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Opinion & Insights

  • Jul 21, 2021

    Getting to Peace Using Open Source Data

    The world is complex enough when everyone is operating with the same set of underlying facts on any given topic. When those facts are hidden or manipulated, overcoming intractable conflict becomes nearly impossible. Sharing open source data among adversarial governments, within governments, and between “Third Siders” and conflict parties gives us a greater chance than ever before to manage complexity and get to peace.

  • Jul 9, 2021

    OEF's Open Nuclear Network Program Analysts Detect New Activity at DPRK 50 MWe Reactor Site

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    Analysts at OEF's Open Nuclear Network (ONN) program have revealed new activity at the abandoned 50 MWe reactor at Yongbyon, Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK),  based on their assessment of Planet Labs high resolution imagery between June 6 and June 23, 2021. Using innovation, inclusion and dialogue supported by open source data, ONN's mission is to reduce the risk of nuclear weapons being used. At the time of this article's publication, the objective of the new activity in DPRK remains unknown, but ONN will continue to monitor the developments on the site.

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    Jun 17, 2021

    Peace Field Peers Agree: Evidence-Based Practice Is Key

    OEF and Alliance for Peacebuilding released a report last month detailing the findings of a survey of professional peacebuilders on their ideas about evidence-based practice in peacebuilding. The results suggest that despite the debate, the field has a pretty developed understanding of what evidence is needed, where it exists, and where it’s lacking.

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