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Current History (2019) 118 (807): 154–156.
Published: 01 April 2019
...S. Akbar Zaidi Pakistani elites' aversion to paying taxes leaves the country dependent on foreign aid and beholden to donors. As Washington cools on its old ally, the Chinese and Saudis may fill the void. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University...
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Current History (2018) 117 (801): 283–284.
Published: 01 October 2018
... Ibañez-Tirado Magnus Marsden China Belt Road Initiative Silk Road trade Central Asia Tajikistan economic development commerce foreign investment infrastructure PERSPECTIVE China s Old and New Central Asian Ties DIANA IBAÑEZ-TIRADO AND MAGNUS MARSDEN 283 Traveling by road from...
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Current History (2018) 117 (800): 229–234.
Published: 01 September 2018
... immigration politics foreign influence interference espionage democracy trade economy Chinese Australians entrepreneurialism racism 229 The most disturbing aspect of the debate is the impact it is having on Chinese Australians who want to successfully integrate into Australian society...
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Current History (2018) 117 (799): 197–199.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Scott D. Taylor A new study of Chinese projects in one African nation offers a nuanced picture of a distinct type of state-led foreign investment often caricatured as a rapacious new form of imperialism. The Specter of Global China: Politics, Labor, and Foreign Investment in Africa...
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Current History (2018) 117 (798): 142–147.
Published: 01 April 2018
... as a central organizing principle for China s foreign policy. The core of this scheme building trade and economic corridors that emanate from China in every direction strengthens China s position in the global order and across the Eurasian landmass. The aim of these corridors is not only to help Chi- nese...
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Current History (2018) 117 (798): 151–153.
Published: 01 April 2018
... contribution. The book does not fall squarely into either the popular or academic genres. Instead it is based on both her academic training and her policy expertise on India. She served in the State Department during the Obama administration and is now a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Her...
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Current History (2018) 117 (795): 3–9.
Published: 01 January 2018
... in Indonesia in 1964 67 left tens of millions of people starving and drew global attention to the threat of food insecurity. What emerged from these events was an international commitment to agricultural technology transfers, water resource development, and foreign assis- tance partly in the spirit...
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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...
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Current History (2017) 116 (792): 258–263.
Published: 01 October 2017
.... The Revolutionary Roots of Russian Foreign Policy JEREMY FRIEDMAN Yes, beyond all doubt, the destiny of a Rus-sian is pan-European and universal. To become a true Russian, to become fully Russian, means only to become the brother of all men, to become, if you will, a universal man. In 1880, Fyodor Dostoevsky...
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Current History (2017) 116 (792): 271–276.
Published: 01 October 2017
...) was celebrated as a state event, complete with a com- memorative gold coin, state honors for the patri- arch and bishops, and a musical performance for hierarchs, members of the Politburo, and foreign diplomats at Moscow s Bolshoi Theater. POST-SOVIET REVIVAL When the Communist leadership finally col- lapsed...
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Current History (2017) 116 (790): 170–175.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Sanyu Mojola HIV AIDS Africa South Africa antiretroviral therapy foreign aid Uganda Zimbabwe sex marriage homosexuality public health 170 Many African countries are still a long way from being able to sustain their own prevention and treatment efforts, and continued momentum...
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Current History (2017) 116 (786): 10–16.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Michael J. Boyle Historians may well conclude that Obama glimpsed a different world for American foreign policy but never exerted the kind of strategic direction needed to turn that vision into reality. © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University...
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Current History (2017) 116 (786): 3–9.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Boyle Barack Obama United States foreign policy Syria Russia NATO China South China Sea Libya Islamic State al-Qaeda Middle East Iraq drones For most of the Petroleum Age, and even as recently as ten years ago, the politics of en-ergy were largely governed by the assump- tion...
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Current History (2016) 115 (783): 277–279.
Published: 01 October 2016
... foreign relations Russia Syria European Union United States coup attempt Vladimir Putin Recep Tayyip Erdogan NATO Fethullah Gulen PERSPECTIVE Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdog an s visit to St. Petersburg on August 9 was expected to create headlines around the globe, and it certainly...
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Current History (2016) 115 (783): 251–257.
Published: 01 October 2016
... The Regents of the University of California Pavel Baev Russia Vladimir Putin military Air Force navy nuclear arsenal foreign policy Ukraine Donbas Crimea Baltic Sea Syria Islamic State NATO Cold War Chechen War Russia s propensity to use military force as an instrument...
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Current History (2016) 115 (782): 209–213.
Published: 01 September 2016
... The Regents of the University of California Anita Chan China migrant laborers labor law labor rights right strike Guangdong province foreign investment NGOs Xi Jinping Foreign NGO Management Law 209 The workers themselves have begun demanding better labor conditions and claiming...
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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): 316–321.
Published: 01 November 2015
...William D. Savedoff The most promising new paradigm calls for providing aid based on results, without … demanding adherence to particular plans. © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California William Savedoff foreign aid accountability...
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Current History (2015) 114 (773): 229–235.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of California Jonathan London Communist Party Vietnam industrialization trade foreign investment corruption repression Hanoi Ho Chi Minh City Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung corruption U.S Relations China South China Sea 229 Vietnam has arrived at a momentous juncture in its...
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Current History (2015) 114 (773): 217–223.
Published: 01 September 2015
... The Regents of the University of California Gregory Chin China President Xi Jinping foreign policy trade multilateral institutions New Development Bank Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Silk Road Economic Belt Maritime Silk 217 Beijing has come to realize that multilateral...