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Merci Congo [Video]

Merci Congo [Video]

Source: Paul Freedman, 2016

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources

Added: 08/06/2016

 

The ongoing conflict in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo has been called the “Deadliest War Since World War Two”.  More than five million Congolese have died since 1994 while millions more have been displaced by the violence and chaos plaguing the region.   Merci Congo is an independently produced documentary film that explores the impulse in...

 

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"We Have No Fear of Trouble": China Talks Tough over South China Sea [Infographic]

"We Have No Fear of Trouble": China Talks Tough over South China Sea [Infographic]

Source: CNN, 2016

Author(s): Tim Hume

Countries: China

Topics: Conflict Causes

Added: 07/06/2016

 

Numerous countries have rival, overlapping territorial claims in the South China Sea. China, Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam all dispute the sovereignty of various island chains and surrounding waters, which has triggered a number of flashpoints and standoffs in recent years.

 

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Sharon Burke on How the U.S. Military is Planning for Climate Change [Audio]

Sharon Burke on How the U.S. Military is Planning for Climate Change [Audio]

Source: New Security Beat, 2016

Author(s): Sean Peoples

Countries: United States

Topics: Climate Change, Cooperation, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 08/05/2016

 

Climate change is impacting the U.S. military in two major ways, explains Sharon Burke in this week’s podcast. Burke, who served as the First Assistant Secretary of Defense for Operational Energy from 2010 to 2014 and is now with the New America Foundation, says the Department of Defense has done a lot to consider how changing climate...

 

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Jon Unruh on Darfur and the Importance of Flexible Institutions for Managing Migration Conflict [Audio]

Jon Unruh on Darfur and the Importance of Flexible Institutions for Managing Migration Conflict [Audio]

Source: New Security Beat, 2016

Author(s): Sean Peoples

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Governance

Added: 08/05/2016

 

When it comes to environmental change, “policies and laws can have a very productive contribution toward positive adaptation, or they can subvert that and constrain options,” says Jon Unruh, Associate Professor of Human Geography and International Development at McGill University, in this week’s podcast.

 

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Ghana’s Gold Diggers: Chinese Miners Bring Conflict

Ghana’s Gold Diggers: Chinese Miners Bring Conflict

Source: Science Development Net, 2016

Author(s): Jon Spaull

Countries: Ghana

Topics: Extractive Resources, Livelihoods

Added: 09/04/2016

 

China has had a long history of investment in Ghana, whether it be building the country’s national theatre or constructing roads and dams. But the Chinese influence has not always been beneficial.   Now it is causing environmental devastation and social unrest.   An influx of illegal Chinese miners, attracted by the abundance of gold, has...

 

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Palestine Marks 'Land Day' amid Fresh Israeli Land Grabs [Infographic]

Palestine Marks 'Land Day' amid Fresh Israeli Land Grabs [Infographic]

Source: Anadolu Agency, 2016

Author(s): Anees Bargouthi

Countries: Israel, Palestine

Topics: Land

Added: 09/04/2016

 

According to Palestinean Central Bureau of Statistics, Israel has seized 85 percent of historical Palestine since Jewish state was established in 1948.

 

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Susan Martin: Migration a Climate Adaptation Strategy, but Displacement More Dangerous

Susan Martin: Migration a Climate Adaptation Strategy, but Displacement More Dangerous

Source: New Security Beat, 2016

Author(s): Sean Peoples

Topics: Climate Change, Livelihoods

Added: 27/03/2016

 

“Migration is a risk management strategy,” says Susan Martin, the Donald G. Herzberg professor of international migration at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, in this week’s podcast. “It’s a way people have coped for millennia when the environment changes.” But climate change is forcing a new calculus on many households and communities who face a...

 

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Water and Security: Pressure Points to Watch in 2016 [Infographic]

Water and Security: Pressure Points to Watch in 2016 [Infographic]

Source: Circle of Blue, 2016

Author(s): Kaye LaFond and Codi Kozacek

Countries: Afghanistan, Brazil, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gaza, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Jordan, Lebanon, Nigeria, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan

Topics: Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 26/02/2016

 

After five years of civil war, the humanitarian crisis in Syria has reached massive proportions: More than 4.6 million people have fled the country as refugees, and at least 7.6 million more are internally displaced within Syria, according to aid agencies. The disaster, while complex and multi-faceted, was likely triggered in part by a severe drought...

 

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Climate Change, Disasters, and Security: Unconventional Approaches to Building Stability [Video]

Climate Change, Disasters, and Security: Unconventional Approaches to Building Stability [Video]

Source: Wilson Center, 2016

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Cooperation

Added: 11/02/2016

 

Natural disasters, driven in part by climate change, are affecting more people via higher frequency and intensity events, and a great number of people living in vulnerable areas. The EM-DAT natural disaster database recorded an average of 449 events per year between 2002 and 2010 as compared to 58 during the 1960s.   Read the full webcast recap by visiting the...

 

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Asia-Pacific Rebalance 2025: Capabilities, Presence and Partnerships - Report Findings [Video]

Asia-Pacific Rebalance 2025: Capabilities, Presence and Partnerships - Report Findings [Video]

Source: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 2016

Countries: Afghanistan, Asia, China, North Korea, South Korea, United States

Topics: Peace and Security Operations, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 01/02/2016

 

The Center for Strategic and International Studies was tasked by Congress in the National Defense Authorization Act of 2015 with conducting an independent assessment of the Asia-Pacific rebalance first announced by President Obama in 2011. Four years into the rebalance the the Department of Defense should receive high marks for sustained attention to the Asia-Pacific, but...

 

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