Events

Civil-Military Cooperation in a Time of Turmoil

"The United States' ability to respond to complex challenges is heading for a train wreck and should be overhauled like the recent intelligence reforms," said General Anthony Zinni, former Commander in Chief, U.S. Central Command. Gen. Zinni went on to outline seven deficits in U.S. capacity for winning the peace, and suggested a number of strategic and institutional changes.

Leadership Project joins Spectrum Media for Jointly Proposed Documentary Film on Peacebuilding in Burundi

The Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity and Spectrum Media, Boston, have jointly proposed to produce a documentary film on the peacebuilding process in Burundi.

The Trans - Atlantic South Partnership: Positions on Building a Mutually Beneficial Partnership with Africa

It is very simple. Until the U.S. is as optimally invested, or doing business as briskly as the Chinese, the EU, Indians, Brazilians or Vietnamese; the world’s largest economy can neither expand its commercial footprint in Africa nor make a portentous impact on the lives of over a billion Africans.

The Roles of Non-Military Programs within a Comprehensive Preventive Approach to Terrorism and Insurgencies

Statement of Dr. Michael Lund and Dr. Lisa Schirch before the House Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Terrorism, Unconventional Threats, and Capabilities.

The Africa Program and the Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity's 2012 "Year in Review"

A summary of the Africa Program and Leadership Project events, meetings, and publications of 2012 and the upcoming highlights of 2013.

Southern Voices in the Northern Policy Debate

Stemming from the concern that the Southern “voice” or perspective is seldom heard in international policy forums, the Leadership Project has launched a major initiative that brings African-based research and policy institutions together in order to identify issues they feel are critical to North/South dialogue.

Youth and Conflict: Challenges and Opportunities for Peace-Building

The conference was the culminating event of a two-day Youth and Conflict workshop that took place at American University on May 15 and 16, 2006.

Legitimacy and the Use of Force

During this second meeting held on the United Nations High-Level Panel (HLP) on Threats, Challenges and Change, General Brent Scowcroft, among other experts, pointed out the strengths and weaknesses of the Panel's recommendations on the use of force in the 21st century.

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