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U4 Issue | 2017

Shadow Value Chains: Tracing the link between corruption, illicit activity and lootable natural resources from West Africa

Illicit natural resource trade continues to benefit corrupt officials, criminal and terrorist networks and to divert resources away from development, security and the common good in West Africa. How are...
Åse Gilje Østensen, Mats Stridsman (2017)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2017:7) 80 p.
Journal Article | 2013

Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL): Impartial or Imposed International Justice?

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) was set up in 2007, under UN auspices to try those involved in the murder of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri in 2005. The...
Are John Knudsen, Sari Hanafi (2013)
in Nordic Journal of Human Rights vol. 31 no. 2 pp. 176-200
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2013

Ikke mer fred å få

Ingen viktige fredsavtaler er inngått i verden de siste åtte årene. For ti år siden, samme år som Irak ble invadert og Saddam Husseins regime styrtet, var Norge dypt engasjert i fredsprosessene...
(2013)
Morgenbladet 04.04
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2013

Sri Lanka etter krigen

Tamilene på Sri Lanka er et traumatisert og splittet folk med begrenset inn­flytelse over egen fremtid. Det er litt over fire år siden nå. Den langvarige krigen mellom De tamilske tigrene og...
Gunnar M. Sørbø (2013)
Morgenbladet 01.08
Journal Article | 2012

The conversion process in stages: new Muslims in the twenty-first century

This study deals with stages in the process of conversion to Islam. However, unlike the extensive research on pre-conversion stages, this contribution looks at post-conversion development. The initial stage after...
Anne Sofie Roald (2012)
in Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations vol. 23 no. 3 pp. 347-362
Report in External Series | 2010

Appraisal of extended rule of law project in Faryab, Afghanistan

As part of the international follow-up of the 2001 military intervention, Norway increased its engagement in Afghanistan4 from the end of 2001. In accordance with the Bonn Agreement, the goal...
Petter Bauck, Torunn Wimpelmann Chaudhary, Orzala Ashraf Nemat, Arne Strand (2010)
Oslo: Norad (Norad Report Discussion no. 19/2010) 30 p. (Published)
Report in External Series | 2010

Review of prison advisory project in Faryab, Afghanistan

INTRODUCTION As part of the international follow-up of the 2001 military intervention, Norway increased its engagement in Afghanistan from the end of 2001. In accordance with the Bonn Agreement, the goal...
Petter Bauck, Torunn Wimpelmann Chaudhary, Orzala Ashraf Nemat, Arne Strand (2010)
Oslo: Norad (Norad Report Discussion no. 18/2010) 40 p. (Published)
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2010

Afghanistans Pentagon papers

Wikileaks-lekkasjen viser at USA og de allierte fører en krig de taper, slik avsløringene om Vietnamkrigen viste på 70-tallet. RAPPORTENE FRA AFGHANISTAN som ble lastet ned fra amerikanske militærservere og lekket...
Astri Suhrke (2010)
Dagbladet 26.07.2010.
CMI Report | 2009

Beyond the surge: Policy options for Afghanistan

The surge in the US presence in Afghanistan, announced by President Barack Obama soon after taking office, is unfolding rapidly. What does this ‘surge’ signify? Is it a commitment to...
Seminar Report (2009)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2009: 10) 5 p.
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2008

En åpning mot fred

Et veikart for fred i Afghanistan vil trolig se ut som en floke av tvetydige rutelinjer, men noen har i hvert fall begynt å tegne.I Afghanistan er Den Nasjonale forsoningskommisjonen...
Astri Suhrke, Arne Strand og Kristian Berg Harpviken (2008)
Morgenbladet 23.05.08
Report in External Series | 2006

When More is Less: Aiding Statebuilding in Afghanistan

Post-war reconstruction sometimes focus on what is commonly called statebuilding, i.e. establishing an effective, central state that operates under the rule of positive law and in accordance with contemporary standards...
Astri Suhrke (2006)
Madrid: Fundacion para las Relaciones Internacionales y el Dialogo Exterior (FRIDE Working paper 26) 21 p.
CMI Brief | 2006

The New Asylum Dilemma: Refugee, War Criminal or Terrorist?

After 9/11 and following terrorist attacks a new problem has presented itself with great force: How can Western states - like Norway - guarantee fair procedures and humane treatment of...
Elin Skaar, Terje Einarsen and Vigdis Vevstad (2006)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 5 no. 1)
Book | 2005

In the US I'm an Arab Terrorist, here I'm an American Punk! A study of Palestinian Return Migration on the West Bank.

Bård Kårtveit (2005)
Ramallah: Birzeit University (Birzeit: Lower Jordan Publications. vol. 3)
Master's Thesis | 2005

Strained Fraternity. Identity Formations, Migration and Social Transformation among Sri Lankan Tamils in Tamil Nadu, India

This dissertation deals with the situation of the Sri Lankan refugees who have fled to the Indian State of Tamil Nadu - primarily due to the escalating civil war. Their...
Nicolay Paus (2005)
Thesis Submitted in Partial Fulfilment of the Cand.Polit. Degree in Social Anthropology. Bergen: University of Bergen. Department of Social Anthropology 255 p.
Journal Article | 2001

Fenomenet Taliban: Fra lokalopprør til storpolitikk

The article presents a broad analysis of the Taliban movement in Afghanistan. The basis of the movement lies in networks of traditional religious leaders and Islamic schools in Afghanistan and...
Arne Strand and Kristian Berg Harpviken (2001)
in Internasjonal politikk vol. 59 no. 4 pp. 445-472