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“Francesc”

Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The dimensions of terrorism

Attending the launch of the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence, Anthony Barnett weighs both the prevailing and unconventional wisdom on fighting terrorism

Walled in?

By resisting the construction of the wall, Palestinians reaffirm their right to politics

Dropping "muqawama"

By excising "armed resistance" from its language, Mahmoud Abbas' Palestinian Authority lays the groundwork for popular struggle in the occupied territories.

More harm than good

Morocco's proposed plan to grant Western Sahara autonomy is a poor solution to Africa's forgotten conflict.

Does terrorism work?

Nonviolent strategies of resistance are not simply morally superior to their violent counterparts. They are also more effective, according to the groundbreaking research of Dr. Maria Stephan and Dr. Erica Chenoweth.

Beating swords into pens

With journalism in tatters in strife-torn Colombia, Bernardo Gutiérrez of Medios Para la Paz argues that the battles for objectivity and peace are one.
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