Peace and Conflict Development

ACSS Dean Discusses Security Linkages Between Africa, Latin America at Perry Center

Africa Center's Academic Dean, Dr. Raymond Gilpin, discussed emerging security threats across the African continent and implications for regional and global stability at the Strategy Defense Policy course, organized by the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies at the National...

Africa Center's Dean Gilpin Writes on "Peacekeeping in Africa and the Legacy of Austerity" for USIP Blog

Spending cuts and budget austerity by African governments in the 1990s and 2000s mean that African militaries and peacekeeping forces are historically inadequately resourced and poorly prepared and equipped for deployment, the Africa Center’s Academic Dean, Dr. Raymond Gilpin, wrote in May 28...

Africa’s youth bulge an opportunity, not a liability

While youth are demographically dominant on the African continent most see themselves as an excluded minority. This self-identification as a marginalized, rejected, and, in some cases, feared group, can create feelings of neglect and ridicule which, if not addressed appropriately, could be...

Building Peace through Economic and Infrastructure Integration in South Caucasus
Building Peace through Economic and Infrastructure Integration in South Caucasus

Naples, Italy, 24- 26 March 2022-Security Experts, Academics and Policy Makers from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and throughout Western Europe met to discuss integration of infrastructure as a means to build peace and stability in the South Caucasus region. In the context of the diplomatic and...

C5+1 Security Working Group Meets in Dushanbe
C5+1 Security Working Group Meets in Dushanbe

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, May 16, 2019 –On Thursday, May 16, Tajikistan co-hosted a meeting of the C5+1 Security Working Group with representatives from Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and the United States at the National Library in Dushanbe. Mark Moody, Acting Deputy...

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China’s Salami Slicing Tactics and the Latest India-China Border Standoff

“China’s Salami Slicing Tactics and the Latest India-China Border Standoff” is a new paper by DKI APCSS professor Dr. Srini Sitaraman for Security Nexus. In this OpEd, Sitaraman discusses India’s strategy for dealing with the increasing border incursions committed by China while minimalizing...

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Community Oriented Policing And Countering Violent Extremism Seminar

06 April 2021– NESA Center faculty met with present members of policing agencies and governmental agencies to discuss community-oriented policing (COP) and its applicability of countering violent extremism (CVE). The event was led by Dr. Hassan Abbas (Distinguished Professor of...

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Countering Violent Extremism and the Role of Community Policing Seminar

From10–14July2023,in Washington, D.C.,the NESA Center for Strategic Studies hosted a seminartitled“Countering Violent Extremismand the Role of Community Policing: Best Practices.”The seminarwas designed to help participants evaluate and analyze the nature and dynamics ofsignificantcommunity...

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COVID-19 and Terrorism in the West: Has Radicalization Really Gone Viral?

According to the authors, this wave “has been exaggerated and rests upon a collection of precarious assumptions.” They further state that: “these various assumptions support what we refer to as the “perfect storm” theory of COVID-19 and terrorism, to which we now turn a critical eye. By taking...

DIILS HELPS COLOMBIANS SHIFT FOCUS TO PEACEKEEPING

DIILS recently conducted a seminar in Bogota, Colombia on the legal aspects of peacekeeping and stability operations.  In line with the Colombian military shift in emphasis from domestic security toward wider participation in multinational peace-keeping and stability operations, the DIILS...

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Executive Seminar (ES 03-21) Climate Change

From 26 July to 05 August 2021, the NESA Center conducted a two-week seminar focused on the security implications related to climate change. Col. Daniel Curfiss (Ret.), Dr. Gawdat Bahgat, and Mr. David DesRoches moderated roundtable discussions with senior climate experts, current and former...

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Marshall Center European Security Seminar Explores Hybrid Threats, Resilience Building

By Christine June GCMC Public Affairs GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Jan. 27, 2017) – For more than two years, the West have been grappling with “hybrid warfare,” which describes and encompasses a variety of shifty means of fighting war. What exactly is hybrid warfare? What exactly...

