Mexico Peace Index 2016: Mapping the Evolution of Peace and its Drivers
Author: Adrián Lopez, Guillermo Raúl Zepeda Lecuona, María Elena Morera Mitre, Juan Pablo Arango Orozco, Francisco Rivas, Juan Pablo Arango Orozco, Alberto Diaz-Cayeros
Institute for Economics and Peace
This publication rates the overall peacefulness of Mexico’s 32 states from 2003 to 2015.
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United Nations Peacekeeping and the Use of Force
Author: Denis Tull
Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP)
This commentary assesses the performance of the UN Force Intervention Brigade that was sent to Congo with an explicit mandate to neutralize armed groups.
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Responding to Security Challenges in East Asia: Three Perspectives
Author: John Ravenhill
Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
This paper examines the primary security challenges East Asia faces and provides three broad explanations for the long peace that has existed in the region.
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Promoting Salafi Political Participation
Author: Jean-Nicolas Bitter, Owen Frazer
Center for Security Studies (CSS)
This paper 1) explains Salafism's role in the Arab Spring; 2) contends that equating it with jihadism wrongly overlooks the growth of non-violent Salafi political groups in North Africa, the Middle East; and 3) argues that including these groups in e...
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CTC Sentinel 9 (4)
Author: Aymenn Al-Tamimi, Bryan Price, Christopher Anzalone, Chris Zambelis, Stefano Bonino, Mokhtar Away
Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)
The feature article of this issue of the Sentinel describes how the so-called Islamic State is under increasing military, financial and administrative strain.
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