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Special Initiatives

Newlines Institute’s Special Initiatives looks at specific issues of significant importance to U.S. policymakers.

Special Initiatives focuses on global issues that are not receiving enough attention. It produces research and analysis that is timely, targeted, and designed to be highly impactful from a policy perspective.

Current initiatives include the Uyghur Scholars Working Group, the Rohingya Legal Forum, the Refugee Standing Committee, the Gender Policy Project, and the Climate Migration Series.

Projects

Refugee Standing Committee

Refugee Standing Committee

Rohingya Legal Forum

Rohingya Legal Forum

Uyghur Scholars Working Group

Uyghur Scholars Working Group

Climate Migration Series

Climate Migration Series

Gender Policy Project

Gender Policy Project

Latest

Human Security
Integrating U.S. policy in the Caucasus
Human Security
Shifting Stakeholder Positions & Conflict Resolution in Syria
Human Security
A Thousand Hezbollahs: Iraq’s Emerging Militia State
Human Security
Saudi Arabia & UAE: Competition Among Allies
Human Security
Russia’s Military Buildup and Fears of Major Conflict
Human Security
Mass Kidnapping in Central Syria Reveals Dynamics of ISIS Resurgence
Human Security
Difficult Dialogue Expected Between the U.S. and Iraq
Human Security
Is Putin Planning a New Push into Ukraine?