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Has Conflict Increased?

This week, students in the International Conflicts course will be attempting to answer the question, “Has conflict increased over time?” The question stems from our earlier study of hunter-gatherer societies, states of nature, and US foreign policy questions of realism, liberalism, and constructivism. 75 more words

International Conflict

Law of armed conflict means that anti-detention provision in ECHR may be disapplied re Iraqi detainee

Hassan v. the United Kingdom (application no. 29750/09) ECHR 936 (16 September 2014) – read judgment

This case concerned the capture of an Iraqi national, Tarek Hassan, by the British armed forces and his detention at Camp Bucca in southeastern Iraq during the hostilities in 2003. 2,256 more words

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Only 11 countries free from conflict

With the crisis in Gaza, the rise of Islamist militants in Iraq and Syria and the international stand-off ongoing in Ukraine, it can sometimes feel like the whole world is at war. 660 more words

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