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Adding Unarmed Civilian Peacekeeping to the Toolbox of International Intervention

Adding Unarmed Civilian Peacekeeping to the Toolbox of International Intervention

Recognizing the restrictions of the current context (e.g. acceptance of nonviolent peacekeepers to host state and access to particular regions) of allowing professional unarmed civilian peacekeepers to enter the conflict scenario, we want to share some insights from peace science that should at least add Unarmed Civilian Peacekeeping to the toolbox of international intervention to reduce violence and suffering, even if it is only an aspiration in this moment of time.

Israeli-Palestinian Peace Negotiations and Mediator Leverage

Israeli-Palestinian Peace Negotiations and Mediator Leverage

The Palestinian leadership has condemned President Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, which it said effectively disqualifies the United States from serving as peace broker. A mediator’s use of information, contextual knowledge of the conflict, and a perceived commitment to the peace process is most effective at generating durable and longer lasting peace after the agreement.