Threats to Peace: Threat Perception and the Persistence or Desistance of Violent Conflict

  title={Threats to Peace: Threat Perception and the Persistence or Desistance of Violent Conflict},
  author={Amy Sliva and Mikhail Malyutov and Glenn Pierce and Xin Li},
  journal={2013 European Intelligence and Security Informatics Conference},
In international security, there are many cases of inter-group conflict where violence persists and conflict-oriented policies dominate at the expense of a more mutually beneficial allocation of societal goods. What are the barriers to successful negotiation in such scenarios, and why are conflict management policies difficult to achieve? Most studies of conflict focus on high-level political, economic, or sociological causes, however, psychological influences on decision-making, such as threat… CONTINUE READING
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