Summer 2012

ISSN 1558-9855

VOL. 8, NO. 2

Post-Conflict Turbulence and Cross-Border Flows’

‘Don’t Disturb The Peace’: Post-Conflict Politics In Aceh, Indonesia  by Leslie Dwyer

Delving into the sociopolitical tensions of “post-peace” Aceh, Leslie Dwyer explores the answers to a number of questions, including what does it mean, and whom does it empower, to view “peace” as a fragile entity that must be protected from memory, critique or counter-imagination?


Challenges In Conflict Data Collection: Assessing The Spatial Characteristics Of Nutritional Status In Erbil, Kurdistan, Iraq  by Hamdia Ahmad, Taban K. Rasheed, Lisa R. Pawloski, and Kevin M. Curtin 

Significant difficulties arise when conducting field research in conflict areas. This article documents the process of collecting nutritional, anthropometric, and spatial data from more than 1,000 study participants in the city of Erbil, Kurdistan, Iraq.


State-Sponsored Nuclear Proliferation: Why States Share Nuclear Weapons Technology by Gregory D. Koblentz

Why do states share nuclear weapons technology—the most powerful military technology ever invented—with other states? Gregory Koblentz’s research takes an analytically eclectic approach in attacking the unsolved puzzle of why states share nuclear weapon technologies.


T. Mills Kelly argues that achieving significant results in the fight against human trafficking necessitates an understanding on the part of policy makers and others leading the fight that the trade in humans is not substantially different today than it was 100 years ago.