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Relatives carry coffin of a victim of a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan, on July 15, 2018. Mohammad Ismail/Reuters

Global Conflict This Week: Civilian Casualties Mount in Afghanistan

Welcome to “Global Conflict This Week,” a series that highlights developments in conflicts across the world that you might have missed this week. Stay up to date on these conflicts and others with the online interactive, the Global Conflict Tracker, from the Center for Preventive Action (CPA). Record Number of Civilian Deaths in Afghanistan This Year Read More

July 19, 2018

Somalia
Lessons Learned in Somalia: AMISOM and Contemporary Peace Enforcement

How can the details of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) shed light on the major questions about peace enforcement missions and the international partnerships that underpin them? 

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July 12, 2018

Wars and Conflict
Global Conflict This Week: Dimming Peace Prospects in South Sudan

Welcome to “Global Conflict This Week,” a series that highlights developments in conflicts across the world that you might have missed this week. Stay up to date on these conflicts and others with the online interactive, the Global Conflict Tracker, from the Center for Preventive Action (CPA).Peace Deal Prospects Dim in South Sudan

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July 11, 2018

Syrian Civil War
Horizon Scanning: A Conversation with CFR’s National Intelligence Fellow

CPA interviews CFR's Michael Dempsey about the conflicts he is most concerned about, the state of the U.S. counterterrorism campaign, and the most important things policymakers should consider before using force. 

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