Browsing All posts tagged under »conflict analysis«

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

The Narrative Dimension of #Humans

December 2, 2014


This post was previously shared on The Bridge in the series titled: “The #Human Project: Professional Views on the Army’s Human Dimension White Paper.” The views expressed here are the author’s alone and do not reflect those of the Joint Staff or the Department of Defense. As expected in a paper of this nature, The Human […]

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 […]

Reviewing my 2013 Reading List (with an eye toward 2014)

January 1, 2013


Updated December 2013 I am reviewing my reading list I put together for 2013. It appears that other reading requirements sure got the best of this list. Here’s the list with edits and carry overs for next year’s list: The Revenge of Geography, Robert Kaplan (move to 2014) The New American Militarism, Andrew Bacevich Hybrid […]

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 […]