2007 Threat #04 Inter-State Conflict Top Centers

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Israeli-Palestinian ProCon.orgexternal link
This site presents in a simple, nonpartisan pro-con format, responses to the core question “What are the solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?” Includes maps, historical timelines, documents and statistics about the conflict. 1

Project on Defense Alternatives – War Reportexternal link
Regularly updated site with select articles, documents, and analyses on Iraq and Afghanistan. Also contains archived information on wars in both nations. 2

Institute of Peace and Conflict Studiesexternal link
An India-based independent think tank devoted to studying security issues relating to South Asia. Covers Indo-Pak relations, Kashmir and Jammu developments, China’s influence in the region and nuclear issues. 3

AllAFrica.com – Conflict, Peace and Securityexternal link
Aggregates and indexes content from over 125 African news organizations, plus more than 200 other sources, who are responsible for their own reporting and views. The Conflict, Peace and Security section includes Top News and Latest News in the region. 4

EU & The Middle East Peace Processexternal link
EU position on the Middle East peace process; support to the process; EU relations with Israel and the Palestinians; and What’s New. 5

Waternetexternal link
Focuses on the challenge of politics and policies with regard to development and potential conflict in water scarce environments in the Middle East. Information is organised on three main topics: the impact of water on politics in the Jordan river basin, a broader view on water issues in the Middle East and more general international aspects of water resources and policies. 6

International Crisis Groupexternal link
Crisis Group is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization working through field-based analysis and high-level advocacy to prevent and resolve deadly conflict. Teams of political analysts are located within or close by countries at risk of outbreak, escalation or recurrence of violent conflict. Based on information and assessments from the field, it produces analytical reports containing practical recommendations targeted at key international decision-takers. 7

UNEP – Post Conflict Branchexternal link
Extends UNEP’s work in areas of the world where the natural and human environment has been damaged as a direct or indirect consequence of conflict. PCoB conducts environmental assessments in post-conflict countries and strengthens national environmental management capacity through institution building, promoting regional cooperation, technical legal assistance, environmental information management and integrating environmental concerns in reconstruction programmes. 8

[GlobalSecurity.org – Militaryexternal link
Includes information on current operations, conflicts, news, hot topics and world military guides by country. U.S.-based Global Security provides background information and developing news stories in the fields of defense, space, intelligence, WMD, and homeland security. 9

WomenWarPeace.orgexternal link
A U.N. portal on women, peace and security intended to address the lack of consolidated data on the impact of armed conflict on women and girls as noted by Security Council resolution 1325 (2000). This portal is meant to serve as a centralized repository of information from a wide variety of sources, with links to reports and data from the UN system to information and analysis from experts, academics, NGOs and media sources. 10

World Peace Heraldexternal link
Seeks to provide readers with access to news and views not often found in the traditional media, with a particular focus on issues that relate to building world peace. Our view is global, and recognizes the interdependence of the world’s nations. As such, World Peace Herald reports news that cuts across the boundaries of religion, politics and culture, while also recognizing the efforts of peacemakers around the world. 11

Conflict Resolution Conferences Worldwideexternal link
Provides schedules and details of upcoming events in peace studies, conflict resolution and related fields. Also has links to Journal of Peace Research. 12

Institute for War and Peace Reportingexternal link
IWPR programs provide intensive hands-on training, extensive reporting and publishing, and ambitious initiatives to build the capacity of local media. Supporting peace-building, development and the rule of law, IWPR gives responsible local media a voice. 13

Antiwar.comexternal link
Antiwar news, viewpoints and activities. In addition to Iraq, includes news on Asia, South Asia, Africa and Europe. 14

INCOREexternal link
International Conflict Research is a joint project of the United Nations University and the University of Ulster. Combining research, education and comparative analysis, INCORE addresses the causes and consequences of conflict in Northern Ireland and internationally and promotes conflict resolution management strategies. It aims to influence policymakers and practitioners involved in peace, conflict and reconciliation issues while enhancing the nature of international conflict research. 15

HistoryGuy.comexternal link
A Resource on Military History, World Conflicts, American Politics, and Biography. 16