Post Tagged with: "Conflict"

BANGLADESH. 1971.

Silent Birangonas: Sexual Violence, Women’s Voices and Male Conflict Narratives

The experience of Bangladesh’s Birangona women show the influence of gendered narratives of war, culture and nationalism in conflict.

The Next Front in a Very Long War

The Next Front in a Very Long War

War memorials are ways in which nations define the conflict for posterity and thus are intensely political in presence and purpose.

Image by Kenny Holston

Buying our Way Out of Afghanistan?

A privatization of the Afghanistan war risks signaling that the U.S. is no longer obliged to remain nationally engaged, and can choose whether or not to meet obligations.

Review – Double Exposure: Plays of the Jewish and Palestinian Diasporas

Review – Double Exposure: Plays of the Jewish and Palestinian Diasporas

This collection of plays exposes the reader to the multifaceted layers of the lengthy conflict and the different ways in which lived experiences are enacted.

The (Near) Impossibility of a Coherent National Strategy, and Why That Is Okay

The (Near) Impossibility of a Coherent National Strategy, and Why That Is Okay

Instead of worrying about developing a Grand Strategy, leaders and pundits should worry about tackling problems on a day-to-day basis.

Interview – Mary Kaldor

Interview – Mary Kaldor

Prof. Kaldor explains new wars, discusses the conflict in Syria and the role of civil society, her approach to human security, and subterranean politics in Europe.

Studying Conflict and Practicing Peacebuilding

Studying Conflict and Practicing Peacebuilding

To overcome the ‘epistemological gap’ that reflects the limits of our current knowledge it is imperative for scholars to study war and peace together.

Photo by Wilbur E. Garrett

Major General Charles Howard Foulkes and the Practice of Conflict Photography

Foulkes’ photographs reveal what soldiers on the front line of conflicts felt about those fighting alongside them, their opponents, and their own vulnerabilities.

Overlooked and Misunderstood: The Neglected Victims of Humanitarian Crises

Overlooked and Misunderstood: The Neglected Victims of Humanitarian Crises

Older women and men’s health issues are rendered invisible by a humanitarian system that relegates them to the back of the queue.

When Partnership Creates the Magic to save Lives

When Partnership Creates the Magic to save Lives

Many of the health challenges that confront humanity transcend national borders, and require all countries to work together for the global public good.

Why ‘theocracy’ Is a Failed Concept in IR

Why ‘theocracy’ Is a Failed Concept in IR

It’s time for IR scholars and policy makers to let go of the use of the term ‘theocracy’ to explain the dynamics of religion-led politics worldwide.

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