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Israeli ambassador to U.S. says IDF deserves Nobel Peace Prize for “unimaginable restraint”

Ron Dermer says his country has "earn[ed] the admiration of the international community" for its caution

Washington Post Sends Passionately Pro-Palestinian Intern to Cover Small Palestinian Protest at Israel's US Embassy

"Hundreds of peaceful protesters," the Washington Post story began. The picture that runs with the story gives no hint at all of "hundreds" of protesters -- I suppose it might just be the camera angle they chose (choosing to focus.....

Reigniting a Passion for International Service

The Peace Corps has always been about igniting a passion for service. When it was created by President John F. Kennedy, Peace Corps presented a model for international service that was so unique, so unprecedented, that many said, "it...Show More Summary

Gaza's Deadliest Day May Be a Good Chance for Peace

Many times during an armed conflict, it takes a catastrophic event to get everyone's attention. Bloodshed can produce more bloodshed and retribution, but if seized properly, it can also increase the pressure on the international community...Show More Summary

Metta World Peace Rumors: Latest Buzz, Speculation Surrounding Free-Agent Star

Metta World Peace wants to continue his basketball career. The New York Knicks are thinking about taking the plunge—again. Marc Berman of the New York Post reported Saturday that the Knicks have had internal discussions about giving World Peace a non-guaranteed training camp invite. Show More Summary

San Diego Civic Leaders React to Middle East Crisis, Prospects for Peace

The Middle East War between Israel and Hamas has had international ripples, even making its way to California, where reactions vary regarding the battle between Western democracy and an Islamic terrorist organization. A 10-day-old conflict...Show More Summary

Party at the Fairmont Peace Hotel, Shanghai

As mentioned in previous posts, I was honoured last month to be invited to ITLM (International Luxury Travel Market) Asia 2014, held in Shanghai. This is an exclusive invitation-only event and this year the official party for the event...Show More Summary

The Oxymoron of Peace

"At the same time, values and ideas which were considered universal, such as cooperation, mutual aid, international social justice and peace as an encompassing paradigm are also becoming irrelevant." Maybe this piercing observation by Roberto Savio, founder of the news agency Inter Press Service, is the cruelest cut of all. Show More Summary

UP IN THE SKY: A PLANE PULLING A BANNER DEPICTING A SWASTIKA

The swastika a symbol of peace and love? That's what the International Raelian Movement says it was - before the Nazis adopted it as their trademark. In an attempt to, as they put it, "rehabilitate" the swastika, the Movement rented a plane with a banner with a swastika on it. Show More Summary

North American National Park #28: Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta

Waterton Lakes National Park is located on the southern border of Alberta and is adjacent to Glacier National Park in Montana. Together, Glacier and Waterton form the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park UNESCO World Heritage Site. Waterton is much smaller than its neighbor to the south, but may be more beautiful. Situated around Lake Waterton, the [...]

Sell Singapore, Buy Sri Lanka

By Fraser Dinnis: Why on earth should any sensible investor consider such a trade recommendation? Singapore is a modern peaceful country envied internationally for many areas from finance to education to logistics. Sri Lanka known chiefly...Show More Summary

Are the Countries That Contribute the Most Good to the World Also Home to More Atheists? Let’s Find Out

The "Good Country Index" recently released a list of 125 countries, all ranked in order of how much "good" they contribute to the world, based on factors such as international peace, prosperity/equality, culture, science/technology, etc. Show More Summary

These 30 Countries Contribute The Most Good To The World

The Good Country Index ranks 125 nations based on how much they do for others globally in seven areas: science and technology, culture, international peace and security, world order, planet and climate, prosperity and equality, and health and well being. Show More Summary

Why Asia Should Say No to Mr. Abe's Vision of International Law for Asia

SHANGHAI -- A few weeks ago at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, Shinzo Abe made a bold pitch to Asia to buy in on a new type of Japanese leadership. According to Mr. Abe, the peace that is at the foundation of the Asia Pacific's unprecedented growth can no longer be guaranteed. Show More Summary

Toward a Positive Cyber Peace

Given the deluge of reporting on cyber attacks splashed across the headlines, it is natural to throw up one's hands in exasperation, or even to seek a higher power. James Lewis of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, for...Show More Summary

Obama on the Brink: War or Peace?

Once again, we are poised on the brink of a war that could violate US and international law. President Obama faces a critical decision: will he meaningfully pursue a peaceful solution -- even collaborating with Israel's archenemy Iran...Show More Summary

U.S. Is World’s 101st Peaceful Nation

In the peace rankings, the United States has fallen out of the top 100, according to the Global Peace Index. Released Wednesday, the eighth annual assessment is data-driven and measures such things as internal crime statistics, political forces, refugee activity, population trends and other factors — including terrorism, the number of homicides and economic conditions. […]

Civil war and terrorism driving instability

Global Peace Index study shows world peace on decline due to internal conflict and dramatic rise in non-state violence.

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last monthNews : America's View

ARGENTINA has tried hard in the past few months to show it is ready to make its peace with international capital markets. It has belatedly recognised several decisions by the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes...Show More Summary

World’s nuclear arsenal reduction slows down: Stockholm institute

The number of nuclear weapons in the world continue to decline, but at a slower pace than in previous years, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said Monday. “Over the past five years there has been a steady decline […]

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