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Experts from the U.S. Institute of Peace tackle the latest foreign policy issues from around the world in this weekly podcast. Sponsored by USIP and Sirius XM.

On Peace The U.S. Institute of Peace

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Experts from the U.S. Institute of Peace tackle the latest foreign policy issues from around the world in this weekly podcast. Sponsored by USIP and Sirius XM.

    Ann Phillips on Azerbaijan-Armenia Conflict

    Ann Phillips on Azerbaijan-Armenia Conflict

    As fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh continues to escalate, USIP’s Ann Phillips breaks down the complex geopolitical stakes that have sprung up around the conflict, which “has been simmering, and ebbing and flowing, ever since the implosion of the Soviet Union.”

    • 9 min
    Susan Stigant on Sudan’s Latest Peace Agreement

    Susan Stigant on Sudan’s Latest Peace Agreement

    Sudan’s transitional government has signed a peace agreement to end a number of long-standing conflicts and civil wars. USIP’s Susan Stigant says this is a positive sign for democratic progress, as “one of the promises of the revolution was to seek peace,” but cautioned that the real “work only begins once the ink is on the paper.”

    • 13 min
    Tyler Beckelman on the Virtual U.N. General Assembly

    Tyler Beckelman on the Virtual U.N. General Assembly

    While this year is the U.N.’s 75th Anniversary, the General Assembly was a “more muted affair” than expected, says USIP’s Tyler Beckelman. Member states had a chance to discuss the newly signed Abraham Accord and the future of multilateral diplomacy, but virtual summitry is “no substitute for meeting in person.”

    • 9 min
    Scott Worden on Afghan Peace Talks

    Scott Worden on Afghan Peace Talks

    With talks finally underway between the Taliban and Afghan government, USIP’s Scott Worden says initial expectations should be tempered, as the chances for success are “low in the short term, but much higher than if the talks hadn’t begun,” adding, “you can’t end a war without starting a peace process.”

    • 10 min
    Kathleen Kuehnast on the Inaugural Women Building Peace Award

    Kathleen Kuehnast on the Inaugural Women Building Peace Award

    USIP’s Kathleen Kuehnast discusses the inspiring work of Women Building Peace Award recipient Rita Lopidia of South Sudan, as well as the other finalists, praising “the incredible resilience that each of these 10 women has brought to situations of inequality, of extreme violence, and despair.”

    • 9 min
    Don Jensen on Protests in Belarus and Russia’s Response

    Don Jensen on Protests in Belarus and Russia’s Response

    After an “obviously crooked election” in Belarus sparked massive protests, USIP’s Don Jensen says Russia is quietly using the situation to assert influence. If Moscow’s military presence in Belarus increases, “I think you’re going to see a much more forward projection of Russian power against NATO,” he said.

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