Bosnia & Herzegovina

Scholarly Publications

Sex, Drugs, and Body Counts: The Politics of Numbers in Global Crime and Conflict

May 2010

At least 200,000-250,000 people died in the war in Bosnia. "There are three million child soldiers in Africa." "More than 650,000 civilians have been killed as a result of the U.S.

Ending Civil Wars: The Implementation of Peace Agreements

December 2002

Why do some peace agreements successfully end civil wars, while others fail? What strategies are most effective in ensuring that warring parties comply with their treaty commitments?

The War in Chechnya: Opportunities Missed, Lessons to be Learned

December 1999

Book description: The basic logic of preventive diplomacy is unassailable.

News

NATO expert Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall named to national security posts

March 2009

Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, a senior research scholar at the Freeman Spogli Institute's Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC), has been named special assistant to the president...

Civil war definition transcends politics

April 2006

Is the conflict in Iraq a civil war or not? Debate over this question is largely political. In this Washington Post op-ed, CISAC's James D.

Iraq now - headed for civil war or already there?

February 2006

Is civil war likely to break out in Iraq? It already has, according to CISAC faculty member James D. Fearon, a political science professor who studies recent civil wars.

Events

Film: "War Photographer"

October 15, 2010

Film and Faculty Talk Back

Normalizing Security after Conflict: Jobs for the Boys and Justice for the Hoods in the New Northern Ireland

April 29, 2010

AbstractIf an armed group cannot be defeated in war, are there conditions in peace that will allow for its demobilization and disbandment?  What are the key barriers that stand in the way?  Using...

The Wars on Three Fronts: Iraq, the Pentagon, and Main Street

March 9, 2007

Thom Shanker is the national security and foreign policy correspondent for the New York Times.