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About the Author
J. Joseph Hewitt
is Director for Government Relations at the Center for International Development and Conflict Management (CIDCM), University of Maryland, where he specializes in quantitative analysis of international conflict.Jonathan Wilkenfeld
is Professor of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, and Director of the ICONS Simulation Program. A specialist in foreign policy decision-making, conflict, and crisis, his most recent work focuses on the role of mediation in international and intrastate crises.Ted Robert Gurr
is Distinguished University Professor, Emeritus, and Founding Director of the Minorities at Risk Project in the Center for International Development and Conflict Management at the University of Maryland.