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. https://www.brookings.edu/blog/future-development/2019/02/26/a-pragmatic-approach-to-violence-and-state-fragility/
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A PRAGMATIC APPROACH TO VIOLENCE AND STATE FRAGILITY
The stars or at least the policies and politics are aligning for a concerted and coherent U.S. approach to fragility, an underlying cause of state instability, poverty, and violence. Two seminal and companion new policy proposals are in the offing. Today, February 26th, sees the release of the final report of the Task Force on Extremism in Fragile States, mandated in the FY 2017 appropriations bill and mentored at the U.S. Institute of Peace. Shortly afterward, members in the House and Senate are expected to introduce new versions of legislation from the last Congress, H.R. 5273 (which passed the House in 2018) and S. 3368, the Global Fragility and Violence Reduction Act. GEORGE INGRAM READ MORE