Law and Institutions

The Evolution of Nonviolent Resistance

March 17, 2015 by Forum Staff
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In an interview with The Fletcher Forum, Serbian democracy activists Srdja Popovic and Slobodan Djinovic discuss innovations in repression and resistance, the complexities of nonviolence and violent extremism, and the future of the scholarship and practice of nonviolence.

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The Nemtsov Assassination Decoded?

March 12, 2015 by James F. Collins and Kenneth Yalowitz
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Boris Nemtsov’s death may hold the key to understanding deeper schisms within Russia, both between the government and advocates for reform, and between Putin and extreme nationalist entities.

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Give Me a Reason

March 11, 2015 by Ameya Naik
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In Syria, the Obama administration has claimed its use of force is to defend national interests, and not an act of war. But how is killing lawful, outside of war?

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Perils and Proposals: Military Contracting with Volatile Regimes

February 16, 2015 by Andreas Kuersten
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France is stuck between a rock and a hard place. By contracting to deliver Mistral-class helicopter carriers to Russia amidst Russian aggression towards Ukraine, France has assumed the untenable position of selling military hardware to a country whose military actions it decries.

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