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In A Deluge of Consequences, the first World Policy e-book, intrepid journalist Jacques Leslie takes us along on a mythic, spell-binding trip to the bucolic kingdom of Bhutan, where the planet's next environmental disaster is set to unfold. 

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Forty years ago this week, Cambodia was careening toward the end of a bloody war, as the violent Khmer Rouge prepared to enter the nation's capital. For six weeks, David A. Andelman, now editor and publisher of World Policy Journal, then a correspondent for The New York Times, lived through the worst of times. Here, he tells the story of the time he spent in this war-torn country.
Each of the five Central Asian republics has reacted quite differently to the Ukrainian crisis. Emil Joroev of the American University of Central Asia discussed before the Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program that the disparity between these responses gives great insight into how the republics view both the Kremlin and the world at large.

The battle for Tikrit will not be the turning point in the war against IS, says World Policy Journal editor and publisher David A. Andelman in a debate on France 24. Alongside researchers in northern Iraq and Washington, and a French legislator recently returned from a visit to Syrian President Bashar Assad, the debate pivoted on the question of whether the sectarian breaches in Iraq can be set aside long enough for the Iraqi army to take on IS—a most unlikely prospect.

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March 13, 2015


Around the Table

Rahul Sagar on behalf of Prof. Kishore Mahbubani, Special Guest Julia Ormond, and World Policy Institute Chairman John Watts May 2, 2013

Andelman on Libya


Andelman on Libya

World Policy Journal Editor David Andelman is interviewed about the Libyan uprising on CBS News.


Every Nation for Itself

WPI Senior Fellow Ian Bremmer argues that we are not witnessing the descent of the United States, but rather the beginning of a leaderless world.

La Cienega: Ecuador's Childless Village Santiago Arcos Veintimilla, a Magnum Fellow photographer, captures La Cienega, Ecuador, a town that has lost its future in the wake of all but unfettered urban migration. 


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