Should U.S. Foreign Policy Focus on Great-Power Competition? - Foreign Affairs

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

News Type: USIP in the News

We at Foreign Affairs have recently published a number of pieces on great-power competition. To complement these articles, we decided to ask a broad pool of experts for their take. As with previous surveys, we approached dozens of authorities with specialized expertise relevant to...

Trump throws curveball on Afghan troop levels - The Hill

Friday, October 9, 2020

News Type: USIP in the News

Washington scrambled Thursday to make sense of President Trump’s plans for Afghanistan after he said all U.S. troops “should” be “home by Christmas.” The suggestion, delivered in a Wednesday evening tweet, came just hours after his own national security adviser said the...

USIP Announces New Grants on Environment, Conflict and Peacebuilding

Friday, October 9, 2020

News Type: Announcement

The U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) is pleased to announce the eight new grantees of the Environment, Conflict and Peacebuilding Competition. The grants strengthen the increasingly vital practice of environmental peacebuilding—an approach to resolving conflicts and reducing violence by joining rival groups to address environmental challenges. USIP grants have supported peacebuilders who work on environment-related conflicts since the early 1990s.

The Armenia And Azerbaijan Conflict Could Spill Into The Greater Region - Fox News Radio

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

News Type: USIP in the News

The tensions and violence between Armenia and Azerbaijan have been there for almost three decades now but the latest clash has the possibility to impact the entire region. The fighting began on September 27th and both sides have accused each other of pushing the fighting beyond the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh area. FOX's Trey Yingst speaks with Dr. Ann Phillips, Senior advisor on the Nagorno-Karabakh project at the US Institute of Peace, about the current state and the history of the conflict.

In Wake of Recent India-China Conflict, U.S. Sees Opportunity - New York Times

Saturday, October 3, 2020

News Type: USIP in the News

Weeks after India and China engaged in their deadliest border clash in decades, the sight of an American nuclear-powered aircraft carrier entering the Bay of Bengal drew attention across the region. The carrier, Nimitz, and its strike group deployed to the area in mid-July to...

Lise Grande Named New President and CEO of the U.S. Institute of Peace

Lise Grande Named New President and CEO of the U.S. Institute of Peace

Thursday, October 1, 2020

News Type: Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) Board of Directors has unanimously selected Lise Grande to be the Institute’s new president and CEO. Grande, a senior American UN official who has spent most of her career in conflict zones, will be the sixth president in the organization’s 36-year history.