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Six Things to Grieve on 9/11 Anniversary

In Six Things to Grieve on 9/11 Anniversary (EMU News), Lisa Schirch lists the following six items to grieve on the recent 10th anniversary of 9/11: The U.S. response to 9/11 has cost thousands more people their lives The global economic crisis is in part due to the U.S. response to 9/11 The U.S. is still on ...More

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

The Pakistanis: Persisting Despite Despair

We need to change the psyche and attitudes of people. –Nadeem Masih, Executive Director, Human Welfare Organization The 15 Pakistanis who responded to a January 2010 query from Peacebuilder magazine did not mince words: Conditions in their country are spiraling downward. “If a day passes by without a bomb blast or a suicide attack, that becomes ...More