Institute for Peace and Justice

Contact: Emiko Noma
Phone: (619) 260-7812
Fax: (619) 260-7570

Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110

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Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice

Staff Articles and Op-Eds

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Diana Kutlow. "Could election violence happen here?" U-T San Diego. November 17, 2012.

Nancy Sánchez and Milburn Line. "Missing from Colombia, FARC peace negotiations: women." Christian Science Monitor. October 18, 2012.

Nancy Sánchez and Milburn Line. "Mujer, Paz Y Seguridad en Colombia." Foreign Policy en Español. October 11, 2012.

Milburn Line. "The Colombia conundrum: Why the United States should support the peace talks." Global Post. September 29, 2012.

Milburn Line. "Did U.S. squander an opportunity to lead coming Colombian peace talks?" Global Post. September 2, 2012.

Emiko Noma, Dee Aker and Jennifer Freeman. "Heeding Women's Voices: Breaking Cycles of Conflict and Deepening the Concept of Peacebuilding." Journal of Peacebuilding & Development. Vol. 7, No. 1. 2012.

Milburn Line. “La Asignatura Pendiente de Rajoy en Colombia.” Foreign Policy en Español. April 18, 2012.

Milburn Line. "Ending Colombia’s Battle with FARC — Once and For All." Foreign Affairs. March 27, 2012.


Milburn Line. "In Recognition of International Human Rights Day." San Diego Union-Tribune. December 10, 2011.

Milburn Line, with Derek Brown and Melanie Greenberg. "Shortchanging our security." The Hill's Congress Blog.November 23, 2011.

Diana Kutlow. "Another view of basketball and war." San Diego Union-Tribune. November 11, 2011

Milburn Line. "Guatemala Confronts its Past, Future." Miami Herald. August 3, 2011.

Milburn Line. "Beyond Free Trade with Colombia." Huffington Post. May 27, 2011.

Milburn Line. "Free trade through peace in Colombia." San Diego Union-Tribune. April 7, 2011.

Milburn Line. "Camino a la Paz en Colombia." Foreign Policy en Español. April 5, 2011.

Milburn Line. "Don't Downsize Democracy - Here or Abroad." Huffington Post. March 2, 2011.

Milburn Line. "Eyes on the prize in China." San Diego Union-Tribune. January 22, 2011.


Dee Aker and Jennifer Freeman. "For real global security, put women in their place -- at the negotiating table." Christian Science Monitor. December 3, 2010.

Jennifer Freeman and Dee Aker. "Women are Essential to Peacebuilding." Peace Policy. November 2010.

Milburn Line. "From Security Configurations to Sustainable Peace: Moving beyond the confrontational legacies and reconciliation challenges of the Second World War in East Asia." A paper presented in Beijing, China at the International Conference on the Process of Reconciliation and Historical Reflections in East Asia and Europe after the Second World War. September 4, 2010.

Milburn Line. "Counterpoint: A New Plan for Colombia." International Herald Tribune. August 18, 2010.

Milburn Line. "U.S. needs to reevaluate Plan Colombia." Los Angeles Times. August 5, 2010.

Emiko Noma. "For Those Who Came Before Us." Peace X Peace: Voices from the Frontlines. July 27, 2010.

Emiko Noma and Alicia Simoni. "Women Building Peace: Using Narratives to Understand Impact." A paper presented in Sydney, Australia at the bi-annual conference of the International Peace Research Association. July 8, 2010.

Milburn Line. "From 'Drill, baby, drill' to a blue ocean strategy: U.S. leadership for a changing world." San Diego Daily Transcript. June 24, 2010.

Emiko Noma and Jennifer Freeman. "Grassroots Peacebuilding in the Nuba Mountains." New Routes. Vol. 15, 1/2010.


Milburn Line. "Will we ever learn in Latin America." San Diego Union-Tribune. December 13, 2009.

William Headley and Milburn Line. "Obama Must Fulfill the Vision." San Diego Union-Tribune. October 17, 2009.

Milburn Line. " Rethink Latin American Policy". San Diego Union-Tribune. September 4, 2009.

Dee Aker and Elena McCollim. "Hearing the other voices in Colombia." San Diego Union-Tribune. January 25, 2009.


Dee Aker . "If Not Now, When?" Today's Youth Asia. October-November 2008.

Laura Taylor . "Electing Peace: Polls Mark Progress in Nepal." Today's Youth Asia. June 2008.

Dee Aker, Emiko Noma and Laura Taylor. "Ending violence against women." San Diego Union-Tribune. March 14, 2008.


Laura Taylor. "Eroding National and Human Security: Gendered Challenges to Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration in Nepal." Keynotes Cranfield CSSM Case Study Series. September 2007.

Emiko Noma. "'Women Cannot Cry Anymore': Global Voices Transforming Violent Conflict." Critical Half. Fall 2007.

Laura Taylor. "Victims of War: Girl Child Soldiers." Today's Youth Asia. May-June 2007.

Emiko Noma. "The Power is Yours." Today's Youth Asia. May-June 2007.

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Laura Taylor and Dee Aker. "In Nepal, the people spoke loudly." San Diego Union-Tribune. April 28, 2006.

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Richard Goldstone . "Oil for Food really was Oil for Fraud." San Diego Union-Tribune. October 30, 2005.

Dee Aker. "Echoes Linger from the First Global Women's Court of Accountability." WorldPulse Magazine. Fall 2005.

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Kevin A. Turner. "A Way to Save Lives in Colombia." San Diego Union-Tribune. April 16, 2004.

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Joyce Neu. "After Saddam's Capture: Justice for Saddam, Justice for Iraq." San Diego Union-Tribune. December 17, 2003.

Joyce Neu. "Showdown at the UN." San Diego Union-Tribune. March 16, 2003.

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Kevin A. Turner. "Expanding Scope of Violence in Colombia." San Diego Union-Tribune. October 11, 2002.

Kevin A. Turner. "Democracy Passing the Test in South America." San Diego Union-Tribune. June 21, 2002.

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Joyce Neu. "A Question of Vengeance or Building of Peace." San Diego Union-Tribune. September 27, 2001.

Joyce Neu and Karon Cochran. "Uneasy African Neighbors." Coexist. February-March 2001.

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