Terrorism

Lone Wolf Terror
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Lone Wolf Terror

Europe, the US, and the Middle East find themselves in a moment of unprecedented tension. In the face of rapidly changing...
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Cameroon’s Secessionists
Africa Rise to Peace blog

Cameroon’s Secessionists

A vicious war of secession has ravaged the two Anglophone regions of Cameroon since January 2018. Non-state militias warring with...
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Yemeni Violence Escalates as Peace Talks Crumble
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Yemeni Violence Escalates as Peace Talks Crumble

UN-sponsored peace talks seemed to provide a ray of hope for Yemen. But within hours of the talks stalling, air-raid...
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Latin American Military Dictatorships
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Latin American Military Dictatorships

The period from 1964 - 1990 is a dark chapter in Latin American history. The period from 1964 - 1990...
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What 9/11 Means to Me
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What 9/11 Means to Me

On September 11, 2001, the tragic news of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center was transmitted through a...
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Latin America: Transcending the Crime Epidemic
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Latin America: Transcending the Crime Epidemic

Despite milestones like 2012’s peace agreement between the Colombian government and FARC rebels, Latin America remains a region fraught with...
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How Foreign Critics Led the IRA to Disarm
EUROPE & CENTRAL ASIA Rise to Peace blog

How Foreign Critics Led the IRA to Disarm

For more than half of the 20th century, violent conflict between pro-British Unionists and Irish Nationalists - a period referred...
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Famine and Terror: A Warning from Africa’s Sahel Region
Africa Rise to Peace blog

Famine and Terror: A Warning from Africa’s Sahel Region

They say the way to a person’s heart is through her (sic) stomach. That may be true because when food...
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Weapons for Sale: How the U.S. Indirectly Supplies Terrorists and Organized Crime
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Weapons for Sale: How the U.S. Indirectly Supplies Terrorists and Organized Crime

While people many are aware that the United States supports partner forces across the Middle East, fewer realize the U.S....
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Latin America: How Safe From Terror?
Latin America Rise to Peace blog

Latin America: How Safe From Terror?

Latin America has avoided the terrorist wave that has brutalized other parts of the world. That's not to say that...
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Brexit and Northern Ireland, Troubles Afoot?
EUROPE & CENTRAL ASIA Rise to Peace blog

Brexit and Northern Ireland, Troubles Afoot?

As the United Kingdom prepares to leave the European Union in March 2019 there remain many who are concerned about...
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Analyzing Election Violence in South Asia
Asia Rise to Peace blog

Analyzing Election Violence in South Asia

  Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Nepal all held national elections between late 2017 and mid-2018. All three experience significant election security...
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A Rallying Cry for ISIS Fighters
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A Rallying Cry for ISIS Fighters

This week Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi put rumors of his death to rest when he released an audio recording urging the...
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Joseph Kabila’s Departure Will Change Nothing in the DRC
Africa Rise to Peace blog

Joseph Kabila’s Departure Will Change Nothing in the DRC

On August 8th Joseph Kabila officially announced that he would not run for a third, unconstitutional term as president of...
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Malaysia Shutters Saudi-funded Anti-Terror Facility
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Malaysia Shutters Saudi-funded Anti-Terror Facility

Following the Malaysian general election in May of 2018, the newly elected government decided to permanently shut down the anti-terrorism...
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The Afghan peace talks: Feasible, or futile?
Ahmad Mohibi Asia Rise to Peace blog

The Afghan peace talks: Feasible, or futile?

Originally published in the Washington Examiner  Last week, the Taliban carried out a series of deadly attacks throughout Afghanistan, leaving over 500 dead...
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Imran Khan’s Five-Year Test
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Imran Khan’s Five-Year Test

Earlier this summer Imran Khan of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Party was elected Pakistan's new Prime Minister, ending the Pakistan...
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Two Birds, One Stone: Terror and Drug Trafficking Recruitment
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Two Birds, One Stone: Terror and Drug Trafficking Recruitment

The last half of a century has seen a turn away from conventional warfare as armed conflicts shifted to guerrilla...
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The Origins of the Anglophone Crisis in Cameroon
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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
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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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