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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

When Do Nonviolent Uprisings Prompt Mediation?

When Do Nonviolent Uprisings Prompt Mediation?

Nonviolent uprisings with radical flanks have a higher mediation rate—35%, as opposed to 14% for those uprisings without radical flanks—suggesting that movements with radical flanks may create greater incentives for mediation due to the “greater risks of negative externalities.”

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