Events

The Search for Antiseptic War: The Prospects and Perils of Drones for the United States, the Sahel and Beyond

The U.S. Government has made clear that stabilization missions requiring deployment of large numbers of personnel—military and civilian—are not on the agenda for the foreseeable future. Not only budget constraints but also sobering experiences in Iraq and Afghanistan have produced a strategic shift.

Consultations on Fragile States To Be Launched

With the generous support of the Ford Foundation, the Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity is launching a new initiative building on our Working Group on Preventing and Rebuilding Failed States.

Climate Change Adaptation and Peacebuilding in Africa: An Adaptation Partnership Workshop Report

A workshop report focused on three areas of intersection that have dominated discussions of climate and security links in developing country contexts.

Strategies for Promoting Gender Equity in Developing Countries: Lessons, Challenges and Opportunities

Strategies for Promoting Gender Equity in Developing Countries: Lessons, Challenges, and Opportunities examines both old and new strategies for promoting gender equity in development. Edited by Elizabeth Bryan and Jessica Varat.

Preventing the Next Wave of Conflict

This new report, Preventing the Next Wave of Conflict: Understanding Non-Traditional Threats to Global Stability, released by the Center's Conflict Prevention Project, is an analysis of the non-traditional threats to national security including economic and social disparities, failures in political and economic governance, demographic shifts, scarcity of natural resources, environmental degradation, and health crises. The report is available here for download.

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Experts & Staff

  • Steve McDonald // Senior Advisor, Africa Program and Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
  • Aly Lyons // Program Associate