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Despite research showing that military spending does not prevent wars, world military spending has been stable at roughly three per cent of global GDP since 1990.
The EU's attempt to fight the economic crisis by shifting research money to the defence sector is highly questionable.
The 'traffic light' approach to measuring national security threats is flawed, but it is still used in Europe.
In June 2013, the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNCHR) reported that by the end of 2012 an estimated 45.2 million people worldwide lived ‘in situations of displacement’, making refugees the 30th largest country in the world by
Are Somali pirates 'victims' of their circumstances?
Peace talks between the Colombian Government and Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC), the oldest guerilla group in the country, have sparked so-called 'peasant movements' across
What can the attack at Deerfield, Massachusetts against English civilians in 1704 teach us about 'rational choice' in conflicts?
Land inequality has long been at the heart of rural conflict in Colombia and it is unclear if the recent agreement on the 'radical transformation of rural Colombia