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USIP experts and senior staff help inform the conversation about peacebuilding and national security by giving interviews and background briefings to journalists from news outlets around the world. Reporters wishing to interview an expert should contact the media desk at interviews@usip.org or by calling 202-429-3869.

Latest News Releases

January 22, 2016
(Washington) – The U.S. Institute of Peace announces policy and communications professional Salih Booker as its new...
January 18, 2016
Trevithick had been Wright’s research assistant at the Wilson Center where Wright is also a fellow. Wright had obtained...
January 7, 2016
(Washington, D.C.) –William J. Burns, Michèle Flournoy and Nancy Lindborg announced today the launch of an independent...
December 8, 2015
The United States Institute of Peace congratulates Gayle Smith on her Senate confirmation as the Administrator of the U...
December 2, 2015
“Sandy was a really fine person and a devoted -- and effective -- public servant,” said USIP Board Chair Steve Hadley...
December 1, 2015
(Washington) -- Andrew Wilder, vice president of Asia Programs at the United States Institute of Peace will testify...

USIP in the News

February 11, 2016
The president of South Sudan appeared to take a major step on Thursday toward ending a disastrous civil war that began...
February 11, 2016
Diane and guests discuss the latest on the political and humanitarian crises in Syria and prospects for peace.
February 10, 2016
In recent years, the human quest to project ourselves onto the animal world has spawned subcultures—like the “furry”...
February 9, 2016
The United Nations disclosed a stunning figure this month: The number of females whose genitals have been scraped,...
February 8, 2016
After half a century of war, is it possible the killing will end? This is the best chance there’s been, but the world—...