Abayomi Mumuni: A patriotic personality with uncommon achievements - African Seer

Friday, February 2, 2018

News Type: USIP in the News

An achiever who would not blow his own trumpet but would rather want his achievements to speak for him, while helping to inspire the younger generations to greatness in their chosen professions, Ambassador Abayomi Mumuni is a testament to the fact that hard work and integrity give genuine success to whoever can imbibe them.

Remembering Gene Sharp, a pioneer of people power - Waging NonViolence

Friday, February 2, 2018

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Gene Sharp, who passed away at the age of 90 on Sunday, was not only a key figure in the development of a whole new field of study devoted to helping people realize their own power, he was a key figure in the lives of so many who found inspiration in his work and took it in new directions. It is no exaggeration to...

Afghanistan, US Companies Working on Afghan Coal Deal - VOA

Friday, February 2, 2018

News Type: USIP in the News

Afghanistan's government is in advanced stages of negotiations with several U.S. companies interested in becoming involved with the country's coal industry, a first step toward wider American investment in Afghanistan's potentially lucrative industrial mining sector.

US seriously considering ‘bloody nose’ strategy: US experts - Korean Herald

Thursday, February 1, 2018

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With the White House abandoning its plan to nominate Victor Cha as US ambassador to Seoul allegedly over his objection to the “bloody nose” strategy, speculation is rising on whether the Trump administration is seeking to conduct a limited military strike against North Korea.

آیا اظهارات اخیر ترمپ تغییر در پالیسی امریکا در قبال افغانستان است؟ - Iraq News Agency

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

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بغداد / الوكالة الوطنية العراقية للانباء / nina/ اكد رئيس مجلس النواب سليم الجبوري ضرورة توفير بيئة مناسبة للمصالحة المجتمعية في المناطق المحررة لضمان حقوق الجميع بدون استثناء.

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

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

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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.