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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

A Changing Ethiopia: The Puzzle of Ethiopian Politics

A Changing Ethiopia: The Puzzle of Ethiopian Politics

Date: Monday, September 16, 2019 / Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

During this crucial period of reform and uncertainty in Ethiopia, Dr. Terrence Lyons, author of a new book, The Puzzle of Ethiopian Politics, held a conversation with the U.S. Institute of Peace, to discuss how the very structures that enabled Ethiopia’s ruling party to overcome the challenges of a war-to-peace transition are the very source of the problems that it faces now.

Democracy & Governance

Forty Years On: What’s Next for U.S.-China Relations?

Forty Years On: What’s Next for U.S.-China Relations?

Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 / Time: 9:00am - 10:00am

Amid rising tensions over tariffs and more, frank and open discussion about U.S. policy toward China is needed now more than ever. To explore some of the key issues facing the U.S.-China relationship today, USIP hosted a conversation with Rep. Darin LaHood (R-IL) and Rep. Rick Larsen (D-WA), co-chairs of the House U.S.-China Working Group.

Economics & Environment; Global Policy; Democracy & Governance