“We need a new national security strategy to prevent the spread of extremism,” Chairs of 9/11 Commission Warn in New Report

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Federal program taps Franklin educator to teach conflict resolution - Tennessean

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

News Type: USIP in the News

For students living in Franklin, the ongoing conflict in South Sudan can feel a world away. The images and stories of genocide, child abductions and militarism are troubling and difficult to make sense of. It's the job of Cassie Bates to bring the conflict into her Centennial High geography classroom...

Imran Khan's difficult road ahead as Pakistan PM - AFP

Monday, July 30, 2018

News Type: USIP in the News

Pakistan's World Cup cricket hero Imran Khan is set to become prime minister of the nuclear-armed nation of 207 million, with an economy inching toward crisis and perennial conflict on its borders. Running the country will take considerable statecraft from...

A New Afghan Law Preserves ‘Virginity Tests’ for Women - ReliefWeb

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

News Type: USIP in the News

Afghanistan this year adopted a new penal code that moves the country toward meeting international standards on criminal justice. At the same time, it underscores the continued difficulties of reinforcing rights for Afghan women and...