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With Alex de Waal

In our summer series exploring the diversity of ways that individuals and organizations work for world peace, we also find ourselves engaged by the question of how the world treats its peacemakers.

Of course, the most famous of prizes for peace is the Nobel Peace Prize, which [...]

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In Total Destruction of the Tamil Tigers: The Rare Victory of Sri Lanka’s Long War, Paul Moorcraft recalls a Buddhist saying: “What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.” In Sri Lanka, if history is to be written by the victors – President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his followers [...]

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Ginn’s educational mission, his horror at the evils of war, and his conviction that the affairs of the world could be more peaceably ordered by means of international cooperation, are as relevant today as 100 years ago.

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Reinventing Peace

On January 19, 2012 By

Comments by Alex de Waal, Executive Director of the World Peace Foundation at the January 17, 2012 reception honoring the  Foundation’s 101st anniversary and marking the official launch of the World Peace Foundation Program at the Fletcher School.

It is an honor to follow in the footsteps of Edwin Ginn and [...]

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