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Conflict Resolution
 
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Conflict Resolution - http://www.resolutionofconflict.com.au/ Learn how to resolve your conflict now. Visit our site for three free interactive video lessons. This video shows how the Conflict Resolution Model works. Conflict, and the resentment it breeds, massively undermines relationship at all levels.
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What Stage of Civil War Are You In? And Are You Prepared For The Violence To Come
 
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Civil War has three distinct stages and every country in every part of the world is at one of those three stages. From Conflict, To Action, To Resolution, your nation at this very moment is at a stage of Civil War. From political unrest, to social and personal preferences, discrimination and economic collapse, the things that can cause a civil war are on the rise. In today's video we talk about the stage that the United States is in and how other countries might compare. Share this video if it helps you! As always, a special thanks to our https://www.patreon.com/fullspectrumsurvival members for making these videos possible!
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Why Russia Is So Involved With The Syrian Civil War
 
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Russia has played a major role in the Syrian Civil War and has garnered controversy over its airstrikes along with Syrian government forces against terrorist organizations and other rebel groups. Andrew Parailiti, RAND director of the Center for Global Risk and Security, explains why Russia decided to intervene in the war, which includes its willingness to aid an ally, and challenge the US' role in the world. Following is a transcript of the video.   Andrew Parasiliti: Russia takes a broader view of what it considers to be terrorist groups than the United States does. Why Russia is so involved with the Syrian Civil War. Parasiliti: I tend to find that Russia's interests in Syria are pretty clear and they are as follows: One, they're supporting an ally. Bashar al-Assad's government is under attack. First by popular uprisings, and then by terrorist groups, and other armed groups backed by countries in the region. And they're not gonna let him fall. The Russians are concerned that if Assad fell, that you would either have a group in power that included jihadists who would be inimical to US and Russian, and other interests, actually. Or you would have a continually destabilized state that allowed these terrorist groups to continue. Two, there's a counter-terrorism piece. This is what the Russians tell the Americans when we talk about Syria with them. They say Moscow shares Washington's interests in combating terrorist groups like ISIS and Al-Qaeda. That's true to a certain extent. Although, Russia takes a broader view of what it considers to be terrorist groups than the United States does. It is more inclined towards Assad's definition, which is any armed group which opposes him, rather than the strict UN definition which would be Islamic State, Al-Qaeda. But it is correct to say that Russia also supports counter-terrorism activity. Third, is challenging the US role. In a kind of lesson learned from the previous era, Russia went along with the UN resolution which allowed what was then called the Right to Protect Use of Force in Libya during the Obama administration. And that ended up leading to the downfall of Gaddafi, and we saw what happened there. Russia is not ever going to let that happen again. They're going to try to prevent, actually, any US or other military intervention that could destabilize a friendly state. It's kind of a demonstration effect to the rest of the Middle East. Russia stands by its allies in the region. People take note of that. When Assad was on the ropes, Russia stepped up with a substantial military power to keep him in power. The Iranians too, but it was the Russian initiative and Russian airpower which has been instrumental in Assad's ability to hang on. -------------------------------------------------- Follow Business Insider on Twitter: https://twitter.com/businessinsider Follow BI on Facebook: http://bit.ly/1W9Lk0n Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/ -------------------------------------------------- Business Insider is the fastest growing business news site in the US. Our mission: to tell you all you need to know about the big world around you. The BI Video team focuses on technology, strategy and science with an emphasis on unique storytelling and data that appeals to the next generation of leaders – the digital generation.
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12. Civil War
 
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The American Revolution (HIST 116) Professor Freeman concludes the discussion of the Declaration of Independence. The Declaration was widely circulated and read aloud throughout the colonies. Professor Freeman argues that by 1775-1776, British and American citizens were operating under different assumptions about how the conflict between them could be resolved. The American colonists began to organize themselves for defensive measures against an aggressive British state. Meanwhile, the British assumed that the rebels were a minority group, and if they could suppress this radical minority through an impressive display of force, the rest of the colonists would submit to their governance again. Spring of 1775 saw the beginnings of military conflict between the British army and colonial militias, with fighting at Lexington, Concord, and Breed's Hill. As a result, the colonists began to seriously consider the need for independence, and the Continental Congress began the process of organizing a war. 00:00 - Chapter 1. The Editing Process of the Declaration of Independence 04:26 - Chapter 2. Short Cheers for Independence, Looming Plans for War 10:16 - Chapter 3. British Thoughts on Colonial Radicalism and Plans for Display of Force 19:19 - Chapter 4. The Symbolic Battle at Salem 25:07 - Chapter 5. The Conciliatory Resolution and Gunshots at Lexington and Concord 35:23 - Chapter 6. Changing British and Americans Opinions at Breed's Hill 41:42 - Chapter 7. Congress's Efforts to Organize War Efforts and Conclusion Complete course materials are available at the Open Yale Courses website: http://open.yale.edu/courses This course was recorded in Spring 2010.
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The Cold War in Asia: Crash Course US History #38
 
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Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! Visit http://dft.ba/-CCWHDVD to buy a set for your home or classroom. You can directly support Crash Course at https://www.patreon.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Free is nice, but if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps us to continue producing this content. In which John Green teaches you about the Cold War as it unfolded in Asia. As John pointed out last week, the Cold War was occasionally hot, and a lot of that heat was generated in Asia. This is starting to sound weird with the hot/cold thing, so let's just say that the United States struggle against communist expansion escalated to full-blown, boots on the ground war in Korea and Vietnam. In both of these cases, the United States sent soldiers to intervene in civil wars that it looked like communists might win. That's a bit of a simplification, but John will explain it all to you. Hey teachers and students - Check out CommonLit's free collection of reading passages and curriculum resources to learn more about the events of this episode. While The Vietnam War was happening very far away from home, it had a major impact on American soldiers and civilians: https://www.commonlit.org/texts/introduction-to-the-vietnam-war Americans with televisions had the war broadcasted right into their living rooms, leading to an immense Vietnam War resistance effort: https://www.commonlit.org/texts/resistance-to-the-vietnam-war Subbable Message! Patreon subscribers can choose a message in the video info as their perk. Here's this week's: To Ellen, from Charles: I love you, you are the best. Arrr. Follow us! @thecrashcourse @realjohngreen @crashcoursestan @raoulmeyer
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Lesson: Why Does War Happen?
 
