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How Pakistan Navigates the Saudi Arabia-Iran Rivalry

How Pakistan Navigates the Saudi Arabia-Iran Rivalry

Date: Monday, March 11, 2019 / Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Please join the U.S. Institute of Peace on Monday, March 11th from 1:00pm – 2:30pm for a conversation analyzing the current Pakistani government’s relations with Saudi Arabia, Iran, and the Gulf States, and implications for regional security in South Asia and the greater Middle East.

Conflict Analysis & Prevention

Special Representative Zalmay Khalilzad on the Prospects for Peace in Afghanistan

Special Representative Zalmay Khalilzad on the Prospects for Peace in Afghanistan

Date: Friday, February 8, 2019 / Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

USIP is pleased to host Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad for his first public event since becoming the special representative. His remarks will discuss recent progress and challenges to advance a peace process in Afghanistan, and will be followed by a discussion with USIP Board Chair and former National Security Advisor Stephen J. Hadley.

Peace Processes

"Displaced,” A VOA Documentary Screening

"Displaced,” A VOA Documentary Screening

Date: Thursday, December 13, 2018 / Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm

On December 13, the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) and Voice of America (VOA) will host a public film screening of “Displaced,” a documentary detailing the experiences of Rohingya Muslims currently living in refugee camps in Bangladesh.

Human Rights; Violent Extremism

India and Pakistan 10 Years After the Mumbai Attacks

India and Pakistan 10 Years After the Mumbai Attacks

Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 / Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm

In November 2008, operatives from the Lashkar-e-Taiba carried out 12 coordinated terrorist attacks across Mumbai, killing 164 and wounding over 300. The days following the attacks saw tensions rise between India and Pakistan. War clouds hovered over South Asia for weeks before the crisis abated, in part due to U.S. mediation.

Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Fragility & Resilience; Violent Extremism

Questions from CENTCOM on Achieving Peace in Afghanistan

Questions from CENTCOM on Achieving Peace in Afghanistan

Date: Monday, November 19, 2018 / Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm

The effort to end the war in Afghanistan with a political settlement has moved to the forefront of the policy conversation, with all elements of the U.S. government, including the military, increasingly playing a role. In support of this effort, USIP is partnering with CENTCOM—the U.S. military command responsible for Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the Middle East—for a panel on the status of the Afghan peace process and the U.S. military’s potential role.

Peace Processes; Mediation, Negotiation & Dialogue; Civilian-Military Relations

Preserving the Past to Strengthen Afghanistan’s Future

Preserving the Past to Strengthen Afghanistan’s Future

Date: Thursday, October 4, 2018 / Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm

The U.S. Institute of Peace and the U.S. Department of State jointly hosted a book launch event for Afghanistan’s Heritage, Restoring Spirit and Stone. The event included a discussion with senior panelists who explored how preserving cultural heritage in Afghanistan not only protects the invaluable contributions and historical experiences of people in the region, but also directly supports Afghanistan’s present-day efforts toward becoming a stable and prosperous nation.

Pakistan’s New Government: Change or Continuity in Foreign Policy?

Pakistan’s New Government: Change or Continuity in Foreign Policy?

Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018 / Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Following his meeting in Washington with Secretary Pompeo on October 2, Foreign Minister Qureshi spoke at the United States Institute of Peace to share the new government’s strategy for engaging with the United States, and the world more broadly, for the first time. He also took questions from the audience.

Democracy & Governance