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Book review: The Israeli Peace Movement: A Shattered Dream by Tamar S. Herman
The Israeli Peace Movement - a Shattered Dream Mark B. Taylor 19 December 2013
Twenty years after the Oslo peace accords, the euphoria felt by many Israelis has been transformed into a b... more  
Book review: Lebanon After the Cedar Revolution, edited by Are Knudsen and Michael Kerr
Lebanon After the Cedar Revolution, edited by Are Knudsen and Michael Kerr Joy Aoun 25 November 2013
What are the forces driving political, socioeconomic and cultural dynamics in Lebanon in the aftermath of t... more  
Book review: Olivera Simic, Regulation of sexual conduct in UN peacekeeping operations
Olivera Simic, Regulation of sexual conduct in UN peacekeeping operations Jenny K. Lorentzen 18 October 2013
Much has been written about UN peacekeepers, involvement in trafficking and sexual exploitation of local wo... more  
Book Review - Islamist Radicalisation in Europe and the Middle East... and Talking to Terrorists....
Mabel González Bustelo 12 April 2013
Why and under what circumstances do individuals, groups or larger parts of societies radicalise? What are t... more  
Book review: Confront and Conceal: Obama’s secret wars and surprising use of American power
Robert Matthews 22 January 2013
Focusing mainly on Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran, Libya, Egypt, the Arab Spring, and the new roles of drones... more  
Book review: The political psychology of war rape: studies from Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Political Psychology of War Rape Nora Sveaass 19 December 2012
Inger Skjelsbæk has written an important, informative and well-written book about sexual violence against w... more  
Book review: From Recipients to Donors: Emerging Powers and the Changing Development Landscape
From-Recipients-to-Donors-Emerging-Powers-and-the-Changing-Development-Landscape by Zed books Patrícia Magalhães Ferreira 16 November 2012
This book is not only an overarching and well-grounded analysis of the history, institutional aspects, disc... more  
Book review: The international human rights movement: a history
Cover Int\'l human rights mov\'t by Aryeh Neier - Princeton Press Jean-Paul Marthoz 2 November 2012
The international human rights movement has become a permanent actor on the global scene. Blending ground-b... more  
Book review: The Rise of China and India in Africa
Cover of The Rise of China and India in Africa by Fantu Cheru and Cyril Obi (Eds) Axel Martin-Aronsson 29 October 2012
The Rise of China and India in Africa  investigates the changing power dynamics on the continen... more  
Pakistan - A Hard Country: Book review
Marco Mezzera 23 April 2012
Presenting Pakistan as a weak state but with a strong society, Anatol Lieven tries to build up a convincing... more  

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