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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

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

7th Annual Release of the Global Terrorism Index

7th Annual Release of the Global Terrorism Index

Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2019 / Time: 9:30am - 12:00pm

On December 10, USIP and the Institute for Economics and Peace held a discussion on the seventh annual GTI, including a discussion on how data can help shape counterterrorism policy. Speakers addressed key findings from the report, explored specific trends in terrorism research, and discussed the impact of this data on the decision-making process for policy, practice, and research.

Global Policy; Nonviolent Action; Violent Extremism

Syria Study Group Releases Final Report

Syria Study Group Releases Final Report

Date: Thursday, September 26, 2019 / Time: 2:30pm - 4:30pm

The Congressionally appointed Syria Study Group hosted a panel discussion and presentation of the final report’s assessments and recommendations. The event included keynote addresses from Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), who spearheaded the creation of the bipartisan study group, and Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT).

Democracy & Governance; Global Policy; Violent Extremism

Reintegrating Taliban Fighters in Afghanistan

Reintegrating Taliban Fighters in Afghanistan

Date: Thursday, September 19, 2019 / Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm

On September 18, USIP and SIGAR held the official launch of “Reintegration of Ex-Combatants: Lessons from the U.S. Experience in Afghanistan.” The event included a keynote address by Special Inspector General John Sopko, followed by a panel discussion on the report’s findings and recommendations—both for the ongoing insurgency and for a post-settlement Afghanistan.

Violent Extremism; Justice, Security & Rule of Law; Democracy & Governance

RESOLVE 2019 Global Forum

RESOLVE 2019 Global Forum

Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 / Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm

The annual RESOLVE Global Forum brought together top scholars, practitioners, and policymakers to reflect on past efforts, explore prevailing myths, and discuss strategies to recalibrate the way forward in addressing violent extremism.

Violent Extremism; Fragility & Resilience

How to Talk About People Disengaging from Violent Extremism

How to Talk About People Disengaging from Violent Extremism

Date: Tuesday, August 6, 2019 / Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

On August 6, USIP discussed the cognitive underpinnings of language and perception in violent radicalization and rehabilitation. The panel explored examples of other social challenges where the deliberate use of language has been used to reduce stigma and create opportunities for prosocial engagement for highly stigmatized populations.

Violent Extremism

A New Approach to Preventing Extremism in Fragile States

A New Approach to Preventing Extremism in Fragile States

Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 / Time: 9:30am - 12:45pm

Since 9/11, the United States has successfully prevented another mass-casualty attack on its soil. But despite trillions of dollars spent and tens of thousands of lives lost, terrorism is spreading. We need to adopt a new prevention paradigm, one that not only to responds to terrorism but also prevents the underlying causes of extremism and violence in fragile states.

Fragility & Resilience; Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Violent Extremism

"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

Bridging the Data-Policy Gap on Counterterrorism

Bridging the Data-Policy Gap on Counterterrorism

Date: Monday, December 10, 2018 / Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm

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

Violent Extremism; Global Policy; Conflict Analysis & Prevention