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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
Finding Peace in Iraq Vol 2 By Thomas Hill, Alex Munoz
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Finding Peace in Iraq, Volume 2, is a collection of reports about peace research projects carried out by students from New York University and the University of Duhok who took part in the second... More > Joint Research Seminar in Peacebuilding in 2013-2014.< 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
A Farewell to Nations – Future Public Peace Policies for a Global Community of Equity and Equality By Dr. Mark O'Doherty
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This book advocates a global community of equity and equality; where politicians do not act in the interest of individual nations, but instead jointly work towards a global union of solidarity. This... More > book also explores to what extent the Universal Declaration of Human Rights covers the full ethical spectrum of our global community, and how human rights – especially children’s rights – can be enforced more effectively in our global community. Finding the elusive synergy between capitalism and socialism is another topic this volume explores, as over 20% of the global population live in extreme poverty and have no basic income; hence the massive forced migration by people in developing countries, leading to the “brain drain” and many other global social-political calamities. Mark O’Doherty comes to the conclusion, that to overcome these global challenges, a ‘Declaration for Global Solidarity’ is required; as an ethical, legal and social-economic guideline for our global community.< 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
IF NOT YOU THEN WHO? YOU=LOVE! 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