Israel must be forced to end the occupation, or there will be no Palestinian state
The “peace process” is now a useful instrument for Israel to continue its occupation and settlement expansion.
Disarmament and keeping violence at bay easier said than done
Perhaps the most resonant goal of the peace process, it was essential in bringing an end to the violence. However,...
The murder of pardoned FARC members in Colombia
An idea is gaining strength in the ranks of the now unarmed FARC: it is safer to stay in the rural Transitional...
Five reasons why Sergio Jaramillo will go down in history
Sergio Jaramillo, who "was the quiet force of the process of dialogues in Havana", leaves the command of the Office...
Colombia: guerrillas, the Pope, and a ceasefire
Both the guerrilla and the government had expressed their wish to end the talks and announce a ceasefire coinciding...
Politics and diplomacy in Turkey: time to talk
Beset by domestic and regional crises, Turkey has adopted a defensive posture where dialogue would be preferable.
The United Nations and a peace process strategy for Syria
A NOREF policy brief providing a series of recommendations for the development of a peacemkaing strategy for Syria,...