Jackson School Journal
of International Studies

Jackson School Journal of International Studies

Volume 2 Number 1 – Spring 2011

Table of Contents



The Colombian Civil War

Potential for Justice in a Culture of Violence

By Giselle Lopez

8


Small States in Peacemaking Roles

The Norwegian Model of Conflict Resolution in Sudan

By Marcus Foster

24


Bonsai Democracy

A Look into the Evolution of Japan’s Government

By Matias Villaseca

36


From Friends to Foes

The Deterioration of Soviet-Israeli Relations in the Mid-20th Century

By Ruben Shimonov

48


Expert Insights

Thoughts on High Quality Research

By Meredith Bauer & Randy Thompson

75



Cover Photograph by Sarah Boone.