Civil wars always end, but usually they restart. Globally, within the first ten years of the end of a conflict, 31% of them have resumed. African conflicts are even more prone to restart than the global average: half of African peace restorations last less than a decade. By applying theoretical frameworks to newly developed data sets of conflict, we find that the high incidence of peace collapse in Africa is not inevitable. To date, policies on the part of both the international community and...Expand abstract
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Policies for Building Post-conflict Peace.
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