Category: Terrorism

The War in Ukraine:  Lessons for Mediators author.

The War in Ukraine: Lessons for Mediators

The War in Ukraine:  Lessons for Mediators By Kenneth Cloke If men hate each other, then there’s no hope.  We...

By Kenneth Cloke
A Mediator’s Reaction to the Invasion of Ukraine author.

A Mediator’s Reaction to the Invasion of Ukraine

The recent events in Ukraine made me think about mediation in high-level conflicts, and ask myself whether I could maintain equidistance in a case of...

By Lydia Vanderkaay
Reach for Humanity in Dark Times: The War in Ukraine author.

Reach for Humanity in Dark Times: The War in Ukraine

This is an article about the war in Ukraine by Tatyana Bilyik and Lisa Parkinson with the Ukrainian Association of...

By Lisa Parkinson
Race and Caste, Gender and Patriarchy, Wealth and Class: Mediating the Systems, Structures, and Sources of Prejudice author.

Race and Caste, Gender and Patriarchy, Wealth and Class: Mediating the Systems, Structures, and Sources of Prejudice

“The function, the very serious function of racism, . . . is distraction. It keeps you from doing your work. It keeps you...

By Kenneth Cloke
Cyclical Nature of Interpersonal Conflict author.

Cyclical Nature of Interpersonal Conflict

Mediation and Business Consulting by Kathleen Kauth. duffthepsych.com When talking about domestic violence, you often hear about the cycle of...

By Kathleen Kauth
ODR and Virtual Mediation: High Conflict People in Online Mediation author.

ODR and Virtual Mediation: High Conflict People in Online Mediation

Seven months after the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, many mediations have been conducted online. While some mediators have been...

By Andressa Bortolin, Jared Lee
Let Communities and Police Together Keep the Peace: Op-Ed author.

Let Communities and Police Together Keep the Peace: Op-Ed

Scores of cellphone videos, capturing police violence around the country, have revealed to millions the depth and breadth of systemic...

By NAFCM
A Transformational Approach to Conflicts  Between Police, Demonstrators, and Communities of Color author.

A Transformational Approach to Conflicts Between Police, Demonstrators, and Communities of Color

Police everywhere receive extensive training in using rifles, pistols, tasers, and clubs.  How much training do they receive in non-violent...

By Kenneth Cloke
ACR Taskforce on Safety: Recommended Guidelines — Final Part 3 in Series author.

ACR Taskforce on Safety: Recommended Guidelines — Final Part 3 in Series

Read Part 2 here C. What to Do in Case of Actual or Threatened Violence ADR practitioners continuously assess the...

By Stephen Kotev
ACR Taskforce on Safety: Recommended Guidelines — Part 1 in Series author.

ACR Taskforce on Safety: Recommended Guidelines — Part 1 in Series

ACR Taskforce on Safety in ADR Association for Conflict Resolution: Taskforce on Safety in ADRADR Safety Planning: Recommended Guidance See...

By Stephen Kotev
Q&A: Kidnapping and Extortion: Just another day at the office author.

Q&A: Kidnapping and Extortion: Just another day at the office

Crisis Negotiator Blog by Jeff Thompson In an ideal world, no one would need the Guidry Group, an international kidnap...

By Jeff Thompson
Interview with John Paul Lederach author.

Interview with John Paul Lederach

Access all John Paul Lederach videos here.This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with John Paul Lederach, a global...

By John Paul Lederach
Figuring Out George Mitchell’s Real Contribution to the Good Friday Agreement author.

Figuring Out George Mitchell’s Real Contribution to the Good Friday Agreement

On Tuesday 10th April 2018, I was in Belfast to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement (GFA)...

By Geoffrey Corry

Spaces for Peace

From the ICCR Blog “It is referred to as the Dead Zone, the Green Line or No-Man’s Land” writes Birte Vogel...

