US races for Taliban deal but Afghan peace further away - AFP

Friday, July 5, 2019

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After nearly two decades in Afghanistan, the United States is racing to reach an agreement with the Taliban within two months but a broader peace deal for the war-ravaged country looks far more elusive. President Donald Trump, in a rare position...

An Update on Algeria and Libya - Voice of America

Sunday, June 30, 2019

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It has been nearly three months since Algerian President, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, resigned amidst massive protests. While progress has been made on several fronts, many Algerians still yearn for fundamental systemic change. What will the future of Algeria...

US Institute Trains Kenyan Women to Spot Potential Terrorists - Voice of America

Thursday, June 27, 2019

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The U.S. Institute of Peace is training Kenyan women from 20 organizations to help fight terrorist radicalization campaigns. The program comes as Kenya struggles to halt the recruitment efforts of Islamist militant group al-Shabab. The organization Sisters Without Borders...

State Leaders Summit: Addressing Global Crisis - C-SPAN

Monday, June 17, 2019

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Former federal government officials spoke at this year’s U.S. Global Leadership Coalition’s state leaders summit. In this panel, the experts spoke about America’s role on the global stage and how the U.S. can address issues such as climate change, fragile states and terrorism and...