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The Chinese Communist Party’s Relationship with the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s: An Ideological Victory and a Strategic Failure

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The Chinese Communist Party’s Relationship with the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s: An Ideological Victory and a Strategic Failure

 

Wang Chenyi

December 2018

 

Sewing the Fabric of Statehood: Garment Unions, American Labor, and the Establishment of the State of Israel

Many entities played important roles in the establishment of Israel, but scholars have rarely assessed the American labor movement’s critical part in this endeavor. Historian Adam Howard examines American labor’s crucial role through its support of Histadrut, the General Federation of Jewish Labor in Palestine. In assisting Histadrut, the American labor movement provided vital support to a fellow labor movement that was central to the founding of Israel in 1948.

'History Must Be Measured in Human Beings'

Interview with Elena Zhemkova, Executive Director of Memorial

Interviewed by Izabella Tabarovsky

U.S.-China 2018 Year in Review: A New Cold War?

As bilateral relations deteriorated over 2018, Chinese and Americans searched for new analogies to frame a more adversarial relationship. Asian op-eds and American leadership vied to christen the post-engagement era.

A New Path Forward: Charting a Roadmap to Peace on the Korean Peninsula

As the relationship between North Korea and the United States goes through twists and turns, with the last-minute postponement of a meeting between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and North Korea’s former intelligence chief Kim Yong Chol in early November, policy experts and government officials in South Korea and the United States are left debating how to rekindle the will for denuclearization talks.

Grass Roots: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Marijuana in America

Washington, DC, joins ten states in having legalized recreational marijuana use for adults and 30 states in having legalized medical marijuana. It's a mistake, though, to assume marijuana's continued legality is certain. We were in a similar position 40 years ago, when a dozen states decriminalized the drug, only to have those laws reversed during the "Just Say No" 1980s.

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