Post-Conflict Economic Recovery – Enabling Local Ingenuity

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[pdf_attachment file=”1″ name=”Post-Conflict Economic Recovery – Enabling Local Ingenuity”] Since the end of the Cold War, around 100 violent conflicts have come to an end across the world. Although this is the result largely of the internal efforts of individual countries, it is also due to the dramatic increase in support from the international community.Still,for […]

RULE-OF-LAW TOOLS FOR POST-CONFLICT STATES – Vetting: an operational framework

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[pdf_attachment file=”1″ name=”RULE-OF-LAW TOOLS FOR  POST-CONFLICT STATES – Vetting: an operational framework”] Reforming institutions contributes to achieving a central objective of an effective and legitimate transitional justice policy: the prevention of future human rights abuses. One important aspect of institutional reform efforts in countries in transition is vetting processes to exclude from public institutions persons […]

A Typology of Post-Conflict Environments

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[pdf_attachment file=”1″ name=”A Typology of Post-Conflict Environments “]   Despite the apparent decline in the global incidence of major armed conflict, there remain many countries in conflict and many others that are struggling with the legacy of recent violence. The majority of these countries are among the poorer and less developed ones. Increasing attention within […]

Framework Agreement between the National Aeronautics and Space Administration ofthe United States of America and the Israel Space Agency for Cooperation in Aeronautics and the Exploration and Use of Airspace and Outer Space for Peaceful Purposes

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This Framework Agreement sets forth the obligations, terms, and conditions for cooperation between the Parties in aeronautics and the exploration and use of airspace and outer space for peaceful purposes in areas of common interest and on the basis of equality and mutual benefit.   [pdf_attachment file=”1″ name=”Framework Agreement between the National Aeronautics and Space […]

The Law of War and the Responsibility to Protect Civilians: A Reinterpretation by Thomas Lee

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Two seemingly unrelated crises implicating the law of war and the responsibility to protect civilians have arisen in recent years. In 2013, the United States considered military intervention without U.N. Security Council preapproval in Syria after discovering that the government had exterminated its own people with chemical agents. In 2014, Russia sent troops into Crimea, […]

Situation in Korea

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Korean War On 25 June 1950, Communist North Korean troops poured across the border into South Korea, intent on reunifying the country through force of arms. What began as an escalation in Korea’s bitter civil war soon exploded into a major international crisis, as first the United States and then China intervened by sending hundreds […]

Transcript of Armistice Agreement for the Restoration of the South Korean State (1953)

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  Agreement between the Commander-in-Chief, United Nations Command, on the one hand, and the Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army and the Commander of the Chinese People’s volunteers, on the other hand, concerning a military armistice in Korea. Preamble The undersigned, the Commander-in-Chief, United Nations Command, on the one hand, and the Supreme Commander […]

A Comprehensive Resolution of the Korean War – Possible US Policy for Korean Peace

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[pdf_attachment file=”1″ name=”A Comprehensive Resolution of the Korean War – Possible US Policy for  Korean Peace”] Although the Korean War Armistice Agreement stopped the fighting in 1953, it has yet to be replaced by a permanent settlement. A U.S. initiative to convene, under the auspices of the United Nations Security Council, a four-party conference to […]