Category: Middle East

[PODCAST] JAMS Foundation & Hands of Peace: Empowering American, Israeli & Palestinian Youth to Be Peacemakers, Agents of Change author.

[PODCAST] JAMS Foundation & Hands of Peace: Empowering American, Israeli & Palestinian Youth to Be Peacemakers, Agents of Change

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleIn this podcast, The JAMS Foundation managing director David Brandon introduces the recipient of The JAMS Foundation’s 13th Annual Warren...

By David Brandon
Landscape of Dispute Resolution author.

Landscape of Dispute Resolution

When you hear about the word landscape of dispute resolution, the first thing that comes to the mind of the...

By Anwar Kashif Mumtaz
Conflict Resolution Trainer & Gun Lover author.

Conflict Resolution Trainer & Gun Lover

You know me as a peace process guy, a conflict resolution trainer, an author of peace training materials. You don’t know...

By Ronald S. Kraybill
Conflict During COVID–Combined Voices from all Seven Continents author.

Conflict During COVID–Combined Voices from all Seven Continents

Full article including footnotes attached below.CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN THE TIME OF COVID-19 Voices from the Seven Continents of the World...

By Adedoyin Rhodes-Vivour, Andrea Maia, Carla Marcucci, David Bogan, Gregg Relyea, Hitoshi Suzuki, Kenneth Cloke, Rory O'Connor
Fostering Mediation in the Middle East Construction Industry author.

Fostering Mediation in the Middle East Construction Industry

Whilst the construction industry worldwide is plagued by disputes, construction disputes in the Middle East have two distinct characteristics. The...

By Rafat Sweileh
Interview with Bruce Edwards – The Future of Mediation and Mediation in India author.

Interview with Bruce Edwards – The Future of Mediation and Mediation in India

This is a new interview of Bruce Edwards by Mediate.com's Managing Editor, Dr. Clare Fowler. Mr. Edwards discusses the growth...

By Bruce Edwards
Worry About Hornets author.

Worry About Hornets

RiverHouse Press Blog by Ron KraybillOn September 11, 2019, President Trump warned about what America would do if attacked again....

By Ronald S. Kraybill
Duality: A Natural Lifestyle, and Not a Catastrophe author.

Duality: A Natural Lifestyle, and Not a Catastrophe

The existence of duality is not only natural, but could be converted to an asset. A systematic effort could make...

By Alia Ismail
Mediation and Conciliation in UAE author.

Mediation and Conciliation in UAE

Mediation is a non-judicial means of dispute resolution mechanism, and it has become very prevalent because of the disadvantages or...

By Sandeep Bhalothia, Vizita Singh
Conflicting Negotiation Styles and Strategies: Comparing Perspectives from Saudi Arabia & USA author.

Conflicting Negotiation Styles and Strategies: Comparing Perspectives from Saudi Arabia & USA

Introduction Conflicts are a part of life, and can arise any time. There are many types of conflicts, but everyone...

By Norah Alsugair
The Lebanese: Heading into an Authentic Reconciliation, and Creating a Potential Reconciliatory Force in a Volcanic Region author.

The Lebanese: Heading into an Authentic Reconciliation, and Creating a Potential Reconciliatory Force in a Volcanic Region

In October 2016, the Lebanese finally headed to a consensual presidential election after two years and a half of presidential...

By Alia Ismail
What Not to Say After Violence author.

What Not to Say After Violence

RiverHouse Press Blog by Ron KraybillAn Important Choice: What to Do and Say After Violence? Whenever violence takes place as...

By Ronald S. Kraybill
Challenges to Starting an American Middle-Eastern Cross-Border Mediation Center author.

Challenges to Starting an American Middle-Eastern Cross-Border Mediation Center

Starting a cross-borders mediation center between the US and the Middle East requires interacting with professionals on both continents. In...

By Alia Ismail
Mediation on Broadway-The Dramatic Lessons of OSLO author.

Mediation on Broadway-The Dramatic Lessons of OSLO

Many of us remember the dramatic 1993 handshake in the White House Rose Garden between Yitzhak Rabin and Yasser Arafat...

By Richard Lutringer
Principles and Practices of Peace and Conflict Resolution in Islam – The Case of Morocco author.

Principles and Practices of Peace and Conflict Resolution in Islam – The Case of Morocco

In the past years, the share of countries participating in any type of conflict has risen to be the highest...

By Claudia Maffettone
The Middle East’s Mediator? author.

The Middle East’s Mediator?

As I write this, I am looking across the Gulf of Aqaba at the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt, near the...

By John Sturrock
Quartet author.

Quartet

Tunisia, where the Arab Spring started, is also the first country to emerge from its revolution with a genuine commitment...

By Joe Markowitz
Teamwork author.

Teamwork

My rabbi's Rosh Hashanah sermon this year concerned the important topic of healing the widening rifts in the Jewish community,...

By Joe Markowitz
Thirteen Days in September author.

Thirteen Days in September

Speaking of peace in the Middle East, I've been reading the new book about the Camp David negotiations by Lawrence...

By Joe Markowitz
Negotiation Lessons from the Book (not the Film) of Exodus author.

Negotiation Lessons from the Book (not the Film) of Exodus

Introduction The recent film “Exodus: Gods and Kings” has sparked some renewed interest in the actual written record of those...

By John Wade
Processing it All on the Last Day…. author.

Processing it All on the Last Day….

On my last evening in Israel, I walked on the beach and gazed at the sunset over the beautiful Mediteranean...

By Karmit Bulman
Do Unethical Leaders Foster Conflict Among Followers? author.

Do Unethical Leaders Foster Conflict Among Followers?

International Center for Cooperation and Conflict ResolutionRecent events, such as the BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill, questionable accounting practices...

By Nick Redding
When the Mediators Pay the Highest Price author.

When the Mediators Pay the Highest Price

Kluwer Mediation BlogRecent development in the Near East reminds how long and disastrous the Arabic-Israeli conflict is. Unfortunately, it has...

By Martin Svatos

The Real Bergdahl Error

For more than a decade, starting with a fellowship at the National Institute of Justice and subsequently conducting research in...

By Abraham Miller
Lessons in Mediation from Nelson Mandela author.

Lessons in Mediation from Nelson Mandela

In 1964, George Bizos, a young lawyer, probably saved his client and good friend Nelson Mandela’s life by persuading him...

By Jacques Joubert
Respect and Integrity in Response to Violence author.

Respect and Integrity in Response to Violence

As someone with an interest in cultural studies (as some of you know, my PhD focused on this area), I...

By Dian Killian
Constructive Engagement author.

Constructive Engagement

The recently-elected President of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, is starting to sound like a mediator. Recently Rouhani published an interesting op-ed...

By Joe Markowitz
Engineering Peace – Achieving the promise of mediation in the world’s most difficult conflicts author.

Engineering Peace – Achieving the promise of mediation in the world’s most difficult conflicts

Author information, originally the first 4 article footnotes, is provided below. Achieving the promise of mediation in conflicts that threaten...

By Irena Vanenkova, Michael Leathes, Nadja Alexander, Tina Monberg
The Development of Egyptian Alternative Dispute Resolution author.

The Development of Egyptian Alternative Dispute Resolution

As the largest Arab country in the Middle East-North Africa (MENA) region, Egypt will play a significant role in the...

By Mike McMullen
The Passive-Aggressive: Terrorist or Freedom Fighter? author.

The Passive-Aggressive: Terrorist or Freedom Fighter?

“How do you deal with someone who is passive-aggressive?” A question sure to arise when we talk about difficult people....

By Gary Harper

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