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Ethiopia

Food aid and dependency syndrome in Ethiopia: Local perceptions

Introduction Long-term provision of aid to people in need of assistance has been associated with fear of creating a dependency syndrome. The primary concerns are that beneficiaries will lose the motivation to work to improve their own…

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Analysis
Source:
JHA
Posted:
11 Mar 2015
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Angola

Angola: Empire of the humanitarians

Introduction Humanitarianism is one of the central ideologies defining contemporary international politics that is surprisingly underemphasised as an organising pillar of the iniquitous world order. Michael Mandelbaum, a hegemonic realist, claims that peace, democracy and free markets are the three central…

Format:
Analysis
Source:
JHA
Posted:
21 Jul 2006
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Burundi + 3 more

The emergence of a new order? Resources and war in Eastern Congo

Koen Vlassenroot & Hans Romkema [1]1. Introduction On the surface it seems that the present conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo is all about gold, coltan, diamond and petrol rather than about security concerns, national power…

Format:
Analysis
Source:
JHA
Posted:
28 Oct 2002