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Pillars of Peace: measuring factors that create peaceful societies

The Institute for Economics and Peace just released its latest report, Pillars of Peace. It provides a new conceptual framework for understanding and describing the factors that are associated with¬†peaceful societies. The research¬†is based on an analysis of over 4,000 … Continue reading

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650 million civilian arms: the global small arms and ammunition trade

Over 60 percent of all violent deaths are due to small arms and light weapons; more than three quarters of the world’s small arms lie in the hands of civilians, that’s over 650 million civilian arms… Small arms such as … Continue reading

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