By Robin Wright
The legacy of a man is as much in the…Continue
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Check out my latest article in Foreign Policy on new developments at the Colombian peace talks in Havana: http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2013/11/27/tables_turned_colombia_farc_talks.
To follow the Colombian peace talks and related issues, see my blog at vbouvier.wordpress.com.
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(Extract from S Henkeman, ‘Restorative Justice as a tool for peacebuilding: a South African case study.’ Unpublished PhD thesis, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, 2013, pp 59 -63. https://independent.academia.edu/SHenkeman
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From the U.S. Institute of Peace. To view the post on the USIP web site, click here.
By Viola Gienger
Egyptian Ambassador to the U.S. Mohamed M. Tawfik pledged that his interim government would increase public…Continue
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In light of the Syrian turmoil, most are appropriately grim and equally clueless, and when they read about it, it’s always the gut-wrenching figures that are ultimately forgotten after a solemn minute of skimming - “x number have died”, “a and b are currently in negotiation” [actually no, they’re not in this case], “c number of people are injured”, “y number of bombs exploded here”, “xy number of weapons are being imported on a daily basis”, “Russia this”, “U.N that, “China is also this-ing…Continue
Every day the headlines are plagues with stories of violence—murder, abuse, assault, rebellion, armed conflict, war. Such violence has becomes so deeply entrenched in our society that it takes a truly extraordinary act to so much as stir the general populations attention. It has become almost matter of fact: human commit violent acts against each other. The question is why do we kill our own kind?
It’s the age-old question: are…Continue
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From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To read the article on the web site, click here
By Virginia M. Bouvier
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By Daniel Brumberg and Eya Jrad
Fourteen. This was the number of bullets fired into Mohammed Brahmi, a leading secular politician and outspoken opponent of the “Troika” government in Tunis, led by the…Continue
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By Hodei Sultan
The U.S. Institute of Peace partnered for the first time recently with a private university in Afghanistan to conduct a five-day training for students, civic activists and Afghan government…Continue
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This past week, with the UN compound bombing in Somalia, the ongoing crisis in Syria, the protests in Turkey, and the outbreak of protest in Brazil, story of the bombing in Arusha received little to no…
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As I sit in front of my computer, reading the news about the escalation in violence in Iraq, my heart fills with sadness. According to UN reports, more than a thousand people have been killed in May.
For me Iraq is not a distant, Middle East country, full of Muslim extremists. It is the place I live, work, and wake up every morning. I live in Sulaimaniya, far from the violence, but have colleagues and friends in Baghdad and I hear their frustration, and…Continue
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The United Kingdom Peace Index (UKPI) has found that the UK is 11% more peaceful than it was a decade ago. Produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace, the UKPI is the first measure of peacefulness across the…Continue
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