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New Knowledge Base Content
  • 7 Apr 2016Complexity-oriented approaches to conflict are more like medicine and less like engineering.
  • 5 Apr 2016An exploration of how an understanding of ecodynamics and evolution an help us deal with complex conflict.
  • 29 Mar 2016Simple models won't work! We need to develop conflict intervention models for higher level complex, systems.
  • 24 Mar 2016Intractable conflicts are complex adaptive systems, so they need complex, adaptive responses.
  • 21 Mar 2016If your backlash coefficient is more than one, your cause cannot be won! Learn why!
  • 18 Mar 2016“If they’d just talk, they could work it out!” Exploring this and other bad assumptions.
Learning Community News
  • 11 May 2016The Washingtong Post puts them all in one place: a collection of the many falsehoods underlying the Trump campaign. Is this the new politics?
  • 11 May 2016The New York Times writes on the art and science of political contradiction–-something that Trump has refined and we all need to deal with.
  • 11 May 2016An article from the Atlantic, for comparison with the previous posts on likely Clinton and Trump foreign policies--Obama's views. Expect change!
  • 11 May 2016From the New York Times, a great in-depth article for those who would like to know how a President Clinton might approach security issues.
  • 11 May 2016From Foreign Policy: time to put ridicule aside and seriously ask what the Trump "phenomenon" could mean for US foreign policy.
  • 11 May 2016The New York Times shares an intriguing idea for reforming elections in ways that could empower compromise-oriented candidates.


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