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Volume 4, Issue 6

Volume 4, Issue 6

As of January 2020, The U.S. and Iran have walked back from the precipice of war. The recent escalation underscores the prevalence of militarism, especially here in the U.S.—and why the work of the Peace Science Digest in countering militarist

Militarism Is a Threat to Democracy

Militarism Is a Threat to Democracy

In the context of OECD countries over the time period of 2010-2016, militarism has an adverse impact on democracy over time.

UN Chief Congratulates Sierra Leone On Peaceful Elections

UN Chief Congratulates Sierra Leone On Peaceful Elections

On April 4, 2018, Sierra Leone democratically elected its first president following years of civil war. Peace science shows how nonviolent civil resistance during government transition is important to the health and longevity of a democracy. 

Wars are not fought for peace and democracy

Wars are not fought for peace and democracy

The Myth Wars are for peace & democracy Debunk Wars for democracy are unsuccessful. The US has a long history or invading and occupying others. War is more likely to happen when there is oil. Forcing democracies does not work.