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On the Brink of War in Kashmir

By Meghan Flyke Published February 20, 2015

The relative peace that has existed in Kashmir over the past decade was disrupted again early this year when economic pressure and changing policies led to cross-border fire on both sides. The renewal of the conflict raises human rights concerns and questions of the involvement responsibility of superpowers like the United States and China.


Small Victories in the Mexican Drug War: What they Mean for Peace

By Meghan Flyke Published October 24, 2014

Though cartel leader Hector Beltran Leyva was recently arrested in Central Mexico, his violent organization may be responsible for the disappearance of 43 student protestors at the beginning of October. The simultaneous events pose a new outlook on the future of drug wars in Mexico.