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USIP works in 51 countries facing warfare and extremism, from Iraq and Afghanistan to Burma and Nigeria. On any given day, our staff work with partners in prime ministers’ offices and parliaments—and in refugee camps and community centers—building peaceful solutions to bloodshed.

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USIP is America’s nonpartisan institute to promote national security and global stability by reducing violent conflicts abroad. Our staff guide peace talks and advise governments; train police and religious leaders; and support community groups opposing extremism—all to help troubled countries solve their own conflicts peacefully.

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Bridging the Data-Policy Gap on Counterterrorism

Monday, December 10 | 10:30am - 12:30pm

The findings of the sixth annual edition of the Global Terrorism Index provide data on the evolving trends of global terrorism that are useful for policy, programming and research. Join USIP and IEP for a discussion on the GTI’s findings and relevance, including the extent to which data helps shape policy.