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Normalization Policies With Cuba: Implications For Political And Economic Reform, Ramona N. Khan 2016 Graduate Center, City University of New York

Normalization Policies With Cuba: Implications For Political And Economic Reform, Ramona N. Khan

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For longer than the past half century, the relationship between the United States and Cuba has been one of antagonism, mistrust, betrayal, hostility and defiance. Decades of mutual hostility arising from Cuba’s post revolution adoption of an economic system that emulated that of the Soviet Union, along with the long history of U.S. interference in Cuba’s domestic and international affairs that predated the Castro revolution and continued afterward, have resulted in this rancorous relationship. Cuba’s move to communism shortly after the Castro regime came to power was regarded as a threat to both democracy and capitalism ...


Lawyering Wars: Failing Leadership, Risk Aversion, And Lawyer Creep—Should We Expect More Lone Survivors?, Arthur Rizer 2016 West Virginia University

Lawyering Wars: Failing Leadership, Risk Aversion, And Lawyer Creep—Should We Expect More Lone Survivors?, Arthur Rizer

Arthur Rizer

“We are a nation of laws, not men.” This motto—made famous by the Supreme Court case Marbury v. Madison1—has existed since the founding of the United States. This maxim embodies the sentiment that, in order to prevent tyranny, citizens should be governed by fixed law rather than the whims of a dictator. In his decision, Chief Justice John Marshall did not qualify his remarks by saying, “we are a nation of laws, except in time of war.” Indeed with the modern U.S. military, Cicero’s observation that “[l]aws are inoperative in war” has never been further ...


Yemen, Country Profile 2016 CISR

Yemen, Country Profile

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

Yemen


Syria, Country Profile 2016 CISR

Syria, Country Profile

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

Syria


Oman, Country Profile 2016 CISR

Oman, Country Profile

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

Oman


Libya, Country Profile 2016 CISR

Libya, Country Profile

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

Libya


Lebanon, Country Profile 2016 CISR

Lebanon, Country Profile

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

Lebanon


Kuwait, Country Profile 2016 CISR

Kuwait, Country Profile

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

Kuwait


Israel, Country Profile 2016 CISR

Israel, Country Profile

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

Israel


Iraq, Country Profile 2016 CISR

Iraq, Country Profile

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

Iraq


Iran, Country Profile 2016 CISR

Iran, Country Profile

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

Iran


Egypt, Country Profile 2016 CISR

Egypt, Country Profile

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

Egypt


Algeria, Country Profile 2016 CISR

Algeria, Country Profile

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

Algeria


Afghanistan, Country Profile 2016 CISR

Afghanistan, Country Profile

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

Afghanistan


Let's Go About Our Work, Dennis Barlow 2016 Center for International Stabilization and Recovery

Let's Go About Our Work, Dennis Barlow

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

The partnerships and spirit which develop within the context of mine action activities sometimes seem almost as important as the remediation of landmines itself.


Interview With Miriam Coronel Ferrer Of The Non-State Actors Working Group, Margaret S. Busé 2016 James Madison University

Interview With Miriam Coronel Ferrer Of The Non-State Actors Working Group, Margaret S. Busé

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

The challenges and success of the Non-State Actors Working Group are discussed with Miriam Coronel Ferrer.


What The Dog’S Nose Knows, Ian McLean 2016 James Madison University

What The Dog’S Nose Knows, Ian Mclean

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

Mine clearance is an ongoing process that is both tedious and expensive. Mine detection dogs are one tool in the toolbox. These dogs are far from fool-proof, yet they are constantly making strides in assisting demining efforts worldwide.


A Pioneer In The Field Of Humanitarian Mine Action: Mine Clearance Planning Agency (Mcpa), Qadeem K. Tariq 2016 James Madison University

A Pioneer In The Field Of Humanitarian Mine Action: Mine Clearance Planning Agency (Mcpa), Qadeem K. Tariq

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

The Mine Clearance Planning Agency (MCPA) aims to effectively contribute to humanitarian mine action and advocacy activities in Afghanistan and other landmine-infested countries in order to make the hometowns of refugees and displaced people land-mine free and to implement essential rehabilitation and development activities in mine-affected communities.


Returning Mine-Free Land To The Afghani People: Afghanistan Mine Detection And Dog Center, Susanna Sprinkel 2016 MAIC

Returning Mine-Free Land To The Afghani People: Afghanistan Mine Detection And Dog Center, Susanna Sprinkel

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

As a result of conflicts faced over the past 23 years, Afghanistan remains one of the most heavily landmine-afflicted countries. The Mine Detection and Dog Center has built one of the world’s largest mine detecting dog programs with the goal of saving lives and returning mine-free land to the Afghani people.


Interview With Martin Barber, Chief Of United Nations Mine Action Service, Margaret S. Busé 2016 James Madison University

Interview With Martin Barber, Chief Of United Nations Mine Action Service, Margaret S. Busé

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

The United Nations Mine Action Service has a successful program operating in Afghanistan that employs 4000 local Afghans in mine action. Currently, they are mobilizing their efforts to respond to the current refugee situation and the new mine action situation.


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