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How ISIS Really Ends

How ISIS Really Ends

Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2020 / Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Join USIP as we host CENTCOM Commander General Kenneth McKenzie and other experts for a discussion on the challenges of the post-ISIS landscape across Syria and Iraq, as well as the military’s role working alongside diplomacy and development to achieve the enduring defeat of ISIS and long-term stabilization.

Violent Extremism; Reconciliation; Conflict Analysis & Prevention

(POSTPONED) Pakistan’s National Security Outlook

(POSTPONED) Pakistan’s National Security Outlook

Date: Wednesday, August 5, 2020 / Time: 10:30am - 11:30am

Join USIP for a conversation with Dr. Moeed Yusuf, Special Assistant to Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on national security and strategic policy planning and a member of Pakistan’s coronavirus response team. The discussion will look at what these developments mean for Pakistan’s national security outlook towards its neighbors and its relationship with the U.S., as well as how the pandemic impacts Pakistan’s security and economic policy.

Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Peace Processes

Sino-Indian Escalation: Blip or Lasting Strategic Shift?

Sino-Indian Escalation: Blip or Lasting Strategic Shift?

Date: Tuesday, July 21, 2020 / Time: 10:30am - 11:30am

Join USIP for an expert panel on the Sino-Indian border clash and its implications for regional and global security. The discussion will examine whether this conflict signals an emboldened shift in China’s posture toward disputed borders elsewhere, how this rivalry affects existing India-Pakistan tensions and other border disputes, and what the implications are for the United States and its allies as they push back on perceived Chinese aggression.

Conflict Analysis & Prevention

Where Do Iraq’s Religious and Ethnic Minorities Stand Post-ISIS?

Where Do Iraq’s Religious and Ethnic Minorities Stand Post-ISIS?

Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2020 / Time: 9:00am - 10:45am

Join USIP as we host Assistant Secretary Robert A. Destro from the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL), as well as a panel of experts, for a discussion on the current reality for Iraqi religious and ethnic minorities, the international response in the aftermath of ISIS’s military defeat, and the impact of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the new Iraqi government, and potential early elections.

Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Reconciliation

Understanding Career Foreign Fighters

Understanding Career Foreign Fighters

Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2020 / Time: 9:30am - 10:45am

A recent RESOLVE Network Research Report, “Career Foreign Fighters: Expertise Transmission Across Insurgencies,” examines this question and explores how policymakers can incorporate lessons learned into future prevention efforts. Join USIP for a virtual conversation with the report’s authors as they explain their findings and share insights on the unique challenge...

Violent Extremism; Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Fragility & Resilience

Coronavirus and Conflict: The Security Sector Response

Coronavirus and Conflict: The Security Sector Response

Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2020 / Time: 10:00am - 11:15am

Join USIP for an event that will look at creative solutions on how to respond to the confluence of coronavirus and conflict. USIP President and CEO Nancy Lindborg will share lessons from her experience responding to Ebola in West Africa and discuss why COVID-19 is a unique challenge to conflict-affected regions.

Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Democracy & Governance; Global Health; Justice, Security & Rule of Law