All Blog Posts Tagged 'terrorism' (59)

Dangerous Memories and Teaching 9/11

Author's note:  The below is an excerpt from my forthcoming book, Teaching Terror:  9/11 and Collective Memory in America's Classrooms.  It will be available from Routledge early Aug.  

One other important intersection between the literature on historical memory and the literature on peace education is Zembylas’s concept of critical emotional praxis (Zembylas 2008, Beckerman and Zembylas 2012).   In his words, critical emotional praxis “creates openings for…

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Added by Cheryl Duckworth, Ph.D. on July 4, 2014 at 10:51am — 2 Comments

Q&A: Iraq's Spreading Turmoil

From the U.S. Institute of Peace. You can view this post on the USIP web site here.

By Sarhang Hamasaeed

With fighting in Iraq spreading since the shocking onslaught of a militant group once aligned with al-Qaida, the country's Parliament convened this week to start forming a new government based on the April elections, only to adjourn again within…

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Added by Viola Gienger on July 3, 2014 at 1:01pm — No Comments

A Point of No Return for “Iraq?” ISIS march into Iraq exposes new realities

June 27, 2014 Brian E. Frydenborg

Much of the coverage of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham/Syria’s (ISIS)…

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Added by Brian Frydenborg on June 28, 2014 at 5:48am — No Comments

Iraq Crisis: Will Politics Deliver More After Military Response This Time?

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can view this post on the USIP web site here.

By Elie Abouaoun

Just six months ago, I was having a traditional Iraqi dinner with a friend in a building…

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Added by Viola Gienger on June 23, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Somalia Slated for First U.S. Ambassador in Two Decades

From the U.S. Institute of Peace. You can view this post on the USIP web site here.

By Viola Gienger

President Barack Obama will nominate an ambassador to Somalia for the first time in more than…

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Added by Viola Gienger on June 4, 2014 at 1:43pm — No Comments

Nigeria: Remedies for a Police-Community Disconnect?

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can view this post on the USIP web site here.

By Nadia Gerspacher

Community policing is increasingly seen as a hopeful approach to address violent extremism and even terrorism. The…

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Added by Viola Gienger on June 4, 2014 at 1:39pm — 1 Comment

Boko Haram Kidnappings Prompt Northern Nigerian Women’s March

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can view this post on the USIP web site here.

By Georgia Holmer

Dressed in black and white to represent both lamentation and hope, and clutching red roses, 300 women from…

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Added by Viola Gienger on May 19, 2014 at 5:22pm — No Comments

Nigerian Girls’ Abduction Points to Critical Need for Women in Peace and Security

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can view this post on the USIP web site here.…

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Added by Viola Gienger on May 14, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

What's Happening In Conflict Resolution [04.15.14]

The month of April is "Crisis Negotiation Month" at ADRhub.com.  It is a collaboration between the ACR Crisis Negotiation Section and ADRhub.com and it will bring you articles, tips, info graphics, and a webinar throughout the month.

Enjoy below the third week's articles further below (…

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Added by Jeff Thompson on April 15, 2014 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Crisis Negotiation Month: Week 3

The month of April is "Crisis Negotiation Month" at ADRhub.com.  It is a collaboration between the ACR Crisis Negotiation Section and ADRhub.com and it will bring you articles, tips, info graphics, and a webinar throughout the month.

Enjoy below the second week's articles (see Week One…

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Added by Jeff Thompson on April 14, 2014 at 12:46pm — No Comments

Syrian Opposition Cites Reforms, Fight Against Terrorism in Pitching U.S. Aid

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the USIP web site, click here.

By Viola…

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Added by Viola Gienger on March 24, 2014 at 2:15pm — No Comments

Syria’s Civil Society: Wael Sawah on the Push for Influence

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the USIP web site, click here.

By Rachel Brandenburg

Almost three years after the Syrian revolution began peacefully, more than 140,000 people have been killed, and the United Nations estimates nearly 2.5 million…

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Added by Viola Gienger on February 27, 2014 at 4:10pm — No Comments

What’s Behind Latest Nigeria Attacks by Boko Haram?

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the USIP web site, click …

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Added by Viola Gienger on February 25, 2014 at 7:11pm — 1 Comment

¿Sirve de algo llamarles terroristas?

EE UU ha incluido al grupo islamista nigeriano Boko Haram en su lista de organizaciones terroristas extranjeras (FTO). Esta iniciativa se aplica a grupos que usan tácticas terroristas y son percibidos como una amenaza a la seguridad estadounidense.

A partir de ese momento, diferentes agencias pueden bloquear las transacciones…

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Added by Mabel Gonzalez Bustelo on November 19, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Colombia Peace Talks Produce 'Historic' Step Toward Final Accord

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. Originally published at usip.org on Nov. 7, 2013. To view the post on the web site, click here.

By Virginia M. Bouvier

The Colombian government and the FARC-EP insurgents made a historic announcement yesterday (Nov.6) during…

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Added by Viola Gienger on November 7, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Iraqi Prime Minister Maliki Urges Greater U.S. Support

From the U.S. Institute of Peace. To view the post on the USIP web site, click …

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Added by Viola Gienger on November 1, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Al-Shabab’s Kenya Attack – Avoiding the Pitfalls of a Military Response

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the web site, click here.

By Dominik Balthasar…

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Added by Viola Gienger on October 29, 2013 at 4:04pm — No Comments

Pakistan Premier Sharif Calls for Trade While Pledging Security Solutions

From the U.S. Institute of Peace. To view the post on the USIP web site, click …

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Added by Viola Gienger on October 23, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Pakistan Prime Minister’s U.S. Visit: Essential Ties, Difficult Issues

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view this post on the web site, click here.

By Moeed Yusuf

Pakistan’s newly elected…
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Added by Viola Gienger on October 21, 2013 at 5:55pm — No Comments

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