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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  
Libya's absent national dialogue
Suk by Sabine Scheele with CC licence from flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/sabinescheele/6766019837/in/photolist-biTBYr-eG9hcc-biTqSK-9oYjSh-kAAirU-bmq9XG-b8PGX2-b8PV6B-9jH9sE-7pQ6ZH-9ciiDw-93PjHK-9ttDQf-9kWoVh-4DYi2p-4E3xwy-brdGs6-9ttHq5-aVsG5a-az9D3f-b6Mvin-9oVmQ8-az9yNE-awc3Cf-6wYngG-31ZYLR-nVVL35-9oYrA7-nVWLXi-9ttAKA-9ttEZw-9oYrRw-obnY9S-4pkAVa-6SuT2R-nVVQEH-9m2vpe-93PP6X-h3oyD-ksYc46-fUyLDJ-4DDFBA-4DKLyx-ogEqcj-xLRpM-ofs8FW-nVVvRS-dj56om-aZLu7T-kcoSMJ Mustafa Fetouri 13 February 2015
Libyans need to reach a consensus on how to proceed through a process of inclusive national dialogue to achieve national reconciliation. However, the country’s politicians do not understand Libya’s reality. more  
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