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History Matters

Understanding Afghanistan and Pakistan Understanding Afghanistan and Pakistan today starts with grasping the basics about their interconnected histories, including the roles other powers have played in this region. The situations we see today have deep roots. Some of the story lines are sadly familiar, with mistakes and tragedies repeated. The spring/summer 2010 edition of Peacebuilder magazine is ...More

Building Schools

Spreading Hope to 120,000 Afghan Children The two-hour car trip from her home in a suburb of Washington D.C. to graduate classes at EMU’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding in Harrisonburg, Va., is a minor inconvenience for Suraya Sadeed, an Afghan-American woman who has spent days on horseback and foot to oversee the delivery of ...More

The Afghans: Nation Building Is the Answer, Not War

Experience shows that use of armed force results in more violence and resistance. — Saeed Murad Rahi, MA ’07 Senior Advisor, Rule of Law Stabilization Program The Taliban and al-Qaeda are major threats to the stability of Afghanistan. But no military can solve this problem once and for all. The long-term answer lies in building ...More