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Arms Control in the Age of Trump

President Donald Trump’s foreign policy does not reflect an understanding of the political complexities of rogue states like Iran and North Korea.

In addition, his approach to foreign policy hinders efforts to affect the internal politics of the two countries and … Read More

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Word Federalist John B. Anderson Dies

Former Presidential Candidate and World Federalist Association President John B Anderson passed away of natural causes in Washington D.C. on Dec. 3 at the age of 95.

Anderson, who served as a Republican in Congress from 1961-1981, ran for President as … Read More

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Inside The Sausage Factory

By Charlie Kindleberger

This is written at a time when the prospect of new federal tax legislation is very close but not certain. Members of the Peace Economy Project should be extremely concerned. As they say, the situation is fluid. No … Read More

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Can the World Be Free of Weapons?

By Brenna Sullivan

Writers Anna Nigmatulina and Shakeeb Asrar give a historical timeline on the use and methodology of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD’s), ranging from biological weapons to nuclear weapons to landmines and other explosives, in their article “Can the … Read More

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Let’s not start a war over North Korea!

Historians have emphasized the number of wars started by mistake – begun without fully appreciating the potential suffering that lay ahead. Perhaps the best known is the First World War, where in June 1914, the Arch-Duke of the Austro-Hungarian empire … Read More

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United Nations Celebrates Birthday

Although few Americans recognize Oct. 24   as a holiday, it is celebrated by many in the U.S. and around the world as United Nations Day.

The United Nations treaty was signed on Oct. 24, 1945 and three years later (1948) the … Read More

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ICAN WINS NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

By Brenna Sullivan

In the past several months worries have mounted over tensions with North Korea and the possibility of the Trump Administration taking the United States out of the Iran nuclear treaty. However, there is some good news for those … Read More

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Authoritarian Democracy: A Disturbing Trend Around the World

The rise of authoritarian democracy in democratic republics around the world represents a challenge to those who believe in a peaceful, law driven world and to those who care about human rights.

Authoritarian democracy exists within the framework of democratic systems. … Read More

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International Day of Peace Celebrates 36th Anniversary

September 21, 2017 marked the 36th observance of International Day of Peace. Observed annually, International Day of Peace’s initial aims were to promote dedication to world peace, particularly eliminating the use of war and violence. Historically, the day has called … Read More

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Kammen Resigns from State

By Brenna Sullivan

During times of crisis it’s the job of a leader to step up and dampen fear and also inspire community.  In other words, a leader is one who engages in constructive diplomacy and provides solutions to problems. It’s … Read More

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