All Blog Posts Tagged 'Iraq' (57)

Iraq Chief Justice Cites Judicial Progress and Needs Amid Tensions

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can view the post on the USIP web site here.

By Viola Gienger

Iraqi Chief Justice…

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Added by Viola Gienger on April 1, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

PeaceTech Camps Bolster Iraqi Civil Society with New Skills

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can view the post on the USIP web site here.

By Tim Receveur

Tahseen Alzrikiny, a journalist in the city of Diwaniyah, south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, wanted to tell the story of the farmers in the area who were struggling…

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Added by Viola Gienger on March 27, 2014 at 8:40pm — No Comments

Iraqi Peacebuilder Receives U.N. Recognition for Human Rights Efforts

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the USIP web site, click …

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Added by Viola Gienger on December 23, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Iraqi Minorities Experience May Show Way for Building Stability in Iraq

From the U.S. Institute of Peace. To view the post on the USIP web site, click …

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Added by Viola Gienger on December 2, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Navigating the Rise of Sunni-Shia Violent Sectarianism

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the web site, click here.

By Qamar-ul Huda

Sectarianism and extremist violence between…

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Added by Viola Gienger on November 18, 2013 at 4:46pm — No Comments

Iraqi Prime Minister Maliki Urges Greater U.S. Support

From the U.S. Institute of Peace. To view the post on the USIP web site, click …

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Added by Viola Gienger on November 1, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Peacebuilding Reality Show for Iraqi Youth Gains Pan-Arab Appeal

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To read this post on the web site with photos, click here.

By Theo Dolan

An award-winning reality TV show for Iraqi youth called Salam Shabab (Peace Youth) will air its third season beginning October 5 on…
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Added by Viola Gienger on September 16, 2013 at 6:49pm — No Comments

How Women Can Help Build a Culture of Peace

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To read the post on the USIP web site, click …

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Added by Viola Gienger on September 9, 2013 at 3:52pm — No Comments

“Humanitarian intervention?” Imperialism still stinks, Part 4

Final in the series on http://engagingpeace.com by guest author Dr. Dahlia Wasfi…

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Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on August 29, 2013 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Is Another Iraq Possible?

As I sit in front of my computer, reading the news about the escalation in violence in Iraq, my heart fills with sadness. According to UN reports, more than a thousand people have been killed in May.

For me Iraq is not a distant, Middle East country, full of Muslim extremists. It is the place I live, work, and wake up every morning. I live in Sulaimaniya, far from the violence, but have colleagues and friends in Baghdad and I hear their frustration, and…

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Added by johanna l. rivera on June 4, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments

Combat moral disgrace (Engaging Bradley Manning, Part 2)

 



Like other whistle-blowers and rebels against arbitrary…

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Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on March 25, 2013 at 9:31pm — No Comments

Engaging Bradley Manning

Engaging Bradley Manning

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Added by Kathleen Malley-Morrison on March 20, 2013 at 1:36pm — No Comments

USIP TV series for Iraqi youth earns international recognition

On June 6, the “Salam Shabab” TV series for Iraqi youth received the UNESCO Special Prize at the Prix Jeunesse International, the leading competition for quality children’s and youth programming. In the Prix Jeunesse announcement of the award (see below), the show was described as both “courageous” and “ravishing”.

 

Supported by USIP and produced by Iraqis, Salam Shabab is a reality TV show for Iraqi youth (ages 14-18) that is based on a peacebuilding curriculum.…

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Added by Alexis Torello on July 16, 2012 at 2:28pm — No Comments

Atlas Corps Invites Applications for September 2012 Fellowships in the U.S. and Latin America

Priority Deadline: April 15, 2012 (see below for details)

Atlas Corps is an overseas fellowship for the world's best nonprofit leaders. Our mission is to address critical social issues by developing leaders, strengthening organizations, and promoting innovation through an overseas fellowship of skilled nonprofit professionals.

The Atlas Corps Fellowship is a 12-18 month,…

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Added by Atlas Service Corps on April 2, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Afghan Massacre Demonstrates War Has Failed

Matt Southworth

United States

"War doesn’t just rob the occupied of their humanity; it robs the occupier of theirs too. And this is why humankind cannot continue to wage senseless wars that accomplish nothing but death and destruction."

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Matt Southworth, an Iraq war veteran and lobbyist at the…

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Added by Caroline Anderson on March 20, 2012 at 9:13am — 2 Comments

This Week in Middle Eastern Conflict... March 2nd-March 9th, 2012.

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Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 11, 2012 at 9:57am — No Comments

This Week in Middle Eastern Conflict... February 24th-March 2nd, 2012.

  • At least 28 people were reportedly killed in clashes on Saturday between government troops and opposition forces in Syria as the Red Cross continued efforts to evacuate civilians from the city of Homs; while at least 89 people were reportedly killed nationwide. On Sunday, the ICRC said that…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 2, 2012 at 10:45pm — No Comments

This Week in Middle Eastern Conflict... February 17th-24th, 2012.

  • China announced on Friday that it had yet to receive a formal invitation to a meeting of international powers in Tunis next week to discuss the crisis in Syria; the government reportedly blocked a premiere live stream website, Bambuser, that has been used by dissidents to…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on February 26, 2012 at 11:25am — 1 Comment

*New Report* Economic Consequences of War on the US Economy

IEP's latest report, Economic Consequences of War on the US Economy, available here, analyzes the macroeconomic effects of US government spending on wars and the military. The report studies five periods – World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Cold War, and the Afghanistan/Iraq wars – exposing the effect of war financing on debt, consumption, investment,…

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Added by Institute for Economics & Peace on February 22, 2012 at 7:37pm — 3 Comments

This Week in Middle Eastern Conflict... February 10th-17th, 2012.

  • A new report in the Atlantic this week suggests that a barely perceptible shift occurred in recent months that make the possibility of Israel attacking Iran’s nuclear sites more possible, as the benefits outweigh the costs. NBC reported last week…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on February 18, 2012 at 6:31pm — No Comments

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