Post Tagged with: "peace process"

Back to the Future? Martial Law and the Peace Processes in the Philippines

Back to the Future? Martial Law and the Peace Processes in the Philippines

Military rule and restrictive measures towards civilians will spark more discontent and violence in Mindanao, meaning that peace is unlikely to happen anytime soon.

Review – Endgame for ETA: Elusive Peace in the Basque Country

Review – Endgame for ETA: Elusive Peace in the Basque Country

Whitfield does a great job introducing a key contemporary conflict. Important themes, however, are buried under her otherwise excellent historical analysis.

Review – Routledge Handbook on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Review – Routledge Handbook on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

In an attempt to address the polarization of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, this Handbook struggles to find a narrative for peace when power imbalances remain unchallenged at the root.

Colombia’s Peace Process: Agrarian Reform and Rural Development

Colombia’s Peace Process: Agrarian Reform and Rural Development

The FARC-Government’s recent accord on agrarian reform represents a positive step in the current peace process, however, there are important obstacles facing its implementation.

(Mis)Stating Palestine

(Mis)Stating Palestine

The Palestinian Authority’s reforms have appeared to make it into a fierce entity. In actuality, they conceal deeper weaknesses in the organization which need to be addressed.

Egypt’s Recent Achievements in Conflict Mediation

Egypt’s Recent Achievements in Conflict Mediation

Even while the prospects of reconciling Hamas and Fatah’s conflicting visions for the future are dim, Egypt has emerged as the only Middle East mediator trusted by both sides.These achievements represent the efforts of the transitional military regime to lift Egypt’s regional status out of the slump of the Mubarak era.

Palestine and the UN: The Recognition Debate

Palestine and the UN: The Recognition Debate

Palestine now only requires a two-thirds majority in the General Assembly, or 129 votes, to be admitted as the 194th member of the United Nations. The long conflict between Israel and Palestine has shed enough blood. It is high time that the international community worked to support the peaceful future of two sovereign states.

A Bridge to Nowhere: The Futility and Peril of the American approach to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

A Bridge to Nowhere: The Futility and Peril of the American approach to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

If the U.S. genuinely cares for Israel, which I believe it really does, it should force it to decolonize now. It would be a paternal act of love. Just do it now, President Obama. And then, truly, you would deserve the Nobel Peace Prize you were awarded in Oslo.

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