These days it can be hard to remember that violent conflicts can actually end. Modern wars seem to rise and fall instead of start and finish. As violence has turned inward over the past few decades, shifting from between nations to within nations, conflict driven by sectarianism has gained the spotlight. Such conflicts can seem […]
Phoenix McLaughlin works at the National Endowment for Democracy helping to foster political development in Asia. Phoenix lives in Washington, D.C. now, but was born and raised in Norway, Maine. In between, he has studied and/or worked in Colorado, Nepal, India, France, Ethiopia, and Augusta. All opinions expressed on this blog are solely his own and do not represent his current or former employers.