Debate flares on 'Twitter revolutions,' Arab Spring - AFP

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"This lack of impact does not mean that social media or digital media generally were unimportant," they said in a report for the US Institute of Peace last year. "But it does mean that at least in terms of media... (especially Twitter), data do not ...

David Ignatius: Can we close the power gap? - The Washington Post

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David Ignatius: Can we close the power gap? The Washington Post Or to the State Department's Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations, which was created in 2011 to deal with such problems? Or to the facilitators and analysts at the US Institute of Peace, which was created in 1984 to help resolve conflicts ...  

US troops prep for new role in Afghanistan - NavyTimes.com / Medill News Service

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US troops prep for new role in Afghanistan NavyTimes.com The U.S. Institute of Peace recognized this problem in December, when they trained a unit of the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Ky. Eighty-five soldiers from the division's 4th ... Irizarry joined USIP officials to discuss the special skills ... and more »

Elk grad, peace essay winner studies PTSD at science center - Star News

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Elk grad, peace essay winner studies PTSD at science center Star News In 2007, Alcorn won the local level of competition of the National Peace Essay Contest sponsored by the United States Institute of Peace (USIP). Alcorn graduated from the University of Minnesota in August of 2012 with a double major in Spanish and biology.  

President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts - The White House

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President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts Whitehouse.gov (press release) Stephen J. Hadley is Senior Adviser for International Affairs at the United States Institute of Peace and a principal at RiceHadleyGates, an international strategic consulting firm. Previously, he was Assistant to the President for National Security ... and more »

How Can Media Move Millions Toward Action? - PBS NewsHour (blog)

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How Can Media Move Millions Toward Action? PBS NewsHour (blog) I'm playing a small role in what I think will be an interesting one-day conference co-hosted by our PBS colleagues at ITVS (the folks who bring documentaries to PBS through Independent Lens) and the United States Institute for Peace on Thursday, Feb. 28. and more »