Cale Salih & Stephen Gray

Group Cohesion and Peace Processes

Changing Nature of Conflict | September 13, 2017 |

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Drawing on a wide range of cases, including Burma, Colombia, Senegal, and Uganda, this Peace Brief, published by the U.S. Institute for Peace, discusses the internal cohesion of nonstate armed groups, explains how weak cohesion can undermine a peace process, and offers various strategies that those supporting peace processes can deploy to mitigate such risks.

Read the full paper here.