BARRIERS TO PEACE: AFGHANISTAN
Barriers to Peace: Picked Afghanistan
Tough Cases: The Arab-Israeli Conflict and Afghanistan
Choosing either Afghanistan or the Arab-Israeli conflict, what steps would you consider necessary for this conflict to be resolved Are such steps realistic in light of the current power structure in each region and globally
Reading & Resources:
Senator George Mitchell has been actively involved in negotiating solutions to some of the worlds most enduring conflicts. In the following video given at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, Sen. Mitchell recounts many of his experiences.
“Negotiating in Business, Politics and Peace” (Transcript available through closed captioning)
Gheciu, Alexandra. 2011. Divided partners: the challenges of NATO-NGO cooperation in peacebuilding operations. Global Governance 17: 95-113.
Goetschel, Laurent, and Tobias Hagmann. 2009. Civilian peacebuilding: peace by bureaucratic means Conflict, Security & Development 9, no. 1: 55-73.
Rubin, Barry. 2012. Is the peace process dead Middle East Review of International Affairs 16, no. 2: 30-36.
Weinbaun, Marvin G. 2006. Afghanistan and its neighbors: an ever dangerous neighborhood. United States Institute of Peace.
The BBC has an excellent site for more information on the Arab-Israeli conflict.