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Richard Holbrooke and Rembrandt

Cynthia P. Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cynthia P. Schneider

"Is 'The Polish Rider' by Rembrandt?" The first words Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, then U.S. envoy to the UN, spoke to me had nothing to do with the business at hand.

Rock & Roll Jihad

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Deepak Chopra

Thirty years from now, when art and technology continue to enable eastern and western youth to come together over music, sports, and pop culture in greater ways, cross-cultural harmony will be more likely.

U.N. Birthday Rocks for Its Peacemakers

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
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Jim Luce

Flashbulbs popping non-stop, H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations in New York, entered the U.N. General Assembly Hall in New ...

Pakistan's New Refugees: Can the West Finally Win Charlie Wilson's War?

Rob Asghar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rob Asghar

The flood of millions of Afghan refugees into Pakistan after the Cold War led to an explosion of extremism, while American leaders were too busy celebrating the Cold War victory.

Devil Management: A Case Study

Rob Asghar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rob Asghar

It may be high time for progressives to think differently - and more practically - about peace, based on the increasing evidence that human beings are built for war.

A Rock and Roll Jihad for the Soul of Pakistan

Rob Asghar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rob Asghar

Sufi music represents spiritual kryptonite to the Taliban -- and it offers a fresh but ancient face of Islam to a West that is wary of invading hordes.