Repression is an often overlooked consequence of coup attempts, say Jonathan Powell and OEF Research's Curtis Bell in their recent post on the Washington Post's Monkey Cage blog. Turkey's recent coup attempt prompted a government crackdown on its political opponents and the flow of public information.
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BROOMFIELD, Colorado—The One Earth Future Foundation today announced Erica Chenoweth, Ph.D. has joined its Research program as a Fellow. Chenoweth is an internationally recognized authority on political violence and its alternatives and is a professor and associate dean for research at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. Read more.
If Hillary Clinton shatters that highest, hardest glass ceiling, we may see more women represented in legislature, according to the trends.
In this OEF Research blog, Alex Amling describes how while the DRC may have acquired a reputation for sexual violence in times of conflict, women have continued to show powerful activisim for peace and participation in politics.
When the United Nations sent an Intervention Brigade to the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), it sparked controversy in the international community over the value of such deployments for UN peace operations.
What might transitional justice have accomplished in the case of Burundi? In this blog post, we learn how transitional justice helped countries with similar political histories, and what role the international community can play in negotiating peaceful resolutions.
How can we use innovative technology and methodology to better understand and respond to global conflict?
OEF's Monitoring and Evaluation team has some tips on how to get the most out of analyizing your social networks. Social network analysis (SNA) is a useful and adaptable research and evaluation method that can be used by nonprofit and private organizations alike.
Absence of government doesn't necessarily mean absence of public goods, or systems that resolve collective needs and issues. Somali society has been able to fill some gaps left by the absence of state institutions.
Is a world without war possible in the 21st century? To address this question, and the global trends in armed conflict, OEF convened its second One Earth Future Forum, bringing together the world’s foremost thought leaders on global security, peace and conflict resolution.