One Man’s Journey to Make Peace with ISIS Families Returning to Mosul

Nearly six years after the liberation of Mosul from the Islamic State (IS), the horrors endured by the city’s residents remain engraved in ​​every woman, man, and child who lived through the atrocities having been affected by their ruthless violence.  As Saber*​​recounts​​ his​​ harrowing ordeal​​, he immediately reaches into his shirt pocket to retrieve his…

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…