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March 19, 2018
We focused on one of the most studied regions, East Africa, which enabled us to review a comparably large sample of 43 unique, empirically grounded articles. We identified four .... Sebastian van Baalen is a PhD Candidate at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University, Sweden.
March 7, 2018
Saudi Arabia is currently heading a US-backed military coalition fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen. ... and so the issue of human rights in the kingdom is not to the fore in current government thinking, in the sense of money talk," Paul Rogers, professor at Bedford University's Peace Department, told Al Jazeera.
February 16, 2018
The U.S. is more dependent than ever on a quasi-socialistic system that redistributes tax dollars to defense projects in even fashion across both Republican and Democratic congressional districts. A few times a year, you'll spot a news story about someone in the Pentagon trying to refuse a spendingÃâÃÂ ...
January 2, 2018
Both nationally and among observers inside Nevada, Dean Heller's bid for a second term in the U.S. Senate is the race to watch this year. National pundits are saying he's the most vulnerable Republican in the Senate. After that, of course, it's the Nevada governor's race that already has a pair of candidatesÃâÃÂ ...
September 30, 2017
The idea for a Department of Peace dates back to the early years of the United States when Benjamin Rush, a signer the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, advocated for the establishment of a Peace Office. Rush argued that such an office would help provide a check on the power of theÃâÃÂ ...
April 11, 2017
TOPSHOT - US President Donald Trump delivers a statement on Syria from the Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida, on April 6, 2017. Trump ordered a massive military strike against a Syria Thursday in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack they blame on President Bashar al-Assad. A USÃâÃÂ ...
May 5, 2016
In February of 2009 the U.S. House of Representatives heard H.R. 808 (first introduced in July of 2001, just months before the Twin Towers fell in New York on September 11th), to design a Cabinet-level Department of Peace and Nonviolence that embodies a broad approach to peaceful conflict resolutionÃâÃÂ ...
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