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Warren Christopher

My 5 'Mandela Moments': How the Quintessential DreamMaker Helped Me to See the Light

Michele Hunt | Posted 02.19.2014 | Impact
Michele Hunt

Nelson Mandela's life inspired me to continue to dream big and reinforced my core values of love, peace and the belief that the world can be changed.

Amidst the Worst of Times Are the Best of Times: Acting Quietly in the Interest of Children

Larry Strauss | Posted 08.17.2011 | Education
Larry Strauss

At the end of a school year of staffing cuts that put a lot of us on edge, it was a much needed boost for me to attend the Christopher Scholarship awards ceremony and see one of our students being honored.

A Goodbye to Warren Christopher

Mark Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Steinberg

At a moment like this, the custom is to ask for a brief silence. But I'm pretty sure that's not what Chris would have wanted. I think he'd tell us to get on with solving the life's next problem.

Former Secretary Of State Warren Christopher Passes Away

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

March 19, 2011 7:43:00 AM WASHINGTON, March 19 (Reuters) - Former U.S. Secretary of State Warren Christopher, who helped bring peace to Bosnia and ...

The Real IRA Lesson for U.S. in Middle East Peace

Niall O'Dowd | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Niall O'Dowd

Perhaps the notion of Hamas at peace talks sounds so far fetched as to be beyond the pale. It shouldn't be. An outreach from the United States worked in Ireland and it could work in the Middle East.

Putting the 'Change' Back in "Change You Can Believe In": The Two Faces of Barack Obama

Marshall Auerback | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marshall Auerback

A broad number of polls indicate that progressive opinion, particularly in the area of health care, is much more profoundly aligned with popular opinion than the damp squib of a proposal currently being championed by the president.

James Baker Punches George Bush in the Face with New War Proposal

Jackson Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jackson Williams

James Baker has joined his nemesis in recommending a stunning new piece of federal legislation -- a law designed to rein in future presidents who want to go to war half-cocked.

Obama Meeting James Baker And Warren Christopher, Chairmen of War Powers Commission

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama will meet tomorrow with Warren Christopher and James Baker, the chairmen of the War Powers Commission, according to a release sent out by...

Colin Powell for Middle East Envoy -- Dennis Ross for US Ambassador to Israel?

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Colin Powell could be the person asked to do the broad negotiating and arm twisting to achieve the Obama administration's foreign policy objectives with Iran and in Arab-Israel peace negotiations.

Obama, Bill Clinton and the Media "Center"

Norman Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Norman Solomon

The fog of memory and the spin of media are teaming up to explain that Obama must hew to "the center" if he knows what's good for his presidency.

Seth Colter Walls

Obama Campaign: "A Lot Of Disinformation" About Transition Advisers | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama's transition team pushed back on Wednesday morning against an AP report claiming that former Sen. Sam Nunn and former Secretary of State ...

Obama Taps Veteran Dems For Pentagon, State Handover

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obama's brain trust continues to grow. The president-elect has hired former Senate Armed Services Committee chairman Sam Nunn to help shepherd his Pe...

HBO's "Recount" Rips Open 2000 Wounds

New York Times | Edward Wyatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Wounds from the Florida recount, still healing for many Democrats, are being ripped open again for some prominent former advisers to Al Gore. They say...