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United States Institute of Peace

Yemeni Youth Central to Success

Manal Omar | Posted 01.29.2012 | World
Manal Omar

There is an open recognition that the movement for change would not have not progressed if it were not for the enthusiasm, energy, dedication, and personal sacrifice that came from the youth

Republicans Keen to Kill America's Only Peace Agency -- Forever

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

We need vital institutions in this country that have no political agenda and no partisan bias. USIP convenes the left and the right, the civilian and the military, the national and the international players.

Gutting Our Government's Peace Agency: Savings Equals 3 Hours in Afghanistan

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

Cutting $42 million not only eliminates a bipartisan institution, but weakens America's ability to prevent violent conflicts overseas and sends the message that America cares little about peace.

Institute Probes Religion's Role In Peace-Making

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Lauren Markoe Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Just steps from the Lincoln Memorial, the new building -- topped by a translucent white roof ...

Negotiating Afghan Peace : Pros and Cons Outlined

Virginia M. Moncrieff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Virginia M. Moncrieff

That elections in Afghanistan were possible at all is an achievement on the very slow and torturous road to solving the knots of problems and disasters that the coalition forces face.

Meet the U.N. Secretary General's Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Sudanese Diplomat Francis Deng believes genocide can be anticipated and even stopped before it begins.