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POLI 150H mini-lesson to accompany Ch. 5 of Bruce Bueno de Mesquita's "Principles of International Politics, 5th Edition." This lesson focuses on the puzzle of war and examines different theories and explanations for the outbreak of interstate conflict.
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How to understand power - Eric Liu
 
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-to-understand-power-eric-liu Every day, we move and operate within systems of power that other people have constructed. But we’re often uncomfortable talking about power. Why? Eric Liu describes the six sources of power and explains how understanding them is key to being an effective citizen. Lesson by Eric Liu, animation by KAPWA Studioworks.
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ASMR ~ I Read My Ancestry Results (& History)
 
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NOTE: The "history" section talks about the Civil War and slavery. The history was provided by the Ancestry website, and I read it along with everything else. If that bothers you, please don't watch. I'm disabling comments on this because, from my experience on here, anything that deals with Southern US history elicits conflict and debate. I learned my lesson the one time I tried to read some sections on a book about Georgia history. Sorry, no comments on this one.
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Todd Starnes on anti-Trump lesson plan
 
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Fox News Radio anchor Todd Starnes on the dangers of planting seeds of hate into school children.
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Sun Tzu - The Art of War Explained In 5 Minutes
 
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The Art of War is the most influential treatise on war ever written, consisting of 13 chapters each of which is devoted to one aspect of warfare, it has shaped the way in which conflicts have been fought for thousands of years from the Japanese samurai to the Napoleonic war. Not only has the book influenced military commanders and generals all over the world, it has had resounding effects on politics, sports and business to this day. In this video, we give key examples of Sun Tzu's most influential philosophies and strategies. These range from the Vietnam War to the coasts of Normandy in 1944. Thanks for watching! Make sure to LIKE and SUBSCRIBE and comment down below what video you would like us to do next! Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thelifeguide Music by: (Intro & Ending) https://soundcloud.com/ryantothec Stock footage by: https://www.youtube.com/user/Beachfro... Other videos: Left vs Right: Political Spectrum - Explained In 4 Minutes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDyece8CQF8 Genghis Khan and The Mongol Empire - Explained In 8 Minutes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JlQ5fGECmsA&t=5s The Life Guide is a channel dedicated to providing interesting and educational content about a range of political, philosophical, economic and historical topics. Whether you are interested in a simplified explanation of complicated modern ideas or detailed information on ancient civilisations and philosophical schools of thought, The Life Guide is the channel for you.
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Conflict in Israel and Palestine: Crash Course World History 223
 
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In which John Green teaches you about conflict in Israel and Palestine. This conflict is often cast as a long-term beef going back thousands of years, and rooted in a clash between religions. Well, that's not quite true. What is true is that the conflict is immensely complicated, and just about everyone in the world has an opinion about it. John is going to try to get the facts across in under 13 minutes. Thought Café's series on the subject: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGAL9TcH76MBKR5hywFZ4CA You can directly support Crash Course at https://www.patreon.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Free is nice, but if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps us to continue producing this content. Citation 1: Arthur James Balfour, Balfour Declaration (letter to Baron Rothschild, leader of British Jewish community). 1917.
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The Story of Resolution 1325 | Women, Peace and Security
 
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When United Nations Security Council resolution 1325 (2000) was passed, it changed history. Never before had world leaders formally recognized the key contributions of women in conflict and post-conflict interventions, including their role in brokering peace, peacekeeping, and peacebuilding. On the 15th anniversary of resolution 1325, we look back at how a broad civil society movement brought this agenda to the council, and, working together with governments and UN agencies, saw the resolution through to adoption.
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Survivor: Cold War Conflict Resolution for At-Risk Youth - Aviva Fund
 
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Imagine an interactive workshop designed to engage youth while learning key conflict resolutions skills. Imagine an immersive museum experience for at-risk youth in Ottawa. Imagine learning for the future, from the past. An Immersive Interactive Experience The Diefenbunker: Canada's Cold War Museum, would like to use actual scenarios, designed by Emergency Preparedness Canada during the Cold War to train Canada's top government officials, to teach at-risk youth valuable conflict resolution skills. The Diefenbunker is a 100,000 square foot nuclear bunker. In the event of an attack on Ottawa, the Diefenbunker was designed to house 535 of the country's most important political and military personnel. Today it is a Cold War Museum and National Historic Site, a unique and enthralling step back in time to an era of international political tension, paranoia and national emergency preparedness. The Diefenbunker has been a museum, a private non-profit and a registered charity since 1998. We rely on the support of our community to keep the doors open to Canada's only Cold War museum. At the Diefenbunker, we have a new vision brought on by the creation of our new 5-year strategic plan. By showcasing Canada's preparedness to secure the seat of government during the Cold War, the Diefenbunker creates this country's most unique enjoyable, learning environment for present and future generations to better understand one of the most critical times in the world's history. Our care of the Diefenbunker will make sure the best of the past is kept to enrich our lives today and in the future. For the first time, we are faced with a generation of students who did not live through the Cold War. As Canada's Cold War Museum, it is our job to teach youth the lessons of the Cold War. They are lessons in civil courage, in diplomacy and in conflict resolution. These lessons, in turn, can give at-risk youth valuable life skills. They can learn for their future, from the past. See our Aviva Fund application for more detail: http://www.avivacommunityfund.org/ideas/acf13797 And vote now!
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The history of the Cuban Missile Crisis - Matthew A. Jordan
 
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-history-of-the-cuban-missile-crisis-matthew-a-jordan Imagine going about your life knowing that, at any given moment, you and everyone you know could be wiped out without warning at the push of a button. This was the reality for millions of people during the forty-five year period after World War II now known as the Cold War. Matthew A. Jordan explains the history behind the peak of all this panic — the thirteen days of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Lesson by Mathew A. Jordan, animation by Patrick Smith.
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The Industrial Economy: Crash Course US History #23
 
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In which John Green teaches you about the Industrial Economy that arose in the United States after the Civil War. You know how when you're studying history, and you're reading along and everything seems safely in the past, and then BOOM you think, "Man, this suddenly seems very modern." For me, that moment in US History is the post-Reconstruction expansion of industrialism in America. After the Civil War, many of the changes in technology and ideas gave rise to this new industrialism. You'll learn about the rise of Captains of Industry (or Robber Barons) like Cornelius Vanderbilt, Andrew Carnegie, John D Rockefeller, and JP Morgan. You'll learn about trusts, combinations, and how the government responded to these new business practices. All this, plus John will cover how workers reacted to the changes in society and the early days of the labor movement. You'll learn about the Knights of Labor and Terence Powderly, and Samuel Gompers and the AFL. As a special bonus, someone gets beaten with a cane. AGAIN. What is it with American History and people getting beaten with canes? Support CrashCourse on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/crashcourse
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Understanding Sun Tzu's Book 'The Art of War'- Full Documentary
 
