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IPI has a long tradition of producing high-quality, timely reports that are policy relevant and academically sound. Presenting original research in an accessible style, IPI policy reports serve as integral tools for discussions on a range of topics of central concern to international affairs, such as peace operations, global terrorism, transnational organized crime, peacebuilding, and the responsibility to protect.

 

 

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Content by Policy Papers & State Fragility

 

Policy Papers - July 16, 2014

New Report: Responding to Insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea

Patrice Sartre

 
 

 

Policy Papers - July 16, 2012

Implementing the ''New Deal'' for Fragile States

Rachel Locke and Vanessa Wyeth

 
 

 

Policy Papers - April 19, 2012

New Report: Aid Effectiveness in Fragile States

Christina Bennett

 
 

 

Policy Papers - February 22, 2012

New IPI Report: UN Mediation after Constitutional Crises

Charles T. Call

 
 

 

 

 

Policy Papers - June 21, 2010

Assessing Local Context

 
 

 

Policy Papers - February 14, 2007

Central Asia and the Caucasus: A Vulnerable Crescent

Thomas de Waal and Anna Matveeva

 
 

 

Policy Papers - February 14, 2007

Africa: Confronting Complex Threats

Kwesi Aning

 
 

 

Policy Papers - July 15, 2004

Making States Work: From State Failure to State-Building

Simon Chesterman, Michael Ignatieff, and Ramesh Thakur

 
 

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