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How to Get Invited to TED ... and What to do When You Get There

Simon Tam | Posted 08.09.2014 | Business
Simon Tam

All TED events are managed by a committee, including one that oversees the speaker selection. Often, committee members have some ideas on who they would like to attend and speak at the event. However, all of the events also accept nominations for speakers as well, especially those who fit their specific theme.

Palestinian and Israeli Negotiators Merely Shadow Boxing

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 03.04.2012 | World
Daoud Kuttab

As the people of the region watch the comings and goings of negotiations to the Jordanian capital, what will happen inside the negotiating room will be nothing more than shadow boxing.

The Failure of Mediation Efforts in Lebanon and Ivory Coast

Doug Noll | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Doug Noll

Mediation requires an entirely different skill set than diplomacy. Who is Saud al-Faisal and what are his qualifications to mediate between Hezbollah and al-Hariri?

Mediating the Upcoming Israeli-Palestinian Talks

Doug Noll | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Doug Noll

There will be plenty of analysis on the substance of the upcoming talks at the White House between Netanyahu and Abbas. What is not being talked about...

Netanyahu: Israel Open To Peace Talks With Syria

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel's prime minister attempted to end a war of words with Syria on Sunday, saying his country is open to peace talks with its lon...

North Korea Warns Against Sanctions

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

UNITED NATIONS — North Korea says it will strengthen its nuclear arsenal if new sanctions are imposed because of its weapons program. Pak Kil Y...