4 Jun 2014
Corridor of Violence: The Guatemala-Honduras Border
Author: International Crisis Group
International Crisis Group (ICG)
This brief discusses the competition between drug trafficking groups over routes and how this has made the frontier between Guatemala and Honduras one of the most violent areas in Central America.
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Coast Guard: Resources Provided for Drug Interdiction Operations in the Transit Zone, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands
Author: Stephen L Caldwell
US Government Accountability Office (GAO)
This report examines the US Coast Guard's drug interdiction efforts in the transit zone, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands.
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The Fallout of Rape as a Weapon of War
Author: Nicola Jones, Janice Cooper, Elizabeth Presler-Marshall, David Walker
Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
This short paper provides an overview of emerging research findings on the patterns and consequences of sexual violence in post-conflict settings, and highlights the complexities involved in tackling this problem.
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21 May 2014
Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, Vol 16, No 10
Author: Valeriy Dzutsev, John CK Daly, Stephen Blank, Slavomír Horák, Eka Janashia, Haroutiun Khachatrian, Ebi Spahiu, Oleg Salimov
Central Asia-Caucasus Institute and Silk Road Studies Program (CACI-SRSP)
This issue of Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst contains articles on 1) the reasons behind Russia’s new military appointments in the North Caucasus; 2) the difficulties Kazakhstan is facing in bringing its offshore Kashagan oil fields online; 3) the poss...
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6 May 2014
Central America Regional Security Initiative: Background and Policy Issues for Congress
Author: Peter J Meyer, Clare Ribando Seelke
Congressional Research Service (CRS)
This report examines the extent of security problems in Central America and efforts being undertaken by Central American governments to address them.
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Journal of Terrorism Research, Volume 5, Issue 2 (2014)
Author: Mathias Holmen Johnsen, Kyle T Kattelman, Fabien Merz, Philippe Orenes, Richard English
Handa Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence (CSTPV)
This issue of the Journal of Terrorism Research includes articles on 1) Anders Breivik's political manifesto; 2) the dilemma faced by liberal democracies when combating terrorism; 3) the way Bashar al-Assad frames his opponents in the context of the ...
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Revamping Artisanal Gold Mining in Zimbabwe to Catalyse Poverty Reduction
Author: Oladiran Bello, Megan Bybee
South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)
This brief discusses the challenges and opportunities presented by the artisanal (small scale) gold mining sector in Zimbabwe.
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Forced Migration Review No 46
Author: Aidan O’Leary, Rahmatullah Amiri, Maira Kuppers, Laurie S Wiseberg, Pierfrancesco Maria Natta, Shobha Rao, Jan Turkstra, Dan Tyler, Muhammad Abbas Khan, Sanaa Alimia, Armando Geller, Maciej M Latek, Andreas Dimopoulos, Katie Kuschminder, Melissa Siegel, Nassim Majidi, Tabasum Akseer, Marieke van Houte, Camille Hennion, Lida Ahmad, Nassim Majidi, Dan Tyler, Susanne Schmeidl, Caroline Howard, Jelena Madzarevic, Khalid Koser, Volker Türk, Zahra Albarazi, Laura van Waas, Liliana Gamboa, Julia Harrington Reddy, Amal de Chickera, Joanna Whiteman
Forced Migration Review
This issue of Forced Migration Review includes a number of articles focusing on Afghanistan’s displaced people and the country's capacity to address the challenges of return, integration and reintegration, protection, access to rights and ongoing dis...
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