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Building peace in the South Caucasus through mutual respect for cultural heritage

Building peace in the South Caucasus through mutual respect for cultural heritage Bastien Varoutsikos, Harvard University Recent months have seen increasing deadly skirmishes between military forces along the Nagorno-Karabakh/Azerbaijan border in the South Caucasus. These tensions are rooted in the region’s 20-year-old armed conflict involving the states of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Nagorno-Karabakh, which has resulted … Continued

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The peace dividend of educating women in the Middle East

The peace dividend of educating women in the Middle East Izzeldin Abuelaish, University of Toronto Lasting peace in the Middle East depends on empowering young women through education. By oppressing our young people and women, we don’t have a new generation that is full of ideas and full of change. According to a recent report … Continued

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