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Date: Mar 2016

US drone war in Somalia – the urgent need for new approaches

As the US steps up its military operations in Somalia Sunil Suri blogs on why drones reinforce a strategy for approaching Somalia that is overly focused on al-Shabaab at the expense of other, more important, drivers of conflict.

Sunil Suri | Constructive alternatives to counter-terror & stabilisation | 15 March 2016

Providing access to justice for all? Four lessons for the SDGs from past rule of law assistance

It is vital that the measures we use to gauge progress on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals offer the best possible chance of genuinely contributing to improved access to justice, argues Lisa Denney.

Lisa Denney | BLOG SERIES: Justice and peace, 2030 Agenda, Security and justice sector development | 7 March 2016

Women, citizenship and vulnerability in Nepal

With International Women's Day this week Ojaswi Shah looks at the impact of citizenship law on women and girls in Nepal.

Ojaswi Shah | Gender, Inclusive political processes | 7 March 2016

Is China-UK cooperation in conflict prevention desirable, likely, and/or feasible?

Following a seminar on China-UK cooperation on conflict prevention there is room for cautious optimism for greater collaboration, says Chloe Gotterson.

Chloe Gotterson | Conflict-sensitive development, conflict prevention, Aid effectiveness | 7 March 2016



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