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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.”