Conflict Resolution

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 07:11
The U.S. government on Monday condemned the recent killings of an opposition party leader in Burundi and at least 20 others, urging all the parties to renounce violence and continue to work toward a peaceful resolution of the crisis.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 06:51
The African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA) has been the defining project of the African Union (AU).
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 06:32
Burundi’s opposition boycotted peace talks with the government on Monday in protest of the killing of an opposition leader, despite U.N.-led calls for dialogue to end a month of protests and violence in the east African country.
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 08:47
Over the past 24 hours, Armenia’s military 79 times violated ceasefire on various parts of the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, said Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 07:45
After her meeting with the Russian and Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Ministers, the U.S. Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, Victoria Nuland, expressed America's continued stance for a full cease-fire and full pullback as agreed upon in the Minsk Protocol.
Friday, May 15, 2015 - 07:18
U.S. embassy in the Republic of South Sudan’s capital, Juba, issued a statement condemning the ongoing offensive by the government, saying its office was disturbed by grave human rights abuses in the country, particularly in the areas of Mayom and south of Bentiu.
Friday, May 8, 2015 - 05:38
The US has formally begun training "moderate opposition" forces in Syria, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced Thursday. But while the training may be underway, there appears to be some questions about how the US will support the forces, particularly if they enter conflict with the military of embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Monday, May 4, 2015 - 07:29
Several attempts to end Latin America’s longest running insurgency, which has claimed over a quarter of a million lives, have failed. Success would transform Latin America’s third-biggest economy and benefit the region. Both Havana and Caracas encouraged Farc to the negotiating table. Ending its involvement in drug smuggling could slow the flow of cocaine through neighboring Venezuela.
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 07:12
Violence in the Darfur region of Sudan’s far west continues unabated. Some 450,000 persons were displaced in 2014 and another 100,000 in January 2015 alone, adding to some two million long-term internally displaced persons (IDPs) since fighting erupted in 2003. The government remains wedded to a military approach and reluctant to pursue a negotiated national solution that would address all Sudan’s conflicts at once and put the country on the path of a democratic transition.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 07:12
The USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier and guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy are arriving just as two Iranian warships have taken up position in the Gulf of Aden, heightening tensions between the two rivals just as fighting between Iranian-backed Houthi rebels and Yemeni forces supported by Saudi Arabia and other American allies intensifies.