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Understanding Sun Tzu's - Full Documentary Few writers from ancient times enjoy the same level of recognition as Sun Tzu, the famous philosopher and general from ancient China. Quotes from his timeless treatise the "Art of War" appear in popular culture and the whole book is frequently studied by business and military students around the world. Sun Tzu's "Art of War" presents thirteen chapters that describe how to factor in all important variables when trying to win a conflict. The principles can be applied to military problems as well as the challenges of the marketplace or even personal struggles. The precise dates of the birth and death of Sun Tzu are not known, but history has verified his existence around the year 500 B.C.E. in China. Born of Sun Ping, a senior military officer in the state of Qi, Sun Tzu grew up with an education focusing on military affairs. At the time, it was common for Chinese generals to write about their philosophies of war, but it has been the work of Sun Tzu that has survived the ages. What made his "Art of War" so compelling that it is quite literally still in print 2,500 years after it was first inked onto strips of bamboo? Part of the resilience of Sun Tzu's ideas comes from his success as a general. Ancient China was a complex chessboard of highly civilized yet warring states, and Sun Tzu enjoyed a respectable career within this challenging environment. Sun Tzu was in the employ of He Lu, the ruler of the state of Wu, who made him a general of the kingdom. In this role, Sun Tzu participated in numerous campaigns. His successes included the destruction of the Yue state, the territorial expansion of Wu, and the occupation of the city of Ying. His successful application of his strategic thinking surely lent his literary work strength. His "Art of War" is not limited to narrow military concepts such as positioning soldiers on the field. Sun Tzu took into account all the forces acting upon a state. War is a tool of the state, and as Sun Tzu wrote, "War is a matter of vital importance to the state; a matter of life or death, the road either to survival or to ruin." But this crucial element of state power could not operate independently of diplomacy, politics, economics, geography, and philosophy. Each chapter in the "Art of War" explores these and other factors in detail and teaches that the application of military force must be used with a multidisciplinary approach. Geography is certainly given great emphasis because the actual land that is being fought over underpins military strategy, but it is not the sole consideration for a general. Among the many sage pieces of advice that one can take away from the "Art of War" is Sun Tzu's insistence that war should not be started hastily, with optimistic assumptions, or without good intelligence. The stakes in war are too high for the state to lose, so therefore it must only employ its military tools when it can achieve victory. The economics of warfare is repeatedly stressed by Sun Tzu because of the heavy toll that maintaining an army in the field extracts from its society. War should not be the first tool that a state uses to gain its desired outcomes because it is so expensive. In Sun Tzu's final chapter of his book, he opens with a statement that rings very true today as my own country, the United States, finds itself financing a prolonged war. From Chapter 13 "Use of Spies" Sun Tzu wrote: "Now, when an army of one hundred thousand is raised and dispatched on a distant campaign, the expenses borne by the people together with disbursements of the treasury will amount to a thousand pieces of gold daily. In addition, there will be continuous commotion both at home and abroad, people will be exhausted by the corvee of transport, and the farm work of seven hundred thousand households will be disrupted." Understanding Sun Tzu's Art of War - Full Documentary
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Stefan Wolff: The path to ending ethnic conflicts
 
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http://www.ted.com Civil wars and ethnic conflicts have brought the world incredible suffering, but Stefan Wolff's figures show that, in the last 20 years, their number has steadily decreased. He extracts critical lessons from Northern Ireland, Liberia, Timor and more to show that leadership, diplomacy and institutional design are our three most effective weapons in waging peace. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Featured speakers have included Al Gore on climate change, Philippe Starck on design, Jill Bolte Taylor on observing her own stroke, Nicholas Negroponte on One Laptop per Child, Jane Goodall on chimpanzees, Bill Gates on malaria and mosquitoes, Pattie Maes on the "Sixth Sense" wearable tech, and "Lost" producer JJ Abrams on the allure of mystery. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design, and TEDTalks cover these topics as well as science, business, development and the arts. Closed captions and translated subtitles in a variety of languages are now available on TED.com, at http://www.ted.com/translate. Watch a highlight reel of the Top 10 TEDTalks at http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/top10
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The Breakup of Yugoslavia
 
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Why did Yugoslavia split up? In this video, I attempt to look at the complex situation of the former Yugoslav republics and what led to their breakup. Free audiobook and a 30-day free trial at: http://www.audible.com/wonderwhy Thanks to Audible for sponsoring this video! MUSIC Satiate Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ All images/footage used in this video are either public domain, CC or free use. Fair use as this is a transformative work for educational proposes.
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Paul Collier's new rules for rebuilding a broken nation
 
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http://www.ted.com Long conflict can wreck a country, leaving behind poverty and chaos. But what's the right way to help war-torn countries rebuild? At TED@State, Paul Collier explains the problems with current post-conflict aid plans, and suggests 3 ideas for a better approach. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Featured speakers have included Al Gore on climate change, Philippe Starck on design, Jill Bolte Taylor on observing her own stroke, Nicholas Negroponte on One Laptop per Child, Jane Goodall on chimpanzees, Bill Gates on malaria and mosquitoes, Pattie Maes on the "Sixth Sense" wearable tech, and "Lost" producer JJ Abrams on the allure of mystery. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design, and TEDTalks cover these topics as well as science, business, development and the arts. Closed captions and translated subtitles in a variety of languages are now available on TED.com, at http://www.ted.com/translate. Watch a highlight reel of the Top 10 TEDTalks at http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/top10
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What are the Lessons of Colombia's Peace Deal with the FARC for Ending Other Civil Wars
 
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JUAN CARLOS PINZÓN Ambassador of Colombia to the United States ANNETTE IDLER Director of Studies at the Changing Character of War Programme, University of Oxford New America and Arizona State University invite you to the Future of War Conference 2017 on March 21 in Washington, D.C. The event will feature leaders from government, military, journalism, academia, and the private sector exploring questions of international security and defense, including: How will military innovations change the future force structure? What lessons can social sciences teach us about what comes next for post-ISIS areas of Iraq and Syria? How big should the U.S. military be? What will U.S. relations with Russia and China look like in four years? With the weaponization of social media, what is the future of war online? This conference is one of the signature events of the Future of War project—a partnership between New America and Arizona State University—which brings together interdisciplinary experts working to develop new paradigms for understanding and addressing the changing nature of armed conflict and systematic violence. https://www.newamerica.org/conference/futureofwarconference/ ==================================== New America is dedicated to the renewal of American politics, prosperity, and purpose in the digital age through big ideas, technological innovation, next generation politics, and creative engagement with broad audiences. Subscribe to our channel for new videos on a wide range of policy issues: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=newamericafoundation Subscribe to The New America Weekly and other newsletters: http://www.newamerica.org/subscribe/#
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Is The Future Of Peacekeeping Peaceful? | Shannon Zimmerman | TEDxUQ
 
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The United Nations is an embodiment of a continually evolving international order and UN peace operations are the physical manifestation of that order. Though there is no international consensus as to what peace and security mean, the prevailing understanding of these ideas is modeled by what peace operations do and how they do it. So what do current peace operations tell us about how the world understands peace and security? Has the recent global focus on terrorism changed what we think peace and security really means? Shannon Zimmerman is a peacemaker specializing in understanding how ideas of peace and security interact. She is currently a PhD researcher at the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect based at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. Her research focuses on the intersections of the Protection of Civilians (PoC) and counter-terrorism norms within United Nations peacekeeping missions. She specifically looks at how these norms interact with each other at the field level and their impact on the structure and nature of contemporary peacekeeping missions. Shannon holds a Masters in Conflict Resolution from Georgetown University in Washington D.C. Previously, Shannon worked at the United States Institute of Peace and the North American branch of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
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The Campaign To End All War
 
