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Assad and His Friends Brag About Winning

Daniel R. DePetris | Posted 06.18.2014 | World
Daniel R. DePetris

The Obama administration's entire Syria policy rests on the foundation that Assad's internal calculation needs to change. A willingness by Assad to participate in serious and meaningful negotiations is the objective of this policy. Right now, that foundation is crumbling into dust.

Syria to Be Referred to ICC? Not a Chance

Daniel R. DePetris | Posted 06.06.2014 | World
Daniel R. DePetris

To say that the United Nations Security Council has been underperforming or underachieving on the Syria file would be a colossal understatement. The Syrian rebellion against Bashar al-Assad is now in its fourth year -- the four deadliest years in Syria's modern history.

Survey: Most Armed Violence Occurs Outside Of Wars

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 07.02.2013 | World

GENEVA -- The vast majority of people who die from armed violence each year are killed outside of wars and other conflicts, a global survey of firearm...

Celebrating Oneness In Diversity

Judith Johnson | Posted 07.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Johnson

In order for an individual and/or a society to move out of right/wrong thinking and bullying others to advance one's own agenda, they have to be willing to experiment with new behaviors.