Monthly Archives: February 2015

Perpetual Conflicts: The New Face of Violence

Tragically, modern conflicts no longer end; they are caught in a perpetual cycle of enormous illicit profits, superficial interventions, and endemic violence.

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Syria’s Refugee Crisis and the International Community’s Responsibility

Since the beginning of the Syrian crisis, the trend of the international community has been to provide aid from afar. In other words, countries have generously financed the relief effort in the region, but have turned their backs on Syrians looking to resettle.

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Destined For Failure: Why the War in Ukraine Will Not Be Solved This Week

On Wednesday, Germany and France will lead what Angela Merkel is calling “one further attempt” to bring the war in Eastern Ukraine to a diplomatic end. Yet this particular round of negotiations, much like its September 2014 predecessor that led to the signing of the Minsk Protocol, might be destined to fail before it even begins.

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