There’s momentum for peace in Afghanistan. Here’s how to use it. - Washington Post

Thursday, June 28, 2018

News Type: USIP in the News

Starting June 15, the world witnessed a not-so-minor miracle: a three-day cessation of violence across Afghanistan. Taliban fighters, young and old, crossed battle lines to embrace their erstwhile adversaries in the Afghan security forces. A small contingent of determined citizen peace activists from the embattled southern...

Win the Battle, Lose the War: How the U.S. Can Sustain Counterterrorism Gains - Just Security

Thursday, June 28, 2018

By: Leanne Erdberg

News Type: USIP in the News

After enduring years of terrorist brutality, citizens of places like Mosul, Mogadishu and Maiduguri can finally enjoy a semblance of normal life, after recent successes in countering terrorism. That makes the U.S. and its international partners in the fight safer too. This week’s first global meeting of heads of national counterterrorism...

Violent Extremism

Jhinaoui receives President of US Institute for Peace - Tunis Afrique Presse

Thursday, June 28, 2018

News Type: USIP in the News

Minister of Foreign Affairs Khemaies Jhinaoui received on Thursday President of the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), Nancy Lindborg. According to a statement of the Foreign Ministry, the meeting focused on ways to develop cooperation between the Department of Foreign Affairs and the USIP as well as all US think tanks in the areas of strategic studies and diplomacy training, in coordination with the Diplomatic Institute for Training and Studies.

Trump's big deal - India Today

Friday, June 15, 2018

News Type: USIP in the News

It was without doubt histrionics of the grandest scale. Donald Trump looked smug as he made history by shaking hands with Kim Jong-un on June 12 at a Singapore luxury resort. In doing so, he became the first American president to hold a summit meeting with a North Korean head of state.

Will Colombia’s next president be a former left-wing guerrilla? - Washington Post

Friday, June 15, 2018

News Type: USIP in the News

Last month, Colombians went to the polls to elect the successor to President Juan Manuel Santos. The unpopular and Nobel Prize-winning outgoing president was the architect of a 2016 peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (the FARC), ending five decades of civil war.

Analysts Doubt Derna Capture Will End Extremism in E. Libya - Voice of America

Thursday, June 14, 2018

News Type: USIP in the News

Forces loyal to General Khalifa Haftar and his self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) are poised to capture the last remaining city outside of their control in eastern Libya, after weeks of heavy fighting, bombardment and airstrikes, and after years of siege.