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May 13, 2021

Communities and individuals across the world are in varying states of transition from violence to peace. While the character of violence might differ, from paramilitarism and criminal gangs to…

May 11, 2021

The Mershon Center for International Security Studies, with support from a generous grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, have organized a first of its kind “bootcamp” intended to…

May 7, 2021

The Mershon Center and the Moritz College of Law’s Divided Community Project recently established a partnership with the goals of building peace and strengthening dispute resolution efforts in the…

May 6, 2021

In recent weeks, community division and violence have re-erupted in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. These flareups are a result of several factors including legacies of conflict, rising…

March 24, 2021

John Mueller, Mershon Center Senior Faculty Fellow, recently published his newest book "The Stupidity of War." In the book, Mueller argues with wisdom and wit rather than ideology and hyperbole…

March 17, 2021

Too often, we are told that Russia plays a weak hand well. But, perhaps the nation’s cards are better than we know.

Russia ranks significantly behind the U.S. and China by…

March 17, 2021

How do people in different European countries perceive China and how are European states likely to deal with China? How will attitudes and perceptions in various European countries affect intra-…

January 28, 2021

*This article was originally posted on the College of Arts & Sciences news Jan. 25, 2021

To maintain American democracy’s integrity, it’s vital to…

January 21, 2021

The Vietnam War may have ended over four decades ago, but one unlikely population is still dealing with the effects of the war today… Cambodian farmers.

Mershon Center Faculty Fellow Erin…