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Marshall Center Seminar Digs into a ‘Frozen Conflict’ to Uncover Tools for Peace

By Christine June GCMC Public Affairs GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (April 28, 2017) – Dr. Natalia Albu, associate professor at the Military Academy of the Republic of Moldova, was still in high school in 1992 when war broke out in her country, and more than 25 years later, it remains a...

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Aloha Alumni 'Ohana and Treasured Guests, This is Daniel, your friendly neighborhood Portal Manager. Wow, is it almost April? As the days go by, so to do the events.We have concluded IPOC 21-1 and we are in the midst of the Economics and Security Module 21-1.We have also concluded...

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Myanmar at the Tipping Point?

On January 6, 2022, Dr Miemie Byrd appeared as a subject matter expert on the Democratic Voice of Burma, a non-profit media organization based in Oslo, Norway, and Chiang Mai, Thailand.* In the interview, conducted in Burmese, she discusses the crisis in Myanmar and the impact of the recent...

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Recommendations from Papua New Guinea on How to Improve U.S. Posture in the Pacific

Excerpt: The Pacific Ocean is a place of many small countries that need to strategically cooperate, not compete, to survive. The best way forward is for all nations to cooperate with each other as they tackle the greatest threats and make the world a safer place. The U.S. and China have...

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Regional Stability in South East Europe Study Group (RSSEE SG) recommends to support Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia efforts to find a political compromise with Greece.

This recommendation designed to facilitate NATO membership and the opening of EU membership negotiations is included in the policy recommendations resulting from a September 2018 RSSEE SG Workshop; ”Greece and Its Western Balkan Neighbours – Common Challenges in a Changing Europe”. The...

Security issues and regional stability in Africa: the experience of Burkina Faso in conflict mediation, prevention and management.

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SENATOR WHITEHOUSE HOSTS DIILS MILITARY LAW CLASS

MLDP participants meet U.S. Senator Whitehouse outsidehis Capitol Hill office. International military students participating in the DIILS Military Law Development Program (MLDP) visited the offices of U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (RI) during their class visit to Washington,...

Some small signs that the 'Arab Spring' is spreading into Africa

The 'Arab Spring' has largely not spread south of the Sahara, but Africans are now less willing to stand by and accept stolen elections, gross abuses of power, and flaunting of inequality. By Joseph Siegle, Guest blogger / November 7, 2011 (Taken from the Christian Science Monitor)...

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Seminar : Security Nexus Webinar: The Philippines Build Security, Faces Challenges

In a rapidly changing Indo-Pacific, understanding the Philippines’ strategic decisions is critical for policymakers, military leaders, and anyone invested in regional stability. The Philippines, a crucial player, faces a dynamic security landscape shaped by historical alliances and modern...

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China, Russia, and the Foreign Policy of the SCO

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Libya After Qadhafi: Reshaping the Political and Security Systems

The fall of Muammar al-Qadhafi in October 2011 marked the end of the Libyan uprising, led to the close of NATO’s intervention “Operation Unified Protector” (OUP), and ushered in a delicate political transformation which failed to come to a quick and decisive end with the first round of...

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Deficiencies in Global Governance and Implications for Defense Education

Those contributing to international peace and stability act in an ever-changing, increasingly complex and inter-connected global environment. The international security landscape has changed considerably during the last twenty years, with important power shifts in international affairs, an...

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Transitional Justice in Colombia: Amnesty, Accountability, and the Truth Commission

On September 23, 2015, the Colombian government announced a breakthrough in the peace talks between government representatives and the largest insurgent group in the country. Over the previous three years, the government and representatives of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, People’s...

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Conflicts in Kosovo and Libya, Military Security and Police Institutions, Language Integrated Learning in Polish HME. SUMMER 2014

The Summer 2014 Connections focuses on military operations and looks into lessons learned from conflicts in Kosovo and Libya; also, it providesa comprehensive view on the language integrated learning in Polish higher educational institutions. Another article looks at Kosovo model as a precedent for...

