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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 (807): 154–156.
Published: 01 April 2019
... California Akbar Zaidi Pakistan military Imran Khan foreign aid elite taxation China Belt Road Initiative Saudi Arabia International Monetary Fund World Bank PERSPECTIVE The Death Wish in Pakistan s Aid Dependence S. AKBAR ZAIDI 154 In the seven months since Imran Khan took of...
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Current History (2018) 117 (803): 344–349.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Syria Iraq Palmyra Mosul Islamic State ISIS UNESCO iconoclasm archaeology looting world heritage sites terrorism 344 Far from being senseless acts perpetrated by barbarous savages, ISIS s heritage destruction has been carefully staged and sends clear and deliberate messages. Following...
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Current History (2018) 117 (802): 321–324.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Ilene Grabel international lending institutions developing nations global financial architecture 2008 financial crisis Great Recession Bretton Woods International Monetary Fund World Bank United States PERSPECTIVE The Upside of a Messier Global Financial Architecture ILENE...
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Current History (2018) 117 (802): 325–327.
Published: 01 November 2018
... book review Adam Tooze Crashed: Decade Financial Crises Changed World capitalism globalization financial crisis trade European Union Eurozone United States China Russia Ukraine The publication of Adam Tooze s passionate, readable, and lively analysis of the global fi-nancial...
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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 (793): 303–308.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Hopewell trade protectionism liberal economic order hegemony United States Donald Trump China Brazil Global South International Monetary Fund World Bank Uruguay Round Doha Round North American Free Trade Agreement 303 [W]hat Trump has done so far represents an intensification...
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Current History (2017) 116 (792): 258–263.
Published: 01 October 2017
... also transcend Europe. Somehow, Russia would perfect Europeanness and share it with the world in a way that only Russia could. For Dostoevsky this meant Christianity, but his notion of Russia at the center of a universal brotherhood could just as easily be applied to the fourth of the great Abrahamic...
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Current History (2017) 116 (788): 83–87.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Karen E. Smith [A] more mercurial United States, less consistent in its support for European integration, could force the EU to rely more on itself. Karen Smith European Union liberal world order illiberalism United States Donald Trump Russia integration democratic values...
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Current History (2017) 116 (786): 17–23.
Published: 01 January 2017
... agreements workers developing nations globalization Bangladesh multinational corporations garment industry labor rights World Trade Organization China 17 [C]hanging the incentives for governments in developing countries is prob- ably necessary albeit not sufficient to achieve sustained...
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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 (781): 193–195.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Taylor China Africa commodity boom trade globalization development World Bank PERSPECTIVE The huge growth of Chinese political and business interests in Africa was one of the most significant developments for the continent s international relations since the end of the Cold War. Published...
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Current History (2016) 115 (781): 163–168.
Published: 01 May 2016
... University of California Ruth Prince Africa Kenya Uganda HIV/AIDS malaria Ebola disease public health-care systems Gates Foundation World Health Organization International Monetary Fund nongovernmental organizations During the past 10 years, the scaling up of access to lifesaving...
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Current History (2016) 115 (777): 41.
Published: 01 January 2016
... Graphs © 2020 Current History. All rights reserved. 2020 The Regents of the University of California Statistical Snapshot World A Statistical Snapshot of the World Sources: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, United Nations Broadband Commission, CIA World Factbook...
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Current History (2015) 114 (775): 322–324.
Published: 01 November 2015
... California William Easterly Sustainable Development Goals SDGs United Nations World Bank democracy economic growth 322 PERSPECTIVE One of the things that I have found most frustrating in my career in development is the way that any discussion must lead immediately to answering the question...
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Current History (2015) 114 (775): 298–304.
Published: 01 November 2015
... reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California Uri Dadush international trade globalization inequality poverty World Trade Organization World Bank International Monetary Fund Trans-Pacific Partnership tariffs 298 [T]he most powerful underlying force driving increased...
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Current History (2015) 114 (774): 285–287.
Published: 01 October 2015
... Suny . Princeton University Press , 2015 . © 2015 Current History. All rights reserved. 2015 The Regents of the University of California Howard Eissenstat Ronald Grigor Suny Armenian genocide Turkey Ottoman Empire Young Turks World War In 1985, 69 scholars of Turkish and...
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Current History (2015) 114 (773): 224–228.
Published: 01 September 2015
... California Alexis Dudden Japan Constitution Article antiwar clause Shinzo Abe National Diet Liberal Democratic Party Self-Defense Forces peacekeeping World War II Nobusuke Kishi 224 [A]n overwhelming majority of Japanese wants to protect the constitution using the same word...
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Current History (2015) 114 (770): 115–117.
Published: 01 March 2015
... California Hans Kundnani Germany role world Berlin Eurozone eurocrisis Ukraine geo-economic foreign policy imperatives friedensmacht gauck military peace merkel crimea Russia putin MH17 Malaysian ostpolitik brandt Kosovo nato 9/11 ARD united states germans NATO exports...
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Current History (2015) 114 (769): 62–67.
Published: 01 February 2015
... inequality rates had begun to drop rapidly, while formal employment stayed strong even during the global recession. Brazil had been chosen to host the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics. Public investment through the Brazil- ian National Economic and Social Development Bank for those events was...