The 2000 Armed Conflicts Report

Tasneem Jamal

Author Ernie Regehr The Ploughshares Monitor March 2000 Volume 21 Issue 1 After three years of steady decline, the number of wars fought worldwide increased significantly in 1999. By year’s end there were 40 armed conflicts being fought on the territories of 36 countries, up from 36 armed conflicts in 31 countries in 1998 (and compared to 37 in 32 countries …

The Heart of the Matter: Sierra Leone, Diamonds and Human Security

Tasneem Jamal Africa, Armed Conflicts, Defence & Human Security, Europe

Authors Ian Smillie, Lansana Gberie and Ralph Hazleton The Ploughshares Monitor March 2000 Volume 21 Issue 1 This article is excerpted from a report that is available at www.web.net/pac, in both English and French. Ian Smillie, an Ottawa-based consultant, has 30 years of international development experience, as manager, programmer, evaluator, and writer. His most recent publications include The Alms Bazaar: Altruism …

Letter from Cambodia

Tasneem Jamal

Author Sumita Dixit The Ploughshares Monitor December 1999 Volume 20 Issue 4 Sumita Dixit spent six months working as a Project Ploughshares intern with Nonviolence International in Thailand under a program sponsored by the Department of Foreign Affairs. She recently completed a second stint in Thailand working directly for Nonviolence International. There is something in the air in Cambodia that is …

The Search for a Lasting Resolution of the Ethiopia/Eritrea Conflict

Tasneem Jamal Africa, Armed Conflicts

Author Leenco Lata The Ploughshares Monitor March 1999 Volume 20 Issue 1 Leenco Lata is a former leader of the Oromo Liberation Front of Ethiopia and participated in the political restructuring of Ethiopia after the overthrow of the military regime. He is currently a researcher and analyst living in Canada, and is associated with the International Resource Group on Disarmament and …

The 1998 Armed Conflicts Report

Tasneem Jamal

Author Ernie Regehr The Ploughshares Monitor March 1999 Volume 20 Issue 1 The number of conflicts declined in 1998, but war continues to plague almost one out of every six countries. For the third year in a row there has been a reduction in the number of armed conflicts1 worldwide. While that still leaves almost one in six countries subjected to …