Al-Nusra Front is one of the main Jihadist actors currently involved in the Syrian war. Several factors have allowed its integration into the Syrian landscape, and its evolution.
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.
Hybrid peacekeeping has appeared as the new term to describe the modular, multi-actor composit of modern peace operations. But the term and its implications are not fully understood by many.
Whether the UN Security Council should address climate change is a highly politicized issue. But a more fundamental question has been lost in this debate—what exactly could the Council do about climate change?
Award-winning reporter Jakob Sheikh talks about his work interviewing the Danes who travelled to Iraq and Syria to join the jihad.
India’s approach to R2P demonstrates very well the dilemmas that lead to rising powers’ reluctance in global governance
Julia Ebner, specialist on extremism, examines the rise in Islamist radicalization and the concurrent rise in far-right extremism and how these two feed off one another. Q. Your book, The Rage: […]
Debates about Japanese whaling revolve around the issues of animal welfare, science and cultures. However, the dynamics that shape whale hunting are much more complex. Watching the voting patterns of […]
Jonathan Gilmore, an expert on applied global ethics, discusses how cosmopolitan thought has influenced the way militaries perform civilian protection, and whether we may witness the emergence of an armed […]
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?