Stable Peace

 

Ron Fisher, of American University, explains that our ultimate goal should be a culture of peace, in which people -- and especially decision makers -- look to cooperative nonviolent methods for dealing with their differences, and eschew violence except when attacked.
Terrence Lyons suggests that in post-conflict settings, there are risks associated both with premature elections and with waiting too long to hold elections.
Terrence Lyons talks about the tension between maintaining stability and addressing past injustice in post-conflict reconstruction.