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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 3–10.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Joy Gordon Recent years have seen increasing sophistication in the sanctions that do the greatest damage to critical networks or functions of a target country's economy and infrastructure. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Joy...
Current History (2018) 117 (803): 331–337.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Ghosn Syria civil war refugees sanctions drought Bashar al-Assad reconstruction reconciliation Turkey Lebanon Russia Iran Arab Spring 331 When the guns finally fall silent, the road to recovery in Syria will be long, bumpy, and treacherous. Post-conflict reconstruction, reparations...
Current History (2018) 117 (800): 241–243.
Published: 01 September 2018
... 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 into...
Current History (2015) 114 (774): 251–258.
Published: 01 October 2015
... University of California Samuel Greene Vladimir Putin Russia authoritarianism Kremlin Orthodox church Ukraine sanctions economy protests The verdict delivered on August 17, 2015, by Mikhail Piotrovsky, director of the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, was unambiguous: Our society...
Current History (2015) 114 (774): 282–284.
Published: 01 October 2015
... Sperling Vladimir Putin machismo masculinity nationalism Crimea NATO sanctions Cold War media PERSPECTIVE Since his return to the Russian presidency in 2012, Vladimir Putin has grown increasingly popular at home while his foreign policy has raised blood pressures in the capitals of NATO s...
Current History (2014) 113 (763): 203–204.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Marc Epprecht New anti-gay laws in Nigeria and Uganda are part of an emergent trend of scapegoating sexual minorities as a distraction from governance failures. But sanctions are not the answer. © 2014 Current History. All rights reserved. 2014 The Regents of the University of California...
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
... divisions that Khamenei has been unable to repair. US-led sanctions, exacerbated by Ahmadinejad s free-spending economic policies, have resulted in serious economic dislocations, feeding public discontent and financial uncer- tainty. On the international front, Iran has grown more assertive and its tone...
Current History (2004) 103 (673): 221–225.
Published: 01 May 2004
... courting the former pariah state. Even the United States is confidently expected to follow the British example in the near future, ending its unilateral sanctions and renewing diplomatic rela- tions. Although this dramatic recovery has been expensive for Libya, it has not threatened Qaddafi s political...