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Angola Brief | Dec 2012
This article argues that Angola’s “golden age” of tremendous post-war growth (2002-2008) has come to an end. Growth will at ...
Journal Article | Jan 2014
Following the 2007 war between Fatah and Hamas, Palestinian politics appears to have followed the regional trend where the competition between ...
Islam, secularism, nationalism, Palestine, Palestine
Edited Book | Oct 2012
A comprehensive look at contemporary Lebanon and the ongoing attempts by Israel, Syria and Iran to influence its domestic affairs. Lebanon ...
CMI Report | Jun 2014
Since the end of the civil war in 2006, Nepal has been on the edge of a peaceful but truly revolutionary change to restructure the state along ...
federalism, ethnic identity, regional identity, Nepal
Journal Article | Apr 2014
The Syrian revolt has over the past three years escalated into a massive humanitarian crisis with regional implications. The crisis is consistent ...
civil war, displacement, violence, refugees, IDPs, Syria, Lebanon, Syria, Lebanon
CMI Report | Jan 2002
The state formation process in Palestine during the period 1994-2000, in contrast to the European experience, was not related to inter-state ...
Middle East: Palestine
Book Chapter | Apr 2015
Angola has not addressed violations committed during almost three decades of war following independence, in which hundreds of thousands of people ...
transitional justice, democracy, peace, human rights violations, accountability, conflict, post-conflict, Angola
Report in External Series | Aug 2015
Afghanistan’s future remains uncertain. After one of the longest and most ambitious interventions since the Second World War, peace and ...
CMI Brief | Jan 2006
After 9/11 and following terrorist attacks a new problem has presented itself with great force: How can Western states - like Norway - guarantee ...
Human rights, asylum, terrorists
Russian Use of Private Military and Security Companies - the implications for European and Norwegian Security
Report in External Series | Sep 2018
How does the Russian use of private military and security companies affect Russian use of force and what are the implications for European and ...
Security, Russia, Private Military Companies, Russia
Journal Article | Dec 2018
In mid-2007 the Nahr al-Bared refugee camp near Tripoli was destroyed by the Lebanese Army battling an insurgent Islamist group, Fatah al-Islam. ...
Lebanon, Palestinian refugees, refugee camps, rebuilding, post-civil war
Journal Article | May 2012
Do natural resources reduce social trust? This paper reviews the literature on natural resources and on trust. The existing theoretical and ...
Natural resources, oil, trust, corruption, Angola
From a Temporary Emergency Shelter to an Urbanized Neighborhood: The Abu Shoak IDP Camp in North Dārfūr
Sudan Working Paper | Aug 2016
Introduction In early 2003, two rebel movements (the Sudanese Liberation Army and the Justice and Equality Movement) launched an insurgency ...
Khartoum, El-Fasher, IDP camp, Abu Shoak, camp, Sudan, Darfur
Edited Book | Sep 2017
First book to examine civil-military relations in post-Arab Spring Lebanon This volume examines Lebanon’s post-2011 security dilemmas and the ...
Does Uranium Mining Increase Civil Conflict Risk? Evidence from a Spatiotemporal Analysis of Africa from 1960 to 2008
Journal Article | Jan 2013
We investigate whether uranium, similar to other resources, is associated with armed conflicts. The analysis uses grid cells in Africa to test ...
Event | 4 May 2005
Richard Wilson, Gladstein Chair of Human Rights and Director of the Human Rights Institute, University of Connecticut discusses human rights after 9/11, What are the effects on human rights of the military actions and anti-terror legislation that constitutes the "war on terror", in the USA as well as globally?
Event | 9 Jun 2005
Thw workshop examined factors shaping the implementation of peace agreements and the effects of strategies for social, economic and political (re-)construction after civil war. Participants came from universities and research organisations in Egypt, Norway, South Africa, Sweden, the UK and the US.
News | 21 Jul 2010
Although the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) of January 2005 formally ended the war between the Government of Sudan (GoS) and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A), internal security has remained a major problem for the fledgling southern government.
Event | 5 Nov 2008
Political Transformation in Venezuela, Ecuador and Bolivia. How the problem of violence is solved through regional cooperation.
Venezuela, Ecuador and Bolivia
Event | 19 May 2010
The aim of this seminar is to take stock of the situation in Guatemala regarding poverty, security and indigenous rights and analyze the root causes of the disappointing developments following the signing of the peace accords in 1996.