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Here are some clips and audio for you to look at:

Conflict Information

Four Corners - War in Afghanistan:

Four Corners - Detentions Centres:

Interview with the RoMeS authors:

Audio of RoMeS discussion:

Excellent website with lots of links:

What is conflict? – Brainstorm

Help on how to write for the Encountering Conflict:

Malala Yousafzai – Article and basic info

Class Dismissed - The Death of Female Education

Malala - clip

Standing up for early marriage

The film 'Osama' 1993

A lighthearted on take on the situation in Afghanistan

Interview about The Quiet American:

Here are some quotes to get you going.

Quotes on conflict
  1. "The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it." – Dale Carnegie
  2. “You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” – Margaret Thatcher
  3. “Your enemy is never a villain in his own eyes.” – Lazarus Long
  4. "Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative alternatives for responding to conflict — alternatives to passive or aggressive responses, alternatives to violence." – Dorothy Thompson
  5. “Power corrupts. Absolute power corrupts absolutely” – Lord Acton
  6. "You can't shake hands with a clenched fist." – Indira Gandhi
  7. "There are three ways of dealing with difference: domination, compromise, and integration. By domination only one side gets what it wants; by compromise neither side gets what it wants; by integration we find a way by which both sides may get what they wish." – Mary Parker Follett
  8. "It is the minority that has stood in the vain of every moral conflict, and achieved all that is noble in the history of the world." – John B. Gough
  9. "Where all think alike, no one thinks very much." – Walter Lippmann
  10. "It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them. - Alfred Adler
  11. "Where there is no peril in the fight there is no glory in the triumph" A. Alvarez
  12. "Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one" Marcus Aelius Aurelius
  13. "So long as we have enough people in this country willing to fight for their rights, we'll be called a democracy" Roger Nash Baldwin
  14. "I argue very well. Ask any of my remaining friends. I can win an argument on any topic, against any opponent. People know this andsteer clear of me at parties. Often, as a sign of their great respect, they don't even invite me." Dave Barry
  15. "If we fight a war with H-bombs, what history will remember is not the ideals we were fighting for but the methods we used to accomplish them." Hans Albrecht Bethe
  16. "Marriage means expectations and expectations mean conflict." Paxton Blair
  17. " A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights." Napoleon Bonaparte
  18. " A life of reaction is a life of slavery, intellectually and spiritually. One must fight for a life of action, not reaction." Rita Mae Brown
  19. "The notion of political correctness declares certain topic, certain expressions, even certain gesture off-limits. What began as a crusade for civility has soured into a cause of conflict and even censorship." George Herbert Walker Bush
  20. "Without conflict, life can be tedious, unfruitful and stultifying. With conflict, life can be inspiring, uplifting and productive. It can also be the exact opposite. It depends on the nature of the conflict and the nature of the person. Some are crushed by the same conflict that elevates another." Helen Y Smith

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