OPENDEMOCRACY | 6TH JULY 2016

In the aftermath of the Chilcot Inquiry, Gabrielle Rifkind questions in OpenDemocracy whether we will be able to learn from the mistakes of our military past and make better judgements when deciding to go to war.

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the independent | 30th may 2015

Arguing that the UK is fighting an old war and missing the chance to remake its international role doing what it excels at, Gabrielle Rifkind writes in The Independent.

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OPENDEMOCRACY | 25th september 2014

Writing in OpenDemocracy, Gabrielle Rifkind considers the benefits of mediation as an alternative to military intervention. 

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OPENDEMOCRACY | 27TH JULY 2014

Gabrielle Rifkind addresses why one can be motivated to damage one’s enemy rather than to protect one’s own best interest, and these dynamics need to be resolved in order to progress beyond war.

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OPENDEMOCRACY | 07TH JULY 2014

Gabrielle Rifkind and Gianni Picco explore the new great regional game: Saudi Arabia and Iran, which has created a breeding ground for a more nihilist ideology.

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THE GUARDIAN | 23RD MARCH, 2014

Gabrielle Rifkind writes in the Guardian about the need for neutral mediators who can act early on in order to resolve conflict.

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CARNEGIE COUNCIL PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAMME | 19TH FEBRUARY, 2014

Gianni Picco talks to Joanne J. Myers about The Fog of Peace, the need to understand the narrative of the enemy and how this is a crucial aspect of negotiation.

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GLOBAL FAULTLINES | 08TH FEBRUARY, 2013

Gabrielle Rifkind and Gianni Picco argue for the role of quiet, behind-the-scenes mediation and involving states from the US and Russia, to Iran and Saudi Arabia, in resolving the Syrian conflict.

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