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The Doctors Without Borders Air Strike: Beyond Obama's Investigation

Thomas Kenyon M.D., M.P.H. | Posted 10.20.2015 | Politics
Thomas Kenyon M.D., M.P.H.

MSF health workers are among the most savvy, quick-witted and selfless people in the medical profession, and the world must protect them and value their sacrifice. It is now up to our leaders to prove they do, too.

'New Generation' Of Wars, Epidemics, Disasters Harming 60 Million Children: UNICEF

Reuters | Posted 03.31.2015 | Impact

(Adds remarks by UNICEF's Khan in interview paragraphs 5, 16-25) By Magdalena Mis LONDON, Jan 29 (Thomson Reuters Found...

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Was Shot Down for Money

Daniel Wagner | Posted 09.20.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down in Ukraine last week because three crucial actors all played a role, and they all had something in common -- a desire for money.

Preventing Sexual Violence Is A National Security Imperative

John Kerry | Posted 04.27.2014 | World
John Kerry

We see it especially in Goma, where one of us met in a hospital with young women so damaged by rape that they required surgery. And we see it in Syria today, where rape is being used as a tool of oppression. So is this personal to us? You bet.

All Our Challenges in the Next Decade Are Interlinked

Dileep Padgaonkar | Posted 03.23.2014 | World
Dileep Padgaonkar

All our key challenges in the next decade are interlinked. In order to meet them, we need to fully understand how they are related.

Germany's Arms Sales and the Middle East

Daniel Wagner | Posted 10.23.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

It is no secret that the German military equipment being purchased by Saudi Arabia will most likely be used to crack down on anti-government demonstrations inside Bahrain, and/or the Shia-majority region of eastern Saudi Arabia.

Education for Children and Youth in Conflict

Cornelia Janke | Posted 05.14.2013 | Impact
Cornelia Janke

Hundreds of thousands of children have already sacrificed their education to conflict. Maybe post conflict reconstruction is precisely the time for innovation and change in basic education. If not now, then when?

Education Without Borders

Gordon Brown | Posted 06.17.2012 | Education
Gordon Brown

Every child has a right to an education. Yet millions of children are living in countries where that right is systematically violated as a result of armed conflict.

How to Heal a Community and Resolve International Conflicts: It Starts With a Playground

Darell Hammond | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darell Hammond

Depressed economy? Close the playgrounds. Low test scores? Eliminate recess. Restless kids? Turn on the TV. Whatever the problem, too many school admi...

EU Plans To Admit More Refugees

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The European Commission has unveiled plans to allow more refugees from conflict zones and poor nations into European countries....

The Power Of The GuluWalk

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

How was your week? Mine started off with a client meeting, talking with a CEO about what he wanted to see in a speech I'm writing for him. We had a l...