Russia’s conflictual relationship with the West has been described as a Cold War-like confrontation. In reality, these powers are engaged in an asymmetric rivalry, not a Cold War. Russia’s relations […]
Colombia’s year-old peace accord is already showing signs of fatigue, but important work on the preservation of the memory of the conflict is advancing and aiding the peacebuilding process.
Many of the countries experiencing civil conflict are also among those most vulnerable to extreme weather events. But how exactly do natural disasters effect the duration of conflicts?
With the end of the country’s civil conflict, Colombia now has an unprecedented opportunity to create a nation-building project based on its natural wealth and sustainability standards.
Relations between China and India continue to be ambivalent, mired in a cycle of negative threat perceptions. Whether they improve or deteriorate, however, the impact on Indigenous and Tribal communities in highland areas sandwiched between the two powers is likely to be severe.
After decades of largely unsuccessful military interventions against a long-standing Maoist insurgency, India’s large-scale labor market program MGNREGS has helped reduce conflict dramatically. Other than the conflict in Kashmir, Maoist […]
To understand why some groups fighting in civil wars target civilians more than others, it vital to examine the role of ideology.
Increasingly, non-traditional threats to maritime security are linked to resource scarcity and conflict. An overriding challenge for policymakers is how to address these threats.
Music and dance can be useful means to engage youth in a dialogue for peace. Music and dance can also provide many unique insights into transforming conflicts and achieving change. […]
Acclaimed military historian Dr. Mark Moyar discusses the history and current use of US special operations forces, America’s most elite soldiers.