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Special Initiatives

New Lines 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

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Attacks on Chinese Nationals in Pakistan Risk Creating Rifts
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Lebanon’s Vicious Cycles
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What to Believe in Putin’s ‘Imagined Community’
Human Security
A Year After a Dictator’s Death, There is Still Time to Support Democracy in Chad
Human Security
Addressing the Ukrainian Refugee Crisis
Human Security
What Heavy Weapons the West Has (and Hasn’t) Sent Ukraine
Human Security
Crisis Mode: How the US and Europe Are Addressing Ukraine’s War
Human Security
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