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The Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO) advances U.S. national security by breaking cycles of violent conflict and mitigating crises in priority countries. We engage in conflict prevention, crisis response and stabilization, aiming to address the underlying causes of destabilizing violence. More»

The One-Year Report highlights the Bureau’s successes in meeting the goals stated at the establishment of CSO in 2012. By making an impact in areas of strategic significance, building a respected and knowledgeable team, and working to become more innovative and agile in our operations, CSO hopes to enter its second year with a greater ability to advance the U.S. government’s foreign policy goals in conflict areas. Full Text»