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Security & Conflict

Development and Security

The story of tightrope wall between peacebuilding, counter-terrorism and state-building

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Engaging Armed Groups in Development Cooperation

"Engagement" with armed groups in development cooperation takes many forms.

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Who Are the ‘Development Actors’ Where States Are Missing?

Can drug lords be development actors too?

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Sudan - Avoiding a New Crisis

Sudan: the international community needs to invest capital in North-South dialouge.

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Pakistan's Islamists on the Rise

Ideological warfare between secularists and militant Islamists is shake Pakistan's polity.

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The Devil's Work

Attacks on women set off unrest in Sri Lanka

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Introduction: The Complex Security-Development

Introduction: The Complex Security-Developement Nexus

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Iran - NuclearConflict: Prejudices, Myths and Facts

Is Iran really a threat?

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Is Anyone Listening?

Despite the massacres, silence is no longer possible in Syria.

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Cyprus – Prejudice and Bias Prevent Reunification

Is mutual mistrust the only thing that Greek and Turkish Cypriots share?

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Art as a Weapon

Syria: Art can be a weapon when journalists are forced to shut up.

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All You Need Is Love

"Israel loves Iran" - a path to peace in the Middle East?

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