USIP Event: Finding Common Ground on Africa with China, 4/11, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

By: David J. Smith, March 30, 2017 If you are following the politics  of the relationship between the U.S. and China, you might be interested in this event.   Increasingly both countries are involved in Africa.  Does that present opportunities for conflict?  This event on 4/11 at USIP might be of interest. Click below forContinue reading “USIP Event: Finding Common Ground on Africa with China, 4/11, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.”

Supporting Peacebuilders from Conflict Zones: An Important Obligation of American Higher Education

By: David J. Smith, January 30, 2017 Recently I had the chance to visit with international students participating in the Community College Initiative Program (CCI).  CCI is a program funded by the U.S. Department of State that brings students to the U.S. to focus on developing leadership capabilities, professional skills, and English language proficiency, whileContinue reading “Supporting Peacebuilders from Conflict Zones: An Important Obligation of American Higher Education”