A manufactured border crisis puts Belarus back in the spotlight - The Washington Times

Monday, November 15, 2021

News Type:USIP in the News

Outrage among European Union officials who say Belarus is deliberately trying to flood Middle Eastern migrants into Poland and Lithuania reached new heights Monday, with the EU announcing it will sanction airlines that arranged special deals to fly the migrants into Belarus in recent months. The announcement comes after European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen accused Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko of engineering the migrant surge as part of a “hybrid attack” against the EU...

Conflict Analysis & Prevention

HBCU Students And Africa: An Interview With Ambassador Kamissa Camara - The Hilltop, Howard University

Monday, November 15, 2021

News Type:USIP in the News

This past summer, Howard University’s Center for African Studies hosted its first online course, Advanced Seminar in African Policy. The course was led by Ambassador Kamissa Camara, director for external affairs and Africa policy at the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change and senior visiting expert for the Sahel at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C..

Global Policy

What to Expect From the Biden-Xi Virtual Summit - Foreign Policy

Sunday, November 14, 2021

News Type:USIP in the News

U.S. President Joe Biden is set to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in a virtual summit on Monday evening, the White House announced on Friday, at a time of escalating tensions over Taiwan, human rights, and the South China Sea, and which could help set some guardrails around a relationship of global importance...

Global Policy

Power politics take centre stage in Paris as Libya edges towards elections - Middle East Eye

Thursday, November 11, 2021

News Type:USIP in the News

Diplomats and western leaders are pinning their hopes for Libya's stability on Friday's gathering in Paris, in one final push to pressure the country's rival politicians into holding planned presidential elections in six weeks. The summit, which is being organised by the United Nations, France, Italy, and Germany, has attracted big names including United States Vice-President Kamala Harris and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres...

Electoral Violence