Rise to Peace blog

Is Boko Haram on the verge of defeat?

Over the last few months the Nigerian armed forces have enjoyed a series of military victories against Boko Haram, who…

2 months ago

Views from Washington: How US Troop Withdrawal Will Affect the Taliban

On October 7th, 2001, former president George W. Bush launched the war in Afghanistan, following the 9/11 attacks. 20 years…

2 months ago

The United Nations in Africa: South Sudan’s Quest for Stability

Background On July 9th, South Sudan celebrated ten years of independence, remembering how its people overwhelmingly voted for independence from…

2 months ago

UN Peacekeeping Missions in Africa: Introduction and Analysis

Introduction United Nations peacekeeping operations are meant to help countries down the complex path of peace and reconciliation. Such peacekeeping…

2 months ago

The World Needs to See the Taliban for What It Is: A Hybrid Terrorist Organization

Over the last weekend, the Taliban continued its country-wide offensive, successfully capturing┬áseveral Afghan provincial capitals. While the U.S. continues to…

2 months ago