Human Rights, Peace and Security

CIP's Win Without War coalition, Security Assistance Monitor, Arms and Security Project, Americas Program, and Cuba Project work to promote Human Rights, Peace and Security 

Donald Trump’s Dangerous Love Affair With Saudi Arabia & Its Impacts on Mideast Security

By William D. Hartung

Dec-04-2017 |

The election of Donald Trump as president of the United States shocked the world. The contrast between his worldview and that of his predecessor, Barack Obama, could not have been starker. The global forces of authoritarianism were given a huge boost by this turn of events while supporters of democracy and human rights were left demoralized and disillusioned. Among the governments that openly celebrated the 2016 presidential result, one country stands out—the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia... Read More »

CIP 2017 Year in Review

By CIP

Nov-29-2017 | Brochure

Browse through our end of year brochure and see what CIP has accomplished in 2017 and how you can get involved!... Read More »

US Arms Transfers to the UAE and the War In Yemen

By William D. Hartung

Sep-27-2017 | Report

The central role of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the war in Yemen has yet to receive the attention it deserves... Read More »

Public Confidence in the Mueller Investigations and Other Russia Investigations

By Ben Freeman

Dec-12-2017 | Article

In late November, as part of our monthly tracking of confidence in institutions engaged in national security activities, we polled for the second month on the question of “How much confidence do you have in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's fairness and objectivity in investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election and related matters?”... Read More »

In 2018, the Trump Administration Will Continue to Tout the Job Impacts of Arms Exports

By William D. Hartung

Dec-11-2017 | Article

Just as he did throughout his first year in office, during 2018 Donald Trump will no doubt continue to tout the domestic jobs associated with foreign arms deals as a signal achievement of his administration... Read More »

Confidence in Government on National Security Matters: November 2017

By Ben Freeman

Dec-07-2017 | Article

In July we began a polling project to measure public confidence in government institutions on national security matters on an ongoing bas... Read More »

At the Turning Point: Economics, Security, and American Politics

Nov-13-17 | November 13, 2017 1100 New York Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20005 Suite 200 East, 2nd floor, east tower

Economists for Peace and Security will hold its 10th annual policy Symposium in Washington DC on November 13, 2017, to discuss economics, and American politics as well as the economic dimensions of current critical security issues. The program will feature three panels of senior specialists who will present the elements of a program to address the most fundamental issues animating American political discourse... Read More »

"Whistleblower at the CIA" Author Talk and Book Signing

Nov-07-17 | East City BOokshop

Join CIP Senior Fellow Melvin Goodman at East City Bookshop for a rare insider's account of America's intelligence community.... Read More »

Tackling Corruption in the Global Arms Trade

Nov-02-17 | DATE: Thursday, November 2 2017 TIME: 10:00-11:30AM LOCATION: Center for International Policy 2000 M St NW, Basement Conference Room A, Washington DC, 20036

Please join experts with experience in U.S. export enforcement, the global arms trade and corruption, and U.S. military engagement in Afghanistan to discuss new challenges and opportunities to address corruption in the arms trade.... Read More »