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Engaging Armed Nonstate Actors on Humanitarian Norms & Civilian Protection

Engaging Armed Nonstate Actors on Humanitarian Norms & Civilian Protection

With the increasingly prominent role that armed nonstate actors play in violent conflict today—posing a threat, along with state actors, to civilian communities in war zones worldwide—more attention is being devoted to strategies for influencing their wartime behavior in ways that can help keep civilians safe.