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War and peace

Edgardo Buscaglia and William Ratcliff, 'War and Lack of Governance in Colombia: Narcos, Guerillas and US Policy'

Information Network of the Americas, 2002. ISBN 0 9720384 0 X, 91pp. Available from http://www.colombiareport.com

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Nuclear war over Kashmir: a real threat

International and grassroots peace groups are continuing to urge strong action to defuse the escalating tension between Pakistan and India over Kashmir - mostly out of fear for an “acciden

Colombian elections bring no peace

Since the violent breakdown in February of the three-year-old peace talks, Colombians have been plunged into yet another round of skirmishes and killings.

Julie A Mertus, 'War's Offensive on Women. The Humanitarian Challenge in Bosnia, Kosovo and Afghanistan'

Kumarian Press, 2000. ISBN 1 56549 117 3. 157pp

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Diana Francis, 'People, Peace and power. Conflict Transformation in Action'

Pluto Press 2002. ISBN 0 7453 1835 5, 264pp, 15.99

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Bertrand Russell, 'Has Man a Future?'

Nottingham: Spokesman, 2001. ISBN 0 85124 638 9. 154pp, 8.99

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Enough is enough! Demonstrating for peace in Cyprus

A small group of Cypriot women, calling themselves “Hands Across the Divide”, has started actively campaigning for peace in Cyprus.

For peace in Chechnya

For two years, with a small break of a couple of months, our human rights organisation “Soldiers Mothers of St Petersburg has held a picket every Thursday on Nevskij Prospekt, where member

Rob Evans, 'Gassed. British Chemical Warfare Experiments on Humans at Porton Down'

House of Stratus, 2000. ISBN 1 84232 071 8

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Children as leaders. Lessons from Colombia's Children's Movement for Peace

Colombian children are providing a model of how children can become the authentic leaders of their community—and how children can lead the way to a community-wide shared vision, even when all hope for common vision has faded. Novelist and journalist Sara Cameron was invited by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) to chronicle Colombia's children-led peace movement.

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