Daisaku Higashi

Mar 14, 2022

Lessons from Previous Conflicts for the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

A Discussion with Daisaku Higashi

New Books Network 2022

How might efforts to end previous conflicts inform the resolution of the conflict in Ukraine? Why was U.S intervention in Afghanistan a failure? What role can the UN play in conflict mediation? What is China’s stance on the Russian invasion? This week, RBI director John Torpey talks with Professor Daisaku Higashi of Tokyo’s Sophia University about his book Inclusivity in Mediation and Peacebuilding: The UN, Neighboring States and Global Powers and his extensive research on conflict to draw lessons for the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

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International Horizons is a podcast of the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies that brings scholarly expertise to bear on our understanding of international issues. John Torpey, the host of the podcast and director of the Ralph Bunche Institute, holds conversations with prominent scholars and figures in state-of-the-art international issues in our weekly episodes.

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