USIP Prevention Newsletter - May 2011

Published: 
May 16, 2011

The bimonthly Prevention Newsletter provides highlights of the Institute's conceptual and region specific work aimed at helping to prevent conflicts in Africa, the Middle East, South and Northeast Asia, and the special project on genocide prevention. It also provides Over the Horizon thinking on trends in different regions, as well as information about events, working groups and publications.

In this Issue

  • SPOTLIGHT on Côte D'Ivoire: The electoral stalemate in Côte d’Ivoire generated a wave of violence as supporters of each candidate clashed violently. The nearly five months of postelection violence claimed approximately 1,500 lives and displaced more than one million people.
  • HIGHLIGHTS:
    • U.S.-Pakistan Relations 
    • Food Shortages in North Korea  
    • Iran and the Arab Awakening
    • Government Formation in Lebanon
    • The World Development Report 2011
    • Transitional Justice in Kenya
    • 2011 Elections in Nigeria

About This Newsletter

The bimonthly Prevention Newsletter provides highlights of USIP's conceptual work and region specific work aimed at helping to prevent conflicts in Africa, the Middle East, South and Northeast Asia, and the special project on genocide prevention. It also provides Over the Horizon thinking on trends in different regions, as well as events, working groups and publications. Every Newsletter will spotlight a single country, conflict, or event, and include short highlights of all regions and issues covered by the Center. | Sign up to receive the bi-monthly newsletter via e-mail

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May 16, 2011