Patrick T. Hiller, Ph.D., a syndicated columnist for PeaceVoice, is a Conflict Transformation scholar, professor, serves on the Governing Council of the International Peace Research Association, and Director of the War Prevention Initiative of the Jubitz Family Foundation.
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Friday, February 27, 2015
TPP, Peace and Conflict: It’s Not about Trade, It’s about How We Trade
Let’s get one thing straight to begin with. Trade is good. We do it all the time. Trade has been pretty much part of recorded human history and evidence reveals prehistorical trade routes in many parts of the world. It becomes a little bit trickier when we look at large-scale international trade...
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
More Leaks in the Faulty National Security Debate - and How to Fix Them
A little leak can be quickly fixed by stuffing it or wrapping it. Large leaks, however, often require more structural repairs or completely different solutions. Bradley Manning’s and just days ago Edward Snowden’s leaking of classified information demonstrates just how big our structural repairs need to be. What they exposed are further indicators of the faulty framework of the national security debate. In other words, a poorly designed security construct is collapsing.