Kim Jong Un’s Long Game Starts With Short-Range Missiles

Friday, April 2, 2021

News Type: USIP in the News

SEOUL—It was always more a question of when, not if, North Korea would return to weapons provocations. Now that it has, the Kim Jong Un regime is poised to unsheathe new weaponry that it has quietly developed in recent years. First came a cruise-missile test in March that President Biden played down. Days later...

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Myanmar parallel parliament raises stakes in fight for ethnic support - Nikkei

Thursday, April 1, 2021

News Type: USIP in the News

BANGKOK/YANGON -- Forces opposing Myanmar's coup raised the stakes significantly on Wednesday, announcing plans to set up a "unity government" under a new federal charter and abolish the 2008 military-drafted constitution. The opposition Committee Representing Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (CRPH) said the new charter would draw together a broad array including ethnic armed organizations (EAOs), elected lawmakers and...

Conflict Analysis & Prevention

U.S. Institute of Peace and Sudan Forge Partnership for Peace

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

News Type: Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) President and CEO Lise Grande and Sudanese Ambassador to the United States H.E. Nureldin Satti signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Tuesday pledging to support Sudan’s historic transition.