Afghan Peace Talks Stall Amid Uptick In Fighting - Fox News Radio

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

News Type: USIP in the News

As peace talks continue between the Afghan government and the Taliban in Qatar, violence between the two factions intensifies. Regardless of the increased violence, both sides seem to know a protracted war is not in their best interest. FOX's Trey Yingst speaks with Johnny Walsh...

USIP Partners with World Economic Forum’s Strategic Intelligence Platform

Monday, September 21, 2020

News Type: Announcement

The U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) is excited to announce a new content partnership with the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Strategic Intelligence platform. The partnership combines USIP’s extensive peacebuilding expertise with WEF’s innovative visualization tools to help inform leaders and policymakers around the globe. USIP has joined the Strategic Intelligence Content Partner network to contribute toward insights on a whole host of issues relating to preventing, mitigating, or resolving violent conflict.

U.S. Institute of Peace Announces Recipient of Inaugural Women Building Peace Award Rita M. Lopidia

U.S. Institute of Peace Announces Recipient of Inaugural Women Building Peace Award Rita M. Lopidia

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

News Type: Press Release

The U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) is pleased to announce that Rita M. Lopidia, executive director and co-founder of the Eve Organization for Women Development in South Sudan, received the Institute’s inaugural Women Building Peace Award. This award recognizes the vital efforts of individual women pursuing peace in fragile or conflict-affected countries around the world.

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US Renews Call for Gulf Countries to Resolve Rift - Voice of America

Monday, September 14, 2020

News Type: USIP in the News

The United States is renewing its call for Gulf countries to resolve a three-year-long rift, citing the need to solidify a united front against Iran.  “To close the door to increased Iranian meddling, it's past time to find a solution to the Gulf rift,” said U.S. Secretary of State Mike...

Global Pandemic: Belarus Quickly Becoming East vs. West - Fox News Radio

Friday, September 11, 2020

News Type: USIP in the News

Weeks of protests in Belarus over a disputed July election have become more of a push and pull battle between Moscow and an opposition that wants free and fair elections. While the United States and European nations have backed the opposition, Russia has...

Lebanon After The Beirut Explosion - War on the Rocks

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

By: Osama Gharizi

News Type: USIP in the News

The massive explosion that rocked Beirut on Aug. 4 was felt some 160 miles away in Cyprus. It killed at least 180 people, wounded 6,000, and displaced another 300,000. Beyond the human toll, the city itself is devastated, with large swathes of the capital destroyed and...