Making Peace Possible in 2017

Making Peace Possible in 2017

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

By: USIP Staff

Despite a tumultuous year, one seemingly defined by violent conflict, extremism, and devastating civil wars, U.S. Institute of Peace President Nancy Lindborg argues that “peace is very possible” in part due to the practical solutions that USIP’s teams work on every day.

Justice, Security & Rule of Law

To Stabilize Colombia, Follow the Data

To Stabilize Colombia, Follow the Data

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

By: Oliver Kaplan

A year after Colombia and its FARC rebels signed their peace accord, its implementation has been worryingly slow. But a recent census of demobilizing rebel fighters offers new guidance for Colombian and U.S. policies. The United States has a national security interest in...

Reconciliation; Peace Processes; Human Rights

Tillerson Seeks to Stem Taliban Attacks with Kabul, Islamabad Visits

Tillerson Seeks to Stem Taliban Attacks with Kabul, Islamabad Visits

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

By: Jay Wise

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, in brief stops in Kabul and Islamabad during a trip through the Middle East and Asia, sought to further emphasize the administration’s commitment to the war in Afghanistan and to press Pakistan for its support to the fight, says Jay Wise, a Jennings Randolph Senior Fellow on Asia at USIP. Wise analyzes the visits this week and the prospects for the broader U.S. strategy for South Asia.

Violent Extremism; Global Policy