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Preserving Stability Amidst Regional Conflagration: US-Jordan 2011-2016

Preserving Stability Amidst Regional Conflagration: US-Jordan 2011-2016

Thursday, September 14, 2017

By: Alexa Courtney; Erica Kaster; Noah Sheinbaum

This series of case studies—Burma (2009-2015), Jordan (2011-2016), and the Lake Chad Region (2013-2016)—document efforts and draw lessons from where US government leaders believe deepening crises were staved off through collaborative inter-agency engagement. Part of USIP’s “3D Learning from Complex Crises” project, the cases provide programmatic and operational lessons from complex operating environments. These lessons support systemic integrated approaches to complex crises and will better equip individuals to share objectives when working in inter-agency environments.

Civilian-Military Relations; Fragility & Resilience; Mediation, Negotiation & Dialogue

Burns, Flournoy, Lindborg Press Urgency of Fragile States

Burns, Flournoy, Lindborg Press Urgency of Fragile States

Monday, September 12, 2016

By: Viola Gienger

Three former high-ranking officials in the State Department, the Pentagon and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) urged the next presidential administration to commit more attention and resources to preventing the kinds of violent conflicts that are roiling the Middle East and other regions today and spilling over into neighboring countries, Europe and the United States. Former Deputy Secretary of State Bill Burns, Under Secretary of Defense Michele Flournoy and USAID Assist...

Fragility & Resilience; Violent Extremism; Global Policy

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