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Peace is the absence of hostility, it’s the obtainment in an environment where relationships are harmoniously stable and balance without violent or conflict. In this context, it is the coexistence of people from different background/religion or ethnicity in an enclosed or open settlement in matters of social or economic welfare, the acknowledgment of…


Added by Idris Muhammed Abdullahi on May 9, 2011 at 1:59pm — No Comments

This World and the World Without War

The New York Times published an op-ed on May 7th by a professor here in Charlottesville, Va., arguing that celebrating the killing of Osama bin Laden is actually a good thing, because in so celebrating we are building solidarity with those we view as part of our exclusive group. Implicit in this argument is that we can do no better. Bonding over our common hatred of an outsider is…


Added by David Swanson on May 9, 2011 at 10:29am — 1 Comment

Ireland: the inside track on making peace by George Howarth MP

There are numerous places of historical conflict around the world where there is a clear need for helping those involved to find common ground. The current events in the Middle East and North Africa, in which popular uprisings are toppling, or at least trying to topple, long-standing regimes, are welcome. Yet there are no guarantees that a seamless shift to democracy will inexorably follow. Sadly, there is a real risk that new inter-community disputes will arise in those areas in the months…


Added by Joel Gabri on May 9, 2011 at 10:20am — No Comments

‎9/11 : CASE CLOSED?

So Osama is dead huh? Is the ‘war’ over then?


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Added by Jaya Bhargava Mahajan on May 8, 2011 at 9:18am — No Comments

Seventeen years after the 1994 Armenia-Azerbaijan ceasefire


Shusha (Shushi), once a co-inhabited town in Nagorno Karabakh until its Azerbaijani majority

fled when Armenian forces took it on 9 May 1992 © Onnik Krikorian for The National


Thursday 12 May 2011 will mark the 17th anniversary of the ceasefire agreement between Armenia and Azerbaijan coming into effect. Effectively putting…


Added by Onnik Krikorian on May 8, 2011 at 8:30am — 1 Comment




Erle Frayne D. Argonza


Good evening from the Pearl of the Orient!


It seems that my narratives about drug operations by British & European royalty are getting over-extended, so please bear with me. For this note, I will focus on the direct connection between gold hoarding and the drug trade, with the British Empire at the core of planning &…


Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on May 7, 2011 at 7:01pm — No Comments

Peace & Security Report - 05/06/2011

In this week’s PSR: Bosnia crisis; Ivory Coast clashes; Rwandan criminals on trial; Ugandan riots; Bogota mayor suspended; Honduras’ Zelaya; Bin Laden killed; Australian detainee riots; Cambodia/Thailand border agreement; Vietnam protests; US/Romania missile defense; Russian spy charges; Swiss banks freeze assets; Fatah and Hamas deal; Syria violence; Tunisia charges; Bangladeshi violence…


Added by Cameron M. Chisholm on May 6, 2011 at 3:45pm — 1 Comment

Peace & Justice Compass Newsletter

The Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice, at the University of San Diego, puts out a newsletter twice a year with updates on our field projects (peacebuilding in Nepal, justice in Guatemala, human rights in West Africa) and other work and programs in San Diego and around the world.


Our most recent newsletter can be found here:…


Added by Kaitlin Barker on May 6, 2011 at 1:23pm — 1 Comment

Insight on Conflict Newsletter - May 2011

A monthly selection of the best new research and resources on local peacebuilding worldwide, as chosen by Insight on Conflict.

To receive the email newsletter each month, please email

Local and national ownership in post-conflict Liberia…


Added by Joel Gabri on May 6, 2011 at 6:08am — No Comments

Palestinian Workers are the freedom worker

Since the last second INTIFADA, we as a Palestinians lost most of our living resources, one of our best money income which it was working inside the 48 lands, which now is called Israel Land, we built settlements, hospitals and even some Palestinians worked with the army side.


