USIP in 2010: Year in Review
USIP Experts Review International Conflicts of 2010 and Look Ahead at 2011
Countries & Regions
Washington, D.C. is quiet around the holidays. But the world is, sadly, not. From Iraq to Afghanistan, Iran to the Ivory Coast, and across the Korean Peninsula, conflicts rage on. USIP analysts and practitioners have been studying the trends and working on-the-ground to help the U.S. prevent, manage and resolve these conflicts. Blending theory and practice, USIP is making a difference around the world. Created and funded by Congress, the Institute is a bipartisan, independent, national security asset.
USIP experts look back at 2010 and ahead to 2011 on Afghanistan, Pakistan, the Arab/Israeli conflict, gender issues, and more and look at how to manage international conflict, terrorism, violence, and instability around the world.
- On the Issues: Pakistan Year in Review
- News Features: Highlights from 2010: USIP's Gender and Peacebuilding Initiative
- On the Issues: Tensions on the Korean Peninsula
- On the Issues: Arab/Israeli Outlook
- On the Issues: Afghanistan and Pakistan 2010 Review
- News Feature: Smart Power for Sustainable Peace in Côte d’Ivoire
- On the Issues: Iran
- News Feature: Media and Peacebuilding: Trends in 2010 and Looking Ahead to 2011
- News Feature: Nigeria: Looking Toward 2011
Our USIP analyst, Moeed Yusuf, looks at events today in Pakistan. USIP is working hard in Pakistan. Last year we set the stage for expanded people-to-people contacts, sponsoring a series of discussions of current issues among a range of Pakistanis. Next year we expect to emphasize religious tolerance in these discussions and add our voice to counter extremist rhetoric in that critical country.
Kathleen Kuehnast discusses USIP's focus on gender in 2010 and looks ahead at the gender projects USIP will work on in 2011.
USIP’s John Park discusses recent events on the Korean Peninsula and assesses the outlook for 2011.
December 27, 2009 marks two years since Israel's offensive in Gaza. Peace negotiations have stalled but Washington continues to broker a deal between the two sides. USIP expert Scott Lasensky recaps 2010 and shares expectations for Arab/Israeli negotiations in 2011.
Ambassador William Taylor looks at the key events of 2010 and suggests where US policy needs to head in 2011.
As a delegation arrived in Côte d'Ivoire at the end of December 2010 in an effort to end the nation's political crisis, USIP's Raymond Gilpin looks at the prospects for peace in that country.
The United States enters another year without diplomatic relations with Iran. Around the world nations worry about the potential of Iran to develop its nuclear program. Can a strategy of engagement with Iran yield results? Can the sanctions effort prevail? Or is the military option still on the table. Robin Wright, USIP-Wilson Center Scholar, looks at the issues.
Associate Vice President of the Center of Innovation for Media, Conflict, and Peacebuilding Sheldon Himelfarb shares his views on technology and media trends of 2010 and predictions for 2011.
David Smock, Vice President of the Center for Mediation and Conflict Resolution, discusses religious tensions and recent events in Nigeria, and examines the outlook for Africa's most populous nation.