Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI)


National security professionals move to save PKSOI



National security professionals move to save PKSOI
An open letter published last week argues against the elimination of the U.S. Army War College’s Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI). Secretary of the Army Mark Esper has called for the elimination of PKSOI, and Secretary of Defense James Mattis is expected to make a decision on the matter … Read More

PKSOI students see whole-of-government efforts in Haiti



PKSOI students see whole-of-government efforts in Haiti
A group of students from the U.S. Army War College’s Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) recently traveled to Port-au-Prince, Haiti where they saw first-hand the ongoing recovery after the 2010 earthquake that devastated the county. While in Haiti, the PKSOI students had a front row seat to the whole-of-government… Read More

PKSOI publishes case studies on conflict, illicit power



PKSOI publishes case studies on conflict, illicit power
Last week, the U.S. Army Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) published Impunity: Countering Illicit Power in War and Transition. The work contains a collection of case studies and analyses on the dynamics associated with illicit power and state weaknesses relating to preventing or resolving armed conflict. Impunity addresses how… Read More

PKSOI releases mass atrocity prevention and response handbook



PKSOI releases mass atrocity prevention and response handbook

In March, the Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute released its policy planning handbook on mass atrocity prevention and response operations.  The handbook was developed to aid in interagency policy making decisions dealing with mass atrocity and genocide situations...