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U.S. Troops Now Directly Involved In Yemen War

U.S. Troops Now Directly Involved In Yemen War

U.S. troops now hold a direct role in the Saudi-led campaign in Yemen, diverging from previous statements from the Pentagon and Trump administration claiming U.S. support was limited to arms sales, aircraft refueling, logistics, and intelligence.

The Congolese Conflict and the Resource/Conflict Dilemma

The Congolese Conflict and the Resource/Conflict Dilemma

High levels of mineral reserves are a contributing factor in the 20+ year violent conflict in the Congo. Peace Science shows the link between natural resources and conflict, and how government income from natural resources can lead to more deadly, longer lasting, conflict. 

Civil Resistance Amid Civil War

Civil Resistance Amid Civil War

Civil resistance— in particular, the creation of peace territories— can be used to resist not only authoritarian regimes but also violence itself.

Sanctions Against Non-State Armed Actors

Sanctions Against Non-State Armed Actors

Sanctions research and policy focus on states, giving little attention to challenges of targeting non-state armed actors, making sanctions less effective.