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REVIEW OF SOME LITERATURE ON POST-COMMUNIST – POST-SOVIET ECONOMIC “REFORMS” AND THEIR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES

REVIEW OF SOME LITERATURE ON POST-COMMUNIST – POST-SOVIET ECONOMIC “REFORMS” AND THEIR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES

Dec 3, 2016

By Alan F. Fogelquist, PhD. Eurasia Research Center – December 4, 1998 Here I present a quick review of some literature which reveals the complexity and inadequacy of reform efforts in the FSU. A reading of just some of the literature below will raise many questions about simplistic formulas for reform. Two works which represent the viewpoints of western...

Al-Qaeda and the Question of State Sponsorship

Al-Qaeda and the Question of State Sponsorship

Dec 3, 2016

By Alan F. Fogelquist, Ph. D. International Monitor Institute Completed August 29, 2002 Note from the Author: While written a number of years back, this article provides detailed background information on events that led to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. It is an effort at systematic factual research and balanced analysis. Many of today’s ongoing...

Dictatorship and Civil War in Central Asia: Tajikistan

Dictatorship and Civil War in Central Asia: Tajikistan

Dec 3, 2016

By Alan F. Fogelquist Eurasia Research Center August 11, 1998 Dictatorial politics have failed to bring peace and stability to Tajikistan and may lead some day to a major upheaval in Uzbekistan. The long and bloody Tajik conflict has ended, for the time being, with a power sharing agreement between the Tajik government led by Emomali Rakhmonov and the United...

The Yugoslav Breakup and the War in Bosnia-Hercegovina

The Yugoslav Breakup and the War in Bosnia-Hercegovina

Dec 3, 2016

Special Report for Global Geopolitics Net This Article Was Written Between 1993 and Summer of 1995 Before the Dayton Peace Acords. By Alan. F. Fogelquist, Ph. D. Eurasia Research Center Copyright (c) April 1995 Alan F. Fogelquist – Eurasia Research Center, All rights reserved. The Bosnian people have been fighting a war for the survival of a democratic...

RUSSIA, BOSNIA, AND THE NEAR ABROAD

RUSSIA, BOSNIA, AND THE NEAR ABROAD

Dec 3, 2016

Eurasia Research Center, 1998 By Alan F. Fogelquist Post Doctoral Scholar History Department University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) Paper Presented April 19, 1995 at the International Conference on Bosnia-Hercegovina Organized by Bilkent University and the Grand National Assembly of Turkey – This paper was written before the massacre at Srebrenica...

Neoliberal Political Economy: Regressive Economics on a Global Scale

Neoliberal Political Economy: Regressive Economics on a Global Scale

Nov 9, 2012

Global Geopolitics & Political Economy By Alan F. Fogelquist, Ph.D This essay discusses some of the main characteristics of today’s neoliberal political and economic order. Other terms exist to describe the same general set of institutions and policy prescriptions, but neoliberalism is a convenient expression for designating them in one word that is now...