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The Intellectualist movement in Ethiopia, the Muslim Brotherhood and the issue of moderation
Ethiopia by Steve Evans with CC licence from flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/babasteve/2943526678/in/photolist-5u7kVY-5JdkAc-5tx4wG-5tMrWu-5wq7yL-5vJQEx-jQKWR-jQmge-k2pGQ-aDYuq-6dpnuc-kjy3b-k54Qc-aDYyW-jTLCX-68JYvr-7kSuQQ-66vtxf-aDYqk-jTLG8-aDYvs-k2pNN-k54T3-aDYD9-kfowU-k2pRM-aDYrx-k2pD2-k54RB-kfoAu-5kETh8-kjy8b-5kEUPp-aDYwo-5kK8PN-kjy5s-8umR8-kfoyH-dN9jSy-aDYFt-aDYt5-7ScpiU-8umQF-8uwh1-aDYA2-aDYxW-5kF6ER-jTLEW-5f2ie-5kKuW5 Terje Østebø , Wallelign Shemsedin 25 March 2015
The Intellectualist movement is one of the major Islamic reform movements in contemporary Ethiopia. The movement was inspired to a great extent by the ideas of the Muslim Brotherhood, which were critically contextualised and applied to the Ethiopian context. more  
The implications of the Swedish-Saudi Arabian clash for the U.S. and Europe
Ms_Margot_Wallström_by The Advocacy Project with CC licence from flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/advocacy_project/6836117350/in/photolist-oBCbib-oBC21y-oBCdYG-oBNTwb-oBNS77-okkS2L-9j7TgK-9jb1U1-qjFbRY-q5pvHq-qmTRLm-q5oSZJ-qjFd1G-q5vXRz-PYGgF-mqrDbJ-qmM8rH-qjFc6A-q5vXH8-q5xoST-ohEMWC-qC6rHV-qC4R2T-qC4QJt-qUtcbb-qC6oir-pXLj9X-qb9hAi-pTLkZ1-qGXp6L-qH5CAZ-qi52p5-qGq9aC-qXeYdQ-q3wMxU-eas2ar-btxXQA-bq5Twf-bq5TMu-bqj7gy-bDe3EK-bqj7CW-bCZP1e-bCZMPa-9bewCe-bmqaPL-qGYAuY-qGYAnd-p5em7n-7a6fvu David Gardner 19 March 2015
The clash between Sweden and Saudi Arabia in the second week of March may inadvertently have cast light on three aspects of Europe’s dealings with the Middle East. more  
Turkey as a humanitarian actor: the critical cases of Somalia and Syria
Bruno Geiger Airplane Pictures and Collection_Turlish_Airlines_Cargo_A310_TC_JCT_Turkish_Aid_for_Somalia_with CC licence from flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/brunogeiger/15778565858/in/photolist-q3igUW-drEa65-87Lrqn-87Lrjr-5Xut5m-5fkBBc-mjKr4C-d4We3s-mjHmTD-87LrBk-87PELj-mjGXhZ-pbmF76-mjHfNw-5fkBBD-7m4WfK-87PCa9-7iM1qC-87PBZC-87Lrfk-jC9ekK-87LsdM-8xndQ7-mjGWUW-87YoBm-pQfayr-8Gk8sE-87PDHA-87Lsi8-pbmF1K-pbmF5n-pbmF5x-pbmF2M-2fcxtD-dgTpAp-d4vDzu-87Ls4c-87Lsa6-87Lqix-87PDTL-87PCxJ-86M4Fv-87PCRG-d3yktC-87PCG7-d7qkxE-dtDKPA-mjKo6J-mjEXKM-eaexcz Pinar Tank 17 March 2015
This report examines the dynamics behind the Turkey's commitments as a humanitarian actor and compares the two critical cases of Somalia and Syria, observing them as proactive versus reactive instances of humanitarian policy. more  
Fighting the Islamic State in Libya: by political means first
Virginie Collombier 2 March 2015
Libya entered a new spiral of violence in early 2015. Among Western governments, consensus has so far prevailed on the necessity to privilege political instruments in order to address the escalating crisis. However, progress on the political front can only be reached if the United Nations-led mediation effort receives more significant... more  
Transitional justice for rank-and-file combatants in Colombia: insights from Law no. 1424
Oranges_Riot Aftermath by Matt Lemmon with CC licence from flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/mplemmon/1659516190/in/photolist-3wDsm7-8mU1h4-3wDrMW-aAaJ8X Silke Pfeiffer 25 February 2015
This report looks at a crucial, yet often overlooked problem: a solution for rank-and-file members of armed groups. more  
The big dilemma of small soldiers: recruiting children to the war in Syria
Children of Syria by Beshr O with CC licence from flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/beshro/8705520570/in/photolist-egh4Yf-9VCpWt-bEQzGF-89DRep-e3jWyz-e3jWvX-e3qBC9-e3jWwK-hKiUpV-egh475-ok5wnw-8ZSDMb-hWiphQ-e3qBKd-e3jWsk-e3jWyB-i2oSVN-dDL7UU-dDL7QJ-6cWqH8-eUqTyu-as9WCm-6hcKTj-e38ZTn-p6anng-oojrfd-jAN3RL-hWbYL6-6cL5F7-2b3dxm-aWY962-bDqtaS-bSkckP-bSkb64-bDqrYw-bSkdXv-bSk9gK-bDquP1-bSkcUg-bSk9VV-e3eFDU-jAMVvJ-jAM1Da-bTHTr2-LMjqF-jALXhb-qXhckx-qddvP9-ecfYha-9Q5zZz Tone Sommerfelt , Mark B. Taylor 16 February 2015
This report considers child recruitment to the war in Syria from the refugee populations in Jordan based on interviews with international and Jordanian officials, as well as Jordanian citizens and Syrian refugees. more  
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