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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 29–35.
Published: 01 January 2019
... China United States Donald Trump multilateralism nationalism protectionism tariffs trade climate change nuclear proliferation 29 [D]o the EU and Japan have the capabilities and resolve to save the global mul- tilateral order and save themselves? Europe and Japan Try to Stave Off Global...
Current History (2018) 117 (803): 359–362.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Shibley Telhami Unilateral decisions to scupper the Iran nuclear deal and move the US embassy to Jerusalem could have dangerous consequences that the president's inexperienced advisers failed to anticipate. PERSPECTIVE Trump s Reckless Middle East Gambles SHIBLEY TELHAMI 359 In recent decades...
Current History (2018) 117 (800): 241–243.
Published: 01 September 2018
... of California Bruce Cumings North Korea South Korea United States Kim Jong-un Moon Jae-in Donald Trump nuclear weapons denuclearization sanctions Korean War armistice Singapore summit PERSPECTIVE Trump, Kim, and an Uncanny Diplomatic Opening BRUCE CUMINGS 241 After he swept...
Current History (2018) 117 (795): 35–37.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Sharon Squassoni A volatile US president has stirred up new angst over the nuclear peril. The UN treaty banning the bomb may not have much immediate effect, but it could be a first step toward a safer future. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University...
Current History (2017) 116 (791): 217–222.
Published: 01 September 2017
... South Korea North Korea Kim Jong-un nuclear weapons missiles chaebol business conglomerates corruption Donald Trump China Japan 217 The reality is that powerful business and political clans are deeply embedded in Korean society and unlikely to disappear anytime soon. A New President...
Current History (2017) 116 (791): 241–243.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of California Susanne Klien Japan 2011 triple disaster tsunami earthquake nuclear meltdown reconstruction Tokyo civil society rural communities PERSPECTIVE Recovering from Disaster, Reinventing Japan? SUSANNE KLIEN SUSANNE KLIEN is an associate professor in the Modern Japa- nese Studies...
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...
Current History (2016) 115 (782): 233–239.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of California Jeff Kingston Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe economic reforms Liberal Democratic Party tsunami Fukushima nuclear power free press World War II comfort women self-defense forces 233 One of the great conundrums of Abe s second term is how he has managed to retain...
Current History (2015) 114 (776): 361–363.
Published: 01 December 2015
... rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California Kevan Harris Iran nuclear deal Islamic Republic US relations Hassan Rouhani Ali Khamenei Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani Mohammad Khatami Mahmoud Ahmadinejad 361 PERSPECTIVE There have...
Current History (2014) 113 (759): 23–25.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Scott D. Sagan Keeping the nuclear peace will require vigilance, restraint, wisdom, and a bit of luck. 23 Will the decades-long tradition of not using nuclear weapons continue, or will the weapons be used by accident or by a government trying to end a conventional war? The Future of the Nuclear...
Current History (2013) 112 (758): 345–348.
Published: 01 December 2013
... nuclear weapons economic sanctions Hassan Rouhani Ali Khamenei Mahmoud Ahmadinejad 345 Washington must have a realistic assessment of how far Rouhani can go without inciting a backlash from the conservatives at home. Is US-Iran Détente Possible? Mohsen MiLAni On September 27, 2013, Barack...
Current History (2012) 111 (749): 337–343.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Shaul Bakhash Iran Mahm oud Ahmadinejad Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Green Movement repression Revolutionary Guards inflation nuclear program sanctions 337 [Thirty-three] years after the revolution, Iran s ruling elite is still unable to resolve differences on policy and the country s...
Current History (2012) 111 (744): 129–134.
Published: 01 April 2012
.... The Fate of India s Strategic Restraint sunil dasgupTa In February 2012, India selected a French jet, the Rafale, as the new mainstay fighter for its air force. A month earlier, the country had leased a nuclear submarine from Russia. The ac- quisition of the fighter aircraft and submarine is part...
Current History (2011) 110 (735): 136–142.
Published: 01 April 2011
...-sector governance India Kashmir nuclear weapons Jehangir Karamat Pervez Musharraf Strategic Plans Division 136 The military will never stay in the barracks until other institutions have devel- oped enough credibility to counter the army s. Pakistan s Security-Governance Challenge c...
Current History (2010) 109 (731): 370–375.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Bruce Riedel Iran's acquisition of a nuclear weapons capability … will be destabilizing and unsettling. But it will not transform the fundamental nature of the military balance of power in the region. © 2010 Current History. All rights reserved. 2010 The Regents of the University of California...
Current History (2010) 109 (730): 329–335.
Published: 01 November 2010
... security globalization multipolarity UN Security Council United States NATO International Atomic Energy Agency Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Conference Disarmament 329 For the near to medium term, the international community likely will confront the consequences of weaker global...
Current History (2010) 109 (728): 237–243.
Published: 01 September 2010
... reunification United States UN Security Council nuclear weapons 237 [Adopting] unification as the central goal of policy toward the Koreas . . . . would constitute the first step on the road toward a resolution of the crisis on the peninsula. North Korea: How Will It End? chriStoph bluth On March 26...
Current History (2010) 109 (724): 60–66.
Published: 01 February 2010
... of the University of California Brazil Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Brazilian foreign policy UN Security Council Workers' Party BRIC World Trade Organization Group Eight Twenty Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty 60 . . . Brazilian foreign policy under Lula has emphasized not only...
Current History (2004) 103 (677): 403–409.
Published: 01 December 2004
... Union Latin America nuclear Africa China democracy Iraq United Nations In his 2002 book, The Ideas that Conquered theWorld, Michael Mandelbaum described an inter-national order dominated by three ideas: peace as the preferred basis for relations among countries; democracy as the optimal way...
Current History (2003) 102 (668): 426–431.
Published: 01 December 2003
... prevention, still maintains enough credibility to prevent rogue states from sharing nuclear weapons with terrorists. © 2003 Current History. All rights reserved. 2003 The Regents of the University of California United States Al Qaeda terrorism Iraq nuclear WMD Iran North Korea Hezbollah...