If a fundamental engagement in individuals actively involved and affected by activities in these regions is not providing the ground work for this ever sought after "solution," then I am not sure what is.
It's time to stop putting government funding into programs that compete with the private sector. Tax dollars should be used to fund initiatives that take care of the needy or provide services that the private sector can't or isn't willing to provide.
NPR needed Juan Williams far more than he needed them. He was their perfect cover. That is until he became a liability. The hard truth though is that Williams' phony liberal front was and should have been a liability from the start.