The UWSA: Myanmar's king-makers? - Frontier Myanmar

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

News Type: USIP in the News

With fighting now raging between the Myanmar military and the Arakan Army in Rakhine State, many in the anti-junta movement may well hope this revived conflict could tip the scales in the nationwide civil war. But what’s going on behind the scenes with the AA’s main benefactors – China and the United...

Conflict Analysis & Prevention

Genocide and Hazara Persecution in Afghanistan - Journal of Middle Eastern Politics and Policy

Monday, October 31, 2022

News Type: USIP in the News

16-year-old Marzia Mohammadi’s diary tells of her hopes: to see the Eiffel Tower, enjoy pizza in an Italian restaurant, as well as to ride a bike in Kabul and learn to play the guitar. However, being a Hazara girl in Taliban controlled Afghanistan, Marzia’s dreams would be difficult to realize. We will never know what would become of these dreams...

Violent ExtremismReligion

Sanctions Are Not the Way to Help Haiti - Reason Magazine

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

News Type: USIP in the News

From cholera to gang violence to a potential economic collapse, the people of Haiti are enduring an ongoing existential crisis. Some members of Congress believe the best way to help the Caribbean nation is for the State Department to conduct an investigation that would "lay the groundwork for U.S. sanctions and cooperative...

Human Rights

Let’s Not Kid Ourselves: Afghanistan’s Taliban Regime Will Not Become More Inclusive - Lawfare

Monday, October 24, 2022

By: William Byrd, Ph.D.

News Type: USIP in the News

Ever since the August 2021 Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, there has been widespread, almost universal, rhetoric in international diplomatic circles—ranging from the United Nations to the European Union and the United States to Russia—that the Taliban need to form a more inclusive government, with varying definitions...

Violent Extremism

Daybreak Africa - Voice of America

Monday, October 24, 2022

News Type: USIP in the News

Each morning, Daybreak Africa looks at the latest developments on the continent, starting with headline news and providing in-depth interviews, reports from VOA correspondents, sports news as well as listener comments...

Civilian-Military Relations

On GPS: Another revolution in Iran? - CNN

Sunday, October 23, 2022

News Type: USIP in the News

Veteran Middle East journalist Robin Wright tells Fareed that, in Iran, we are witnessing the world's first counter-revolution led by women...