Articles About SFCG

Here is our archive of articles and press clippings. They are listed in reverse chronological order. Many of these documents are PDF files and require Adobe Reader.

For additional information regarding these articles you may contact Susan Koscis at 202-265-4300.

2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999 | 1998 | 1997 | 1996

2013

The World’s Most Subversive Soap Operas
The Daily Beast
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27 October 2013

Grave Situation, as Youth Vandalism Rises in Jerusalem
The Media Line
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10 October 2013

Israeli-Palestinian Film Broadcast Simultaneously on Channel 2 and Ma’an
The Media Line
Jerusalem Post
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2 October 2013

How Skoll Awardees are Using Crowdfunding for Fundraising Success
Skoll Foundation
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8 August 2013

Millennial Social Entrepreneurs Meet about Smashing World Problems
Non-Profit Quarterly
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6 August 2013

Web Series About Teamwork Begins Filming In D.C.
WAMU 88.5 FM NPR (Washington, DC)
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3 August 2013

Search for Common Ground uses drama to bring kids together
WJLA ABC 7 (Washington, DC)
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24 July 2013

Women Empowerment
The Nation (Pakistan)
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8 May 2013

Resistance through reality TV? Young Palestinians battle to become 'President'
NBC.com
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6 May 2013

Foreign Dispatch: Palestine’s Presidential Idol
Fox News Radio
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29 April 2013

Palestinians compete to become ‘President’ on new reality show
Washington Post
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17 April 2013

Empower women political leaders - when she leads, Pakistan succeeds
Global Post
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12 April 2013

Women's leadership: 'Choose between privilege and empowerment'
The Express Tribune (Pakistan)
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12 April 2013

Leadership Renewal: From Good to Great
Susan Collin Marks
Forbes.com
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9 April 2013

'Let Iranians talk to Americans'
by William Green Miller & Seyed Hossein Mousavian
Christian Science Monitor
April 5, 2013

Palestinian Reality Show: The President
Politiken (Copenhagen)
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26 March 2013

Liberia: SFCG Launches Human Rights Project in Lofa, Bong
The Inquirer (Monrovia)
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21 February 2013

Ashoka Fellow John Marks: Empathy and Search for Common Ground (Audio)
Arch Street Press: The Innovate Podcast
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2 February 2013

John Marks '61 - a profile of John Marks for Andover Magazine, the magazine of Phillips Academy
Andover Magazine
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Winter 2013

2012

Indonesia's Islamic Boarding Schools Used to Spread Messages of Tolerance
The Jakarta Globe
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July 10, 2012

The Peacemaker
Cornell Alumni Magazine
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May/June 2012

The Making of the Great Lakes Generation
New Routes, Journal of The Life & Peace Institute
Lena Slachmuijlder, Chief Programming Officer
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April 2012

This Is Our Youth: Profile - Jonah Wittkamper
Lifestyles Magazine
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Spring 2012

2011

Comic Books Preach Tolerance at Indonesia's Islamic Schools
The Jakarta Globe
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September 1, 2011

Youth Workshop on Accountability, Responsibility
Republica
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August 11, 2011

Next Generation Wealth -- Creating Pathways for Armies of Good
The Huffington Post
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August 1, 2011

Nexus Summit Inspires Next Generation of Billionaires to Give Back
Forbes
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July 29, 2011

Institutions By and For their Users
PHILANTHROPY 2173
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July 28, 2011

Better Ways to Handle Conflict
The Reporter
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July 10, 2011

How to Make Peace Last in Ivory Coast
Christian Science Monitor
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June 15, 2011

The Human Rights Watch Film Festival Digs Deep, Asks the Hard Questions
The Huffington Post
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June 15, 2011

This is Our Story
Republica
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June 10, 2011

Hamro Team Launched
Republica
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June 9, 2011

What's Your Dream
Cybersansar
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June 8, 2011

The Team is Here
The Kathmandu Post
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June 7, 2011

Ivory Coast at a Crossroads
Huffington Post
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June 1, 2011

Mimes of Death, Forgiveness Ease Congo Conflict
Reuters
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May 27, 2011

Let's Not Live the Next Decade in Osama's Shadow
The Daily Star
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May 18, 2011

DRC-CONGO: Return delayed for 120,000 refugees
IRIN
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May 13, 2011

NGO Addresses Sexual Violence Issues in DRC using Popular Media
US Africa Command
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May 13, 2011

Emotional Farewell: GAC Speaks Tough at Morlu Honoring Cermony
The Perspective
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May 6, 2011

