To help practitioners, scholars, and students answer questions about terminology, USIP has developed the Peace Terms: A Glossary of Terms for Conflict Management and Peacebuilding. This extensive glossary provides short definitions of a wide range of complex and often confusing terms used in the field of conflict resolution.
USIP's Haiti Working Group holds monthly, public meetings to focus the attention of Washington policymakers on Haiti.
Led by Daniel Brumberg, senior adviser to the Center for Conflict Analysis and Prevention, this project examines the conditions surrounding political reform in unstable and/or divided societies, aiming to provide a guide for peaceful and inclusive democratic transformation.
Who are the authors? This is an unusual book—written by 50 seasoned experts on Iran as well as a handful of rising young talent. Although this volume has no political agenda and no single political perspective, the authors approach the subject of Iran with a wide range of views. The goal was to be inclusive of many think tanks and universities around the world. The book also features as many Iranian voices as Western authors to ensure the book is sensitive to both sides of the issues.
“Crescent and Dove brilliantly infuses sound social science with religious interpretations of Islamic sources. The fresh analyses and insights provided by Huda and these diverse contributors are concise and convincing, adding the cultural dimension needed to comprehend the contemporary Muslim world. The contributors demonstrate a skillful and contextual knowledge of Islamic sources and challenge several traditionally held viewpoints. This book is a must-read for strategists, professionals, ed...
1. How does this volume contribute to the field of religion and peacebuilding?
The Quadrennial Defense Review Independent Panel is a bipartisan congressional panel charged with conducting an assessment of the assumptions, strategy, findings, and risks described in the Department of Defense’s Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR).
The Center of Innovation for Science, Technology, and Peacebuilding's “Smart Tools for Smart Power” initiative brings together peacebuilding practitioners and technology innovators to identify high-impact opportunities for technology to bolster peacebuilding and stability operations.
The Center of Innovation for Science, Technology, and Peacebuilding is evaluating the potential for international scientific and technical collaborations to aid in conflict prevention and resolution.
USIP's advisory work on constitution making is focused on providing options to design and conduct participatory, inclusive, transparent, and nationally owned constitution making processes that enjoy legitimacy and promote national dialogue, reconciliation, and a consensual political community.