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Militarization of UN Peacekeeping in Mali

Militarization of UN Peacekeeping in Mali

The militarization of MINUSMA was reinforced by a robust peacekeeping mandate, cooperation with counterterrorism operations, and significant involvement of NATO countries.

Blaming and Targeting Refugees in the Wake of Terrorist Attacks

Blaming and Targeting Refugees in the Wake of Terrorist Attacks

Prevalent governmental violence against refugees is 47% more likely in the wake of a terrorist attack, and it is probable that this violence is a form of scapegoating against refugee communities rather than a direct means to greater security.