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Support the show: http://www.patreon.com/AcronymTV In this interview with David Swanson, we discuss a campaign, still in its planning stages, to eliminate "the institution of war as an acceptable enterprise for the human species." Visiting the website WorldBeyongWar.org, one is prompted to sign a simple two sentence pledge that reads: "I understand that wars and militarism make us less safe rather than protect us, that they kill, injure and traumatize adults, children and infants, severely damage the natural environment, erode civil liberties, and drain our economies, siphoning resources from life-affirming activities. I commit to engage in and support nonviolent efforts to end all war and preparations for war and to create a sustainable and just peace." Here is a sample of quotes from notable early signatories to the pledge: "I support this proposal and agree with this great and important initiative to abolish militarism and war. I will continue to speak out for an end to the institution of militarism and war and for institutions built on international law and human rights and nonviolent conflict resolution." — Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate "As a 29 year veteran of the US Army/Army Reserves, retiring as a Colonel and having served as a U.S. diplomat for 16 years and resigning in 2003 in opposition to the Iraq war, I firmly believe war does not resolve political issues. We must work diligently to force the governments of our nations to use diplomacy, not weapons." —Ann Wright "Everybody's worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there's a really easy way: stop participating in it." — Noam Chomsky "It is so inspiring to see a new group coming together not to focus on a particular war or weapons system, but on all war--everywhere. And it's great to have such beautifully crafted arguments about why war is not inevitable and how war contributes to so many other global ills. This coalition is worthy of Martin Luther King's call to end violence and instead put our energies and resources into 'life-affirming activities.' Bravo!" —Medea Benjamin "Militarism is the world's biggest problem...morally, socially, economically, and environmentally." —Ward Reilly "Creating a world beyond war may be the noblest endeavor we can work on. Can you imagine what future generations will think if we succeed? We will leave them a world where trillions of dollars are not wasted annually on weapons and war, where tens of thousands or hundreds of thousands are no longer slaughtered in unnecessary wars. Surely we can imagine solving conflicts between nations in a more mature way; we can imagine the human race evolving to a higher consciousness that no longer requires war. We can imagine a world without war, now we have to work toward such a world. It will be a global challenge, uniting the world to accomplish this great new reality." —Kevin Zeese, PopularResistance.org "War is a lie. War is a racket. War is hell. War is waste. War is a crime. War is terrorism. War is not the answer." —Coleen Rowley "War destroys. War obliterates. War is ruination. And war begets more war. After thousands of years of experience proving this, and reams of literature and countless works of art exposing it, when are people going to learn?" —Lisa Simeone "War is a barbaric tool of the war profiteers and Empires who employ them. War pits young people from the working class against other similarly poor, or disadvantaged humans, for nothing but the greed of the few. Only we the people can make war obsolete by not participating in the profound crimes of the profiteers and other war mongers." —Cindy Sheehan *** Our guest show today was David Swanson. David Swanson is working to end all war at http://WorldBeyondWar.org His books include: War No More: The Case for Abolition (2013), War Is A Lie(2010), When the World Outlawed War (2011), and The Military Industrial Complex at 50 (2012). He is the host of Talk Nation Radio. He has been a journalist, activist, organizer, educator, and agitator. Swanson helped plan the nonviolent occupation of Freedom Plaza in Washington DC in 2011. Swanson holds a master's degree in philosophy from the University of Virginia. He blogs at http://davidswanson.org andhttp://warisacrime.org and works as Campaign Coordinator for the online activist organization http://rootsaction.org Swanson also works on the communications committee of Veterans For Peace, of which he is an associate (non-veteran) member. Swanson is Secretary of Peace in the Green Shadow Cabinet. Tags War, War spending, Civil War, Illegal War, Immoral war, The campaign to end all war, David Swanson interview, Acronym TV, Resistance Report, Popular Resistance, Dennis Trainor Jr, Military Spending, US Military, Subscribe - http://bit.ly/VUl21B Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/dennistrainorjr facebook: http://www.facebook.com/acronymwithdtrain Web http://www.acronymtv.com
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The children getting an education in a war zone - learning world
 
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According to a recent paper by UNESCO, half of the 57 million children currently out of school live in conflict zones. Despite urgent calls by the international community to address the problem, many schools are still targeted while others serve as shelters. So how do students cope? This week we visit some areas affected by war and conflict to find out. *Iraq – schools and shelters* Northern Iraq has recently suffered deadly attacks that have caused thousands of people from the Yazidi minorit… READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2014/11/21/the-children-getting-an-education-in-a-war-zone What are the top stories today? Click to watch: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLSyY1udCyYqBeDOz400FlseNGNqReKkFd euronews: the most watched news channel in Europe Subscribe! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=euronews euronews is available in 14 languages: https://www.youtube.com/user/euronewsnetwork/channels In English: Website: http://www.euronews.com/news Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/euronews Twitter: http://twitter.com/euronews Google+: http://google.com/+euronews VKontakte: http://vk.com/en.euronews
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Conflict in CAR Affects Almost 2 Million
 
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From VOA Learning English, we bring you health news in Special English. UNICEF says the recent conflict in the Central African Republic has affected 1.8 million people. The United Nations Children's Fund says children make up half of the 800,000 people in urgent need of humanitarian aid. Rebel groups rose up against President Francois Bozize in December. The Seleka rebel coalition signed a peace deal with the president in January. A UNICEF spokeswoman says some of the hardest-hit towns remain under rebel control. She says major risks for children include sexual violence and being recruited into armed groups. UNICEF says eight percent of young children in the Central African Republic suffer from moderate acute malnutrition. Two percent suffer from severe cases of hunger. Yet, basic services are hard to find. The agency says that in areas affected by conflict, fewer than half of the children attend school. UNICEF says the rebels and pro-government militias are recruiting children as soldiers. The group says it aims to bring aid to more communities to help families displaced by the crisis in Central African Republic. Globally, UNICEF is appealing for $1.4 billion this year to meet the urgent needs of tens of millions of children in 45 countries and regions. The children are threatened by conflict, natural disasters and other emergencies. In two areas of increasing conflict, the situation is especially threatening for children. In Syria, about 2.5 million people need assistance, and UNICEF says more than half of them are children. And a UNICEF official says that in Mali, children in the north are displaced, out of school, and at risk of being drawn into armed groups. For VOA Learning English, I'm Laurel Bowman.(Adapted from a radio program broadcast 06Feb2013)
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TEDxGallatin - Amanda D'Annucci - Storytelling, Psychology and Neuroscience
 
