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Conflict Management and Peacebuilding: Pillars of a New American Grand Strategy (Enlarged Edition) By Volker C. Franke et al.
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The authors examine the utility of the U.S. Government’s whole-of-government (WoG) approach for responding to the challenging security demands of operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. They... More > specifically discuss the strategic objectives of interagency cooperation particularly in the areas of peacebuilding and conflict management. Discussions range from the conceptual to the practical, with a focus on the challenges and desirability of interagency cooperation in international interventions. Shared were experiences and expertise on the need for and future of an American grand strategy in an era characterized by increasingly complex security challenges and shrinking budgets. All agreed that taking the status quo for granted was a major obstacle to developing a successful grand strategy and that government, the military, international and nongovernmental organizations, and the private sector are all called on to contribute their best talents and efforts to joint global peace and security efforts.< Less
Finding Peace in Iraq: Joint Field Research on New Approaches to Peacebuilding in the Kurdistan Region By Thomas Hill, Talia Hagerty
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Scholars at the University of Duhok in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq have spent the past decade exploring peace and conflict studies, and have established the field’s only degree-granting... More > program in Iraq. In 2012-2013, students and professors from the University of Duhok and New York University met to design and conduct peace research in the KRI. Finding Peace in Iraq is one result of their work. These collaborative studies offer valuable knowledge related to peacebuilding in different dimensions: economics; resource management; minority and gender inclusion; education and religion. This research represents an important step in reframing relationships between a generation of Americans and Iraqis who have known nothing but isolation and separation from each other.< Less
Hard Power, Hard Choices By Mark Galeotti et al.
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How, in the future, can the United States’ military capabilities -- still a crucial ingredient of its global authority, even if one we can hope is not over-used -- be deployed in a manner which... More > will meaningfully advance not just national interests but wider agendas of stability, development, and human rights? In this collection of papers from graduate students at New York University's SCPS Center for Global Affairs, these crucial issues are addressed from a range of perspectives.< Less
The conflict between Ethiopia and Eritrea - An Assessment and Potential Solutions By Roberto Miguel Rodriguez
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This paper discusses the border dispute between Eritrea and Ethiopia, the decision of the Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Commission of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, and the difficulties that both... More > parties are having implementing the decision. This conflict may qualify as an intractable conflict. Conflict “is a difference within a person, or between two or more people, that touches them in a significant way” (LeBaron and Pillay, 2006, p. 12). Conflict hurts the most “when their interdependence is so essential that they cannot do away with it despite the difficulties of remaining interdependent, such as for friends or lovers” (LeBaron & Pillay, 2006, p. 88). Such is the case between Ethiopia and Eritrea.< Less
Back to our Future: A Handbook for Post-war Recovery and Violence Prevention By Arlene Audergon et al.
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It's a far-reaching idea, when people from different sectors of society and from different sides of a conflict can gather together to grapple with the aftermath of violence and how to build the... More > future together - discovering how conflict is perpetuated, recognising how we each take part, and how we each make a difference. We hope this handbook contributes to the profound need for effective models to interrupt cycles of violence, and to recognise the extraordinary resources within people, and the hope and practical capacity within post-conflict regions to build thriving societies. This handbook reflects a sea-change that is necessary and underway. Building an emotional and relational infrastructure is key to all aspects of post-conflict recovery, economic and community development, as well as preventing future violence.< Less
Back to our Future: A Handbook for Post-war Recovery and Violence Prevention By Arlene Audergon et al.
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It's a far-reaching idea, when people from different sectors of society and from different sides of a conflict can gather together to grapple with the aftermath of violence and how to build the... More > future together - discovering how conflict is perpetuated, recognising how we each take part, and how we each make a difference. We hope this handbook contributes to the profound need for effective models to interrupt cycles of violence, and to recognise the extraordinary resources within people, and the hope and practical capacity within post-conflict regions to build thriving societies. This handbook reflects a sea-change that is necessary and underway. Building an emotional and relational infrastructure is key to all aspects of post-conflict recovery, economic and community development, as well as preventing future violence.< Less
Map for Realization of Peace between Palestine and Israel - An evidence based qualitative research study, including articles by various authors on the Arab/Israeli conflict By Dr. Mark O'Doherty
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This book contains an evidence based qualitative research study, as well as articles by various authors on the Arab/Israeli conflict. As a result of this research, criteria for a “Map for... More > Peace“ from the perspective of Israeli and Palestinian people was derived. One of the findings of the study is, that there is uncertainty – and even some confusion – regarding what social-interaction-roles Israelis and Palestinians would like to have when communicating with each other. These and other factors make it difficult for Israeli and Palestinian people to find common ground, and to break the cycle of violence. According to this evidence based study, ’Peace Building’ in the form of psycho-social counselling, problem-solving workshops, community work and pedagogic counselling for young persons and adults is necessary, to manifest the elusive win-win situation in this region.< Less
When Animals Agree YOU=LOVE! English-Spanish coloring book coloring book By T. Klinkhamer
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"When animals agree! YOU=LOVE!", is a colorful educational children's book that depicts happy predator and prey animals getting along and agreeing, "YOU=LOVE!"
YOU=LOVE English-Spanish coloring book By T. Klinkhamer
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YOU=LOVE the educational children's book translated in to Spanish. YOU = LOVE is a book about love and love power. An underground favorite and art world best-seller, it gets children of all ages... More > excited about their innate ability to heal, inspire, and create. Visionary author Tricia Klinkhamer realized the need to spread the YOU = LOVE message after she witnessed the 9/11 attacks while living in New York City. As founder of the nonprofit YOU = LOVE, Klinkhamer sends stickers and art bearing that simple-yet-profound message to tens of thousands of children all over the world. She wrote this nurturing text to communicate the same truth in an expanded and accessible form. Painter Dean Anthony Cercone Jr., a rising sensation known for his stunning live-painting performances and dream-like depictions of human tenderness, created the stirring illustrations. In keeping with the mission of YOU=LOVE, the book (originally written in English) is available in a wide array of translations< Less
IF NOT YOU THEN WHO? YOU=LOVE! Black and White Paperback Edition By Tricia Klinkhamer
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T. Klinkhamer’s If Not You, Then Who? is a playful and thought-provoking study of language, semantics, and the philosophy of love. Complemented beautifully by Cercone’s original imagery,... More > this fourth book in the You=Love series stands out as a creative masterpiece – a triumph of art and language. -Gabriel Smith, Professor of Composition and Rhetoric< Less