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Current History (2021) 120 (822): 35–37.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Eileen Hunt Botting Nineteenth-century English novelist Mary Shelley wrote a dystopian novel about a global pandemic. From her reading about the connections between wars and plagues, and her personal exposure to wars in Europe and the loss of loved ones to infectious diseases, she came to a...
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Current History (2020) 119 (813): 9–14.
Published: 01 January 2020
... technology war crimes arms control 9 The progression from semiautonomous, unarmed supply robots to fully autono- mous weapons systems is likely to occur rapidly and with limited public scrutiny. The Coming of Automated Warfare MICHAEL T. KLARE In just two or three years, more or less, the US Army...
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Current History (2019) 118 (810): 258–264.
Published: 01 October 2019
... postcommunism nationalism Alexander Lukashenko Soviet Union World War II 258 Some of the state s recent initiatives have sought to reappropriate ethno-cultural and pre-Soviet history and tradition, shaping a new politics of identity. Belarus s Winding Path to a Post-Soviet Identity NELLY BEKUS This...
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Current History (2019) 118 (810): 285–287.
Published: 01 October 2019
... © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Ukraine drugs HIV/AIDS public health civil war We speak of the deserving poor as peo-ple who, through no fault of their own, have fallen on hard times and merit as- sistance to help them climb...
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Current History (2019) 118 (807): 137–142.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Lanka China India civil war reconciliation transitional justice Tamils Buddhists Muslims Mahinda Rajapaksa democracy constitution debt trap 137 Sri Lanka s ethnoreligious divisions are bound to continue as long as the likes of Rajapaksa dominate the island s political scene. Sri...
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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...
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Current History (2018) 117 (800): 209–214.
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) 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...
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Current History (2018) 117 (799): 163–168.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Sara Rich Dorman Zimbabwes politics continues to be driven by a generation that defines itself in terms of its contribution to the liberation war and remains committed to defending that legacy. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California...
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Current History (2018) 117 (795): 10–15.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Thomas G. Weiss Sovereignty can be and has been interpreted more inclusively—including during World War II—to justify cooperation in the face of common, existential threats. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Thomas Weiss United...
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Current History (2017) 116 (794): 337–341.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Chatty Syria Jordan Lebanon Turkey camps war civilians resettlement Europe United Nations High Commissioner Refugees UNHCR 337 The memory of the ties among the region s peoples under the Ottoman Empire has played a part in the kind of reception Syrians have received in their neighbor...
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Current History (2017) 116 (794): 360–362.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Sheila Carapico Yemen war Saudi Arabia Gulf Cooperation Council Sunni Shia Houthis al-Qaeda Zaydi Arab Spring King Salman Muhammad bin PERSPECTIVE Arabia Infelix: The War Devouring Yemen SHEILA CARAPICO SHEILA CARAPICO is a professor of political science and inter- national studies...
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Current History (2017) 116 (793): 297–302.
Published: 01 November 2017
... University of California Jennifer Delton liberal international order democracy Cold War civil rights United States Donald Trump liberalism New Deal Democratic Party Republican Party Harry Truman Dwight Eisenhower Ronald Reagan 297 What was remarkable about the era of liberal...
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Current History (2017) 116 (792): 258–263.
Published: 01 October 2017
... Russian Revolution foreign policy Cold War Third World China United States Europe NATO anticolonialism decolonization national liberation nonaligned movement communism 258 Russia continues to be caught between a need to integrate itself into the West and a desire to maintain its...
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Current History (2017) 116 (792): 264–270.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Greta Uehling Violence is woven into the stream of consciousness as terrible and normal at the same time. © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Greta Uehling Ukraine Donbas civil war Donetsk Luhansk Kiev revolution Maidan...
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Current History (2017) 116 (790): 183–188.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Susan Thomson Rwanda genocide war crimes transitional justice reconciliation Hutu Tutsi Paul Kagame Rwandan Patriotic Front gacaca courts International Criminal Tribunal Rwanda Juvénal Habyarimana 183 Rather than addressing the trauma inflicted by genocidal violence, the...
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Current History (2017) 116 (789): 130–135.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Oliver Walton Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena Mahinda Rajapaksa civil war Liberation Tigers Tamil Eelam Tamil Tigers Tamils Sinhalese transitional justice reconciliation war crimes United Nations China 130 It was perhaps naive and overly optimistic to believe that regime change...
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Current History (2016) 115 (785): 337–342.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Faysal Itani The single most important external factor in the Syrian war's trajectory was the set of foreign policy beliefs Obama held well before the first shot was fired. © 2016 Current History. All rights reserved. 2016 The Regents of the University of California Faysal Itani Syria...
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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): 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...