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  1. Flower seed

    Michael Klare

    Perfil

    Michael Klare is a professor of Peace and World Security Studies at Hampshire University, a renowned analyst on oil politics and US defence policy and was TNI's first Phd graduate when TNI used to run an academic programme through a virtual US university.

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    Nina Brenjo

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    Nina Brenjo joined TNI as communications manager in 2009. She regularly scans the global coverage of issues relevant to TNI’s work and is primarily responsible for media outreach and the promotion of TNI books....

  3. Kamil Mahdi

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    Associate

    Kamil Mahdi is an experienced analyst of Middle Eastern politics and economics, in particular the political economy of oil-exporting countries. Mahdi is secretary of the International Association of Contemporary Iraqi Studies, researching Iraq's economy, politics and modern history including the politics and economics of sanctions, conflict and occupation. His other interests include economic...

  4. Boris Kagarlitsky

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    Associate

    Boris Kagarlitsky es un conocido comentarista internacional sobre la vida política y social de Rusia. Entre 1990 y 1993, fue diputado del consejo municipal de Moscú, así como miembro de la ejecutiva del Partido Socialista de Rusia, cofundador del Partido del Trabajo y asesor del presidente de la Federación Independiente de Sindicatos de Rusia. Anteriormente, fue estudiante de crítica del arte...

  5. Jochen Hippler

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    Associate

    Former TNI director (1993-95), Jochen Hippler is a specialist on the Muslim Middle East (mostly Arab countries) and Central Asian politics (mostly Afghanistan and Pakistan)....

  6. Achin Vanaik

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    Fellow

    Profesor jubilado de Relaciones Internacionales y Política Mundial de la Universidad de Delhi, Achin Vanaik es miembro activo de la Coalición por el Desarme Nuclear y la Paz (India). Sus libros y escritos se centran en temas que van desde la economía política, la religión, el comunalismo y el secularismo en la India, hasta la política internacional contemporánea y el desarme nuclear.

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    Burma's Cease-fires at Risk

    • Tom Kramer
    15 Septiembre 2009

    In August the Burma army occupied the Kokang region after several days of fighting, ending two decades of cease-fire with the ethnic minority group. The resumption of fighting in northern Burma raises speculation about the other cease-fires. Tensions are rising and the cease-fire groups have put their armed forces on high alert.

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    Assessing Burma/Myanmar’s New Government

    19 Abril 2012
    Policy briefing

    Burma is in the midst of its most important period of political transition in over two decades. TNI and BCN hosted a conference to look at the challenges and opportunities in five key areas: politics, ethnic relations, the economy, social and humanitarian affairs, and the international landscape.

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    Ethnic Peace and Political Participation

    23 Agosto 2012
    Report

    Ceasefires have been agreed; the NLD has elected representatives in the national legislatures; Western sanctions are being lifted; and the World Bank and other international agencies are returning to set up office in the country. Such developments are likely to have a defining impact on ethnic politics, which remains one of the central challenges facing the country today.

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    Das gefährlichste Land der Welt?

    • Jochen Hippler
    02 Diciembre 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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    Before Emergency

    • Mariano Aguirre
    30 Diciembre 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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    The emotion and the truth

    • Mariano Aguirre, Francisco Ferrándiz
    30 Diciembre 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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    Reflections on Humanitarian Action

    • David Sogge, Mariano Aguirre
    01 Abril 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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    Ending the US War in Afghanistan

    • Phyllis Bennis, David Wildman
    03 Noviembre 2009
    Book

    In this compact, concise, jargon-free primer, the authors examine the U.S. war in Afghanistan and why it must be brought to an end.

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    The Other Burma

    • Ben Hayes
    11 Octubre 2012
    Report

    Northeast India's strategic location between India, China and southeast Asia has led to a recent boom in resource extraction and investment by multinational corporations, but the world continues to remain largely silent on the human rights abuses that continue to be perpetrated by the Indian military. 

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    Burma: Neither War Nor Peace

    05 Julio 2009
    Report

    Whilst a twenty year ceasefire still holds, there is unlikely to be peace and democracy in Burma without a political settlement that addresses ethnic minority needs and goals.

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    African political unity must be more selective: A blueprint for change

    • William Gumede
    22 Septiembre 2011
    Paper

    There cannot be any clearer illustration of the impotence of Africa’s continental and regional institutions to find local solutions to the continent’s problems, than their numbing inaction in the face of the wave of popular rebellions against dictators in North Africa sweeping across the continent.

     
  18. Blacklists and the criminalisation of conflict resolution

    11 Agosto 2012

    This project investigates the impacts of terrorist designation upon conflict resolution processes – specifically, seeking to understand the operation and effect of laws that designate non-state actors engaged in armed conflict as ‘terrorist’.

  19. US backing crucial to Gaza attacks

    Phyllis Bennis
    20 Noviembre 2012
    Multi-media

    Israel's attack on Gaza could not have happened without the strong support of US administration, but the political changes in the Middle East have left Israel and the US more isolated than ever.

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    Rethinking Afghanistan eight years later

    Phyllis Bennis
    31 Marzo 2010
    Multi-media

    Phyllis Bennis explains in an in-depth briefing why military occupation is causing a resurgence of the Taliban and how rising popular opposition could still end this imperial war.

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