The Commission on the Truth for El Salvador partly failed but has also reached significant successes.
In certain communities, gangs may appear to be providers of security, while in others, their violent measures to achieve their goals generate fear for millions.
The Convention on Cluster Munitions is a model for future disarmament negotiations due to its patience and focus on humanitarianism and broad engagement.
Individuals & organizations are increasingly gaining traction in a state-dominant international legal order, a piecemeal process that may result in a global constitution.
Institutionally dominated by the powerful interests of Western elites, the WTO can never achieve real, substantial change or progress for developing nations.
The criollo elites in New Grenada crafted a complicated and sometimes contradictory ideological endeavor to organize the peoples and territories they aspired to rule.
The arts may hold healing power in transitioning societies, as they provide a means for survivors of atrocities to deal with the past and tell their stories in a creative way.
Neoliberal reforms, a changing workforce, and a dramatic economic downturn in the late 1990s led to a mass overthrow of rightwing incumbents and the ascendency of the left.
The BRICS today are undeniably concerned with creating multipolarity in a globalised world, but the extent to which historical conditions determine their foreign policies remains contested.
Though this study shows that Anderson’s ‘Do No Harm’ can identify the shortcomings in the provision of aid, it also stresses that DNH cannot be entirely applied to every context.
Mexican drug cartels have taken on many functions of the state, and should thus be analysed as political entities. Engaging with them in a political manner should help reduce violence.
The economic implications resulting from the rising Chinese influence in Latin America are differentiated from country to country, but also within each country’s economic sector.