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Nuclear era that began in 1945 poses moral questions for the 21st century

August 7, 2020

David Cortright, director of the Keough School’s Global Policy Initiative, was quoted in a recent National Catholic Reporter article on nuclear disarmament. “[T]he public consciousness on […]

“Seeing-as”

July 10, 2020

An outcry In a particularly disturbing scene in J.M. Coetzee’s novel, Waiting for the Barbarians, the protagonist defends four prisoners who are about to be […]

Can Catholic peacebuilders survive the pandemic?

July 2, 2020

From Congo to Colombia, the Catholic Church plays an often unheralded role in peacebuilding. Will the pandemic create new opportunities for Catholic peacebuilders or will […]

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Implementation of Colombian peace agreement slowed in 2019

June 16, 2020

Research by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies was cited in an El Tiempo article about the Colombian peace agreement. “. . . between December 2018 […]

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The Trump administration thinks it can win an arms race. Time for a history lesson.

June 5, 2020

David Cortright, director of the Global Policy Initiative, writes about the arms race and the Cold War in a recent Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists […]

Intimate partner violence: COVID-19 and our collective, ongoing responsibility to families

June 2, 2020

“My husband won’t let me leave the house. He’s had flu-like symptoms and blames keeping me here [at home] on not wanting to infect others […]

COVID-19 and beyond: peacekeeping in war zones

May 29, 2020

Editors’ note: May 29 is the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. Within two weeks of the World Health Organization’s assessment of rapidly spreading coronavirus […]

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Many of Colombia’s ex-rebel fighters rearm and turn to illegal drug trade

May 19, 2020

Research by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies was cited in an NPR article about Colombian ex-rebels taking up arms despite the Colombian peace treaty. […]