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 »

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS DEMAND TRANSPARENCY AND RESPECT FOR THE VOTE IN HONDURAS

By Laura Carlsen

Dec-01-2017 | Press Release

As organizations in defense of human rights and democracy, we urgently call on the Honduran government to respect the vote and provide full transparency, credibility and legitimacy in all aspects of the vote count and elections results... Read More »

These Women Nobelists Are Fighting for Grassroots Activists in Central America

By Laura Carlsen

Nov-17-2017 | Article

They’re bringing limelight to women-led movements resisting land grabs and destruction from mining companies, hydroelectric plants, and monoculture plantations... Read More »

Massive Overkill

By William D. Hartung

Nov-15-2017 | Article

This piece has been updated and adapted from William Hartung’s “Nuclear Politics,” in Sleepwalking to Armageddon: The Threat of Nuclear Annihilation, edited by Helen Caldicott and published by New Press... Read More »

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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 »

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