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28th September 2022

Despite observers claiming that Iraq’s Tishreen protest movement has been coerced into silence, this blog argues that it maintains mobilisation moment...

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15th September 2022

The case of the Salafi groups underscores the complex evolution of cross-border exchange of religious ideas, with external powers able to grow influen...

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15th September 2022

When the military launched a coup against the civilian government in October 2021, some of the rebel leaders sided with the country’s generals, rather...

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30th August 2022

The capture of fertile agricultural land in Western Tigray and the eastern Sudanese Al Fashaga region sheds light on how profits from cash crops help ...

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25th August 2022

In August 2022 it will be five years since the start of one of the world’s most severe humanitarian crises, yet the political and security dynamics su...

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24th August 2022

This blog post examines the role of mental health and conflict-related trauma in driving individuals towards embracing violent extremism.

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18th August 2022

This commentary explores why the welfare of the researcher frequently slips through the net of the ethical principle to ‘do no harm’.

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11th August 2022

How can neuroscience work in conjunction with the social and behavioural sciences to explain violent extremism?

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10th August 2022

Any policy designed to counter the growing Captagon trade must take into account its impact on local border communities.

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3rd August 2022

What’s the potential of storytelling for research that engages with conflict-affected communities?

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29th July 2022

This post highlights the ways in which different groups invoke the wrongs afflicted onto their respective communities to gain leverage over the domina...

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29th July 2022

Joint bulletin from The Asia Foundation, Rift Valley Institute, and Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center about recent research and activities....

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