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The Limits of Development and Control in the Borderlands of Burma: An Ecology of Conflict and Control (Part II)

Bobby Anderson, in this two-part series on the borderlands of Burma, looks at the politics of insurgent groups in Paletwa, in southern Chin State. Part I can be found… 3,751 more words

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Voice of Dissent: Activist Pashteen Rattling Pakistan's Establishment

Inside Pakistan, there are very few daring to speak out against our powerful military and spy  agency, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), but recently young Manzoor Pashteen, an ethnic Pashtun has stormed by protesting against atrocities committed by the state agencies. 692 more words

Conflicts And Emergencies

Everyday Life on Both Sides: An Analysis of Media Bias in Israel and Palestine

Written by Laura Ashley Nicoll

1.0 Introduction

In this world of opportunity, money and conflict, media is paramount. It plays a decisive role in the dissemination of power within society through its role in the deduction and formation of the information we use to understand events. 1,638 more words

International Relations

Why does genocide occur?

Written by Laura Ashley Nicoll

Genocide is an unrelenting anomaly. Commonly in such incidents, what is known as a ‘Lucifer effect’ is observable. The process of establishing the rationale which leads seemingly ‘well-intentioned’ individuals to commit mass murder, it must be said, cannot merely be explained though psychological frameworks. 289 more words

International Relations

What is the most promising strategy to improve Israeli-Palestinian relations?

Written by Laura Ashley Nicoll

To assess the potential benefaction normative-based solution models may have on the improvement of Israeli-Palestinian relations is a complex endeavour. 250 more words

International Relations

Should Iraq have been partitioned?

Written by Laura Ashley Nicoll

Through an examination of the pre-existing, socio-political tensions which amounted to the conflict in Iraq, it is startling to observe the number of commonalities the situation shares with incidences such as Rwanda (1994) and Bosnia (92-94) which resulted in genocide. 229 more words

International Relations

Bridging the ‘Burma Gap’ in Conflict Studies

David Scott Mathieson suggests new ways to understand the world’s oldest civil war. 4,438 more words

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