Read letters and quotes of support for USIP.
- Lt. Gen. David W. Barno Says USIP is "Tremendously Useful"
In a Congressional hearing on July 27 on “The Way Ahead in Afghanistan,” Lt. Gen. David W. Barno said that USIP has played a “tremendously useful behind-the-scenes role” in convening groups and organizing transition efforts in Afghanistan.
- USIP President Testifies Before Congress
Dr. Richard H. Solomon, president of the U.S. Institute of Peace, testified on the important role of USIP in national security affairs.
- USIP Letter of Support: University Presidents
In a letter of support, presidents and chancellors from 13 academic institutions voice concern over the recent House vote to eliminate USIP funding for the remainder of this fiscal year, and encourage U.S. lawmakers to protect USIP for the sake of national security.
- Secretary of State Clinton Expresses Support for USIP During Hill Testimony
The United States Institute of Peace Board of Directors, management and staff deeply appreciate Secretary Clinton’s strong words of support today for our mission and our work. During a House Appropriations Subcommittee hearing, Secretary Clinton said “The Institute of Peace is a not for profit institution formed by the congress to operationalize American’s commitment to peace by working with like minded institutions around the world. You know, sometimes the U.S. government …is not as effective as one of our teams from USIP or NDI and IRI… [The Institute] fills a real place in our whole arsenal."
- APSIA Schools Support USIP
The Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA) have written a letter to Congress in support of continued funding for the U.S. Institute of Peace. American University, Columbia University, Duke University, and Harvard University are just some of the schools that are members of this association.| Download and read the letter
- Download and read expressions of support for USIP from the senior-most leaders of our country (PDF/864 KB)
- Download and read praise for USIP (PDF/612 KB)