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Pakistan + 2 more

Pakistani-Afghan relations after Karzai

Safdar Sial Unlike his predecessor, Hamid Karzai, Afghan president Ashraf Ghani has adopted a policy of rapprochement towards Pakistan. To that end he delayed the implementation of the strategic...

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Myanmar + 2 more

Political parties and peacebuilding

International peacebuilding actors have so far been wary of engagement with political parties. However, there is growing recognition of the importance of working with local political systems,...

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oPt

The consequences of conflict management in Israel/Palestine

Executive summary The recent return to violence across Israel, the West Bank and Gaza is harrowing, but sadly predictable. It comes on the heels of two events that underscore the desperate nature of...

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Fixing fragile states: a country-based framework

Although there is growing awareness in the development field of the need to better assess fragile states and customise policies to their particular needs, there has been limited progress in these...

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Yemen

The current situation in Yemen: causes and consequences

The war in Yemen reflects the failure of the 2011 transition deal to end the influence of the powerful patronage networks of the Salih regime and deal with the marginalisation of the Huthis and the...

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Syria

Why no-fly zones or IS-free zones are not a solution in Syria

Hrair Balian, 19 August 2015 There is a renewed push to establish “no-fly” and “IS-free” zones in Syria. An external military intervention to establish such zones, even with the good intention of...

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Syria

Scenarios for a peace mission for Syria

This policy brief reviews the current political and humanitarian situation in Syria and analyses possible scenarios for a peace mission for Syria. The brief argues that the most likely scenario for...

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Syria

Syrian voices on the Syrian conflict: A solution for Syria

Syria is central to the security and future of the Middle East, but conditions for a resolution of the Syrian conflict through a political solution do not exist. Currently, neither side is capable of...

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The role of norms in international peace mediation

By Sara Hellmüller, Julia Palmiano Federer and Mathias Zeller This report analyzes norms in international peace mediation, based on in-depth interviews with 22 mediators and mediation experts, and...

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Colombia

Colombia: urban futures in conflict zones

Executive summary The 2014-15 peace negotiations in Havana between the Colombian government and the FARC guerrilla movement are expected to end the long conflict between these two armed actors. The...

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Establishing inclusive societies in fragile states

By Seth Kaplan In the development field, establishing inclusive societies in fragile states is the challenge. Everything, from reduced conflict and poverty to improved governance, democratisation and...

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