Yanukovych Petro Poroshenko civil society civil rights free press 264 The increasing vibrancy of civil society had become a serious political threat to the authorities. Ukraine s Emerging Security State SERHIY KUDELIA Ukraine s Euromaidan Revolution has be-come...
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Current History. 2018; 117801271–276 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.801.271
Published: 01 October 2018
... Sargsyan Velvet Revolution protests democracy elections corruption civil society activism Russia diaspora 271 The revolution . . . ended the hopelessness, apathy, and indifference that had come to characterize the post-Soviet period. Armenia s Unfinished Revolution ARMINE ISHKANIAN When...
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Current History. 2018; 117801285–287 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.801.285
Published: 01 October 2018
... Vory Russia's Super Mafia organized crime Russia Soviet Union corruption Vladimir Putin Donald Trump Hundreds of books, in dozens of lan-guages, have been written about the so-called Russian Mafiya and the vory, the thieves of Soviet and post-Soviet organized- crime gangs. Many of...
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Current History. 2018; 117800209–214 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.800.209
Published: 01 September 2018
... Curato Philippines Rodrigo Duterte narcotics drug war human rights death squads extrajudicial killings corruption governance populism democracy Benigno Aquino 209 Is one of Asia s oldest democracies rejecting its tradition of liberalism in exchange for a strongman who can restore...
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Current History. 2018; 117799194–196 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.799.194
Published: 01 May 2018
...Xolela Mangcu Cyril Ramaphosa, the new president, needs to restore public confidence in a ruling party eroded by the corruption associated with his predecessor, Jacob Zuma. Here are some ideas he could try. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of...
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Current History. 2018; 117798123–128 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.798.123
Published: 01 April 2018
... of the University of California Umair Javed Pakistan Nawaz Sharif military democracy corruption judiciary judges courts Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Panama Papers Pervez Musharraf 123 On July 28, 2017, a Supreme Court verdict put Nawaz Sharif s name on the long list of...
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Current History. 2018; 11779649–55 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.796.49
Published: 01 February 2018
...Catherine M. Conaghan Rather than take marching orders from the outgoing president, Moreno distanced his government from the authoritarianism and corruption of the Correa era. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Catherine Conaghan...
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Current History. 2018; 11779656–61 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.796.56
Published: 01 February 2018
... Fujimori authoritarianism democracy institutions Popular Force party corruption pardon impeachment indigenous groups 56 Peru is trapped in a cycle of political instability, which prevents a focus on strengthening democratic institutions. Peru s Struggle with the Fujimori Legacy STEPHANIE...