Pakistani Shiites condemn government after bombings - Washington Post

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“It is quite precarious,” said Moeed Yusuf, a Pakistan expert at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington. “The state writ has unraveled, and the military doesn't seem able to put the lid on things as they could in the past.” The Pakistani army says ...

Syria's Uprising Enters Third Year - Voice of America

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... and until it can be persuaded that it faces the possibility of defeat, I'm not sure that we are going to find it willing to enter any kind of serious negotiating process,” said Middle East analyst Steven Heydemann, who works at the United States ...

Afghan women navigate a challenging judicial landscape - IRINnews.org

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While figures on how such disputes are resolved vary, a December 2011 report by the US Institute of Peace says at least 80 percent of cases are settled through “traditional dispute resolution [TDR] mechanisms”. However, many see TDR as bad for women's ...  

What Muslims Want In A New Pope - Huffington Post

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A young pope could be more in tune with the globalized world and all the interfaith activity that takes place," said Qamar-ul Huda, an expert on religious conflict and reconciliation at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington. "They live in ...

'Kerry more willing to push White House on Syria' - FRANCE 24

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FRANCE 24 'Kerry more willing to push White House on Syria' FRANCE 24 ... the US is moving toward more transparent engagement with the Syrian opposition, even perhaps leaving the door open for directly supplying weapons in the future, FRANCE 24 spoke with Steven Heydemann of the United States Institute of Peace (USIP). Syrian National Council: US should intervene with military action in Syria ...allvoices all 264 news articles »

Debate flares on 'Twitter revolutions,' Arab Spring - AFP

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"This lack of impact does not mean that social media or digital media generally were unimportant," they said in a report for the US Institute of Peace last year. "But it does mean that at least in terms of media... (especially Twitter), data do not ...