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Current History (2018) 117 (796): 77–79.
Published: 01 February 2018
...José C. Moya The idea of Latin America has shifted over time, from bulwark against Yankee imperialism to unique ethnic and cultural mix. But it has always framed the region as an antimodern foil to the West. Latin America: The Allure and Power of an Idea , by Mauricio Tenorio-Trillo...
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Current History (2017) 116 (791): 210–216.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Andrew Wedeman Xi's crackdown on corruption has focused new attention on the much deeper issue of the relationship between power and wealth in contemporary China. © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California 210 Xi s crackdown on corruption...
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Current History (2016) 115 (782): 220–225.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Rodrigo Duterte Benigno Aquino III Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Corazon Aquino Ferdinand Marcos Joseph Estrada People Power revolution democracy authoritarianism corruption crime vigilantes 220 Duterte appeals to those in Philippine society yearning for the reimposition of discipline...
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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...
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Current History (2016) 115 (777): 3–9.
Published: 01 January 2016
... China India United States United Nations Framework Convention Climate Change Kyoto Protocol carbon emissions greenhouse gas Barack Obama Clean Power Plan Climate change has finally come of age politically. Before the recently concluded Paris negotiations, the issue was not ripe for...
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Current History (2015) 114 (776): 349–354.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Fakhoury Lebanon Beirut Syria Hezbollah Sunni Shia Maronite Christians Rafik Hariri #YouStink movement sectarianism power sharing 349 Although its dysfunctional governance patterns predate the recent wave of turmoil in the region, the war in Syria has unsettled Lebanon s precarious equi...
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Current History (2015) 114 (771): 154–156.
Published: 01 April 2015
... California nira wickramasinghe perspective citizenship citizen reborn sri lanka unexpected ouster authoritarian January election uprising civil society lead progress aluthgama bodu bala sena buddist power sirisena rajapaksa tagore Rabindranath shirani bandaranayake Colombo...
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Current History (2015) 114 (770): 95–100.
Published: 01 March 2015
... illiberalism democracy Burke Orban Orbán Viktor anticommunist Fidesz nationalism nationalization EU subsidization power 2010 landslide Jobbik taxation deindustrialization capitalism right-wing authoritarian authoritarianism HSP Hungarian Socialist party Gyurcsány monopoly...
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Current History (2015) 114 (768): 29–33.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Amrita Narlikar As developing countries have come to exercise greater voice and more effective veto power, multilateral processes have deadlocked and rich countries have preferred to transfer their negotiating efforts to alternative forums. © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The...
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Current History (2014) 113 (766): 332–334.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Emily S. Rosenberg A new book by Adam Tooze boldly seeks to revise the history of World War I and the interwar era. His focus on the rise of American financial power is apt, but overlooks the role of US politics. If World War I turned the world upside down, Adam Tooze s new book, The Deluge, seeks...
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Current History (2014) 113 (765): 278–283.
Published: 01 October 2014
... nationalism climate change environment Baltic Lithuania Poland bloc power grid Kyoto protocol United Nations Framework Convention UNFCCC CEE WWF Bulgaria Romania Kazakh Kazakhstan exception 278 Achieving relatively easy terms under the Kyoto Protocol did not necessarily inspire post...
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Current History (2014) 113 (764): 224–230.
Published: 01 September 2014
... era political economic pariah military junta power behind 2011 aung san suu kyi thein sein NLD opposition National league democracy cease-fire civil war aung min cabinet union land seizure mandate kyat Burma Burmese ATM kachin budget defense security council...
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Current History (2014) 113 (764): 245–251.
Published: 01 September 2014
... yinhong six-party talks ABM patriot anti-ballistic TPY-2 Pyongyang Okinawa soft power abe shinzo pacifist neutral diaoyu senkaku 2009 anti-americanism kim soviet westphalian seoul PERSPECTIVE Oh, the Chinese hate the Japanese and the Japanese hate the Chinese To hate all but the...
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Current History (2014) 113 (763): 197–202.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Elizabeth Sidiropoulos “South Africa's moral authority and willingness to play an active role in the world gave it unique leverage with both the global North and the South.” Eighth and final article in a series on soft power around the world. © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014...
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Current History (2014) 112 (751): 157–162.
Published: 01 April 2014
...T.V. Paul “Contemporary India's key values and institutions hold great promise for managing multiethnic societies, especially in the developing world.” Seventh in a series on soft power around the world. © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of...
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Current History (2014) 113 (761): 125–126.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Joshua Lustig In his new book, Soner Cagaptay warns that backsliding on democracy will endanger Turkey's growing power and prosperity—as recent events emphatically attest. The Rise of Turkey: The Twenty-First Century's First Muslim Power , by Soner Cagaptay . Potomac Books , 2014...
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Current History (2014) 113 (761): 104–109.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Karen E. Smith The EU is a powerful model for the rest of the world: Most neighboring countries wish to join it rather than balance it or resist it, and other regional groupings around the world seek to emulate it. © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University...
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Current History (2014) 113 (760): 64–69.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Miriam Gomes Saraiva “[E]ver since the Baron of Rio Branco asserted his theory of symbolic power resources, Brazil's foreign policy has operated under the assumption that the country will attain international standing through the mechanisms of soft power.” Fifth in a series on soft power around the...
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Current History (2014) 113 (759): 6–7.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Michael Mandelbaum The United States provides essential services to other countries, but could tire of the task. © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California Michael Mandelbaum United States foreign policy power international order...
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Current History (2014) 113 (759): 19–22.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Joseph S. Nye, Jr. The rise of digital networks is diffusing power to new players. Fourth in a series on soft power. © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California Joseph Nye soft power information technology computers non-state actors...