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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
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
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
Walking Together on Holy Land By Joy Pople
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Peace Accords, Road Maps, and UN Resolutions have not yet brought peace to the Israelis and Palestinians. A project of the Universal Peace Federation, the Middle East Peace Initiative encourages... More > people in all fields of endeavor to draw on spiritual resources as foundations for understanding, cooperation, and eventual reconciliation in this part of the world and wherever peace work is needed. This is a saga of citizen diplomacy, people of different backgrounds rubbing shoulders with each other, listening, watching, learning, caring. We share wisdom from our various traditions in faith that heaven will guide developments in a positive direction and this will become a holy land for humanity.< Less
Walking Together on Holy Land By Joy Pople
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Peace Accords, Road Maps, and UN Resolutions have not yet brought peace to the Israelis and Palestinians. A project of the Universal Peace Federation, the Middle East Peace Initiative encourages... More > people in all fields of endeavor to draw on spiritual resources as foundations for understanding, cooperation, and eventual reconciliation in this part of the world and wherever peace work is needed. This is a saga of citizen diplomacy, people of different backgrounds rubbing shoulders with each other, listening, watching, learning, caring. We share wisdom from our various traditions in faith that heaven will guide developments in a positive direction and this will become a holy land for humanity.< Less
Moral Values: What I Learned Growing Up in Church By Jimmy Reader
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Can the Christian church, divided over different beliefs about moral values, create Safe Places so people can live together in love through the practices of compassion, grace, and generosity? Moral... More > Values: What I Learned Growing Up in Church is an invitation to the church to find common ground in Jesus’ life and words. Love is the ultimate moral value; and compassion, grace, and generosity are the practices of love which empower us to live together in the love of God and one another to which Jesus called us. Listen to scripture and to the story of one man’s journey of transformation rooted in what he learned as a child growing up in church – that moral values follow the path of love.< Less
Moral Values: What I Learned Growing Up in Church By Jimmy Reader
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Can the Christian church, divided over different beliefs about moral values, create Safe Places so people can live together in love through the practices of compassion, grace, and generosity? Moral... More > Values: What I Learned Growing Up in Church is an invitation to the church to find common ground in Jesus’ life and words. Love is the ultimate moral value; and compassion, grace, and generosity are the practices of love which empower us to live together in the love of God and one another to which Jesus called us. Listen to scripture and to the story of one man’s journey of transformation rooted in what he learned as a child growing up in church – that moral values follow the path of love.< 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