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Nov 6, 2017
Feature Stories

Oil production by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) steadily declined between 2014 and 2016, indicating that the group was financing itself in other ways, like taxation or extortion.

Jun 29, 2017
Feature Stories

On June 21, the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) hosted an event featuring guest speakers and a public discussion of a study led by the Empirical Studies of Conflict Project (ESOC), based at Princeton University.

Jun 16, 2017
Feature Stories

The Empirical Studies of Conflict Project (ESOC) held their 7th Annual Meeting on May 18 and 19, drawing experts and policymakers from across the globe to gather at the U.S.

May 24, 2017
WWS Reacts

President Donald Trump recently made a trip to the Middle East, with stops in Saudi Arabia, Israel and Palestine, where he met with top officials and visited sacred spaces. His visit to Israel included a visit to Jerusalem, where he announced his personal commitment to achieving a peace agreement between Israel and Palestine.

May 23, 2017
Q and A

Can foreign aid promote political and economic stability in nations receiving support? Are there certain underlying conditions that make it easier (or harder) for developing countries to adopt stabilizing reforms?

Apr 13, 2017
Feature Stories

Last week, a chemical weapons attack killed dozens of Syrians, prompting President Donald Trump to launch 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles on a Syrian airbase. Meanwhile, concern about North Korea’s nuclear arsenal builds, with satellite images hinting at another detonation test.

Apr 4, 2017
WWS Reacts

President Donald Trump welcomed Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to the White House on Monday, confirming that Egypt would find a “great friend and ally in the United States.” The meeting signals a shift in U.S.-Egyptian relations following years of tension between the two countries.

Mar 15, 2017
Feature Stories

Given President Donald Trump’s “America First” ideologies, many question the future of American foreign policy.

Feb 22, 2017
Feature Stories

Almost every U.S. president has struggled to broker peace agreements in the Middle East, especially among Israel and Palestine. For many, the possibility of a peace agreement seems dire, with a two-state solution that seems to be fleeting. But what can we expect to see from President Donald Trump?

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