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Amanda D'Annucci is pursuing her Master's degree in the Psychology of Expression at NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study. She graduated from the Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College in 2009 with a B.A. in Urban Studies. She has served as an Intern at the Office of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, a Public Service Scholar at the Office of the Mayor in NYC, and a Summer Intern with the Ford Foundation. Amanda is currently working with Narativ, Inc, a consultancy specializing in effective communication through storytelling. Amanda is also a trainer with Story-to-College and a Peace Mover with Dance4Peace. Storytelling is a vital yet oft under-appreciated tool for effective conflict resolution. "Stories communicate values, beliefs, hopes, fears, and dreams of a people in a way that engenders respect and understanding in the listener" (Duryea, Potts. 1993 p. 388). The art of storytelling has a psychological and neurological basis that explains our natural human predilection for narrative. Through two case studies -- one involving Israeli and Palestinian students, the other involving the Sierra Leonean civil wars -- this talk will explore personal narratives and collective myth to inspire a pure and inspiring approach to conflict resolution. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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Ethnicity and conflict: an empirical study
 
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What are the causes of civil conflict? On the basis of recent theoretical and empirical research, professors Joan Esteban and Laura Mayoral (IAE and Barcelona GSE) and Debraj Ray (NYU) show that preexisting ethnic divisions do influence social conflict. Their analysis provides evidence that ethnic conflicts are likely to be instrumental, i.e, driven by political or economic reasons, rather than by ancestral hatreds across groups. Download related papers: http://mayoral.iae-csic.org/laura_mayoral_research.htm http://esteban.iae-csic.org/working_papers.html Funding for this project was provided by AXA Research Fund and Recercaixa http://www.axa-research.org/node/237 http://www.recercaixa.cat/ The Institute for Economic Analysis (IAE) is an academic unit of the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics. http://www.iae.csic.es/ http://www.barcelonagse.eu
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Structure of the Court System: Crash Course Government and Politics #19
 
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This week Craig Benzine is going to talk about the structure of the U.S. court system and how exactly it manages to keep things moving smoothly. We’’ll talk about trial courts, district courts, appeals courts, circuit courts, state supreme courts, and of course the one at the top - the U.S. Supreme Court. It’s all quite a bit to manage with jurisdictions and such, but it's important to remember that the vast majority of cases never even make it to court! Most are settled out of court, but also terms like mootness and ripeness are used to throw cases out altogether. Today, we're going to focus on how cases make it to the top, and next week we’ll talk about what happens when they get there. Produced in collaboration with PBS Digital Studios: http://youtube.com/pbsdigitalstudios Support is provided by Voqal: http://www.voqal.org All Flickr.com images are licensed under Creative Commons by Attribution 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode Want to find Crash Course elsewhere on the internet? Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashCourse Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/TheCrashCourse Tumblr - http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Support Crash Course on Patreon: http://patreon.com/crashcourse CC Kids: http://www.youtube.com/crashcoursekids
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Public Dialogue on Peace and Reconciliation in Sri Lanka, SOAS, University of London
 
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http://www.soas.ac.uk/politics/ This event titled "Public Dialogue on Peace and Reconciliation in Sri Lanka" was given by Kandia Sarveswaran and Sutha Nadarajah with the Chair being Dr Sutha Nadarajah from the Centre for Diplomacy and International Studies at SOAS, University of Londonon 1 July 2015. The "Learning from Leaders" research project investigates how “middle tier” or “go-between” political leaders bridge the gap between elite-level national peace negotiations and peace and reconciliation efforts at the local level. This public dialogue examines the Sri Lanka civil conflict, bringing together political leaders from different sides of the conflict. They will discuss (in a fluid dialogue format) their experiences within the peace process and lessons for ongoing reconciliation efforts in Sri Lanka. Dialogue Chair: Dr. Sutha Nadarajah is a lecturer in the Centre for Diplomacy and International Studies at SOAS, University of London. His research combines themes of security, development and liberal governance to examine security threats and the international community, with particular reference to the Sri Lankan conflict. Speaker: Kandia Sarveswaran is a Tamil National Alliance politician serving as a member of the Northern Provincial Council since 2013. He assists the Chief Minister on economic planning and is younger brother to the current Tamil National Alliance president. Speaker: Shiral Lakthilaka is a lawyer and researcher on conflict resolution. He has served as a United National Party member of the provincial council and consulted in the Ministry of Constitutional Affairs during the peace process. He is currently the Coordinating Secretary to the President of Sri Lanka. The public dialogue forms part of the "Learning from Leaders" research project, led by Dr. Phil Clark, Department of Politics and International Studies, SOAS, University of London and is funded by the Fetzer Institute. More about this event: http://goo.gl/jcgfny
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'"The Underlying Causes of the Conflict in Northern Ireland between Catholics and Protestants."
 
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Dr. Tim Conway, of Belfast, Northern Ireland, recently gave a lecture at Providence College entitled, "The Underlying Causes of the Conflict in Northern Ireland between Catholics and Protestants." (Dr. Conway is currently the Director of Programmes in Ireland for the Institute for Study Abroad (IFSA) at Butler University and also serves as the Academic Director for the Peace & Conflict Seminar in Northern Ireland for the IFSA-Butler programme at Queens University.) The lecture was sponsored by the Providence College Center for International Studies and the Center for Catholic & Dominican Studies.
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What game theory teaches us about war | Simon Sinek
 
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What would happen if ‘win’ and ‘lose’ are no longer the only options when fighting a war? What if a third, more abstract ideal becomes the goal? And -- what if not all the players are aware of the new rules? Simon Sinek uses game theory to explain some of the strategies and outcomes behind past and present wars. TEDArchive presents previously unpublished talks from TED conferences. Enjoy this unedited talk by Simon Sinek. Filmed at TEDTalksLive in 2015
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Was the Civil War About Slavery?
 
