Mariano Aguirre

Mariano Aguirre is an international policy analyst, and was director of NOREF (Norwegian Center for Conflict Resolution) from 2009 to 2016, where he is now senior advisor. Previously, he worked at various research centers and at the Ford Foundation in New York. He recently published Salto al Vacío, a book about the crisis unfolding in the United States.

Mariano Aguirre es analista de política internacional, y fue director de NOREF (Centro Noruego para la Resolución de Conflictos) desde 2009 a 2016, centro en el que ahora es senior advisor. Antes trabajé en diversos centros de investigación y en la Fundación Ford en Nueva York. Recientemente ha publicado Salto al Vacío, un libro sobre la crisis que se vive en Estados Unidos.

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    BRICS, a new cooperation model?
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    One of the criticisms made of the emerging economies is that they are using cooperation to gain markets, political influence and access to natural resources. But that is what the countries of the North are also seeking.

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    Syria needs a twin-track negotiation
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    Since 2011 three failed strategies have been attempted, with weapons provision bringing up the rear. The regional politics of the conflict make the dangers of massive escalation imminent: it is time to find a transition acceptable to both sides.

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    Aurora, the Joker won the game
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    Apart from gun control, there is another problem that the authorities in the US (and in most of the world’s societies) avoid addressing: the culture (or subculture) of violence in the electronic entertainment era.

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    The dream of "managing militarization" in Syria
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    What should be the international approach to resolving the Syrian crisis, and does diplomacy or military aid to the rebels offer a better chance of progress? Mariano Aguirre responds to the criticisms of Steven Heydemann and Reinoud Leenders.Also in this oS Analysis debate:Read Robert Matthews on the decades-long consequences of militarization.

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    The far right takes root in Europe
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    Anders Behring Breivik’s attacks are part of a worrying trend in Europe of the far right’s rise within mainstream politics. From the Netherlands and Germany to Britain and France, immigrant communities are on the defensive.

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    Syria's crisis: weapons vs negotiations
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    A strong momentum is building for armed intervention in Syria, either by channelling arms to Syria's rebels or undertaking direct military assaults on the regime. But these proposals are based on flawed analysis and if implemented would have damaging results, says Mariano Aguirre.Also in this oS Analysis debate:Steven Heydemann and Reinoud Leenders disagree, urging the need for a credible threat. Mariano Aguirre responds, and Robert Matthews warns of the decades long consequences of militarisation.

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