US Week in Review – April 23, 2018

As part of our expanded online presence and making our work more accessible, Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC) will be posting occasional updates to our various programs. Our US program is helmed by US Program Director, Daniel R. Mahanty. We hope you find it useful as a snapshot of our work around the world…

US Week in Review – April 16, 2018

As part of our expanded online presence and making our work more accessible, Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC) will be posting occasional updates to our various programs. Our US program is helmed by US Program Director, Daniel R. Mahanty. We hope you find it useful as a snapshot of our work around the world…

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Remembering the Legacy of Marla Ruzicka

Thirteen years ago today, Marla Ruzicka died doing what she believed in. At a time when no one was helping civilian survivors in Iraq and Afghanistan – or even counting the number of people killed – Marla recognized a need and personally took action to address it. From working with families of civilian casualties, including…

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From Words to Action on UN Peacekeeping Reform

From Words to Action on UN Peacekeeping Reform The UN Security Council held an Open Debate on March 28th on ‘Collective Action to Improve UN Peacekeeping Operations’. At the event, the UN Secretary-General launched his new peacekeeping reform initiative, Action for Peacekeeping, or A4P. The Open Debate was convened by the Kingdom of the Netherlands.…

US Week in Review – April 09, 2018

As part of our expanded online presence and making our work more accessible, Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC) will be posting occasional updates to our various programs. Our US program is helmed by US Program Director, Daniel R. Mahanty. We hope you find it useful as a snapshot of our work around the world…

US Week in Review – March 28, 2018

As part of our expanded online presence and making our work more accessible, Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC) will be posting occasional updates to our various programs. Our US program is helmed by US Program Director, Daniel R. Mahanty. We hope you find it useful as a snapshot of our work around the world…

US Week in Review – March 19, 2018

ON THE CONGRESSIONAL AGENDA: Wednesday, March 21 – 2:00 pm – Senate Foreign Relations Committee – Subcommittee Hearing What’s Next for Lebanon? Stability and Security Challenges Wednesday, March 21 – 2:00 pm – House Foreign Affairs Committee – Implications of a U.S.-Saudi Arabia Nuclear Cooperation Agreement for the Middle East DRONE WARFARE AND TARGETED KILLINGS…

US Week in Review – March 12, 2018

CONGRESS State Department Announces Arms Sale to Gulf States: Following the decision by Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker (R-TN) to once again allow arms sales to Gulf states following a regional dispute with Qatar, the State Department announced on Thursday that it has submitted two proposed sales to Congress. The first sale, which…