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Afghanistan Ambassador Fears for Women Under Taliban as U.S. Troops Leave - Newsweek
Thursday, May 6, 2021
News Type: USIP in the News
The United States' decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan without peace agreements in place between the Taliban and the Afghan government has left many fearful about what the future will hold for women in the region. Roya Rahmani, the Afghan ambassador to the U.S., said she is worried...
Gender; Conflict Analysis & Prevention
Burkina Faso attacks: Spike in Sahel region violence sparking global concern - CNN International
Thursday, May 6, 2021
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The UN says Burkina Faso is the fastest displacement crisis in the world. Unpacking the Sahel Region's spike in violence with Kamissa Camara, senior visiting expert for the Sahel at USIP on One World CNN.
Conflict Analysis & Prevention
China’s Africa outreach poses threat from Atlantic - AP
Thursday, May 6, 2021
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The top U.S general for Africa is warning that a growing threat from China may come not just from the waters of the Pacific but from the Atlantic as well. U.S. Gen. Stephen Townsend, in an interview with The Associated Press, said Beijing is looking to...
Conflict Analysis & Prevention
U.S. Withdrawal from Afghanistan: What Lies Ahead? - Kalinga Institute of Indo-Pacific Studies
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
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Kalinga Institute of Indo-Pacific Studies (KIIPS) invites all to a distinguished lecture on ''US Withdrawal from Afghanistan: What Lies Ahead?"
Conflict Analysis & Prevention
U.S. will go ‘beyond mere statements’ to support Ukraine sovereignty, says former U.S. amb - WGBH
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is visiting the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, on Wednesday. His stated mission: "To reaffirm unwavering US support for Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity in the face of Russia's ongoing aggression." Last month, Russia built up tens of thousands of troops along...
Conflict Analysis & Prevention
U.S. Diplomacy With North Korea Will Be 'Calibrated' And 'Practical,' Antony Blinken Says - NPR
Tuesday, May 4, 2021
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The U.S. says its approach to North Korea will be "calibrated" and "practical." The administration recently wrapped up a review of its North Korea policy. NPR's Michele Kelemen has the story.
Conflict Analysis & Prevention
Former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine on the U.S.-Russia relationship - CBS News
Monday, May 3, 2021
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Russia says it is withdrawing its troops from an area near the Ukrainian border following weeks of heightened tensions. Later this week, Secretary of State Anthony Blinken will travel to Ukraine to reaffirm the relationship between the two countries. Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine William Taylor...
Conflict Analysis & Prevention
USIP's Belquis Ahmadi: “Democracy Is the Afghan Government’s Best Defense Against the Taliban” - Sirius XM
Monday, May 3, 2021
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Belquis Ahmadi, senior program officer with the United States Institute of Peace’s Afghanistan team, joins Julie Mason to talk her latest piece in the USIP “Democracy Is the Afghan Government’s Best Defense Against the Taliban”.
Democracy & Governance
How is Joe Biden going to deal with North Korea? Why are people worried... - Daily Express
Sunday, May 2, 2021
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The US President has vowed to find his own approach to dealing with the threat of North Korea, aiming to reach a mild ground between Donald Trump's personal friendship with Kim Jong Un and Barack Obama's patience. Joe Biden's administration has recently...
Conflict Analysis & Prevention
Afghanistan Reels From Economic Fallout Of International Troop Withdrawal - Radio Free Afghanistan
Saturday, May 1, 2021
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Amin Agha worked as a manual laborer for eight years at Bagram Airfield, the U.S. military's largest base in Afghanistan. But as the United States begins its final troop withdrawal from the country, Agha is among hundreds of Afghans who have recently...
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