USIP urges FG to plan against election violence - Daily Times

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

News Type: USIP in the News

The United States Institute of Peace (USIP), has said that for Nigeria to prevent election violence and ensure a peaceful 2019 elections, there is need to get acquainted with the prevailing security and political realities in the country. This was disclosed in Abuja on Tuesday at the presentation of an Electoral violence risk...

AP dumps standard-bearer, adopts PDP’s Kolapo Olusola - The Guardian

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

News Type: USIP in the News

Accord Party members in Ekiti State have announced the dumping of their governorship candidate, Abiodun Aluko.The party’s state leader, Akogun Banji Ojo, who disclosed this at a news conference, also declared their adoption of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP)’s candidate, Prof. Kolapo Olusola.The members, who declared...

Colombia’s Problematic Peace Accord: Time To Swallow Some Frogs - War on the Rocks

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

By: Colette Rausch

News Type: USIP in the News

There’s a saying Colombians use when talking about having to do something distasteful but necessary: “Sometimes, you have to swallow some frogs.” Today, as a spike in violence, crime, and drug production strains the country’s landmark peace accord, Colombians need to put some frogs on the menu. Specifically, the government needs...

Will North Korea Play Nuclear Hide-and-Seek with Trump? - New Yorker

Monday, July 2, 2018

By: Robin Wright

News Type: USIP in the News

In what would be the most accelerated disarmament program in history, the Trump Administration hopes to dismantle North Korea’s nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons, and its ballistic missiles, within a year, John Bolton, the national-security adviser, claimed on “Face the Nation” on Sunday. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo...

Q&A: Will Trump Give Away Crimea at Helsinki? - Atlantic Council

Monday, July 2, 2018

News Type: USIP in the News

On June 29, President Donald Trump told reporters that he hasn’t ruled out recognizing Russia’s illegal annexation of Ukraine's Crimea in 2014. Trump is set to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on July 16 and many worry that he may gamble away Crimea.

U.S. troops not leaving soon, says Joseph Yun - JoongAng Daily

Friday, June 29, 2018

News Type: USIP in the News

American troops are not likely to be withdrawn from the Korean Peninsula in the near future, said Joseph Yun, former U.S. special representative for North Korea policy, but could be at some point when all outstanding issues are “resolved.”