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Est-ce encore possible d’envisager un conflit politique sans violence physique ? Les cas des gilets jaunes en France, mais aussi des affrontements actuels au Venezuela ou au Proche-Orient laissent en douter. Pourtant, la non-violence et la désobéissance civile, deux messages clefs de Mohandas Ka…
08.05.2019 · From The_Conversation_France
What happens to a country when its core national identity – its preferred image of itself in terms of race or religion – doesn’t match its demographic reality? Say a Sunni-dominated Arab country is actually a majority Shi'a Arab country; or a Russian-Slavic majority becomes a minority; or a white Protestant U.S. becomes predominantly mixed race and mixed faith. The answer, unfortunately, is “nothing good.” Internal strife, perhaps civil war or collapse often precedes a decisive demographic…
24.04.2019 · From The_Conversation_USA
South Africa and Namibia hosted a “solidarity conference with Western Sahara”, convened by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) on 25 and 26 March 2019 in Pretoria. The summit opened with a call for unity in “ensuring the right to freedom and self-determination of the people of the Western Sahara”. Politics and society editor Thabo Leshilo asked Frank Mattheis for some perspective. What is the issue? Why does Western Sahara require a solidarity conference?
27.03.2019 · From The_Conversation_Africa
What a difference a few months can make. In December 2018, US president Donald Trump shocked and angered his own foreign policy establishment – and many ordinary Americans – by ordering the total withdrawal of US troops from Syria. The move was widely seen as evidence of a more isolationist, “America First” United States. Now, according to reports (some of which are conflicting), Trump intends to leave somewhere between 400 and almost 1,000 troops in ...
26.03.2019 · From The_Conversation_UK