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  • 16 Sep 2013
    Grant Heiken

    Into the Intro: Dangerous Neighbors

    Volcanic eruptions are among the most perilous natural disasters. So why are scores of cities nestled just beneath these dangerous giants which are poised to spew fiery rock, lava, and ash at any moment? Dangerous Neighbors takes a hard look at cities, volcanoes, and disaster preparedness.

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  • 27 Jul 2010

    How to Help the Congo Toward Democracy

    Will democratic elections aid Congo in quest for a pathway to peace? Author Séverine Autesserre blames the failure of peace-building in Congo on the national-level “election fetish” of international aid culture and says security problems are mainly local and need to be solved by corralling spoilers, strengthening local capacity, and setting up working legal institutions […]

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