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What caused the Civil War? Did the North care about abolishing slavery? Did the South secede because of slavery? Or was it about something else entirely...perhaps states' rights? Colonel Ty Seidule, Professor of History at the United States Military Academy at West Point, settles the debate. Donate today to PragerU! http://l.prageru.com/2ylo1Yt Joining PragerU is free! Sign up now to get all our videos as soon as they're released. http://prageru.com/signup Download Pragerpedia on your iPhone or Android! Thousands of sources and facts at your fingertips. iPhone: http://l.prageru.com/2dlsnbG Android: http://l.prageru.com/2dlsS5e Join Prager United to get new swag every quarter, exclusive early access to our videos, and an annual TownHall phone call with Dennis Prager! http://l.prageru.com/2c9n6ys Join PragerU's text list to have these videos, free merchandise giveaways and breaking announcements sent directly to your phone! https://optin.mobiniti.com/prageru Do you shop on Amazon? Click https://smile.amazon.com and a percentage of every Amazon purchase will be donated to PragerU. Same great products. Same low price. Shopping made meaningful. VISIT PragerU! https://www.prageru.com FOLLOW us! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/prageru Twitter: https://twitter.com/prageru Instagram: https://instagram.com/prageru/ PragerU is on Snapchat! JOIN PragerFORCE! For Students: http://l.prageru.com/29SgPaX JOIN our Educators Network! http://l.prageru.com/2c8vsff Script: Was the American Civil War fought because of slavery? More than 150 years later this remains a controversial question. Why? Because many people don't want to believe that the citizens of the southern states were willing to fight and die to preserve a morally repugnant institution. There has to be another reason, we are told. Well, there isn't. The evidence is clear and overwhelming. Slavery was, by a wide margin, the single most important cause of the Civil War -- for both sides. Before the presidential election of 1860, a South Carolina newspaper warned that the issue before the country was, "the extinction of slavery," and called on all who were not prepared to, "surrender the institution," to act. Shortly after Abraham Lincoln's victory, they did. The secession documents of every Southern state made clear, crystal clear, that they were leaving the Union in order to protect their "peculiar institution" of slavery -- a phrase that at the time meant "the thing special to them." The vote to secede was 169 to 0 in South Carolina, 166 to 7 in Texas, 84 to 15 in Mississippi. In no Southern state was the vote close. Alexander Stephens of Georgia, the Confederacy's Vice President clearly articulated the views of the South in March 1861. "Our new government," he said, was founded on slavery. "Its foundations are laid, its cornerstone rests upon the great truth that the Negro is not equal to the white man; that slavery, submission to the superior race, is his natural and normal condition." Yet, despite the evidence, many continue to argue that other factors superseded slavery as the cause of the Civil War. Some argue that the South only wanted to protect states' rights. But this raises an obvious question: the states' rights to what? Wasn't it to maintain and spread slavery? Moreover, states' rights was not an exclusive Southern issue. All the states -- North and South -- sought to protect their rights -- sometimes they petitioned the federal government, sometimes they quarreled with each other. In fact, Mississippians complained that New York had too strong a concept of states' rights because it would not allow Delta planters to bring their slaves to Manhattan. The South was preoccupied with states' rights because it was preoccupied first and foremost with retaining slavery. Some argue that the cause of the war was economic. The North was industrial and the South agrarian, and so, the two lived in such economically different societies that they could no longer stay together. Not true. In the middle of the 19th century, both North and South were agrarian societies. In fact, the North produced far more food crops than did the South. But Northern farmers had to pay their farmhands who were free to come and go as they pleased, while Southern plantation owners exploited slaves over whom they had total control. And it wasn't just plantation owners who supported slavery. The slave society was embraced by all classes in the South. The rich had multiple motivations for wanting to maintain slavery, but so did the poor, non-slave holding whites. The "peculiar institution" ensured that they did not fall to the bottom rung of the social ladder. That's why another argument -- that the Civil War couldn't have been about slavery because so few people owned slaves -- has little merit. For the complete script, visit https://www.prageru.com/videos/was-civil-war-about-slavery
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How Does The Civil War Qualify as the First Modern War?
 
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For 5,800 years of recorded history, wars were fought with pre-modern forms of transportation ad communication, where the world was powered by windmills, watermills, literal horse power and human muscle. However, this all changed with the invention of the steam engine and its implementation in the 19th century. In fifty short years, macadamized roads, canals, steam trains, steam boats, steam presses and telegraph communication revolutionized the transfer of energy and power. By the 1850s, every aspect of western civilization looked and functioned differently than it had for thousands of years. It was in this milieu the Civil War was fought. What did the first modern war look like and how did it differ from previous wars? How did wartime observations by foreign emissaries alter the course of future wars?
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Research Unplugged: The roots of Lincoln's Constitutional Ideas
 
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In this video clip, Mark Neely describes his view that Abraham Lincoln's three seminal ideas about the Constitution—nationalism, government sponsored economic development, and his anti-slavery position—developed early in his life, influenced by his hardscrabble childhood on the American frontier and the painful lessons of the War of 1812. Neely is Penn State's McCabe-Greer Professor in the American Civil War Era, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, and, most recently, author of Lincoln and the Triumph of the Nation: Constitutional Conflict in the American Civil War. This brief clip was excerpted from Neely's Spring 2012 Research Unplugged talk titled "Lincoln and Liberty: A Closer Look at Abraham Lincoln and the Constitution in Wartime."
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Bridging Ethnic Divides and Building Peace: Lessons from Kenya’s Experience
 
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Book Launch and Dialogue with Alice Nderitu Moderated by Mark Tschirgi In her book, Kenya, Bridging Ethnic Divides: A Commissioner’s Experience on Cohesion and Integration Alice Nderitu takes us behind the scenes of efforts to build peace and cohesion between different ethnic and racial communities in Kenya, as she worked with elders, mediated between political leaders at the highest level and founded Uwiano Platform for Peace, an innovative conflict prevention tool after the violent crisis of 2007-2008 and leading up to Kenya’s 2013 general elections. The Global Centre for Pluralism explored the lessons that can be learned from Kenya’s experience to inform other conflict-afflicted countries grappling with the challenges of conflict mediation, reconciliation and post-conflict institutional reform. This event was organized by the Global Centre for Pluralism and the Simon Fraser University Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue, as part of the proceedings for the Jack P. Blaney Award for Dialogue, recently awarded to Nderitu.
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Syrian War Monitor: More than 500 killed in Eastern Ghouta bombing
 
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The United Nations Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution demanding a ceasefire in Syria. The resolution aims to allow humanitarian aid deliveries and medical evacuations. The ceasefire does not apply to operations against Islamic State and al-Qaeda's former affiliate in Syria, the Nusra Front. And the resolution does not specify when the truce is supposed to go into force. Syrian warplanes have continued bombing the rebel enclave in Eastern Ghouta. The area is controlled by several jihadist groups including the Nusra Front. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says more than 500 people were killed in the week leading up to the UN resolution. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChinaGlobalTVNetwork/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cgtn/?hl=zh-cn Twitter: https://twitter.com/CGTNOfficial Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/CGTNOfficial/ Tumblr: http://cctvnews.tumblr.com/ Weibo: http://weibo.com/cctvnewsbeijing
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Ancient Egypt: Crash Course World History #4
 
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In which John covers the long, long history of ancient Egypt, including the Old, Middle and New Kingdoms, and even a couple of intermediate periods. Learn about mummies, pharaohs, pyramids and the Nile with John Green. Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! http://store.dftba.com/products/crashcourse-world-history-the-complete-series-dvd-set Resources: Mummies!: https://goo.gl/BvAdmj Pyramids!: http://goo.gl/aCov2j Follow us! @thecrashcourse @realjohngreen @raoulmeyer @crashcoursestan @saysdanica @thoughtbubbler Like us! ‪http://www.facebook.com/youtubecrashcourse Follow us again! ‪http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Support CrashCourse on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/crashcourse
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Sweden: Lessons for America? - Full Video
 
