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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Process Lessons Learned in Yemen’s National Dialogue

Categories: Asia,Conflict Resolution,Democracy/Peace

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/SR342_Process-Lessons-Learned-in-Yemens-National-Dialogue.pdf

Describes how transition processes in Yemen affect the country’s rule of law, justice, and security and how they could be useful for other countries undergoing the transition from conflict to peace.   From the United States Institute of Peace

 

Peace Corps Top Colleges 2014

Categories: Democracy/Peace,Education-Higher

http://files.peacecorps.gov/multimedia/pdf/stats/schools2014.pdf

Lists of colleges and universities in various categories that produced the most Peace Corps volunteers in 2013.  From the Peace Corps

 

Process Lessons Learned in Yemen’s National Dialogue

Categories: Arab,Conflict Resolution,Democracy/Peace,Terrorism

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/SR342_Process-Lessons-Learned-in-Yemens-National-Dialogue.pdf

Explores how transition processes in Yemen affect the country’s rule of law, justice, and security. From the United States Institute of Peace

 

Youth Mobilization and Political Constraints in Afghanistan

Categories: Afghanistan,Conflict Resolution,Democracy/Peace,Youth

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/SR341-Youth_Mobilization_and_Political_Constraints_in_Afghanistan.pdf

 

Examines the potential space for youth in Afghanistan’s political landscape as presidential elections approach.  From the United States Institute of Peace

 

The Other Side of Gender: Men as Critical Agents of Change

Categories: Conflict Resolution,Democracy/Peace,Women

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/SR340.pdf

This report aims to advance the work of the women, peace, and security agenda through a discussion of the formation of male identities, drivers of conflict, and the effects of conflict on male identity.  From the United States Institute of Peace

 

Sectarianism in Lebanon and Syria: The Dynamics of Mutual Spill-Over

Categories: Arab,Democracy/Peace,Middle East Conflict,Religion/Ethics

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/PB159.pdf

Describes how and why the conflict in Syria is intensifying Sunni-Shia tensions in Lebanon.  From the United States Institute of Peace

 

Sunni-Shia Relations After the Iraq War

Categories: Arab,Democracy/Peace,Iraq,Middle East Conflict,Religion/Ethics,Science/Technology

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/PB160.pdf

Examines the rise of sectarianism in the Middle East since 2003 and how the social, political, and technological changes which are fueling this trend are affecting Sunni and Shia communities.  From the United States Institute of Peace

 

Georgia’s October 2013 Presidential Election: Outcome and Implications

Categories: Asia,Defense/Military,Democracy/Peace,Elections/Campaigns,Energy

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R43299.pdf

Views the presidential election as marking Georgia’s further progress in democratization  Close Georgia-U.S. ties have implications for access to energy and military cooperation with regard to Iraq and Afghanistan.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

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