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Ambivalent Humanitarian Crises and Complex Emergencies

"The list of spontaneous associations with humanitarian crises is long. Equally long are the lists of people affected by these crises and of the actors that provide humanitarian action. ..." – By Dennis Dijkzeul and Diana Griesinger

Ethiopia: The Role of the Military in the Political Order

"Military institutions are social constructs whose structure and functions in each society can only be understood contextually. Because the Ethiopian military has emerged as a relatively independent institution after World War II, its nature, and role in the political order, has been impacted by structural conditions..." – By Ryan Thoreson

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