General Peter Pace
I enjoyed participating in a recent TRENDS Research & Advisory symposium on the future security of the Gulf Cooperation Council. The symposium was well organized, and covered important issues in a constructive, straightforward manner. I look forward to additional opportunities to support TRENDS in their efforts to make a valuable contribution to the research and dialog on issues in the Gulf region.
– General Peter Pace, US Marine Corps – Retired, 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Children and young people suffer the most from the impact of war and in post conflict rebuilding. According to a recent Save the Children report, children and young people are more at risk in conflict situations now, than they have been at any time in the last 20 years....
Asia & the Pacific
The Islamic State has lost almost all of its territory across Iraq and Syria. However, since 2014, it has underhandedly entered the Khorasan region, which covers territory in parts of Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Officially established on 10 January 2015, the affiliate group is known as Islamic State-Khorasan Province...
Introduction Long considered a moderate Muslim country, Syria has become one of the world’s most radicalized conflict zones. Despite its peaceful and political origins, the civil-war has allowed Daesh and likeminded violent radical groups to turn the country into a recruiting ground and operating base. The significant local and...
The Agenda for Humanity has aimed to overcome the humanitarian – development divide for the sake of more responsibility and sustainability. A range of international institutions, such as FAO, UNHCR, UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, to name a few, has been combining efforts to develop a common approach to achievement of...