Research & Education on Pressing Global Policy Issues




Apr. 5 - Lunch seminar with Ambassador Deborah Jones, former U.S. ambassador to Libya






The Nexus between Security and Development. On Mar. 24, IPC hosted Jason Foley of USAID for a lunch seminar on the interplay between development assistance and security in Afghanistan, Pakistan and elsewhere.





Devoted Actors and the Spiritual Dimension of Human Conflict: Research on the ISIS frontline and with Al Qaeda Affiliates. On Mar. 9, IPC hosted Scott Atran (University of Oxford/ CNRS, Paris/ University of Michigan) for a talk on the pathways to violent extremism.




Japan's Economic and Security Policy in the Trump Era. On Feb. 3, IPC co-hosted a conference with the Center for Japanese Studies exploring some of Japan's key policy challenges and opportunities in the Trump era. See the Conference Report for details.