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News | 24 Mar 2015
Felipe doesn’t like it much, shootouts occur almost every day, but he knows that he can’t show any signs of weakness, so he tries to keep up appearances. Two weeks after arriving at Fazendinha he was shot in a confrontation with armed traffickers.
News | 13 Aug 2015
In the past, Brazilian intellectuals have coined the term “metaphor of war” to account for the representations of the crime and violence in Rio de Janeiro. The logic of war is at the very core of Rio’s pacification of the favelas, which in practice is carried out through armed confrontations between the police and armed groups within pacified favelas, where the main objective (on both sides), in spite of the rhetoric of peace, is still to kill the enemy.
The Argentine Military in Democracy: Moving Beyond Issues of Civilian Control to a Citizen Soldier Paradigm
CMI Working Paper | Jun 2015
Argentina’s transition to democracy in 1983 ended decades of cyclical military interventions in politics. Since then a long and complex ...
Armed forces, democratic civilian control, civil-military relations, citizen-soldier, Argentina
Journal Article | Jul 2019
Humanitarian wars are a primary means of globally affirming a specific model of humanity, built according to the cultural, moral, and economic ...
News | 17 Sep 2015
When general al-Sisi appeared wearing a suit for the first time, it caused public outrage among the middle class in Egypt. It also sparked immediate speculations of a presidential run. The suit became another symbol of the blurred lines between military and civilian relations.
Journal Article | Feb 2019
The limits and consequences of humanitarian military operations continue to be major issues in Western public debates on global security, democracy ...
humanitarianism, military intervention, humanity, soldiers, military culture
Book Chapter | Jan 2017
The deadliest proxy war in Lebanon is that between Bab al-Tabbaneh (Sunni) and Jabal Mohsen (Alawite), two neighbourhoods in downtown Tripoli. ...
micro-conflict, civil-miltary relations, , Lebanon
Impact Series | Oct 2018
Inefficiency and corruption used to be a trademark of the tax systems in many African countries. CMI research has influenced the way governments ...
News | 24 Mar 2015
The current situation in Afghanistan is the subject of two opposing narratives: one is a success story about international support and involvement since 2001; the other is a story where much has gone wrong and everything can only get worse. Agreeing on a narrative that is closer to the truth is crucial when deciding what form Norwegian support and involvement should take in the future, write Arne Strand and Liv Kjølseth.
Report in External Series | Sep 2008
What does social science literature tell us about economic incentives for peacebuilding? A variety of such incentives exists in post-civil war ...
economic incentives, peacebuilding, statebuilding, foreign aid, reparations, DDR, aid coordination
Journal Article | Apr 2010
The commemorations of historical figures, both public and private, have become a powerful tool for politicians and historians in Vietnam to ...
CMI Working Paper | May 2016
Executive summary When Hugo Chávez (1954–2013) came to power in Venezuela in 1998, the military was bestowed with a new—and ...
military, politics, Chávez, Bolivar, soldiers, alliances, Venezuela
Event | 20 Jan 2014
PROGRAMME 15:30 Opening remarks Senior Researcher, Nefissa Naguib, CMI 15:45 – 16:45 Keynote lecture: Egypt’s Uncertain RevolutionIs ...
Project | Mar - Sep 2004
The Afghan Mine Action for Peace Progamme (MAFP)aim to provide a comprehensive Mine Action (MA) and vocational training and reintegration package ...
Mine Action, Community based , Peacebuilding, Afghanistan
Evaluation of Norwegian assistance to peace, reconciliation and rehabilitation in Mozambique,1990-1995
Project | Jan 1996
The study was carried out in association with Nordic Consulting Group (NCG). The evaluation examines the contribution made by Norwegian bilateral ...
News | 24 Apr 2015
Today, Armenia commemorates the starting date of the massacre on the Armenian people. On 24 April 1915, leaders of the Ottoman Empire arrested Armenian intellectuals and leaders in modern day Istanbul.
Event | 9 Dec 2013
13.15-14.00 Cathrin Fløgstad Olaniyan (University of Bergen): Defaults, Private Market Exclusion and Official Lending. ...
Event | 15 Mar 2010
Albie Sachs, Judge on the Constitutional Court of South Africa (1994-2009), and author of the book The Strange Alchemy of Life and Law, held this year's Chr. Michelsen lecture.
News | 6 Oct 2010
Remarks by U.S. President Obama in a Ministerial Meeting on Sudan.
News | 2 Mar 2011
Questions are raised about the intentions of the Egyptian armed forces and if they will stretch to meet the people´s demands. Voices in the international community are concerned. With good reason.