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Engineering Peace:
The Military Role in Postconflict Reconstruction

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Engineering Peace

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Updated: October 7, 2004 

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New Senior Fellows Join U.S. Institute of Peace

The U.S. Institute of Peace is pleased to welcome its 18th class of Senior Fellows in the Jennings Randolph Fellowship Program. The program affords leading policy practitioners and researchers opportunities to examine non-violent approaches to the resolution of international conflict and post-conflict stabilization.

Related: 2004 Senior Fellow Project Report Series

U.S.-China Cooperation on the Problem of Failing States and Transnational Threats
A new Special Report by Banning Garrett and Jonathan Adams explores the similarities and differences in opinions between Chinese and Americans regarding the array of transnational threats and challenges posed by failing states—and the prospects for U.S.-China cooperation in addressing these threats and challenges.

Related Web Links: Peacekeeping

Nelson Mandela casts his ballot in the second all race elections in Johannesburg

Nelson Mandela casts his ballot in the second all-race elections in Johannesburg in 1999. (Courtesy AP/World Wide)

Teaching Guide on Transitions to Democracy
2004–2005 National Peace Essay Contest

This teaching guide encourages students to consider the relationship between conflict, peace, political transition, and democracy as part of this year's National Peace Essay Contest.

More Teaching Guides: For the Classroom

Ijtihad: Reinterpreting Islamic Principles for the Twenty-first Century
A new Special Report examines ijtihad and its potential role in addressing the contemporary needs of Muslims and promoting greater peace, justice, and progress within the Muslim world.

What Works?: Evaluating Interfaith Dialogue Programs
Despite the increasing popularity of interfaith dialogue, rarely are these dialogue projects subjected to rigorous efforts to evaluate their impact and effectiveness. To help address this gap, a new Special Report looks at a range of approaches, techniques, and potential methodologies to evaluate the effectiveness of interfaith dialogue programs.

Related: Religion and Peacemaking Initiative

AIDS wall in Zimbabe
The AIDS wall in Zimbabwe serves as a visual requiem for the thousands who have died of the disease. (Courtesy CDC)

Downward Spiral
HIV/AIDS, State Capacity, and Political Conflict in Zimbabwe

A Peaceworks report by Andrew T. Price-Smith and John L. Daly traces the effects of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on both the withering economy and the tottering apparatus of governance in Zimbabwe.

Related Web Links: Zimbabwe

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