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United States Institute of Peace


The United States Institute of Peace is an independent, nonpartisan, national institution established and funded by Congress. Its goals are to help:

The Institute does this by empowering others with knowledge, skills, and resources, as well as by directly engaging in peacebuilding efforts around the globe.

Additional Materials from United States Institute of Peace: Working Papers | Policy Briefs


Title: Oil, Profits, and Peace - Does Business Have a Role in Peacemaking?
Authors: Jill Shankleman
Date: March 2007

Title: Leashing the Dogs of War: Conflict Management in a Divided World
Authors: Pamela Aall, Chester A. Crocker (ed), Fen Olser Hampson
Date: January 2007

Title: Democracy and Counterterrorism: Lessons from the Past
Authors: Robert J. Art
Date: January 2007

Title: Constructing Justice and Security after War
Authors: Charles T. Call (ed)
Date: January 2007

Title: Twenty-First-Century Peace Operations
Authors: William J. Durch
Date: December 2006

Title: Human Rights and Conflict: Exploring the Links between Rights, Law, and Peacebuilding
Authors: Jeffrey Helsing (ed), Julie Mertus (ed)
Date: December 2006

Title: Fortifying Pakistan: The Role of U.S. Internal Security Assistance
Authors: Peter Chalk, C. Christine Fair
Date: December 2006

Title: Council Unbound: The Growth of UN Decision Making on Conflict and Postconflict Issues after the Cold War
Authors: Michael J. Matheson
Date: December 2006

Title: Combating Serious Crimes in Post-Conflict Societies: A Handbook for Policymakers and Practitioners
Authors: Colette Rausch (ed)
Date: December 2006

Title: Getting In: Mediators' Entry into the Settlement of African Conflicts
Authors: Gilbert M. Khadiagala, Mohammed O. Maundi, Kwaku Nuamah, I. William Zartman
Date: September 2006

Title: India-Pakistan Negotiations: Is Past Still Prologue?
Authors: Dennis Kux
Date: May 2006

Title: Generals in the Cabinet Room: How the Military Shapes Israeli Policy
Authors: Yoram Peri
Date: May 2006

Title: The Peace Process and Palestinian Refugee Claims: Addressing Claims for Property Compensation and Restitution
Authors: Michael R. Fischbach
Date: April 2006

Title: Terror on the Internet: The New Arena, the New Challenges
Authors: Gabriel Weimann
Date: April 2006