Inside this issue, we examine research that explores the mixed human rights implications of U.S. military bases abroad. Next, by looking at a sample of popular U.S. history textbooks, we learn about how nonviolence during the Abolition Movement has been “silenced” in our classrooms. Through the examination of 1990s peace talks in the Korean Peninsula, we learn about the convening power of religious civil society and the positive role the community can play in peacebuilding. Next, we consider the need for multicultural societies to ensure more inclusive engagement across deep divides, and what this engagement means when confronting violent extremism. Finally, we look at four different examples of “zones of peace” in El Salvador, Northern Ireland, Colombia, and the Philippines, and what these examples can teach us about why peacebuilding practices should support local agency instead of international priorities.
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- Human Rights Implications of Foreign U.S. Military Bases
- U.S. Textbook Representations of Nonviolent Resistance During the Abolition Movement
- The Peacebuilding Role of Religious Civil Society Initiatives in the Korean Peninsula
- Engaging Across Deep Divides to Counter Extremism
- Peacebuilding, Agency, and Zones of Peace