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Questions from CENTCOM on Achieving Peace in Afghanistan

Questions from CENTCOM on Achieving Peace in Afghanistan

Date: Monday, November 19, 2018 / Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm

The effort to end the war in Afghanistan with a political settlement has moved to the forefront of the policy conversation, with all elements of the U.S. government, including the military, increasingly playing a role. In support of this effort, USIP is partnering with CENTCOM—the U.S. military command responsible for Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the Middle East—for a panel on the status of the Afghan peace process and the U.S. military’s potential role.

Peace Processes; Mediation, Negotiation & Dialogue; Civilian-Military Relations

How to Rehabilitate and Reintegrate Violent Extremists

How to Rehabilitate and Reintegrate Violent Extremists

Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 / Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

As the loss of ISIS territory drives thousands of “foreign terrorist fighters” to return home, and hundreds of people convicted of terrorism-related offenses are scheduled for release over the next several years, communities worldwide are faced with rehabilitating and reintegrating people disengaging...

Violent Extremism

Soft Power in a Sharp Power World: Countering Coercion and Information Warfare

Soft Power in a Sharp Power World: Countering Coercion and Information Warfare

Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 / Time: 9:00am - 10:00am

Former U.S. ambassadors Rep. Francis Rooney (R-FL) and Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) will discuss how soft power tools can and should be used to counter sharp power employed by global adversaries at USIP’s seventh Bipartisan Congressional Dialogue on Wednesday, November 28 from 9:00-10:00 a.m.

Democracy & Governance; Economics & Environment; Fragility & Resilience

Building Peace from the Bottom Up

Building Peace from the Bottom Up

Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018 / Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

Do postwar peacekeeping interventions work to keep the peace? How do we measure the effectiveness of such international interventions? Join former USIP Jennings Randolph Senior Fellow Pamina Firchow as she discusses her findings on how to measure the impact of local-level interventions on communities affected by war. 

Peace Processes; Reconciliation; Fragility & Resilience