This article examines whether civil society has played a role in peacebuilding efforts beyond traditional government-driven peace negotiations in the
Eight years ago, the Sri Lankan civil war came to a brutal conclusion, with some 150,000 Tamil civilians trapped in
Research on civil resistance tends to focus on cases where nonviolent methods are used to challenge authoritarian or otherwise unjust
In situations of armed conflict, sanctions are tools available to the international community to influence armed actors away from violence.
There is a general sense in the international development and peacebuilding fields that all good things go together—in particular, that
The widely acknowledged shift over the past half-century from traditional warfare—where one country’s military confronts another’s on a clearly designated