Category Archives: Americas

From regime change to authoritarian stability? The Trump presidency and the Syrian Civil War

By Aron Woonink* Many jars of ink have been spilt on Donald Trump’s election last month. Every spectator, whether they’re journalists, policymakers or ordinary citizens, wonders what this remarkable figure’s victory will mean for the US and the rest of … Continue reading

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Non Violent Communication in Mediation of Conflicts

by Lani M. Anaya Jiménez* For  a long time conflict resolution processes tended to be observed and mediated on a state basis where high level actors where the most important ones (Lederach, 1997). However, conflicts based on non-state actors have … Continue reading

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Changing colors: a glance at identity group voting in Texas, Utah, and Iowa

by Alessandro Fava, Joel Martinsson and Sofia Jarvis* The 2012 Election was with American measurements a devastating loss for the Republican Party and its nominee Mitt Romney. In the wake of Romney’s failed presidential bid the Republican party presented an … Continue reading

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