Afghanistan: A Month of Questions and No Clear Replies.

Featured Image: A street in Kabul, Afghanistan. By Christopher Killalea, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons. By Rene Wadlow. It is a month that the Taliban forces have taken control of Kabul, a symbol that they now control the state.  In addition to
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World Humanitarian Day: A Need for Common Actions.

Featured Image: Photo by Wylly Suhendra on Unsplash. The United Nations General Assembly has designated 19 August as “World Humanitarian Day” to pay tribute to aid workers in humanitarian service in difficult and often dangerous conditions.  19 August was designated in memory
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Start of a New Round in Afghanistan?.

 Featured Image: Afghan pro-government forces (including militia and army troops) assemble in Jowzjan Province during 2021 Taliban offensive. By File:Afghan government forces in Jowzjan Province during 2021 Taliban offensive.png: Abdulbasir Ilgor (VOA)derivative work: Berrely, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons. There are real
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David Cortright Peace: A History of Movements and Ideas

Photo by Christian Wiediger on Unsplash. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008, 376pp.) David Cortright;  Director of Policy Studies at Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies;  and an activist especially on nuclear arms issues;  has set out a clear and up-to-date
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Building Stronger Conflict Prevention Networks.

Photo by TheAndrasBarta in Pixabay  By Rene Wadlow. As we reflect on current armed conflicts;  on which the Association of World Citizens has proposed measures for conflict resolution: – Nagorno-Karabakh, Yemen, Syria, Ukraine-Donetsk-Lougansk- Russia – we ask ourselves if we are to be
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Track Two Diplomacy and Beauty as a Bridge.

Photo by  Anfaenger in Pixabay  By Rene Wadlow. Only the bridge of Beauty will be strong enough for crossing from the bank of darkness to the side of light. Nicolas Roerich (1874 – 1947) There is a growing interest in the role of non-governmental organizations
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Syria: The Start of a Long Night of Sorrow.

by Rene Wadlow. On 13 March 2011 in Derra, in the south of Syria; 15 teenage boys were arrested by Syrian security police; for having written hostile graffiti against President Bashar Al-Assad on a school wall. The arrests led to non-violent protests
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