In early July, the Constructive Confrontation Initiative will be integrated into into our new effort to better deal with the scale and complexity of intractable conflict--the Massively Parallel Peacebuilding Project.
Why Do Some People Become Spoilers?
|Peter Coleman explains why some advocates may become "spoilers."|
|Terrence Lyons talks about the roles that diaspora populations can play both as spoilers and as dialogue participants.|
|Steve Power talks about how the parties likely to lose from a peaceful settlement between Ossetia and Georgia are spoiling the peace process.|
|Dennis Sandole explains that transitions between paradigms is very difficult and is often fraught with an upsurge in violence.|
What Can Be Done to Address the Spoiler Problem?
|William Steubner suggests that even after has a conflict has become ripe for negotiations, it may be difficult to "sell" to conflict profiteers or spoilers.|
|Larry Susskind talks about how to deal with spoilers during the convening process.|
|Frank Dukes talks about dealing with spoilers in mediation.|
|Brad Hayes talks about ways to deal with potential spoilers in development projects.|