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George Marshall

With The Resurgence Of Nationalism, The Marshall Plan Is Relevant Now More Than Ever

Terry Newell | Posted 03.08.2017 | Politics
Terry Newell

Seventy years ago, in what initially was a barely noticed speech at Harvard, Secretary of State George C. Marshall launched what would become the Mars...

Trump's Cabinet Should Think Food

William Lambers | Posted 01.11.2017 | Politics
William Lambers

What should Donald Trump's new Cabinet be focused on when they take office in January? How about food? This does not mean we want the Trump Cabinet t...

27 Fantastic Things to Do in Northern Virginia

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 05.29.2016 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

You'll experience hipster and history, reds, whites, and, blues in these two Northern Virginia counties that showcase the most tragic, uplifting, and ...

Marshall's Speech and Winning the Peace

William Lambers | Posted 06.05.2016 | Impact
William Lambers

On June 5, 1947 America's greatest peace adventure got started with a speech by Secretary of State George C. Marshall. It was a commencement address at Harvard University. It set in motion a masterful plan to rebuild Europe from the ashes of World War II.

A Marshall Plan for Ukraine

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.05.2015 | Home
Bernard-Henri Lévy

If, in 200 days, your suggestions and proposals are persuasive enough to convince the world to invest massively in the birth of the new Ukraine, you will have helped to make Ukraine another Poland or another Czech Republic. You will have heeded the call of your brothers and sisters and opened to them the doors of Europe.

Why Communicating About Climate Change Is So Difficult: It's ‘The Elephant We're All Inside Of'

Jim Pierobon | Posted 04.07.2015 | Green
Jim Pierobon

How stakeholders communicate about climate change has long been framed by who's doing the framing as much, or more so, than the information being communicated. So I am forever curious how various stakeholders -- believers, skeptics and deniers alike -- are talking about it and who, if anybody, is "moving the needle" in either direction.

A Change Will Come

Ray Halbritter | Posted 03.16.2015 | Sports
Ray Halbritter

The moment more fans reject that paradigm and hold the league accountable will be the moment things will finally change for the better. In a more diverse and tolerant America that increasingly rejects for-profit bigotry, that moment is coming sooner rather than later.

The Future of Europe

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 03.02.2015 | Politics
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

Think about it. One hundred years back Europe started The Great War. No need to repeat what everyone can read today on Wikipedia.

Charles Darwin and the SunMine

Paula Gordon | Posted 01.14.2015 | Good News
Paula Gordon

The problem seems to be that all three (reviewer included) adopt an essentially Newtonian perspective: discover the problem(s); figure out how to fix the problem(s); implement the solution(s). Mostly it's the implementation part which is the obstacle.

Marshall and Clinton: A Shared Legacy

Amb. Swanee Hunt | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics
Amb. Swanee Hunt

The legacy of Secretary Clinton will not be a dictator dead, air assault over Libya, or de-escalation in Gaza. Instead, like Nobel Peace Laureate George Marshall, she leaves behind a world more stable because she added women's force as indispensable to "smart power."

Andrea Stone

Why Bad Generals Don't Get Sacked Anymore | Andrea Stone | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the country chooses a president Tuesday, a timely new book by a veteran military writer makes the case that it is now easier to sack ...

The Missing Statesmen

Gary Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Hart

Current circumstances -- which include the intense, constant, and insistent attention of the media, focused much more on flaws and shortcomings than on accomplishment -- discourage statesmanship.

Since Flying is Responsible for Only 5 Percent of Carbon Emissions, I Have the Right to Fly Abroad on Holiday, Right? Wrong.

Anuradha Vittachi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Anuradha Vittachi

To find out more about the real climate impacts of flying, I turned to George Marshall, founder of the Climate Outreach and Information Network.

A National Security Act for the 21st Century

Gary Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Hart

NATO has yet to define a 21st century mission. There are new security threats that do not lend themselves to military response and that cannot be addressed either by old alliances or by the US alone.

Clinton Sees Smart Power in Smart Development

Erin Thornton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erin Thornton

Hillary's testimony marks a heightened focus on development not only as an effective means to advance U.S. foreign policy and to improve America's image, but also as a critical goal in and of itself.

Obama to the World: Yes We Can

Charles J. Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles J. Brown

Obama has the opportunity to remake the way the United States pursues its interests in the world, and to restructure the institutions that make it happen. Obama to the world: yes we can.