By Allegra Chen-Carrel
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
New ISIS “Just Terror Tactics” Calls For Hostage Taking author.

New ISIS “Just Terror Tactics” Calls For Hostage Taking

Crisis Negotiator Blog by Jeff Thompson The latest issue of ISIS's terror magazine, Rumiyah (issue 9), addresses hostage taking. This...

By Jeff Thompson
‘Captive in the jungle’ An Account From A Hostage Held By Terrorists author.

‘Captive in the jungle’ An Account From A Hostage Held By Terrorists

Crisis Negotiator Blog by Jeff Thompson Marites Flor was held hostage in the Philippines alongside Canadians John Ridsdel and Robert...

By Jeff Thompson
“Talk to Me” – The NYPD Communication Campaign author.

“Talk to Me” – The NYPD Communication Campaign

Crisis Negotiator Blog by Jeff Thompson Members of the NYPD engage people in crisis situations on a daily basis where...

By Jeff Thompson
How to Make Mediation Safer in Cases of High Conflict author.

How to Make Mediation Safer in Cases of High Conflict

I would like to begin this article by thanking all of the mediators across Nebraska for their input on this...

By Kristen Blankley
Convincing Violent Groups to be Non-Violent – Video author.

Convincing Violent Groups to be Non-Violent – Video

John Paul Lederach describes discussing alternatives to violent conflict with groups who felt powerless and that violence was their only...

By John Paul Lederach
Hostage Negotiations: There are no simple answers, just harsh dilemmas author.

Hostage Negotiations: There are no simple answers, just harsh dilemmas

Crisis Negotiator Blog by Jeff Thompson (Bob Rae/The Globe and Mail)- Both Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Minister Stéphane...

By Jeff Thompson
Orlando and Radicalization author.

Orlando and Radicalization

From Maria Simpson's Two Minute Leadership TrainingSean O’Callaghan, former member of the IRA, spoke on the concept of radicalization at...

By Maria Simpson
Man With Gun During Standoff Streams It Live on Facebook author.

Man With Gun During Standoff Streams It Live on Facebook

Crisis Negotiator Blog by Jeff Thompson Adam Mayo's  mother contacted police after her son told her he had stopped taking...

By Jeff Thompson
3 Powerful Conflict-Resolution Strategies From an Anti-terrorism Leader author.

3 Powerful Conflict-Resolution Strategies From an Anti-terrorism Leader

Originally published in Inc magazine. No matter how intense the conflict is in your life and business, chances are it's...

By Aldo Civico, Bill Carmody
Oregon Standoff Ends and The Surrender Ritual: Saving Face, TPI’s & More author.

Oregon Standoff Ends and The Surrender Ritual: Saving Face, TPI’s & More

Crisis Negotiator Blog by Jeff Thompson The standoff in Oregon has concluded on Thursday after lasting for more than a...

By Jeff Thompson
Testing the Role Effect in Terrorist Negotiations author.

Testing the Role Effect in Terrorist Negotiations

Crisis Negotiator Blog by Jeff Thompson Here's another great academic paper from Paul J. Taylor. This time he teamed with...

By Jeff Thompson
Talk the Talk: Negotiation with Somali Pirates author.

Talk the Talk: Negotiation with Somali Pirates

Crisis Negotiator Blog by Jeff Thompson“Somali pirates can be clever, aggressive negotiators and they are quick to take advantage if...

By Jeff Thompson
Negotiations & The Paris Terrorist Attack author.

Negotiations & The Paris Terrorist Attack

Crisis Negotiator Blog by Jeff Thompson Terrorists holding 20 people hostage in the Bataclan concert hall spoke to police negotiators...

By Jeff Thompson
How Can We Help in Major Social Conflicts, If At All? author.

How Can We Help in Major Social Conflicts, If At All?

Indisputably I have gotten emails from dispute resolution colleagues asking what we, in Missouri’s dispute resolution center, might do (or...

By John Lande
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

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