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The Origins of the Anglophone Crisis in Cameroon
Africa Rise to Peace blog

The Origins of the Anglophone Crisis in Cameroon

Since autumn 2016 the Northwest and Southwest regions of Cameroon have been suffering what has come to be known as...
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Youth, Radicalization, and Rehabilitation in Northern Iraq: A Life-Skills Approach
MENA Rise to Peace blog

Youth, Radicalization, and Rehabilitation in Northern Iraq: A Life-Skills Approach

  The Iraqi government has initiated a series of educational programs in detention centers that focus on the deradicalization of...
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Afghanistan: A Game of Thrones
Ahmad Mohibi Asia Rise to Peace blog

Afghanistan: A Game of Thrones

Originally published in The Diplomat Magazine The vice president of Afghanistan, General Abdul Rashid Dostum, returned to Afghanistan on Sunday after self-imposed...
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Comparing Targeted Killings Across Four Terrorist Groups
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Comparing Targeted Killings Across Four Terrorist Groups

Terrorist groups carry out targeted killings for a number of reasons: as a method of internal policing, in response to...
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About the Under-Covered Attacks Database

UAD Methodology (Updated 4/3/2018) The Undercovered Attacks Database is meant, especially, to highlight acts of terrorism that do not receive...
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Hezbollah: Exporting the Political Paramilitary Organization Model
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Hezbollah: Exporting the Political Paramilitary Organization Model

Thursday evening, Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah phoned six fighters in his paramilitary political party recalling them to Lebanon following...
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US-Taliban Peace Talks: An Opportunity For Peace?
Ahmad Mohibi Asia Rise to Peace blog

US-Taliban Peace Talks: An Opportunity For Peace?

The United States is planning to lead direct talks with the Taliban in an effort to end the 17 years...
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Ahmad Mohibi discusses direct US talks with the Taliban on Tolonews
Ahmad Mohibi Asia Rise to Peace blog

Ahmad Mohibi discusses direct US talks with the Taliban on Tolonews

After the New York Times reported that The White House ordered diplomats to hold direct talks with the Taliban, Rise...
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Three Days of Peace: A Blueprint for Stability in Afghanistan
Asia Rise to Peace blog

Three Days of Peace: A Blueprint for Stability in Afghanistan

On June 7th, 2018, the government of Afghanistan announced a unilateral ceasefire was to occur between the 12th and 19th...
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On Africa’s East Coast, Two Reformers Work to Keep the Peace
Africa Rise to Peace blog

On Africa’s East Coast, Two Reformers Work to Keep the Peace

Political rallies in Ethiopia and Zimbabwe were disrupted by grenade attacks on June 23, shedding light on the dangers that...
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Hudaydah’s Resistance: An Inflection Point for the War in Yemen?
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Hudaydah’s Resistance: An Inflection Point for the War in Yemen?

The Arab coalition’s operation against the Houthis in Yemen has been heavily bombarding Hudaydah for days. Hudaydah is a Yemeni...
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What Makes a Terrorist Attack Notable: Determinants of U.S. Media Coverage
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What Makes a Terrorist Attack Notable: Determinants of U.S. Media Coverage

Introduction With the sheer saturation of terrorist attacks occurring each week, US news outlets are forced to make decisions regarding...
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Countering Youth Extremism in Iraq: A Generational Challenge

Of the many countries around the world affected by terrorism in recent years, few have suffered to the degree that...
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Taliban Innovation, Global Threat: Combined Suicide and Firearm Attacks
Asia Rise to Peace blog

Taliban Innovation, Global Threat: Combined Suicide and Firearm Attacks

Taliban attacks in Afghanistan represent a decade-long evolution of terror tactics, drawing influence from a variety of operating groups and...
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Central Asian Export of ‘Lone Wolf’ Terrorism: Case Studies, Comparisons and Lessons
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Central Asian Export of ‘Lone Wolf’ Terrorism: Case Studies, Comparisons and Lessons

Introduction Several high-profile terrorist attacks in Western Europe and North America in recent years have been committed by migrants from...
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After the Violence in Gaza; Is There a Way Forward?
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After the Violence in Gaza; Is There a Way Forward?

Mahmud Hams/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Recent violence along the border between Gaza and Israel has sparked significant international concern...
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The Lebanese Elections Are Over: What Next?
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The Lebanese Elections Are Over: What Next?

On May 6th, Lebanon held its first parliamentary elections in nine years. Hezbollah was a big winner. The Shi’ite political...
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Will the Kim-Trump Summit be a Step Towards Peace?
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Will the Kim-Trump Summit be a Step Towards Peace?

Photo Credit: CNN On May 10th, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong applauded the announcement of a summit set to...
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Special Report On Youth and Violent Extremism in Iraq
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Special Report On Youth and Violent Extremism in Iraq

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Special Report On Child Terrorists and Violent Extremism in Afghanistan
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Special Report On Child Terrorists and Violent Extremism in Afghanistan

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