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Current History. 2020; 1198139–14 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2020.119.813.9
Published: 01 January 2020
... photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, https://www.ucpress.edu/journals/reprints-permissions . 2020 Current History military weapons technology war crimes arms control 9 The progression from semiautonomous...
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Current History. 2019; 118810258–264 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.810.258
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; 118810285–287 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.810.285
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; 118807137–142 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2019.118.807.137
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; 117803331–337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.803.331
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; 117800209–214 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.800.209
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; 117800241–243 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.800.241
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; 117799163–168 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.799.163
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; 11779510–15 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2018.117.795.10
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; 116794337–341 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.794.337
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; 116794360–362 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.794.360
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; 116793297–302 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.793.297
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; 116792258–263 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.792.258
Published: 01 October 2017
... fact that both were positions on the extreme ends of the Euro- pean political spectrum, which reflected Russia s ambivalence about its relationship to Europe. In the aftermath of the Napoleonic wars, Russia positioned itself at the center of the Holy Alliance as the gendarme of Europe, the chief...
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Current History. 2017; 116792264–270 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.792.264
Published: 01 October 2017
...Greta Uehling Violence is woven into the stream of consciousness as terrible and normal at the same time. 264 Violence is woven into the stream of consciousness as terrible and normal at the same time. Everyday Life in Ukraine s War Zone GRETA UEHLING After more than three years of fighting...
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Current History. 2017; 116790183–188 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.790.183
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; 116789130–135 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2017.116.789.130
Published: 01 April 2017
... celebrated in the Sinhalese-majority south of the country, where it was hailed as the end of a civil war that had lasted for more than 25 years. Although the war ended with a crushing defeat for the LTTE (and with thou- sands of civilians killed in the final government offensive), in the years that followed...
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Current History. 2016; 115785337–342 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.785.337
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; 115783251–257 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.783.251
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; 115782233–239 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.782.233
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; 115781175–180 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2016.115.781.175
Published: 01 May 2016
...Justin Pearce Angola's rulers are faced with the rise of a generation that does not accept the political logic of the war, whereby dissent equaled treason. © 2016 Current History. All rights reserved. 2016 The Regents of the University of California Justin Pearce Angola Cabinda civil...