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
Iran Using Iraqi Kurdistan Against the U.S. and Turkey
Human Security, Stabilization and Development
Smaller and Smarter: Defining a Narrower U.S. Counterterrorism Mission in the Afghanistan-Pakistan Region
Human Security
ISIS in Syria: 2020 in Review
Human Security
Kneel and Starve: Under the Watchful Eye of the Secret Police, Syrians Go Hungry
Human Security
Implications of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb’s New Leadership
Human Security
ISIS Attacks Rekindle Iraqi-Saudi Conflict
Special Initiatives
Giving Refugees Employment Opportunities Through Remote Work
Human Security
Iran Struggles to Fill the Vacuum Left by Soleimani