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Conferences - March 16, 2010
On March 16-17, the International Peace Institute and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs co-organized a conference on “Countering Violent Extremism: Learning from Deradicalization Programs in Some Muslim-Majority States,” in Amman, Jordan.
Podcasts - March 08, 2010
During an address on March 3rd at IPI, Ambassador Daniel Benjamin from the US Department of State asserted that “as President Obama has said from the outset, there should be no trade-off between our security and our values.”
Speaker Events - March 01, 2010
“International Counterterrorism Policy in the Obama Administration: Developing a Strategy for the Future” was the subject of a well-attended address at IPI on Monday, March 1st by Ambassador Daniel Benjamin, the Coordinator for Counterterrorism at the US Department of State.
Policy Papers - February 09, 2010
In this policy paper, author Naureen Chowdhury Fink argues that the threats of terrorism and militancy in Bangladesh are best understood in relation to the political and socioeconomic challenges confronting the country.
Podcasts - February 08, 2010
In a talk at IPI on January 26th, Vali Nasr, a Tufts University professor currently serving in the Obama Administration as a senior advisor on Afghanistan and Pakistan, put forth the argument that “the change agent in the Muslim world will have to be the market, not a cultural debate.”
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Comment & Analysis - February 04, 2010
The key component of the new strategy on Afghanistan is the so-called ‘Karzai plan’ for a Taliban deradicalization and reintegration program that would use economic incentives to encourage Taliban members to give up their arms and cut any ties with al-Qaida.
Podcasts - January 25, 2010
A podcast of an IPI event with Gareth Evans, co-chair of the International Commission on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, who gave a passionate declaration of the commission’s commitment to bringing the number of worldwide nuclear arms to zero.
Speaker Events - January 25, 2010
Gareth Evans, co-chair of the International Commission on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, made a passionate declaration of the commission’s commitment to bringing the number of worldwide nuclear arms to zero.
Comment & Analysis - January 19, 2010
Moderate Muslims represent the majority in Bangladesh and Bangladeshis have shown little inclination to replace personal piety with theocratic government or religious violence. Instead, citizens have shown a fierce dedication to their democratic government despite several attempts to install an autocratic one.
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