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Women in Nonviolent Movements

Categories: Conflict Resolution,Democracy/Peace,Women

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/SR399-Women-in-Nonviolent-Movements.pdf

Examines the influence of gender dynamics on women’s contributions to nonviolent movements, and how women capitalize on these dynamics to create special opportunities for participation and tactical innovation.  From the United States Institute of Peace

 

The Jihadi Threat: ISIS, Al Qaeda, and Beyond

Categories: Arab,Conflict Resolution,Middle East Conflict,Terrorism

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/The-Jihadi-Threat-ISIS-Al-Qaeda-and-Beyond.pdf

20 experts from U.S. think tanks and universities explore the world’s deadliest movements, their strategies, the future scenarios, and policy considerations. From the United States Institute of Peace

 

Afghan Women and Violent Extremism: Colluding, Perpetrating, or Preventing?

Categories: Afghanistan,Conflict Resolution,Terrorism,Women

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/SR396-Afghan-Women-and-Violent-Extremism.pdf

Looks at the multiple roles women in Afghanistan play in supporting, countering, and preventing violent extremism.  From the United States Institute of Peace

 

Countering Militancy and Terrorism in Pakistan: The Civil-Military Nexus

Categories: Conflict Resolution,Pakistan,Terrorism

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/SR393-Countering-Militancy-and-Terrorism-in-Pakistan-The-Civil-Military-Nexus.pdf

Examines the need for civil and military authorities to work together to counter the challenge to Pakistan from militant and terrorist forces. From the United States Institute of Peace

 

Understanding and Extending the Marrakesh Declaration in Policy and Practice

Categories: Arab,Civil/Human Rights,Conflict Resolution,Religion/Ethics

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/SR392-Understanding-and-Extending-the-Marrakesh-Declaration-in-Policy-and-Practice.pdf

Offers background on the January 2016 Marrakesh Declaration on the Rights of Minorities in Predominantly Muslim Majority Countries.  Explains the background and content of the Declaration, issued by Muslim scholars and politicians as a response to the widespread persecution against minorities by groups claiming Islamic justification for acts of violence. From the United States Institute of Peace

 

Education and Training in Nonviolent Resistance

Categories: Conflict Resolution,Democracy/Peace,Germany,Nuclear Energy,Philippines

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/SR394-Education-and-Training-in-Nonviolent-Resistance.pdf

Highlights key functions and outcomes of education/training in nonviolent civil resistance movements around the world.  Draws on four historical examples of successful nonviolent movements in Germany, the Philippines, Serbia, and the U.S.  From the United States Institute of Peace

 

U. S. Leadership and the Challenge of State Fragility

Categories: Conflict Resolution,Democracy/Peace,Foreign Affairs

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/US-Leadership-and-the-Challenge-of-State-Fragility.pdf

Calls for four principles of engagement to guide U.S. responses to the challenge of fragile states and the regional problems they create.   From the United States Institute of Peace

 

Atrocity Prevention Through Dialogue: Challenges in Dealing with Violent Extremist Organizations

Categories: Conflict Resolution

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/SR390-Atrocity-Prevention-through-Dialogue.pdf

Explores dialogue as a tool for short-term humanitarian relief and civilian protection as extremist organizations embrace mass violence as a means to advance their objectives. From the United States Institute of Peace

 

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