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...
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...
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.
- A round of recent summit diplomacy on North Korea has created a virtuous cycle of inter-Korean ties and a viable denuclearization process, a senior South Korean presidential official said Wednesday.
Dozens of protesters rallied outside city hall in the latest demonstration following a Supreme Court decision that threw out the results of this month’s mayoral election in the Moldovan capital.
The kingdom of Saudi Arabia threw its weight behind the Afghan government’s attempts to kindle a peace process with the Taliban this week, reflecting growing international pressure to bring Afghanistan’s long war to a negotiated end.
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.
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.
The United States must remain vigilant against the ongoing threat posed by North Korea’s nuclear activities despite Kim Jong-un’s pledge to take steps towards “complete denuclearization,” the nominee to serve as the American ambassador in South Korea told lawmakers during his confirmation hearing on Thursday.
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.