November 16, 2018Conflict Prevention
Researchers and practitioners should pay greater attention to the human beings at the center of conflict politics.
November 14, 2018United States
The idea that current trends in multilateral cooperation threaten American sovereignty is a red herring. The fundamental reality of modern international life is that global challenges require multila…
November 16, 2018Democratic Republic of Congo
Developments in conflicts across the world that you might have missed this week.
November 6, 2018Food and Water Security
The report shows that the majority of Africans experiencing high levels of food insecurity, 107 out of 143 million, live in countries experiencing or affected by conflict. Eleven out of the twelve countries in conflict are experiencing the highest level of food insecurity. It is clear from the report that conflict appears to be at the root of food insecurity.
November 5, 2018Iran
Renewed U.S. sanctions against Iranian oil exports kick in officially this week as part of the Trump administration’s decision to exit the Iranian nuclear deal. Estimations on how effective the sanct…
October 27, 2018Human Rights
Twenty years ago today, October 27, 1998, the International Religious Freedom Act was signed into law. The Act established both an ambassador at large for international religious freedom in the De…
October 30, 2018Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Last week’s mail bombs and synagogue attack have reignited a heated discussion of hate crimes and terrorism in the United States. Definitions matter in this debate.