Articles by Hugh Miall

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Johan Galtung Obituary
Hugh Miall | The Guardian - TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Mar 2024

The Norwegian sociologist Johan Galtung, who has died aged 93, was a leading contributor to peace and conflict research. His ideas about positive peace and structural violence have had a global resonance. Now taught in more than 500 universities, the field he helped to establish has become a worldwide endeavour.

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Peace Researchers Urge Caution over Bombing in Syria
Kevin Clements, Feargal Cochrane and Hugh Miall – TRANSCEND Media Service, 14 Dec 2015

Trying to stop ‘terrorism’ with ‘air strikes’ is like trying to stop a seeding dandelion by hitting it with a golf club. Bombing Syrian towns is likely to increase recruitment to ISIS, both in the Middle East and in Europe. We need more creative and imaginative solutions to the problems we are confronting than those currently on the table.

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