Drought has been a threat multiplier for centuries, fueling conflict and migration from the time of the Ottoman Empire to Syria today.
The development strategy based on foreign investment in natural resources projects has not delivered economic growth or security. What's needed is an inclusive vision based on local realities.
In Morocco, the COVID-19 pandemic has burdened women with more housework and duties at home, and violence against them has risen.
Hate-inspired violence is the cause of conflict around the world. It's time to consider hatred as a serious public health issue and even a disease so it can be treated — and possibly prevented.
Colonial powers framed secessionism as a threat to state-building and not as an expression of self-determination
Right now, the nation is almost entirely dependent on other countries for minerals that are used in everything from wind turbines to strike fighters and satellites.
If a country refuses, or blocks, humanitarian aid this act violates international law.
Nigerian women’s experiences of conflict mirror their unequal status and the prevalence of gender violence in and out of conflict.
National security must be redefined to reflect new sources of security threats of the type that occurred at the U.S. Capitol.
Conflicting groups in Kaduna can only achieve peace if they negotiate based on the value and inherent dignity of the human person.
Rats used in mine-clearing operations are changing the perception of the country's military, which is viewed with suspicion after decades of civil war.
Over 820 million people around the world go to bed hungry at night, and that tide is rising. For working to reverse it, the U.N. World Food Program has received the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize.
The World Food Programme can't stop hunger on its own – that also requires political action.
Societies and cultures that seem ossified and entrenched can be completely upended by pandemics, which create openings for conquest, innovation and social change.
How walking side by side can help to resolve conflict and improve people's sense of connection with others.
Islamic solidarity, customary law and their experience of conflict and foreign aid can explain the Acehnese greeting people in need with open arms.
Conventional thinking on drugs, conflict and development isn’t working – here's why.
Fifty years after the Biafran civil war in Nigeria, the efforts of secessionist diplomats have recently come to light through the decryption of telexes sent from Portugal to Biafra during the war.
Primates have evolved behavioural strategies that can minimise the risk and costs of conflict.
Saudi Arabia is barring international visitors for the hajj. A scholar explains a long history of disease, politics and war that have previously prevented people from making the journey to Mecca.