Côte d'Ivoire's government needs to provide different incentives and opportunities to former combatants.
An Army veteran and professor of rhetoric explores poetry written by veterans about a divisive holiday born of the Civil War.
Last month South Sudan announced a dramatic increase in the cost of aid-worker permits from $100 to $10,000. It's now backtracked on the decision.
Civil servants stand as forgotten actors of the Lebanon civil war, a historical case that has not been reproduced in more recent conflicts.
IS has proved very adept at fending off massive conventional forces – but that doesn't mean crack private security teams would do any better.
In the 19th century, slaveholders advertised widely for runaway slaves and often hired men to track and capture fugitives. African-American communities offered sanctuary space to the runaways.
Distrust of the irreligious has been commonplace in the American political discourse from the founding.
The main sticking point in the failed efforts at peace is the demand by Renamo that it be allowed to appoint provincial governors in the provinces where it claims to have won an electoral majority.
Martin Luther King Jr. used a prophetic voice in his preaching -- a hopeful voice that addressed human tragedy. But it was the black clerics who came before him, who helped King develop that voice.
In America's past, efforts by disadvantaged citizens to secure greater political influence have been met with violent repression.
As Colombians head to the polls for the October 2 referendum to permanently end the country's civil war, everything from grief and hope to partisan politics will factor into their decision.
Tourism will have to be a key element in future peace-building and peace-keeping strategies in Syria.
Mozambican civilians are again bearing the consequences of war between the government and opposition party Renamo. How has Renamo mobilised popular support for a new uprising?
Thousands killed, millions displaced, a country in ruins: when will the international community act to end the violence?
Robert Sobukwe developed the philosophy of African nationalism to even higher intellectual heights. The lesson for humanity was his ideological stand that there is only one race - the human race.
This has been a remarkably violent year – and many of the worst threats to human security are no less a problem than they were a year ago.
Symbols can unite and divide. How religion helped turn division over the Confederate flag into consensus.
Africa's youngest country has been at war for 18 months, and its people are paying the price. Its neighbours and supporters aren't happy.
An attempt by the incumbent president to change the constitution and run for a third term has exposed deep and dangerous divisions.
Why did the North win the Civil War 150 years ago? It could be argued that it was the Confederates who lost through such grave errors as the backing of a ferocious guerrilla campaign.