Critics of US-Taliban deal say militants can't be trusted - Associated Press

Saturday, July 4, 2020

News Type: USIP in the News

Intelligence that Afghan militants might have accepted Russian bounties for killing American troops did not scuttle the U.S.-Taliban agreement or President Donald Trump’s plan to withdraw thousands more troops from the war. It did give critics of the deal another reason to...

US, Russia Share a Complex and Bloody History in Afghanistan - Associated Press

Thursday, July 2, 2020

News Type: USIP in the News

Moscow and Washington are intertwined in a complex and bloody history in Afghanistan, with both suffering thousands of dead and wounded in conflicts lasting for years. Now both superpowers are linked again over Afghanistan, with intelligence reports indicating...

Beyond ‘love,’ Trump has little to show from N Korea talks - Associated Press

Monday, June 29, 2020

News Type: USIP in the News

Hours after an astonishing summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, President Donald Trump boldly declared a breakthrough. “There is no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea,” he tweeted. Yet two years later, despite two more face-to-face meetings and many...

USIP Deepens its Focus on Africa

USIP Deepens its Focus on Africa

Thursday, June 25, 2020

News Type: Announcement

In pursuit of our mission to prevent, mitigate, and resolve violent conflict, USIP announces the expansion of its efforts on the continent, establishing a center dedicated to Africa to be developed and led by a new member of a USIP’s senior leadership, the vice president of the Africa Center.