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Howard Clark

Responsibility to protect

 

Can't bomb the world to peace

Howard Clark argues that preparing to intervene in an emergency is no substitute for addressing the roots of war, and that, ultimately, peace depends on the people.

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The more NGOs - the less civil society?

After the NATO bombings, the world's most powerful intergovernmental organisations involved themselves in the administration of post-war Kosovo--not just UN and its subsidiaries or NATO, but the OS

Rocking the boat

On 10 June, the fifth anniversary of UN Resolution 1244 establishing the UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK), protesters in Prishtina raised their red cards to tell UNMIK i

Jerry Tyrrell, 'Peer Mediation: a process for primary schools'

Souvenir Press 2002. ISBN 0 28563601 4; 224pp; £12.99

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Villahermosa

Dozens of Afro-Colombians fled from their home village, Villahermosa in the department of Choco;, in 1997, caught between guerrillas and paramilitaries.

Dreaming of a different tomorrow

What do you associate with Colombia? Biodiversity? The writer Gabriel García Márquez? The painter Fernando Botero?

It is easier to begin an armed struggle than to end one

As popular support waned in the 1980s, guerrilla groups made various attempts to switch to unarmed political struggle.

En legitima desobediencia: tres decades de objection, insurmision y antimilitarismo

MOC/proyecto editorial traficantes de suenos

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Here I stand

A moral imperative or a political strategy? Howard Clark examines the role of conscientious objection in relation to the wider antimilitarist struggle.

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