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It’s been suggested that Americans would be better off if the United States was more like Sweden. Do the Swedes know something that we don’t? Sweden: Lessons for America? A Personal Exploration by Johan Norberg delves into the economic and social landscape of the Swedish scholar’s homeland. Join him to see that the lessons to be learned from Sweden may not be the ones you expect. The one-hour documentary follows Norberg on a journey through the history of Sweden’s economic rise, from one of the poorest countries in the world to one of the most prosperous. The program illuminates key ideas and enterprises that sparked the reform and continue to help Sweden maintain its lofty economic position, including freedom of the press, free trade, new technology companies, crazy jobs and even an old Swedish superhero. Check out our Facebook page here: http://www.facebook.com/FreeToChooseNetwork Visit our media website to find other programs here: http://www.freetochoosemedia.org/index.php Connect with us on Twitter here: http://www.twitter.com/FreeToChooseNet Learn more about our company here: http://www.freetochoosenetwork.org Shop for related products here: http://freetochoose.net Stream from FreeToChoose.TV here: http://www.freetochoose.tv Connect with us on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/company/free-to-choose-network?trk=top_nav_home
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Russia's FM: Syria crisis cannot be resolved by war or coup
 
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says only the Syrian people can decide the fate of President Bashar al-Assad. Lavrov stressed that the crisis cannot be resolved on the battlefield or through a coup. He said the resolution of the Syria conflict must be based on preserving Syria’s territorial integrity and independence. Lavrov also underlined that Iran and Egypt should take part in any future talks on Syria. The Russian foreign minister made the remarks following a meeting with his Turkish, US Saudi, and Jordanian counterparts in Vienna. Guest: Mark Glenn Author & Journalist Live @ http://www.presstv.ir/live.html Twitter @ http://twitter.com/PressTV LiveLeak @ http://www.liveleak.com/c/PressTV Facebook @ http://www.facebook.com/PRESSTV Google+ @ http://plus.google.com/+VideosPTV Instagram @ http://instagram.com/presstvchannel SoundCloud @ https://soundcloud.com/videosptv
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How Are The War Powers Divided Between The President And Congress?
 
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TEDxWarwick - Tim Harford - Management Lessons from the War in Iraq
 
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Tim Harford is an economist who writes about economics theories behind our daily lives in books and as a Financial Times columnist. All of his books have been sold worldwide and widely translated, namely "The Undercover Economist" that has sold one million copies. He is the also only person who runs a problem page "Dear Economist" in Financial Times in which readers' problems are answered with the thought-provoking economic ideas. Tim currently presents the BBC radio series "More or Less" and contributes regularly to other radio, TV programmes and publications. His talk in TEDxWarwick this year focuses on the similarities between the War in Iraq and the organisation's top-down management. About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark dep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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Parties try to forge a resolution for Syria once again in Astana
 
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A fourth round of talks aimed at resolving the Syrian conflict is being held in Astana, the capital city of Kazakhstan. Representatives from the Syrian government, the US, Russia, Turkey, as well as the United Nations are present at the meeting. Diplomats say some of the Syrian opposition has arrived at the meeting but has decided to suspend its participation. However, the UN Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura urged them to return to the negotiation table in a bid to de-escalate the violence. Meanwhile, the Turkish foreign minister has disclosed three documents have already been agreed upon, while a fourth is currently under review at the meeting. Russia's lead negotiator also said he hoped the parties involved would agree to create a series of safe zones in the war-torn country. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
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Conflict Urbanism: The Center for Spatial Research
 
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Friday, October 7, 2016 To mark its inaugural year, The Center for Spatial Research will present its work on "conflict urbanism" in Aleppo and Colombia. The event will engage participants in a discussion about the role of conflict in structuring urban space and the politics of representation in zones of discordance, disruption and violence as they contribute to the making and remaking of cities. The roundtable will feature Eyal Weizman, Professor of Spatial and Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London and Director of the Centre for Research Architecture and Enrico Bertini, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at NYU Tandon School of Engineering as respondents to the work presented by CSR researchers and students: Laura Kurgan, Juan Francisco Saldarriaga, Grga Basic, Dare Brawley, Violet Whitney, and Michael Storm. The center point of Conflict Urbanism: Aleppo is an interactive web-based map representing the intensifying violence in urban Aleppo after five years of civil war in Syria. The map combines layers of high-resolution satellite images together with data gathered from multiple perspectives and sources to show the historic city from 2012 to the present. Using the logic of a typical geographic information system (GIS) map, the Conflict Urbanism: Aleppo project overlaps these layers, as it explores two kinds of evidence: evidence about the physical destruction of the city and evidence about how urban warfare is tracked and monitored from a distance. Conflict Urbanism: Colombia traces the trajectories of Colombians who were forcibly displaced between 1985 and 2016 as a result of the decades long conflict between state and non-state actors. The project visualizes conflict at the scale of the country through a single government-created dataset that will shape transitional justice efforts. The visualizations that have resulted reveal the paths of more than eight million people displaced by war while critically examining how this conflict has been recorded. Conflict Urbanism: Colombia is a collaboration with the Masters on Peacebuilding at Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia.
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How a Bill Becomes a Law: Crash Course Government and Politics #9
 
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Oh my, Craig has his work cut out for him this week. The process of how a bill becomes a law can be pretty complex, fraught with potential bill-death at every corner. As if just getting through committee isn’t difficult enough, bills have to navigate a series of amendments and votes in both houses, potentially more committees, further compromise bills, and even more floor votes, just to end up on the chopping block of the president. And then in one fell swoop the president can stop a bill in its tracks with a veto! But then again, a presidential veto isn’t necessarily a bill’s end either. As you can see we’ve got to lot to cover, and we’ll be the first to admit this has been covered before, and extraordinarily well might we add, by the folks at School House Rock. But we’ll give it our best shot - without the singing of course. Well, not too much singing anyway. Support is provided by Voqal: http://www.voqal.org This episode is sponsored by Squarespace: http://www.squarespace.com/crashcourse Want to find Crash Course elsewhere on the internet? Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashCourse Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/TheCrashCourse Tumblr - http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Support Crash Course on Patreon: http://patreon.com/crashcourse CC Kids: http://www.youtube.com/crashcoursekids
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CSS Lunch Series | Israel's Long War with Hezbollah ft. Raphael Marcus
 
