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The Intractable Conflict Challenge

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  • What Happens When We Have an Election That Both Sides Absolutely Positively Can't Afford to Lose? -- We just had an election that both sides felt they couldn't lose. Now, our ability to reunify the US depends upon overcoming misinformation and assuring Republicans that, even in defeat, their vital interests be still be protected. #mbi_cci
  • Power Strategy Mix -- We need to remember that, in many ways, coercion is the weakest form of power. It generates a terrible and often counterproductive backlash. The real key to sustainable change is persuasion and exchange. #mbi_cci
  • America’s Hard Path Forward -- We must address extremist groups' grievances, while standing firm against their extreme actions. By focusing on commonalities, as well as differences, we can find a path forward. #mbi_colleague

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Constructive Conflict Initiative

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Join Us in calling for a dramatic expansion of efforts to limit the destructiveness of intractable conflict.

 
 
 
 

Beyond Intractability Sections


Interconnected learning materials to help everyone better deal with intractable conflicts.

 

Educators
Consider a very low-cost BI-based custom text.

 


Things You Can Do to Help

Practical things we can all do to limit the destructive conflicts threatening our future.

 


Conflict Frontiers

Frontier-of-the-field explorations of what makes so many conflicts intractable and what to do about it.

 


Conflict Fundamentals

Quick summaries of the conflict and peacebuilding field’s fundamental building blocks.

 


BI in Context

Quality news and feature articles exploring the full range of intractable conflict-related topics.

 


Colleague Activities

Information about the intractable conflict-related activities of the conflict and peacebuilding fields

 

Intractable Conflict Challenge


 

Intractable Conflict Challenge


 

Intractable Conflict Challenge


Constructive Conflict Initiative

Constructive Conflict Initiative Masthead

Join Us in calling for a dramatic expansion of efforts to limit the destructiveness of intractable conflict.

 

Beyond Intractability Sections


Interconnected learning materials to help everyone better deal with intractable conflicts.

 

Educators
Consider a very low-cost BI-based custom text.

 


Things You Can Do to Help

Practical things we can all do to limit the destructive conflicts threatening our future.

 


Conflict Frontiers

Frontier-of-the-field explorations of what makes so many conflicts intractable and what to do about it.

 


Conflict Fundamentals

Quick summaries of the conflict and peacebuilding field’s fundamental building blocks.

 


BI in Context

Quality news and feature articles exploring the full range of intractable conflict-related topics.

 


Colleague Activities

Information about the intractable conflict-related activities of the conflict and peacebuilding fields

 

Recent Posts

  • What Happens When We Have an Election That Both Sides Absolutely Positively Can't Afford to Lose?
    We just had an election that both sides felt they couldn't lose. Now, our ability to reunify the US depends upon overcoming misinformation and assuring Republicans that, even in defeat, their vital interests be still be protected. #mbi_cci
  • Power Strategy Mix
    We need to remember that, in many ways, coercion is the weakest form of power. It generates a terrible and often counterproductive backlash. The real key to sustainable change is persuasion and exchange. #mbi_cci
  • America’s Hard Path Forward
    We must address extremist groups' grievances, while standing firm against their extreme actions. By focusing on commonalities, as well as differences, we can find a path forward. #mbi_colleague
  • Dehumanization in Politics
    As outrage on all sides continues to intensify, we need to find more effective ways of resisting the dehumanization that threatens more violence. #mbi_cci
 

Beyond Intractability Sections


Interconnected learning materials to help everyone better deal with intractable conflicts.

 

Educators
Consider a very low-cost BI-based custom text.

 


Things You Can Do to Help

Practical things we can all do to limit the destructive conflicts threatening our future.

 


Conflict Frontiers

Frontier-of-the-field explorations of what makes so many conflicts intractable and what to do about it.

 


Conflict Fundamentals

Quick summaries of the conflict and peacebuilding field’s fundamental building blocks.

 


BI in Context

Quality news and feature articles exploring the full range of intractable conflict-related topics.

 


Colleague Activities

Information about the intractable conflict-related activities of the conflict and peacebuilding fields

 

Beyond Intractability Sections


Interconnected learning materials to help everyone better deal with intractable conflicts.

 

Educators
Consider a very low-cost BI-based custom text.

 


Things You Can Do to Help

Practical things we can all do to limit the destructive conflicts threatening our future.

 


Conflict Frontiers

Frontier-of-the-field explorations of what makes so many conflicts intractable and what to do about it.

 


Conflict Fundamentals

Quick summaries of the conflict and peacebuilding field’s fundamental building blocks.

 


BI in Context

Quality news and feature articles exploring the full range of intractable conflict-related topics.

 


Colleague Activities

Information about the intractable conflict-related activities of the conflict and peacebuilding fields.