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2016 in Review Asia Pacific Security

Trends of 2016: Duterte, the Philippines, and the prospect of peace

Duterte’s compromise with the various Moro factions is crucial to stopping the growth of ISIS-linked terrorist organizations in Southeastern Asia.

Latin America Politics

Colombia’s peace: An uncertain future

The plebiscite vote against the Colombian Peace deal showed a reflection of the political division and polarization of Colombian society. On September 26th, Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos and the Revolutionary

Middle East/North Africa Security

Is time ripe for a UN-brokered peace deal in Libya?

Four years after the removal of Gadhafi from power, Libya is still struggling with two competing governments, violence, and instability. A UN-brokered peace deal could be struck in late October.

Latin America Security

Shaken truce in Colombia casts doubt over peace negotiations

Both ends of the negotiating table in Colombia will have to persuade their own ranks to prevent further clashes and keep negotiations afloat. Peace negotiations will likely delay any prospective treaty to

Middle East/North Africa Natural resources and energy

How water is critical to a lasting Middle East peace

While agricultural output in Palestinian territories is a key driver of the domestic economy, uncertainties revolving around water supply and allocations by Israel continue to weaken economic prospects.  With the recent