Bring Hoda Muthana and other ISIS members home — but for trial - The Hill

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

By: Leanne Erdberg ; Christopher C. Bosley

News Type: USIP in the News

Hoda Muthana left the United States to join ISIS, burned her passport, contributed to daily life in the so-called caliphate, and lived there until there was no longer any place left to live. Muthana and many others have turned up in refugee camps or surrendered to multinational forces, telling authorities that they “deeply regret” their actions and...

9/11 Commission leaders: Time for a new strategy to stop spread of violent extremism - The Hill

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

News Type: USIP in the News

After nearly two decades, the global fight against terrorism has reached a critical phase. The eviction of the Islamic State from territory it once held in Iraq and Syria and the beginning of negotiations in Afghanistan are significant achievements. Yet these tactical victories should not be construed as strategic success. We are defeating terrorists, but...

Where The U.S. Stands On North Korea Ahead Of The Trump-Kim Summit - NPR

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

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President Trump will meet with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un this week in Vietnam, as he attempts to get Pyongyang to move toward what has been an elusive goal: complete denuclearization. Trump has maintained that his ultimate goal is to get Kim to relinquish the regime's nuclear program. But, in the lead up...

Bipartisan Group of National Security Experts Calls for New Approach to Preventing Extremism

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

News Type: Press Release

Tuesday, February 26, 2019, Washington, DC – A bipartisan group of senior national security experts today made an urgent appeal for the adoption of a new approach to preventing the rise and spread of extremism in the Sahel, Horn of Africa and the Near East. This new approach is set out in the congressionally mandated final report and recommendations of the Task Force on Extremism in Fragile States, hosted by the United States Institute of Peace. The Task Force proposes a comprehensive preventive strategy to stop the spread of extremism that reorganizes U.S. efforts and pools international resources to support partners in fragile states in tackling the drivers of extremism.

Fragility & Resilience

Trump To Meet North Korea's Leader At Summit In Vietnam - NPR

Monday, February 25, 2019

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President Trump meets this week with North Korea's Kim Jong Un in Vietnam. Trump says talking to Kim has moved them away from the brink of war. But has it moved Kim any closer to denuclearization?

USIP Convenes Inaugural Syria Study Group Meeting

Thursday, February 21, 2019

News Type: Press Release

The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) is pleased to announce it will convene the inaugural meeting of the Congressionally mandated bipartisan Syria Study Group (SSG) on February 28.

Why Trump is lowering expectations for next week's Kim Jong Un summit - Vox

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

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President Donald Trump is just one week away from one of the most important moments of his presidency — and he’s trying to lower expectations in advance.Trump plans to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam at the end of February for their second summit. Trump’s main goal, as it was when...