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December 24th, 2008
From Jihad to Rehab
Insurgent Reintegration Programs Around the World

One of the essential components to lasting peace is the reintegration of ex-insurgents into society. This map provides a sample of how various countries have tried to reintegrate ex-combatants into civilian life with varying degrees of success.

  • Finola Kennedy

    Reintegration programmes are surely a move in the right direction. But do they address what gave rise to trouble in the first place. Other genuine reforms in those societies may be necessary. I think of Ireland in the nineteenth century and the moves ‘to kill Home rule with kindness’.

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