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Land Rights and Conflict

What does having land rights have to do with prospects for conflict or development? Potentially a lot, according to this research on how land rights can greatly improve a country’s prospects for creating stable institutions.

Kenyan Refugee Decision Reversed

Kenya’s government announced last year that they wanted to close the largest refugee camp in the world and send the refugees back to still unstable Somalia. 33 more words

Boko Haram won’t win

By Zannah Mustapha, founder of Future Prowess

Today, a conference is being held to look at the humanitarian crisis unfolding in north-eastern Nigeria and the Lake Chad region. 591 more words

Update: Escalation in Ukraine

Partially driven by the chaos in Washington, violence in eastern Ukraine has been escalating over the past few weeks. More violence, however, is not changing the situation significantly except perhaps making it more complicated. 41 more words

US ambassador contradicts Donald Trump on two-state solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict

US ambassador contradicts Donald Trump on two-state solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict

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Exile for Dictators

Should you need a post-Valentine’s Day escape: Where do dictators go into exile? Perhaps more importantly, how are changing norms on international law changing their options, both for where to flee to and when it’s more worth it to stay (thus usually increasing the body count)? 12 more words