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The World's Refugees: In Need of Hope

Sam Waterston | Posted 01.31.2015 | Impact
Sam Waterston

On this Giving Tuesday, where charity is a priority for all of us who have shelter, health and peace, we all must act on behalf of the 51 million.

Libya: A Revolution's Endgame

Michel Gabaudan | Posted 10.24.2011 | World
Michel Gabaudan

After six months of intense fighting, it seems as though the regime of Moammar Gaddafi is coming to an end. As I witnessed the pure joy on the faces of those celebrating, I was reminded of those I met during my own recent visit to the region.

Report: Climate Change Could Displace 200 Million People

AP | SEBASTIAN ABBOT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ISLAMABAD — The U.S. and other countries must recognize the threat represented by the massive floods that hit Pakistan earlier this year and inc...

Haiti: From The Ground Up

Patrick Duplat | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Patrick Duplat

From removing rubble to providing shelter, protecting women from sexual violence to providing employment, rebuilding Haiti requires a wide range of actors who must learn to work with each other.

Renewable Energy Expert Steve Smith Mitigates Conflicts in Congo, Rwanda, Sudan

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Multi-tasking is de rigueur these days, so it comes as no surprise that renewable energy expert and conflict resolution specialist Steve Smith has his hands full. His specialty comes from years of practice.

Refugees Lose Three Inspiring Champions

Anne C. Richard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anne C. Richard

These three shared an outspoken passion for the cause of aiding refugees and other victims of oppression, war and poverty, but they also shared something rarer: the ability to translate concern into action.

Addressing the Challenge of Iraqi Displacement

Ken Bacon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ken Bacon

The number of Iraqi refugees is too large to resettle into neighboring countries. Therefore, the only real, long-term solution to the Iraqi displacement problem is return to Iraq.

Holbrooke's Challenge in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Ken Bacon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ken Bacon

Richard Holbrooke will be working with U.S. and allied forces to bring peace and prosperity to Afghanistan and Pakistan. The problem is that the U.S. programs in these countries often conflict.

Sarah Jessica Parker, Matt Dillon Bring Attention To Iraqi Refugees | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

There's still a week before inauguration, and already celebrities are trickling into town, some for related do-gooder events. Sarah Jessica Parker and...

Hillary Clinton -- A Champion for Human Security

Queen Noor of Jordan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Queen Noor of Jordan

I observed first hand her commitment to peace and justice, when my late husband and I worked closely with the Clintons in an attempt to achieve a Middle East peace. She will be a strong, effective Secretary of State.