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China's Rise, Russia and Color Revolutions, Central Asian Power Transfer, Ukraine and its Impact on the Security of Russia and Europe. WINTER 2014

European and Eurasian Security: Viewpoints from Russia Connectionspresents diverse views on defense and security by authors from NATO and partner countries from the Partnership for Peace and be­yond. For this particular issue we invited authors from universities and research centers of the...

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Russian Aggression In Ukraine And Outcome In South Asia

APCSS alumnus Binoj Basnyat writes, "When the world is being wedged by COVID-19 the war now has added to the predicament. A third of global wheat and barley, over half of world’s sunflower seed oil is produced in Russia and Ukraine." "The Russo-Ukraine War-II has divided South Asia, will...

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Nepal: A fertile ground for Buddhist diplomacy
Nepal: A fertile ground for Buddhist diplomacy

APCSS alumnus Binoj Basnyat writes, "Prime Minister Modi made an official visit to Lumbini, Nepal—Lord Buddha’s birthplace—on 16 May 2022on the occasion of Buddha Purnima. This comes at a time when the world is becoming increasingly divided over the Ukraine conflict, when the role of the United...

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Alumni Publication: Taliban Incapacity and the growing threat of Islamic State-Khorasan Province by Dr. Shanthie Mariet D'Souza and Bibhu Prasad Routray

On 10 March 2023,Mantraya publishedthe analysis "Taliban Incapacity and the growing threat of Islamic State-Khorasan Province" co-authored byNESA Center alumna Dr.Shanthie Mariet D'Souzaand Bibhu Prasad Routray.The article discusses the potential threat posed by the Islamic State Khorasan Province...

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CSAG Information Paper: "Iran-KSA Peace Talks and its Implications for South Asia"

Subject:Iran-KSA peace talks and its implications for South Asia. Purpose: The aim of this paper is to present the analysis of CSAG on consequences of the Iran-KSA peace talks for South Asia in order to draw pertinent conclusions for US CENTCOM. Read the full paper here View other...

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Alumni Publication: "Society Needs to Use Religion to Counter Extremism" by Charani Patabendige

On 29 June,International Policy Digest published NESA Center alumnaCharani Patabendige's latest Op-Ed"Society Needs to Use Religion to Counter Extremism." "Harnessing the true tenets of religion is key to fostering a unified front against extremism. A multi-faceted approach involving various...

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Alumni Publication: "High Time for Multi-Track Dialogues between Greece and Turkey" by Antonia Dimou

On 12 September 2023,Modern Diplomacypublished NESA Center alumnaAntonia Dimou'slatest Op-Ed titled"High Time for Multi-Track Dialogues between Greece and Turkey." "...we can encourage and support our leaders in going down the road of completing the basis of peaceful and fruitful neighborly co-...

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Stockholm International Peace Research Institute Report: "Women in Multilateral Peace Operations 2023: What is the State of Play?"

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) released its annual update on the state of women’s participation in multilateral peace operations, titled "Women in Multilateral Peace Operations 2023: What is the State of Play?" ABSTRACT: In the year 2000, United Nations Security...

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CSAG Strategy Paper: "Analyzing The Kashmir Conflict – Chinese Connection and Implications for the US"

Overview: The dispute between India and Pakistan over Kashmir has resulted in decades of hostility, including three wars. The Kashmir dispute is the oldest pending dispute on the agenda of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), which merits earnest world attention for a permanent solution....

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Alumni Publication: "Challenges Faced by UN Peacekeepers" by Charani Patabendige

On 27 January 2024,Modern Diplomacypublished NESA Center alumnaCharani Patabendige's latest article,"Challenges Faced by UN Peacekeepers." "United Nations Peacekeepers are playing a crucial role in facilitating world peace. In an environment where the threat landscape is constantly changing,...

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UNDP Report: "Soldiers and Citizens: Military Coups and the Need for Democratic Renewal in Africa"

In the years 2021–2022, Africa witnessed a significant rise in military coups and attempts with six successful coups and two failed attempts. This surge in unconstitutional changes of government (UCG) deviated from the previous decade’s trends andunderscores the need to better understand the...

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