Rise to Peace blog

Burkina Faso: Local Instability, Global Implications

Figure 1 Retrieved from Nationsonline.org Link Rampant political instability in Burkina Faso, stemming from the overthrow of dictator Blaise Compaoré,…

2 years ago

World Cup and Olympics and Terrorism in Brazil

Throughout the second half of the twentieth century, terrorist attacks occurred in countries that were hosting global events, including incidents…

2 years ago

Guerrilla Warfare in Latin America

When a nation is invaded, or succumbs to an authoritarian government, its people usually are no match for either foreign…

2 years ago

Women and Radicalization

Ninetta Bagarella and her husband, Totò, who successfully raised children in the extremist Mafia tradition. Image credit: Associated Press. Emilie König,…

2 years ago

Social Media and the Rise of Right-Wing Extremism

Far-right protestors at the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, August 2017. Image credit: Anthony Crider. In the United…

2 years ago