Factors contributing to the triggering of conflict during the democratization process can be broadly classed with three categories: security, credibility, and legitimacy.
The formation of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia was centrally influenced by Cambodian politicians in ways detrimental to the Chamber’s longevity.
From a Realist perspective, Israel‘s application of targeted killings is consistent with its grand strategy and has undermined the Palestinian independence movement.
While there were legitimate moral reasons for pursuing lustration, political factors established lustration as the dominant framework for transitional justice.
New guidelines for determining the applicability of international humanitarian law to United Nations peace operations are both necessary and urgent.
Throughout its endeavour, NATO has faced many key challenges in its crisis management operation in Afghanistan.
To play an effective role in peace building, truth commissions must address underlying structural violence and contribute to the success of additional justice mechanisms.
Historical animosity has been a major factor in Sino–Japanese tensions, but strategic regional objectives remain their primary motivator.
Due to unrealistic expectations associated with ‘thick’ reconciliation, ‘thin’ reconciliation offers practical realities and moral intent in post-conflict scenarios.
Assessing the extent and characteristics of the impact of the “Arab Spring” on the political trajectory of Libya has proven a difficult task.
From popular culture in India, we can identify examples of the strategic deployment of women’s agency. Discussions of agency are necessary for feminist resistance.
The emergence of violent crime after war should be considered as the product of a multiplicity of sources associated with conflict and with larger structural dynamics.