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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 population size.
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 Colombia.
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' between the Colombian Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) will improve the situation.
Despite growing work on the ecoomics of conflict, the impact on firms is still unknown, even whether conflict favours or hinders firms.