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    Reflections on Humanitarian Action

    • David Sogge, Mariano Aguirre
    01 April 2001
    Book

    Humanitarian action has become a subject for serious debate in light of recent conflicts across the globe. The contributors to this volume provide a systematic overview of the issues involved from a wide range of viewpoints.

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    No Threat from Iraq

    Saul Landau
    29 November 2002
    Article

    US policy towards Iraq is a replay of the deceits that launched and sustained its long conflicts with the Soviet Union and Vietnam.

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    The emotion and the truth

    • Mariano Aguirre, Francisco Ferrándiz
    30 December 2002
    Book
    This is a book about modern wars in fragile states, one of the most important issues in the international system, and how the media, the academic and non-governmental organisations understand, act towards, interact among them and provide knowledge about their armed conflicts.
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    Before Emergency

    • Mariano Aguirre
    30 December 2003
    Book
    Conflict prevention is a challenging concept for the media because journalists normally work on current affairs: reporting what is going on now, not trying to change the course of events in the medium or the long term. However, the media can also play a determinant role in conflict prevention by providing swift and reliable information of emerging or potential conflicts to local and external actors.
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    Bush Five Steps in a Speech

    Phyllis Bennis
    24 May 2004
    Article

    Bush's new "five-step plan" to "help Iraq achieve democracy and freedom" is not new, does not lay out serious steps to resolve the Iraq crisis, and will not bring about anything resembling democracy or freedom.

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    India-Pakistan ties set to improve, slowly

    Praful Bidwai
    15 January 2007
    Article
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    Shifting Stakes, Partners

    Praful Bidwai
    23 March 2007
    Article
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    In the line of fire, without a shield?

    Praful Bidwai
    27 March 2007
    Article
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    The World says NO to Israeli Occupation!

    07 May 2007
    Article

    The inactivity of the international community regarding the splitting up of the Palestinian territories and the living conditions imposed by the Israeli military occupation cannot continue.

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    U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation Holds Conference

    01 November 2007
    In the media

    THE U.S. CAMPAIGN to End the Israeli Occupation held its 6th annual national organizers’ conference Sept. 7 to 10 at George Mason University’s Arlington, VA campus.

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    A region of dangers

    Mariano Aguirre
    10 January 2008
    Article
    We can expect the traditional US policy of support for Israeli repression to continue also in 2008, with predictable results: more repression generates more deadly radicalism. The similar pattern can be seen also in Pakistan.
  12. Afghanistan and the Pakistan crisis

    Mariano Aguirre
    04 March 2008
    Article
    Scarce attention to poverty alleviation and blind reliance on military might has brought the western forces in Afghanistan to a standstill. Putting Pakistan into the equation is a key to any solution in Afghanistan.
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    An interview with Samah Idriss

    Beatriz Martínez, Francesco Volpicella
    19 May 2008
    Article
    Samah Idriss speaks about the May 2008 Lebanese crisis.
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    The Lebanese government is on the right of the World Bank

    Beatriz Martínez, Francesco Volpicella
    01 July 2008
    Article
    An interview with the President of the Lebanese General Workers Union (CGTL) on the May 2008 crisis in Lebanon.
  15. Walking the tight wire

    Beatriz Martínez, Francesco Volpicella
    10 September 2008
    Article

    Collection of conversations that took place during the events that shook Lebanon in May 2008 and which led many to say the country was ‘on the brink of civil war’.

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    Afghanistan: Policy Adjustments or Withdrawal?

    Jochen Hippler
    06 November 2008
    Article
    This policy paper examines the lessons from and for Afghanistan, arguing for an "overall strategy", a primarily political solution to the conflict, an emphasis on state-building, and addressing the real (and not distorted) linkages between Afghanistan and Pakistan.
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    Das gefährlichste Land der Welt?

    • Jochen Hippler
    02 December 2008
    Book
    Jochen Hippler, ausgewiesener Kenner des Landes, gibt einen umfassenden Überblick über Geschichte und Gegenwart Pakistans. Er zeigt Pakistan als multiethnisches Entwicklungsland und zugleich als außergewöhnlichen Krisenherd und untersucht die Frage, welche Chancen - trotz Militärdiktatur und religiösem Extremismus - die Entwicklung einer eigenständigen Demokratie hat.
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    Stop het bloedbad in Gaza

    08 January 2009
    Article

    De gruwelijke taferelen in Gaza blijven voortduren. De bombardementen en beschietingen zijn de tweede week ingegaan en het Israëlische leger is nu ook een grondoffensief begonnen, voert artilleriebeschietingen uit en is en het Palestijnse gebied binnengetrokken met tanks. Het dodental is (aan Palestijnse kant) tot over de 600 gestegen, volgens Palestijnse bronnen.

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    Parallel worlds

    Hilary Wainwright
    22 January 2009
    Article
    UK Foreign secretary David Miliband has described the ‘war on terror’ as a ‘mistake’. So why doesn’t he apply to same logic to Israel’s war on Gaza?
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    Barack Obama and Afghanistan: a closer look

    Mariano Aguirre
    14 April 2009
    Article
    The United States’s shift of strategy towards “AfPak” needs to go further by taking account of regional concerns and local agencies.

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