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Nobel Peace Prize winner and Chairman of TheCommunity.com’s Advisory Board José Ramos-Horta puts some perspective on events in the Middle East. I share the civilized world’s revulsion at the destruction being wreaked by anti-US
Nobel laureate and former Egyptian Presidential candidate Mohamed ElBaradei called the killing of US Ambassador Christopher Stevens in Benghazi barbaric and unjustified, but said that it highlights the Muslim distrust of the West.
After canceling a joint appearance with former Prime Minister Tony Blair, Archbishop Tutu explains his reasons, and makes the call for George W. Bush and Tony Blair to be held accountable for their actions on Iraq.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu announced today that he has withdrawn from an upcoming conference in Johannesburg to protest the attendance of Tony Blair.
Iran’s decision to forbid women from studying dozens of subjects including nuclear physics and oil engineering threatens to wipe out one of the last vestiges
The United Nations has confirmed that veteran Algerian diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi will replace Kofi Annan as the UN-Arab League envoy tasked with brokering peace in Syria.
Nobel Peace Prize winner and Chairman of TheCommunity.com’s Advisory Board, President José Ramos-Horta offers his perspective to Syria’s freedom fighters. Just four decades ago, at the height of the Cold War, Timor-Leste (known to many as East Timor) was nearly isolated in its struggle for freedom and democracy, like many...
Syria envoy Kofi Annan called it quits Thursday, confirming a growing conclusion that international diplomacy is having no impact on the 17-month-old crisis
We gathered in Rio from 190 countries, to review what we have done since the historic Earth Summit in Rio in 1992 and what our world should look like in the coming decades. There was no cause for celebration and much to regret and fear as we continue to lack...
In an Op Ed on the Washington Post, former Secretary General of the UN Kofi Annan gives us an idea of the size of the obstacles to peace in Syria, and what must be done to realize a peaceful solution.