Conflict and Human Security


November 25, 2016

In a presentation at the Institute of Advanced Study and the School of Public Policy at CEU, Senior Global Challenges Fellow Happymon Jacob discussed his ongoing research on the reasons behind the rise in ceasefire violations (CFVs) on the India-Pakistan border. "There's policy paralysis around CFVs," Jacob said. "People don't understand the underlying reasons and misattribute the cause-and-effect relationship."

October 27, 2016

“For one country R2P might be a hope, for another county it might be a curse. Where is that line? How can we be sure to react quickly and in a way to turn a potential curse into a hope?” R2P (responsibility to protect) is a topic that second-year MPA student Mastona Khalilova thinks about a lot – in part because of the friendships she has made with several MPA classmates who are from countries in which the international community’s decision to intervene – or not to intervene – has had momentous consequences for civilian populations.

October 25, 2016

Former Shattuck Center Fellow Armenak Tokmajyan has published the paper "Football: A Syrian Elegy" on The Aleppo Project website. Read a short passage from the paper below.

October 19, 2016

Atrocities committed during war, genocide, and violent political conflict span the entire globe and many time periods.