The Indian Experience of Conflict Resolution in Mizoram

  title={The Indian Experience of Conflict Resolution in Mizoram},
  author={Namrata Goswami},
  journal={Strategic Analysis},
  pages={579 - 589}
Abstract The case of Mizoram in India provides informative lessons for conflict resolution. Factors such as addressing the root causes of the conflict, de-escalation in violence, empathizing with the conflicting actor, surrender policy for insurgents, indigenous mediators, absence of peace-spoilers, strengthening of local institutions, formation of a pan-Mizo identity and limited ‘use of force’ policy all played a role in establishing peace in Mizoram. This article posits that the Mizo peace… 
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