Subject: Peace and conflict studies

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NBR The National Bureau of Asian Research

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NBR draws upon an international network of renowned specialists, who conduct independent research on issues affecting U.S. relations with Asia. NBR delivers their independent conclusions to policy leaders through four signature publications – Strategic Asia, Asia Policy, NBR Analysis, and NBR Special Reports – as well as through a variety of cooperative efforts with other […]

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NK News and NK Pro

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An independent, privately owned specialist site focused on North Korea. Content includes access to selected newspapers and journals, news aggregator, intelligence analysis, expert surveys, ind-depth articles, and tools and data about North Korea. NNC institutions have access to both NK News and NK Pro.   NK Pro video overview can be found here.  

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The Wilson Center Digital Archives

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The Digital Archive contains once-secret documents from governments all across the globe, uncovering new sources and providing fresh insights into the history of international relations and diplomacy. It collects the research of three Wilson Center projects which focus on the interrelated histories of the Cold War, Korea, and Nuclear Proliferation. The Themes section includes e.g. […]

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NBR The National Bureau of Asian Research

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NBR draws upon an international network of renowned specialists, who conduct independent research on issues affecting U.S. relations with Asia. NBR delivers their independent conclusions to policy leaders through four signature publications – Strategic Asia, Asia Policy, NBR Analysis, and NBR Special Reports – as well as through a variety of cooperative efforts with other […]

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A Poisonous Cocktail?: Aum Shinrikyo’s Path to Violence

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Ian Reader 1996 This highly acclaimed study describes Aum Shinrikyo’s history, examines the various conflicts it was involved in, and discusses the contents of Asahara’s sermons and prophecies. The March 1995 gas attack on the Tokyo subway system killed 12 people and injured thousands. Massive police raids and the subsequent investigation linked this attack (plus […]

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Pirates in Paradise: A Modern History of Southeast Asia’s Maritime Marauders

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Stefan Eklöf 2006 Since the late twentieth century, piracy has returned with a vengeance to the world’s oceans. Worst hit is Southeast Asia where thousands of people have lost their lives at the hands of pirates in the last 25 years. Here, oil tankers, cargo ships, passenger vessels, fishing boats and pleasure yachts all have […]

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Violence and Belonging: Land, Love and Lethal Conflict in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan

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Are Knudsen 2009 Most studies of violence in the Middle East and South Asia come from the perspective of honour or political violence. By contrast, this important study offers a new perspective on its causes in Pakistan’s unruly North-West Frontier Province, challenging stereotyped images of a region and people miscast as extremist and militant. Based […]

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Mapping National Anxieties: Thailand’s Southern Conflict

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Duncan McCargo 2011 This latest book by award-winning researcher Duncan McCargo, one of the world’s leading specialists on contemporary Thailand, builds on previous projects to elucidate new aspects of the intractable Southern conflict that has claimed more than 4,500 lives since 2004. Mapping National Anxieties locates the insurgency in the context of Thailand’s wider political […]

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Beyond Democracy in Cambodia: Political Reconstruction in a Post-Conflict Society

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Joakim Öjendal & Mona Lilja (eds) 2009 The peace agreement, major reconstruction efforts and UN-supervised elections that followed Cambodia’s dark period of civil war and genocide have not brought the democracy and reconstruction that was hoped for. Political stability has emerged but seemingly only at the expense of democracy. Moreover, reconstruction efforts appear to be […]

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Modern China-Myanmar Relations: Dilemmas of Mutual Dependence

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David I. Steinberg & Hongwei Fan 2012 This volume examines the changing relations between China and Burma/Myanmar since Burmese independence in 1948 and the formation of the People’s Republic of China in 1949. Using Chinese sources, it documents the negotiations and settlement of outstanding issues such as the border demarcation, the Chinese Nationalist forces in […]

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