Articles by Tatsushi Arai, PhD

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Lessons from the Swiss Experience of Nation-Building: Implications for Multi-National Societies in Conflict
Tatsushi Arai, PhD – TRANSCEND Media Service, 14 Mar 2016

This essay explores lessons from the contemporary Swiss experience of nation building as well as their applicability to conflict-affected multi-national societies searching for long-term visions of inter-communal coexistence.

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Syria, Lebanon, and the Middle East: Enabling a War-to-Peace Transition
Tatsushi Arai, PhD – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Mar 2015

A key to realizing these measures is a sustained, systematic effort to build public awareness and capacity. Developing Arabic instruction materials on peace building and using them to train capable trainers who can effectively disseminate relevant skills and knowledge are two of the most urgent immediate tasks to enable the rest of the suggested measures to unfold.

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Transforming the Cycle of Violence in Rakhine State: Toward Inter-Communal Peace in Myanmar
Tatsushi Arai, PhD – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Dec 2013

The inter-communal violence we have seen in Myanmar’s Rakhine State since 2012 is a manifestation of the deep-rooted structural inequity and unhealed traumas that have continuously grown in scope and intensity over generations.

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Syria in Search of a Political Solution: Toward Functional Coexistence
Tatsushi Arai, PhD – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Sep 2013

The extensive use of chemical weapons in Syria, the commitment and readiness expressed by US President Barak Obama to launch airstrikes against President Bashar al-Assad’s regime, and the Russian diplomatic initiative that has led to a US-Russian framework agreement on safeguarding and dismantling Syrian chemical weapons are all important developments in the prolonged war in Syria.

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