Negotiating Armenian-Azerbaijani Peace: Opportunities, by Ohannes Geukjian

By Ohannes Geukjian

Clash solution, clash administration and clash adjustments are significant topics during this designated publication which examines, explores and analyses the mediation makes an attempt of the association for defense and Cooperation in Europe within the Nagorno-Karabakh clash. Ohannes Geukjian exhibits the main notable attribute of a chronic inner clash corresponding to this can be its asymmetry and explains that, with no assembly simple human wishes like identification, attractiveness, protection and participation, resolving any protracted social clash is especially tricky. The Armenian Azerbaijani case demonstrates how authentic international relations will not be capable of remedy protracted inner conflicts as, with no addressing the genuine factors of the not easy dating, makes an attempt at peace making will continuously be sporadic and the gap for mutual knowing and compromise cut down. Geukjian exhibits that clash transformation has a specific salience in uneven conflicts similar to this the place the target is to rework unjust relationships and the place a excessive measure of polarisation among the disputants has taken root. utilizing the Nagorno-Karabakh case, this publication specializes in the anatomy and explanations of impasse in negotiations and highlights the various problems achieve a step forward.

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Stones into Schools: Promoting Peace with Books, Not Bombs, by Greg Mortenson

By Greg Mortenson

From the writer of the number one bestseller Three Cups of Tea, the continued tale of this made up our minds humanitarian’s efforts to advertise peace via education

In this dramatic first-person narrative, Greg Mortenson choices up the place Three Cups of Tea left off in 2003, recounting his relentless, ongoing efforts to set up faculties for ladies in Afghanistan; his wide paintings in Azad Kashmir and Pakistan after a huge earthquake hit the quarter in 2005; and the original methods he has equipped relationships with Islamic clerics, defense force commanders, and tribal leaders. He stocks for the 1st time his broader imaginative and prescient to advertise peace via schooling and literacy, in addition to bearing on army issues, Islam, and women—all woven including the various wealthy own tales of the folk who've been fascinated about this awesome two-decade humanitarian effort.

because the 2006 booklet of Three Cups of Tea, Mortenson has traveled around the U.S. and the area to proportion his imaginative and prescient with thousands of individuals. He has met with heads of nation, best army officers, and prime politicians who all search his suggestion and perception. the ongoing out of the ordinary good fortune of Three Cups of Tea proves that there's an keen and dedicated viewers for Mortenson’s paintings and message.

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The Chechen Struggle Independence Won and Lost by Ilyas Akhmadov, Miriam Lanskoy (auth.)

By Ilyas Akhmadov, Miriam Lanskoy (auth.)

Told from the viewpoint of its former overseas minister, this can be a uniquely candid account of Chechnya's fight for independence and its wars opposed to Russia with a view to revise our figuring out of the clash and clarify the way it maintains. beneficial properties new insights, intimate photographs of key personalities and a foreword by means of Zbigniew Brzezinski.

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