By Jibril Mohamed
The 2012 U.S. Presidential election is very close and both candidates agree that Ohio will decide who gets elected President of the United States come November 6. That is why we have a political rally by one of the candidates almost every day. The state of Ohio is a microcosm of the United States with its Republican stronghold on Southern Ohio…Continue
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"Film can be used as a tangible tool of peace and unity. But transformative films have to be nurtured. Filmmakers have to be nurtured."
Paul Haggis, the Oscar-winning filmmaker of Million Dollar Baby (2004) and Crash (2004), was once asked in an interview about how he felt about his 2007 film criticizing…Continue
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Here's an article I wrote in response to the argument of needing to fight fire with fire in Syria, Uganda, etc. Appealing as firepower may be, history shows that approach fails to ease civilian suffering most of the time.... often causing greater violence, prolonged instability and lessening chances for democracy.…Continue
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PHONY 2012? This is how to spread a message.
Over the past several days debate has raged over the KONY 2012 campaign on social media sites, blogosphere, TV, radio etc. Some, as the viral video states, are saying that ‘it is an idea whose time has come’, while others have criticised the group behind the video campaign (Invisible Children, IC) as having misrepresented the issue; as not being as accountable…Continue
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IPSI's Peace & Security Report (PSR) is a concise weekly e-publication intended to brief busy students, academics, advocates, and practitioners in the conflict management community on pertinent global news, events, and trends. Meticulously researched and written by IPSI, the PSR empowers us all to take a step back from our immediate deadlines each Friday and gain a greater understanding of the week's global events.…Continue
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I will be filling in some more links and sources tomorrow afternoon-- but I wanted to get this out there while the discussion is still raging.
I will mark any changes under the article.
Also, a reminder that the This Week in Conflict reports will come all together on the weekend and resume their regular schedule next week.
When conflict or…Continue
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“Sometimes there are no alternatives to confrontation”
(then - 2008 - candidate Obama)…
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