Can Yemen be Pulled Back from the Brink? - ReliefWeb

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

By: Sarhang Hamasaeed

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As the world’s ‘worst humanitarian crisis’ festers, the local dynamics of the conflict remain overshadowed. Yemen’s ongoing conflict began in 2014 when Houthi rebels stormed the country’s capital, Sana’a, which led Saudi Arabia to form a coalition in an attempt restore...

Fragility 2.0: Ideas to action - Brookings

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

By: Nancy Lindborg

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State fragility remains a pressing global challenge as civil wars, threats of famine, and extreme poverty continue to cluster in unstable places where the social contract has broken down. Fragile states are seedbeds for extremist groups that often combine with transnational criminal...

US warns IMF against bailout for Pakistan - Dawn

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

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United States' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has warned that the US would closely be watching whether the International Monetary Fund (IMF) bails out Pakistan — a key player in China's One Belt One Road (OBOR) project, and right now in need of a bailout. "Make no mistake, we will be...

Federal program taps Franklin educator to teach conflict resolution - Tennessean

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

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For students living in Franklin, the ongoing conflict in South Sudan can feel a world away. The images and stories of genocide, child abductions and militarism are troubling and difficult to make sense of. It's the job of Cassie Bates to bring the conflict into her Centennial High geography classroom...

Imran Khan´s difficult road ahead as Pakistan PM - AFP

Monday, July 30, 2018

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Pakistan's World Cup cricket hero Imran Khan is set to become prime minister of the nuclear-armed nation of 207 million, with an economy inching toward crisis and perennial conflict on its borders. Running the country will take considerable statecraft from...