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Can non-conventional armed violence be regulated?

Conflict and Fragility • Publications • May 26, 2015

The primary role of international law in situations of massive violence is to channel and contain the use of force.

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The balance-sheet of conflict: criminal revenues and warlords in Syria

Conflict and Fragility • Publications • May 26, 2015

The conflict in Syria is forging new forms of territorial control, and a political economy that is not unlike the patronage system that was previo

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Not all is what it seems: 5 Inconvenient ´truths´ of the Iraqi crisis

Conflict and Fragility • Publications • May 20, 2015

The capture of Tikrit from the Islamic State (I

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Development and security in the Sahel

Conflict and Fragility • May 20, 2015 (12:00) - May 21, 2015 (18:30)

On 20 and 21 May Clingendael's Conflict Research Unit is organizing an international conference entitled "Development and security in the Sahel". The event is part of the Sahel programme, supported by the National Postcode Lottery.

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The Sahel Programme

Conflict and Fragility • Publications • December 31, 2014

Clingendael’s Conflict Research Unit (CRU) set up a new research programme on the political economy of instability in Africa’s Sahel region.

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The Conflict Research Unit (CRU) is a specialized team within the Clingendael Institute, conducting applied, policy-oriented research and developing practical tools that assist national and multilateral governmental and non-governmental organizations in their engagement in fragile and conflict-affected situations.

 

The balance-sheet of conflict: criminal revenues and warlords in Syria

26/05/2015 • Reports and papers

The conflict in Syria is forging new forms of territorial control, and a political economy that is not unlike the patronage system that was previously fostered by the ruling Ba’ath party.

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Can non-conventional armed violence be regulated?

26/05/2015 • Reports and papers

The primary role of international law in situations of massive violence is to channel and contain the use of force.

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Not all is what it seems: 5 Inconvenient ´truths´ of the Iraqi crisis

20/05/2015 • Opinion

The capture of Tikrit from the Islamic State (IS) by Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) in early April - with the help of US airstrikes and Iranian advisors - appeared to simultaneously preserve and under

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Development and security in the Sahel

20/05/2015 - 21/05/2015

On 20 and 21 May Clingendael's Conflict Research Unit is organizing an international conference entitled "Development and security in the Sahel". The event is part of the Sahel programme, supported by the National Postcode Lottery.

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Lebanon: elites, power and security

07/05/2015 • Reports and papers

How the organization of security in Lebanon serves elite interests. Despite the turmoil and the insecurity that is spilling over from the Syrian conflict, Lebanon is not a passive player or victim in the regional security situation.

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Islamic State franchising

20/04/2015 • Reports and papers

This report sheds light on the nature of IS expansion into different areas of the Middle East and North Africa, the challenges it faces in doing so, and the impact it has on local power dynamics, in particular with respect to local jihadi groups.

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The roots of Mali's conflict: Moving beyond the 2012 crisis

13/04/2015 • Reports and papers

Clingendael's Conflict Research Unit (CRU) has published the report "The roots of Mali's conflict: Moving beyond the 2012 crisis".

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Expert discussion - 'Iraq: How to stabilize a vortex?'

06/05/2015

On Wednesday May 6th Clingendael’s Conflict Research Unit (CRU) will co-host a closed door expert meeting with the Knowledge Platform Security & Rule of Law.

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Stopping the Serrata: why we need a holistic approach to inclusiveness

01/04/2015 • Opinion

Global trends in inequality and social fragmentation in fragile and conflict-affected states represent two fundamental obstacles to inclusive development. Policies to counter the concentration of wealth and power exist, as Latin America has shown. But we also need to address the systems that generate ever greater divergence.

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Understanding instability in Libya: will peace talks end the chaos?

17/03/2015 • Opinion

Four years into the post-Qadhafi transition, Libya is home to two rivaling governments; numerous extremely powerful armed brigades, Islamic State strongholds; and a dangerous increase in criminal activity. Peace talks are held to bring together the warring parties in a national unity government. But can a political settlement end instability and violence?

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Between liberal peacebuilding and elite interests

16/03/2015 • Reports and papers

This report examines how security improvements have been achieved across a range of post-conflict contexts with a strong focus on the cases of Liberia and Timor-Leste.

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Cross-sector partnerships in fragile settings

19/03/2015 • Opinion

The growing conceptual attention and significant political commitment for cross-sector partnerships in settings affected by conflict and fragility sharply contrast with an apparent lack of empirical evidence.

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