Maria J. Stephan

Maria J. Stephan is a senior policy fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace and a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council. She is the co-author of "Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict." Formerly she served as director of policy and research at the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict and as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University and American University.

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Sunday, April 23, 2017
Why Support for Syria’s Nonviolent Fighters is Key to Ending the War
Debates over the morality, legality and strategic efficacy of U.S. missile strikes in Syria will dominate the news for the foreseeable future. It is understandable why so many people, notably many Syrians, would want to see a regime that has repeatedly targeted its population with sarin and...
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