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Measuring Peace and Violent Extremism

Measuring Peace and Violent Extremism | Glopol Peace and Security | Scoop.it
Policymakers and practitioners have often engaged in a top-down approach in the design of programs to counter violent extremism in Afghanistan. This top-down approach relies heavily on the insights of religious leaders, elders, politicians, and other elites while failing t
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How much of a shift is the new Hamas policy document?

How much of a shift is the new Hamas policy document? | Glopol Peace and Security | Scoop.it
Nothing so dramatic as recognition of Israel - but how much of a change is there?
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How the Taiwan Travel Act Could Start a U.S.-China War | The National Interest Blog

How the Taiwan Travel Act Could Start a U.S.-China War | The National Interest Blog | Glopol Peace and Security | Scoop.it
The question of Taiwan’s security—and the island’s long-term political status—continues to be an unsettled one, which means a military scenario cannot be ruled out.
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The country where children fear election time

The country where children fear election time | Glopol Peace and Security | Scoop.it
Parents in Sierra Leone have been warned to take extra care of their children this election period as it's feared they could be ritually killed.
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Opinion | How Iran Used the Hezbollah Model to Dominate Iraq and Syria - The New York Times

Opinion | How Iran Used the Hezbollah Model to Dominate Iraq and Syria - The New York Times | Glopol Peace and Security | Scoop.it
Iran has fashioned Shiite militias in Iraq and Syria in the image of Hezbollah to dominate these countries.
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PLA Navy puts on show of force in South China Sea, satellite reveals

PLA Navy puts on show of force in South China Sea, satellite reveals | Glopol Peace and Security | Scoop.it
In a move surely intended to put Washington on notice China's military has put on a show of force in the South China Sea, new satellite images show, with drills at sea and in the air to reinforce its claims in the contested region.
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The World Should Take China's War Threats Seriously

The World Should Take China's War Threats Seriously | Glopol Peace and Security | Scoop.it
The risk the world faces is the one Xi has promised: a Chinese takeover of Taiwan.
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Opinion | ‘Conflict Is More Profitable Than Peace’ - The New York Times

Opinion | ‘Conflict Is More Profitable Than Peace’ - The New York Times | Glopol Peace and Security | Scoop.it
Perhaps the most devastating blow anyone can suffer is to lose a child. In the Central African Republic it happens all the time. Welcome to the world's most neglected crisis.
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Is Ethnic Conflict Avoidable?

Is Ethnic Conflict Avoidable? | Glopol Peace and Security | Scoop.it
Until the international community prioritises human security over the security of the state, leaders will continue to avoid intervening in conflicts without individual gains.
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15 Years Since the Iraq Invasion: A Veteran Reflects

15 Years Since the Iraq Invasion: A Veteran Reflects | Glopol Peace and Security | Scoop.it
Fifteen years after the U.S. invasion, there’s no satisfying answer to the question: What were we doing in Iraq anyway?
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The conflict in Yemen and EU’s arms export controls: Highlighting the flaws in the current regime | SIPRI

The conflict in Yemen and EU’s arms export controls: Highlighting the flaws in the current regime | SIPRI | Glopol Peace and Security | Scoop.it
Under the 1998 EU Code of Conduct on Arms Export, which was replaced in 2008 by the EU Common Position on Arms Exports, member states of the European Union have committed themselves to achieving ‘high common standards’ and ‘convergence’ in their arms export controls.
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The White Helmets provide military aid | Opinion

The White Helmets provide military aid | Opinion | Glopol Peace and Security | Scoop.it
Political discourse is important in media and politics, especially the definitions of the words that we use in discourse. In Nicaragua v. United States (1984), the International Court of Justice established many principles of international law that apply to the current situation in Syria and I suspect that if this
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Profile: Hamas Palestinian movement

Profile: Hamas Palestinian movement | Glopol Peace and Security | Scoop.it
The BBC profiles Hamas, the Palestinian militant Islamist organisation which won the PA legislative elections in in 2006, but is designated a terrorist organisation by Israel, the US and the EU.
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ISIS Returnees Bring Both Hope and Fear to Chechnya

ISIS Returnees Bring Both Hope and Fear to Chechnya | Glopol Peace and Security | Scoop.it
The return of ISIS fighters to Chechnya could pose a security challenge for the war-torn Russian republic. The authorities may respond true to form, with repression, but efforts to repatriate women and children stranded in Syria and, in some cases, to reintegrate foreign fighters should not be discounted.
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Will we ever know who made the worst decision of the Iraq war?

Will we ever know who made the worst decision of the Iraq war? | Glopol Peace and Security | Scoop.it
Maybe not, but there’s reason to suspect Cheney.
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The Globalization of War, America’s “Long War” against Humanity by Michel Chossudovsky | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

The Globalization of War, America’s “Long War” against Humanity by Michel Chossudovsky | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization | Glopol Peace and Security | Scoop.it
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Who stands to gain if Trump pulls the US out of Syria? - CNNPolitics

Who stands to gain if Trump pulls the US out of Syria? - CNNPolitics | Glopol Peace and Security | Scoop.it
President Donald Trump's unexpected announcement on Thursday that the US would "be coming out of Syria like very soon" is raising concerns among some national security officials who warn that withdrawing now would not only undermine American credibility in the region but prompt a significant escalation to an already devastating conflict.
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Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea | Glopol Peace and Security | Scoop.it
BEIJING (AP) - A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves:
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EDITOR'S NOTE: This is a weekly look at the latest developments in the South China Sea, the location of several territorial conflicts that have raised tensions in the region.
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CHINA SENDS BOMBERS
China's air force says it recently sent some of its most advanced fighters and bombers for "joint combat patrols" over the South China Sea.
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Surprise: The Art of War That Never Went Away | Video | RealClearWorld

Surprise: The Art of War That Never Went Away | Video | RealClearWorld | Glopol Peace and Security | Scoop.it
Surprise has been an element of war since the beginning of time. But as warfare has evolved, so too has the nature of surprise. So, what might surprise look like today? As new threats emerge and old ones evolve, it’s not an academic question.
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7 years into the Syrian war, is there a way out?

7 years into the Syrian war, is there a way out? | Glopol Peace and Security | Scoop.it
Seven years into the Syrian civil war, peace still appears to be a far-off goal. Recent peace initiatives have failed to make progress and there have been renewed military offensives by the regime against opposition-held territory.
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The Austin bombings weren't labeled 'terrorism.' Here's why

The Austin bombings weren't labeled 'terrorism.' Here's why | Glopol Peace and Security | Scoop.it
Why are some violent acts labeled terrorism and others not? And does it even really matter?
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Is Bosnia the next Ukraine? | Russia News | Al Jazeera

Is Bosnia the next Ukraine? | Russia News | Al Jazeera | Glopol Peace and Security | Scoop.it
Authorities are worried the Night Wolves are pushing for a separatist movement among Serbs in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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Photos: Looking Back at the War in Iraq, 15 Years After the U.S. Invaded

Photos: Looking Back at the War in Iraq, 15 Years After the U.S. Invaded | Glopol Peace and Security | Scoop.it
Fifteen years ago, the bombs started falling on Baghdad. While the invasion was quick, the Iraq War was anything but.
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