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03/04/2011 - 1:20pm

 Dr. David Shirk, IEDS board member, professor, and Director of the Trans-Border Institute at University of San Diego, has written a newly published report for the Council on Foreign Relations on the drug war in Mexico. Entitled, "The Drug War in Mexico: Confronting a Shared Threat", the...

03/03/2011 - 12:25pm

On Wednesday, February 16th, cadets from the Green Mountain Battalion attended a presentation by Todd Walters, IEDS Fellow, on peace parks and experiential peacebuilding.  Walters is the founder of International Peace Park...

02/28/2011 - 10:39am

 Dr. Saleem Ali, Director of IEDS, proposes in an article this week that the West should consider the possibility of granting the Taliban its own autonomous Islamic republic in the historically conservative border region of Afghanistan and Pakistan.  By doing so, the Taliban would be...

02/24/2011 - 10:29pm

Read the full article on Libya at the IEDS Newsvine blog page linked here

02/18/2011 - 10:11am

 Saleem Ali, Director of IEDS, and Gary Flomenhoft recently published, "Innovating Sovereign Wealth Funds" through Policy Innovations.  The article examines the possibility of using sovereign wealth funds, that is, funds set up to receive revenue from natural resource extraction, to...

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