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Climate-conflict nexus

DISASTERS triggered by climate change leave deep scars. The impact is not just about the loss of lives and damage to properties; disasters also threaten social cohesion and exacerbate local…

Anatomy of a conflict

The current tug-of-war between the executive/parliament and the judiciary may be seen from two perspectives: one, as a morbid manifestation of a crumbling social order in which the key norms…

Self-serving laws – I

Uninterrupted decade of democracy [2008 to 2018], unprecedented in our political history entailing smooth transfer of power to elected representatives, according to the Constitution, is an occasion for national jubilation…

Policy contexts and conflict

The challenge of devising good policy is heightened by the conflict that can come from the conflicting interests of policy influencers. In such contexts, effective negotiation and conflict resolution skills…

Managing conflict

POLICE are traditionally seen as a crime prevention and investigation agency. Society openness, democracy and rights movements have widened policing’s scope. In post-colonial societies new police laws are being enacted…

Conflicts In Cyberspace

Conflicts in cyberspace

In ‘What Really Matters in “Defending Forward”’, published in Lawfare on November 26, 2018, Lyu Jinghua offers a thoughtful analysis of America’s “defending forward” posture in cyberspace. The article follows…