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February 12, 2015
Reducing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in UN Peacekeeping: Ten Years After the Zeid Report

In 2004, after numerous allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) by United Nations (UN) peacekeepers made international headlines, both the UN Security Council and US Congress

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June 06, 2014
How U.S. can reinvigorate India defense ties

By Vikram J. Singh and Joshua T. White:

Narendra Modi’s landslide victory in last month’s Indian general election has raised hopes that the country will break through the policy

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February 17, 2011 / By Jonathan Larkin
Preparing for Diplomacy in the 21st Century

Preparing for Diplomacy in the 21st Century: Education and Training Reform in the US Foreign Service

By Jonathan Larkin - Diplomats are the nation’s first line of defense. The

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December 01, 2009 / By Madeline England, Alix Boucher
Security Sector Reform Best Practices and Lessons Learned

Security sector reform (SSR) aims to support the development of "effective, inclusive and accountable security institutions so as to contribute to international peace and security,

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May 06, 2009 / By Gordon Adams
Change to administration’s plan proposed

House lawmakers want the State Department to handle aid to Pakistan.

Administrative authority for a new $400 million counterinsurgency fund for Pakistan should
reside within the State

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