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Haiku: Resolution 2015

February 11, 2015


create metaphors / challenging established schemes / my resolution This brilliant illustrated metaphor is credited to Paul Blow at the Guardian titled: Elections in the Islamic states: – 10th April 2010 Advertisements

Haiku: Conflict Analysis and Resolution

February 4, 2014


understand conflict fear, honor, and interest finding peace within In consideration of the role of aesthetics in the field of conflict analysis and resolution, my professor asked that we create a haiku that represents our vision of the field.  I suspect aesthetics has been part of an undercurrent of not only conflict analysis and resolution […]

Why the Balkans (a quick turn around the region in 2013)

December 31, 2013


Thankfully the Center for Preventive Action’s recent release of its Preventive Priorities Survey: 2014 doesn’t include the Balkans on its list of conflicts that could break out or escalate in the next year. So why am I still drawn to the Balkans in my study of conflict analysis and resolution? There certainly are a number […]

Fundamentalist and Entrepreneurs

October 19, 2013


As I haven’t posted here in a long while, I thought I would share my response to a professor’s encouragement to try to describe what is happening today in the world and what may follow. I know at least one person who enjoyed it ( As I am amidst a transformation from national security analyst […]

Revolutionary Summer Reading

August 20, 2013


My summer reading has taken my reading list on a bit of a turn toward the revolutionary… Reza Aslan, Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth From the Publisher: Sifting through centuries of mythmaking, Reza Aslan sheds new light on one of history’s most influential and enigmatic characters by examining Jesus through the lens of the […]

Dempsey’s (Security) Paradox

November 23, 2012


Last week I referred to a Foreign Policy blog post by Micah Zenko and how it relates to my transition from national security studies to peace studies. I’d like to share that post here in its entirety as it is definitely something I am ruminating on. First, the “security paradox” that General Dempsey refers to […]

The Kabul Cable

July 6, 2012


A new post is in the hopper focusing on stability operations for a guest post at a new website on my blogroll: The Kabul Cable. It is a blog serving “as a portal into the current events affecting Afghanistan for scholars, students, researchers, diplomats and practitioners of war.” Readers of Pathfinder will be familiar with […]