Conflict Resolution

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 06:34
A prominent Burundi opposition politician urged the United Nations on Friday to send peacekeepers quickly to help deal with rising violence, after the Security Council discussed ways to boost its presence there.
Monday, November 16, 2015 - 06:20
When US President Barack Obama phoned President Jacob Zuma on Thursday to express his grave concern about the situation in Burundi and to encourage African states to do more, Zuma expressed his support for the mediation efforts of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni.
Monday, November 16, 2015 - 06:11
The U.S. and its allies failed to stop Rwanda from descending into genocide. With Burundi teetering on the brink, they are facing a new and very dangerous test.
Friday, November 13, 2015 - 06:50
Key Western powers and the United Nations are discussing the possible deployment of international peacekeepers to Burundi if the violence in the African country spirals into a full-scale ethnic conflict, diplomats said on Wednesday.
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 06:49
Is integrating ex-rebels and former government forces after war the way toward a stable peace? Policymakers and academics seem to think so; military integration has become an important part of peacebuilding.
Monday, November 9, 2015 - 06:22
Western diplomats and analysts who pay close attention to sub-Saharan Africa are worried that Burundi is on the brink of a major conflict and could explode in violence when a deadline for opposition groups to disarm expires Saturday.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 07:06
A London School of Economics analyst discusses the weaknesses of Burundi President Nkurunziza's ultimatum on illegal arms and President Obama's threat of sanctions.
Friday, October 30, 2015 - 07:15
As Secretary of State John Kerry sat down in Vienna on Friday to push for a political settlement of the Syrian war, the immediate tension surrounded his dealings with the Russians and the Iranians.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 06:41
President Obama has re-authorized U.S. support for the African Union-led counter-LRA mission, Operation Observant Compass, for one additional year starting now.
Friday, October 23, 2015 - 04:58
Peace in the north of Mali remains fragile.