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Exiting Violence: Disengagement and Reconciliation for Community-Based Armed Groups

Exiting Violence: Disengagement and Reconciliation for Community-Based Armed Groups

Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2022 / Time: 9:30am - 11:00am EDT

On September 28, USIP and the RESOLVE Network hosted a virtual conversation as part of the seventh annual RESOLVE Global Forum Series. The discussion examined the complex interactions between armed groups, civilians, state actors and international security — as well as how members disengage from CBAGs and reconcile with their local communities.

Violent Extremism

Twitter Space: Afghanistan One Year Later

Twitter Space: Afghanistan One Year Later

Date: Wednesday, August 31, 2022 / Time: 9:30am - 10:30am EDT

On August 31, USIP hosted a Twitter Space discussion with USIP experts on how Afghanistan has changed over the past year, what it means for the country going forward, and ways U.S. and international policy can continue to support efforts for an inclusive and stable Afghanistan that recognizes the rights of all its citizens.

Violent ExtremismDemocracy & GovernanceHuman Rights

Where are the Protests and Crackdowns in Central Asia Coming From?

Where are the Protests and Crackdowns in Central Asia Coming From?

Date: Thursday, July 21, 2022 / Time: 9:00am - 10:15am EDT

On July 22, USIP and the Oxus Society for Central Asian Affairs hosted a conversation that attempted to pierce the veil of secrecy around some of these recent events in Central Asia. A panel of scholars discussed how they view these protests and tried to understand more broadly why governments in the region are suddenly struggling to keep things under control.

Fragility & ResilienceViolent ExtremismJustice, Security & Rule of Law

A Holistic Approach to Preventing Violent Extremism

A Holistic Approach to Preventing Violent Extremism

Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2022 / Time: 9:00am - 10:15am EDT

Violent extremism can reflect any number of fragile state-society relationships, from perceptions of social exclusion and marginalization to political grievances, polarization and a lack of political accountability and social trust. But engaging in violent extremism is still an individual choice.

Nonviolent ActionViolent Extremism

Engaging Islamic Civil Society Organizations in Central Asia

Engaging Islamic Civil Society Organizations in Central Asia

Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2022 / Time: 10:00am - 11:15am EDT

On June 15, USIP, George Washington University’s Central Asia Program and the American University of Central Asia’s Social Innovations Lab Kyrgyzstan held a discussion on the unique role of Muslim civil society organizations in their communities and at the national level during this pivotal and highly fluid period in Central Asia. 

ReligionViolent ExtremismFragility & Resilience

Between the TTP and the Durand Line

Between the TTP and the Durand Line

Date: Thursday, February 17, 2022 / Time: 10:00am - 11:00am EST

On February 17, USIP held a discussion on the future of Pakistan’s relationship with the Afghan Taliban. The conversation examined how Pakistan is assessing the challenges along its western border, the increasing threat of the TTP and the next era of Pakistan’s security challenges.

Violent ExtremismConflict Analysis & Prevention

Does the U.S. Strategy for Central Asia Address the Region’s Current Problems?

Does the U.S. Strategy for Central Asia Address the Region’s Current Problems?

Date: Thursday, January 27, 2022 / Time: 10:00am - 11:30am EST

On January 27, USIP held a discussion of what a strategy for Central Asia could look like going forward given the significant change and uncertainty in the region. The conversation examined how the United States can contribute to greater stability and promote common interests while making progress on strategic goals. 

Violent ExtremismDemocracy & GovernanceConflict Analysis & Prevention