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The Political Economy of the News Media in the Philippines and the Framing of News Stories on the GPH-CNN Peace Process - 2016 revised version
Crispin C. Maslog , Ramon R. Tuazon , Daniel Abunales , Jake Soriano , Lala Ordenes 5 December 2016
The peace process between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GPH) and the CNN (CPP-NPA-NDF) is “invisible”. There is currently very little media coverage of the peace process and no background coverage. more  
The humanitarian impact of the new dynamics of the armed conflict and violence in various regions of Colombia
Bogota_Colombia by Pedro Szekely CC licence from Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0) Francisco Rey Marcos , Joséphine Dubois 19 August 2016
After more than four years of talks, the signing a peace agreement between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s Army (FARC-EP) will be an important step in finalising an armed conflict that has affected Colombian society for more than 50 years. more  
The mapping of peace constituency actors in the Philippines
Peace Mural by Ria R with CC licence from Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Joeven Reyes 15 July 2016
The Philippines has a long history of armed conflicts caused by various factors, including poverty, lack of social justice, continuing HR violations and impunity, discrimination, and non-recognition of the right to self-determination. more  
Can Europe and the U.S. disengage from the Middle East?
Royal Marines in Afhanistan by Defence Images with CC licence from Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0) George Joffé 2 June 2016
Western policy towards the so-called Islamic State (IS) in the Middle East is inextricably intertwined with the policies of the European Union and the U.S. towards the civil war in Syria, Iran and the sectarian crisis in Iraq. In consequence, neither can disengage from the affairs of the Middle East. more  
Innovations in the Colombian peace process
Photo: Presidencia República Dominicana under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Kristian Herbolzheimer 27 June 2016
The Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia insurgents are about to reach a comprehensive peace agreement. This report describes a number of innovations and other developments leading up to this widely predicted agreement that might be relevant to peace processes elsewhere. more  
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