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How Syria Might End: A Reading List

I am teaching a class today in how civil wars and insurgencies end. I am also, meanwhile, writing my column for World Politics Review this week on the conflict in Syria. The following articles, then, have been on my mind as I think about how the conflict there might end: Stephen John Stedman, "Spoiler Problems in Peace Processes," International Security 22:2 (Fall 1997), pp.
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New at Reason: Brendan O’Neill on the Civil War Between British Busybodies

News : Reason (4 years ago)

There is a new divide within Britain’s political classes, writes Brendan O'Neill. It’s not the old conflict of left vs. right, or a return of the 17th-century clash of Roundheads and Cavaliers. The new split divides those who believ... Read Post

New at Reason: John Stossel on How the Drug War Harms Black America

News : Reason (4 years ago)

In his latest column, John Stossel explains why drug legalization is a civil rights issue. One key to getting past he race issue in America, Stossel writes, is to end the war on drugs. View this article. Read Post

Russia Is Giving Syria Helicopters, Clinton Says

News : The Two-Way (3 years ago)

She warned that such action "will escalate the conflict quite dramatically." Meanwhile, the U.N.'s peacekeeping chief said the conflict is now a full-scale civil war. Read Post


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