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"Israel's Long War with Hezbollah" is the first complete military history of the decades-long Israel-Hezbollah conflict and an analysis of military innovation and adaptation. As an expert on organizational learning, Marcus analyzes ongoing processes of strategic and operational innovation and adaptation by both the IDF and Hezbollah throughout the long guerrilla conflict. The book is based on unique fieldwork in Israel and Lebanon, extensive research into Hebrew and Arabic primary sources, and dozens of interviews conducted with Israeli defense officials, high-ranking military officers of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), United Nations personnel, a Hezbollah official, and Western diplomats. The conclusions illuminate the dynamics of the ongoing conflict and illustrate the complexity of military adaptation under fire. About Raphael Marcus: Raphael D. Marcus is a Visiting Research Fellow in the Department of War Studies at King's College London, where he received his PhD. He is also affiliated with the College's Insurgency Research Group, where his research interests include Middle East security issues, terrorism, military affairs, and organizational learning. He is currently working as an intelligence and counterterrorism analyst at a law enforcement agency.
Syrian Crisis Timeline: Two Years of Bloodshed
 
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Aug. 27 (Bloomberg) -- A look back at the key events of the conflict in Syria, from protests in the spring of 2011 to recent allegations of chemical attacks in 2013. -- Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg Bloomberg Television offers extensive coverage and analysis of international business news and stories of global importance. It is available in more than 310 million households worldwide and reaches the most affluent and influential viewers in terms of household income, asset value and education levels. With production hubs in London, New York and Hong Kong, the network provides 24-hour continuous coverage of the people, companies and ideas that move the markets.
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रूसी क्रांति - Russian Revolution - विश्व इतिहास हिंदी में - UPSC/IAS/SSC/PCS
 
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David Armitage, "Civil War: A Genealogy"
 
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Civil war is like pornography--we think know it when we see it. Yet ideas of civil war have a long and contested history with multiple meanings and contested applications. This lecture offers a critical history of conceptions of civil war, with special attention to its legal definition since the nineteenth century. The application of the term "civil war" can depend on whether you are a ruler or a rebel, the victor or the vanquished, an established government or an interested third party. It can also determine whether outside powers intervene, which provisions of international humanitarian laws, and what international aid bodies like the World Bank are willing to invest in war-torn countries. Conflict over its meaning, as well as the meaning of conflict, demand historical reconstruction to illuminate contemporary confusions about civil war. David Armitage is is the Lloyd C. Blankfein Professor of History and Chair of the Department of History at Harvard University. This lecture was recorded on May 9, 2013, as the annual Maurice and Muriel Fulton Lecture in Legal History.
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Gerry Adams at Venice Conference: Peace Process and Conflict Resolution
 
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Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams - Message to Peace Process and Conflict Resolution Conference - Venice 14 November 2009 PEACE PROCESSES AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION 14 NOVEMBER 2009, Conference in Venice VENICE CITY COUNCIL, PEACE CENTRE, KROSSING/PLANET K, MARCO POLO SYSTEM, ASSOCIAZIONE EUROPA LEVANTE in collaboration with BIBLIOTECA NAZIONALE MARCIANA Dialogue is the only way forward in resolving conflicts and must be between equals. But a dialogue among equals is possible only when the parties involved recognize the existence of a reality until now denied. There can be no pre-conditions dictated by one or the other party in a conflict to sit around the negotiating table. South Africa led the way in this direction by developing a series of important mechanisms in the resolution of the conflict that became a model for other conflicts. First of all in Ireland, where a peace process - even with ups and downs and certainly not yet complete - has been possible thanks to the recognition by all of the parties involved, the British government, republicans, unionists, the Irish government, that the only possibility to initiate a fruitful dialogue was to sit around a table as equals. Today many conflicts are still open, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the Kurdish-Turkish conflict, the Basque-Spanish conflict. Venice has always played an important role as a place where open and frank debate can take place, as long as the parties involved are on equal terms. So it is in Venice (which through the years has hosted several times conferences and meetings and has commented on the conflicts we are going to discuss about) that the international conference on peace processes and conflict resolution will be held. The conference will not only be a statement on the current state of conflicts, those which are being resolved, and those which have been resolved (albeit partially), but will above all be a time for discussion and proposal. Proposal and discussion coming from the parties in the conflict which are generally considered to be second class, or against which conditions and preconditions are set before they can sit at the negotiating table. The South African and the Irish experience teach us that only when attempts to set preconditions are abandoned, and only after full acceptance of the other as legitimate partners with equal dignity and rights, dialogue has been possible. A dialogue at time hard but frank that has led to important results in the difficult building of a just and lasting peace. In Venice these are the people who will meet, discuss and present their proposals: Brian Currin (South African lawyer, mediator in the Irish conflict, in the Basque country, in Sri Lanka) Raymond McCartney (Sinn Fein International Department, MLA - deputy Northern Irish parliament) Emine Ayna (DTP chairwoman, party of the democratic society) Jone Goirizelaia (lawyer representing Ezker Aberzaleak, Independentist Basque Left) Haluk Gerger (writer, Turkey) Irfan Dundar (lawyer of Pkk president Abdullah Ocalan) Video messages by Nelson Mandela (Nobel Peace Price), Gerry Adams (president of Sinn Fein), video of the Independentist Basque Left (with a speech by Arnaldo Otegi), Moni Ovadia (musician). SATURDAY 14 NOVEMBER 10 am: PEACE PROCESSES. THE SOUTH AFRICAN AND IRISH EXPERIENCES Introduction by Luana Zanella, peace and cultural minister of Venice City Council Message by Nelson Mandela, Nobel Peace Price Video message by Gerry Adams, President of Sinn Fein Raymond McCartney (The road towards the Good Friday Agreement) Brian Currin (The South-african experience) Emine Ayna (Kurdish initiatives for dialogue) Jone Goirizelaia (Basque initiatives for dialogue) Video-letter by Moni Ovadia Introduction Gianfranco Bettin (writer) Chair Gabriele Polo (journalist) SATURDAY 14 NOVEMBER 3 pm: DIALOGUE, DIALOGUE, DIALOGUE. IDEAS FOR KURDISTAN AND THE BASQUE COUNTRY Haluk Gerger (Turkey and the Kurdish question) Emine Ayna (The Kurdish proposal) Irfan Dundar (Abdullah Ocalan’s road map) Video of the Independentist Basque Left containing a speech by Arnaldo Otegi Jone Goirizelaia (The Basque Left proposal) Brian Currin (Ideas for a possible dialogue) Introduction Pietrangelo Pettenò (president Marco Polo System) Chair Gabriele Polo (journalist) Information: centropace@comune.venezia.it press office: 00 39 3491305039/ 00 39 3331836785 Calle del Cappello, S. Marco n. 180/c, 30124 Venezia – tel. 041 2703720 fax 041 2703721 e-mail: assessora.zanella@comune.venezia.it Produzione Culturale Relazioni comunitarie e internazionali Politiche giovanili Centro Pace CITTA’ DI VENEZIA
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