Tag Archives: War

President Obama and Gun Control

Dear President Obama, I was touched by your speech introducing the executive measures you are putting in place to reduce gun violence. Your evident compassion for the victims of gun violence and for the grieving friends and family members of … Continue reading

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Peace Studies Founder Speaks about Current Wars

I recently listened to a fascinating interview with Johan Galtung on the radio program Democracy Now.  Galtung, a Norwegian mathematician, is widely regarded as the founder of international peace studies. In speaking about trouble spots in the Middle East and … Continue reading

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Peace Studies Founder Speaks about Current Wars

I recently listened to a fascinating interview with Johan Galtung on the radio program Democracy Now.  Galtung, a Norwegian mathematician, is widely regarded as the founder of international peace studies. In speaking about trouble spots in the Middle East and … Continue reading

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Living Room Dialogue: Women and War

This Living Room Dialogue was prompted by “Pray the Devil Back to Hell,” the film by Abigail Disney & Gini Reticker documenting the role of women in ending the civil war in Liberia. In the introductions led by Network staff … Continue reading

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Will the memory of war ever be erased? An example from Japan

Hayato Nakayama, a recent college graduate with a major in international relations and conflict resolution, facilitated this living room dialogue.  A native of Japan, he began by offering some of his country’s history as an example of how war leaves … Continue reading

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