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Armed Groups Maintaining Law and Order

Armed Groups Maintaining Law and Order

Monday, May 13, 2013

By: Bruce ‘Ossie’ Oswald

What should the relationship between governments and the international community be with armed groups, and how might that connection be managed responsibly? USIP Senior Fellow Bruce Oswald explores the matter and the challenges involved.

Voting in Fear

Voting in Fear

Thursday, November 1, 2012

By: Dorina A. Bekoe; editor

In Voting in Fear, nine contributors offer pioneering work on the scope and nature of electoral violence in Africa; investigate the forms electoral violence takes; and analyze the factors that precipitate, reduce, and prevent violence. The book breaks new ground with findings from the only known dataset of electoral violence in sub-Saharan Africa, spanning 1990 to 2008. Specific case studies of electoral violence in countries such as Ghana, Kenya, and Nigeria provide the context to further un...

Conflict Analysis & Prevention

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