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  • Javier Rupérez

    Javier Rupérez, Spanish diplomat and former executive director of the UNSC Counter-Terrorism Committee

    Eugènia Riera

    Javier Rupérez has been living in the United States for eleven years. He has lived in Washington, New York and Chicago: first as Spanish ambassador (2000-2004), then as Executive Director of the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee (2004-2007) and most recently as Consul General of Spain in Chicago (2007-2011). It has been an accelerated decade, in which he has witnessed the effects of 9/11 on American society and the changes in the international fight against terrorism. Read more


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    Restorative Justice

    Howard Zehr. Justícia restauradora. Principis i pràctiques. Barcelona: ICIP-Icaria, 2011.

    What does justice mean when a crime has been committed? The criminal justice that prevails in Western societies has shown that a crime is a violation of the law and that justice requires that guilt is established and a punishment imposed; in short, that miscreants ultimately get what they deserve. Read more

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    Costs of War


    There is no doubt that after 9/11 an enormous amount of resources has been allocated to the fight against terrorism. But how much has it costs exactly? And what are the human and political costs of the counterterrorism measures taken? Additionally, what are the benefits of the post-9/11 wars and what are alternative (less costly and more effective) ways to prevent further terror attacks?. Read more

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