From Burkina Faso to Ukraine, Grassroots Movements Take on Graft - Washington Diplomat

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

News Type: USIP in the News

What do Burkina Faso’s Blaise Compaoré, Ukraine’s Viktor Yanukovych and Guatemala’s Otto Pérez Molina have in common? Answer: All three were deeply corrupt presidents ousted by peaceful, democratic grassroots movements, despite aggressive, often violent efforts to remain in power.

Bill Taylor on the Escalation of Conflict in Ukraine - SiriusXM POTUS CH. 124

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

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William Taylor spoke to SiriusXM POTUS Ch. 124 about Ukraine’s efforts to upgrade its military with U.S. assistance to defend eastern Ukraine from Russian-led militias. Taylor also spoke about U.S. efforts to find a diplomatic solution to ease Russia’s withdrawal from Ukraine, the effect of U.S. and European sanctions on Putin, and the recognition of the U.S. National Defense and National Security Strategies that Russia is a top threat.

Peace Ambassador visits Grandview High School - Jackson County Advocate

Thursday, January 4, 2018

News Type: USIP in the News

Students in Amy Cameron’s class at Grandview High School are getting a lesson in peace this school year. The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) selected Grandview teacher Amy Cameron to serve in the 2017 Peace Teachers Program. The Peace Teachers Program is rooted in...

Let’s get real about America’s security - Kansas City Star

Friday, December 8, 2017

By: William B. Taylor

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Just months in office, the Trump administration is responding to the imperative for America to lead in stabilizing distant, war-torn countries. That wasn’t the plan for a president who campaigned on narrowing America’s engagement in crises abroad to rebuild the economy at home.

Q&A: What Does Saakashvili's Detention Mean for Ukraine? - Atlantic Council

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

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Former Georgian President and Odesa oblast governor Mikheil Saakashvili was taken into custody in Kyiv on December 5. His supporters eventually freed him and he addressed a large crowd outside of the parliament. Later in the day, Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko told parliament...

U.N. Peacekeepers for Ukraine: Putin Scheme or Path to Peace? - U.S. News & World Report

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

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"I'm sure they would like to continue to keep the OSCE and international monitors limited," says Bill Taylor, a former Army officer and ambassador to Ukraine from 2006 to 2009, now executive vice president at the United States Institute of Peace. "But there's no reason for the Ukrainians or the Europeans or the Americans or the U.N. to agree to that proposal."