24,000 Palestinians workers who were allowed inside the 48 lands, got the chance of having second intifada to raise there their voices and fight the enemy who wanted to make all the Palestinians workers…


Added by Omar Mansour on May 6, 2011 at 5:54am — No Comments

Research Study on "Peace efforts in Conflict Zone"

Dear Friends


I have started a research study on peace in the Conflict Zone in Pakistan. I have completed the ground work and now in the phase of data collection. But It is an individual effort initiated by me without any support from other source. I would like to publish it from a platform, as an individual I dont know how it will contribute in peace making, thats why I want to give it to a peace making organization or professionals, any organization or individual who can…


Added by Nizar Ahmad on May 6, 2011 at 2:08am — 1 Comment

seeded by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji - Pakistan's Deep State after Osama Bin Laden

Pakistan’s Deep State – After OBL

By AA Khalid

America Gets Closure

The Deep State in Pakistan received a shock and a major blow with the death of Bin Laden. Under the noses of the Army and Intelligence services the world’s most wanted man resided in idyllic tranquillity, whilst…


Added by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji on May 5, 2011 at 11:08pm — No Comments



Erle Frayne D. Argonza


Magandang araw! Good day!


As the honeymoon of Williams and Kate goes on with sweetness reserved only for royalty, facts across the globe will begin to clean themselves of dust. Exposed into clean air, sooner or later the new princess could uncover dark truths lurking behind the shadowy operations of Windsor, royalty and cronies.


Drug trade by British operators surrounding the Queen can be…


Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on May 5, 2011 at 7:11pm — No Comments

Peace Message in FSD Pakistan

Dear Peace Keepers, I hope you all are doing fine. The school where I studied in my childhood they invite me as their chief guest on School day on May 14th.

1: It made me tears when they (principle) request letter comes to me to be chief guest of the school where I study and grow. I still remember when I was child and I cannot pay school fee teachers bring us in front of whole school and punish. To teach us to be more responsible. I am not complaining they educate us and   today I am…


Added by Rashad on May 5, 2011 at 4:14pm — No Comments

Japanese Nonprofit Leaders: Deadline Extended to Apply for Paid, Overseas Fellowship in the U.S.

Nonprofit Leaders from Japan: Apply for a Paid, Overseas Fellowship with Atlas Corps (U.S. and Colombia)

**Deadline extended to Monday, may 9th ONLY for Japanese candidates

Atlas Corps is an international network of nonprofit leaders and organizations that promotes innovation, cooperation, and solutions to address the world’s 21st century challenges. Our mission is to address critical social issues by developing leaders, strengthening organizations, and promoting… Continue

Added by Atlas Service Corps on May 5, 2011 at 3:32pm — No Comments

Ugandan Journalist Seeks Peace; Finds Conflict Instead

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA—On the same day that I arrived in South Africa to teach and tour, my Ugandan “sister”, peace journalism trainer Gloria Laker, almost died.


When I read her tale below, I was flooded me with emotions—anger, fear, and relief among them. This is the story, in her own words (edited for length and style), of how she got caught up in rioting in Kampala and narrowly missed being seriously injured or even killed.

“It all started with an early…


Added by Steven L. Youngblood on May 5, 2011 at 12:50pm — No Comments

Call for Book Chapter Proposals


Celina Del Felice,

CIDIN, Radboud University

 Call for Book Chapter Proposals 


Working title: Peace education evaluation: Learning from experience and exploring prospects

Andria Wisler,

Georgetown University


Proposals due: June 10, 2011

Notification of acceptance: July 1, 2011

Chapters due: November 20,…


Added by Celina Del Felice on May 5, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

LUSO quê?


Luso é…

o suposto filho ou companheiro de Baco, o deus romano do vinho e do furor, a quem a mitologia terá atribuído a fundação da Lusitânia, as atuais terras de Portugal e da Extremadura espanhola.


(No entanto…

não há registos históricos do epónimo Luso ou Lusus entre os…


Added by 10pt - Criação Lusófona on May 5, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

Conflict and Collaboration Blog at PARCC

A few months ago, PARCC at Syracuse University launched its blog, Conflict and Collaboration, on  It features faculty from PARCC, including Lou Kriesberg, Miriam, Ellman, Paul Hirsh, Rosemary O'Leary, and others.  Please visit us for some interesting and wide-ranging persepctives, most recently on the death of Bin Laden and future relationship with Pakistan.  I invite you to comment and if you wish to post a blog, please let me know. … Continue

Added by Catherine Gerard on May 5, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

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