This research article will attempt to give a historical background and perspectives of both nation-states involved in the conflict; furthermore, the researcher will attempt to analyze the religious conflict between the two states, and their roles in conflict around the Persian Gulf, and finally, try to establish whether the conflict
An open letter to those who believe in just war against ISIS. Author: Alex Powell Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on: 12/08/2015 You might agree that it isn’t just to destroy the confused and so understand the notion of Jihad or Just War to be invalidated but
A fundamental question has dominated the study of terrorism and suicide attacks. After the September 11 attacks, scholars have primarily relied on themes from neoclassical economics to develop theoretical and empirical models of terrorism. Suicide attackers and terrorist were seen as optimizing agents. But this innovative approach failed to deliver
The elections in Iraq were widely hailed as a tentative success in an otherwise disastrous situation. But considering the history of foreign intervention in the Middle East when it comes to oil interests, perhaps this silver cloud has a dark lining.
The Misnomer Continues Author: Peter Krupa Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on 08/18/2005 It could have been a step in the right direction, but it turned out to be just an accidental head-fake. In late July, Rumsfeld and other Bush administration officials ditched the “Global War on Terror”
“We have heard much about Albert Einstein’s brilliant, ground-breaking, and at times audacious contributions to physics; and we have heard how these contributions continue to guide, challenge, tease and perplex today’s physicists,” says UPEACE Rector Julia Marton-Lefèvre. But what would Einstein think about the modern-day issues of sustainable development and
"All Members shall refrain in their international relations from the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any State, or in any other manner inconsistent with the Purposes of the United Nations."
INSPECT THIS: WMD Inspections in the United States? Author: Frida Berrigan, World Policy Institute Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on: 04/14/2003 Category: Special Report As the controversy over how long the United Nations should continue weapons inspections in Iraq rages on, questions are being raised about the United