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All Posts Tagged With: "globalization"

Post-Tiananmen, it’s no easier seeking human rights abroad

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Post-Tiananmen, it’s no easier seeking human rights abroad

On the anniversary of the crackdown at Tiananmen Square in China, Worldfocus blogger Nina Hachigian writes that in the last 20 years, while standards of living in China have risen dramatically, political reform has stalled out and dissidents continue to live in terror. How should the U.S. handle China's human rights record?

Posted: June 4, 2009 10:25   Comments: 6
Palestinian economy helped and harmed by globalization

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Palestinian economy helped and harmed by globalization

After the signing of the Oslo Accords in 1993, for the first time, Palestinians began to take control of their own economic destiny. Foreign money soon began pouring into the West Bank. Now, businessmen are complaining less about Israel and more about cheap exports from China.

Posted: May 6, 2009 10:26   Comments: 1
More troops in Afghanistan could destabilize Pakistan

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More troops in Afghanistan could destabilize Pakistan

Parag Khanna of the New America Foundation discusses how a troop increase in Afghanistan might impact Pakistan and U.S. envoy Richard Holbrooke's future in the region.

Posted: January 29, 2009 16:38   Comments: 2
Sarkozy thinks global, should look local

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Sarkozy thinks global, should look local

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about the international ambitions of Nicolas Sarkozy as the French president heads to the G20 meeting of world leaders this weekend.

Posted: November 14, 2008 13:41   Comments: 1
Nigerian militants threaten “oil war”

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Nigerian militants threaten “oil war”

Rebel militants threatened an "oil war" in Nigeria after attacks on Shell and Chevron flow stations earlier this week.

Posted: September 18, 2008 17:31   Comments: 0

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