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Is violence a necessary part of international conflict?

Recently, I ran into an interesting debate about the field of conflict analysis & resolution. On one hand, we as peace practitioners are concerned with understanding the underlying issues of the conflict, examining them from unbiased perspectives, breaking them down to their core so we can expose all possible avenues of the conflict to those involved, and if we are lucky, we will take the information and provide multiple avenues of management or resolution. 771 more words

Conflict Management

Russia to the Rescue in Syria?

In 1958 a young pilot in the Syrian Air Force (SAF) by the name of Hafez al-Asad journeyed to Russia for ten months of intense technical training. 761 more words

International Policy

University technology program launched to give peace a chance

By GRANT GROSS, IT World   AUGUST 7, 2015

Computer science and engineering students at Drexel University will have a new opportunity to use their skills for good with the launch of a technology program for promoting world peace. 580 more words


My Letter to The Dominican Republic. . .

Dear #DominicanRepublic.

What has caused you to take such action against people that have always called you home? People who were birth from your soil, speak your native tongue and carry you with pride in their hearts? 227 more words


WORLD — Boko Haram Militants Kill 10 During Raid On Nigerian Village Despite Being Driven Out Weeks Earlier

A group of militants from the Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram killed 10 people in Pambula-Kwamda village in the Madagali district of Nigeria’s Adamawa state on Friday, despite the Nigerian military wresting control of the city in March. 125 more words


WORLD — UN Considers Putting Israel On List Of Children's Rights Violators Following New Report

A confidential country report out of the United Nations on Friday named Israel as a potential violator of children’s rights and prompted argument across the globe over whether the nation should be officially listed with countries like Sudan, Colombia, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. 147 more words