This is the first article in a new series the Center on International Cooperation is publishing: Tackling the Impunity Gap in Syria. In this series, we will examine different issues stemming from the rapidly growing impunity gap in the Syrian Civil War. This article focuses on the tens of thousands of people who have been arbitrarily or unlawfully detained.
The Arc of Protection
Introduction: Toward a New International Refugee Regime
By Michael Keating and Sagal Abshir
Starting from a very low base, Somalia is making slow but definite, if reversible, progress towards becoming a capable, peaceful, and fully sovereign state. Central to success will be greater security and the emergence of institutions that are politically acceptable to all Somalis, accountable, affordable, and capable of addressing both the causes and characteristics of insecurity.