Kerry's Softer Stance on Syria Scruntinized
The Boston Globe
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April 28, 2011

Friends or Foes, Syria's Neighbours Wary of Assad's Ouster
IPSr
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April 26, 2011

Life's Soap Opera
The Marketer
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April 19, 2011

Sierra Leone's Independent Radio Network
PRI's The World
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April 19, 2011

Words Matter: How Media Can Build Civility or Destroy It
The Huffington Post
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January 12, 2011

2010

Soccer, Soaps and Social Change
The Responsibility Project
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December 7, 2010

Search for Common Ground Celebrates Promoter of Peace
Voice of America
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December 7, 2010

Guinea: New Comments On Guinea Presidential Run-Off
AllAfrica.Com
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November 17, 2010

Inquirer Tops Newspapers On Context Indicator
The Inquirer Newspaper
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October 14, 2010

The Team Series in Africa
The Communication Initiative: Soul Beat Africa
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October 1, 2010

Youth drama tackles religious tolerance in Lebanon
The Daily Star
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October 1, 2010

Agencies take soap operas into life messaging
Webarazai
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September 8, 2010

Muslim stereotypes: Take me out of your box, for humanity's sake
The Global Arab Network
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September 1, 2010

We Can Be Part of the Solution Together
Blue Ridge Times News
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September 1, 2010

USAID Telling Our Story: Rwanda - Alleviating Land Conflict Through Transparent Dialogue
Relief Web
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August 24, 2010

Media and Peacebuilding in Sierra Leone
The Women's International Perspective
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August 17, 2010

Conflict Resolution: Prison Style
The Straits Times, World Edition
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July 12, 2010

My Jakarta: Agus Nahrowi, Prison Radicalization Reduction and Counterterrorism Official
Jakarta Globe
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June 29, 2010

What's the Frequency, Nkurunziza?
Foreign Policy
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June 25, 2010

FM for peace
Dawn.com Editorial
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June 22, 2010

One Year After Cairo Speech: The U.S.-Muslim Engagement Initiative
Jim Luce
Huffington Post
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June 22, 2010

Pakistan Radio Stations Establish a Community of Peace
Saadia Khalid
TheNews.com
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June 21, 2010

Media: The Ultimate Power Tool
Elise Crane
The Huffington Post
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June 9, 2010

Inmates Given Conflict Management Training
The Jakarta Post Online
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June 6, 2010

Inmates given conflict management training course in Tangerang
Multa Fidrus
The Jakarta Post
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June 2, 2010

Life After Hollywood, Part II: Storytelling to Change the World
By Partrick J. Kiger
SecondAct.com
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May 6, 2010

How soap operas could save the world
By Drake Bennett
Boston.com
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May 2, 2010

Not helping the matter - Media should get Islam right
By Hind Al-Subai Al-Idrisi
Global Arab Network
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April 28, 2010

The Other Weapon of Mass Destruction in Iran
By Chuck Raasch
USA Today
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April 16, 2010

A Long Way From Dang
My Republica
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April 9, 2010

Morocco: Maghreb Bloggers Search for Common Ground
By Hisham G
Global Voicees
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February 26, 2010

Using a Mix of Old & New Media to Teach Social Good
Afrinnovator.com
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February 17, 2010

A Light in the Abyss
MyRepublica
By Bidhusi Dhungel
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January 10, 2010

2009

16 Days of Activism: The forgotten victims of conflict in the Congo
UNAIDS.org
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December 9, 2009

Is the Quran hostile to Jews, Christians?
By Leena el-Ali
Bradenton.com
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December 6, 2009

EU: Lisbon-the first step in solving Europe's identity crisis
Abou El Mahassine Fassi-Fihri
Global Arab Network
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January 6, 2010

African Journalists Fight to Tell their Stories
Denise Rolark Barnes
The Washington Informer
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December 3, 2009

Radio waves spread peace in Africa
Chris Zawistowski
The Daily Targum
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November 15, 2009

Common ground means lasting solutions, not weakness
John Marks
Chicago Tribune
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November 2, 2009

Rock Hill man's apology for racism leads to reconciliation award
Andrew Dys
The Herald
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October 3, 2009

Who will “make the world a better place” now?
Steve Utterwulghe & Abou El Mahassine Fassi-Fihri
Global Arab Network
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July 1, 2009

Battling corruption in the search for peace: The common ground approach
Oscar Bloh and Ambrose James
New Routes
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March/April, 2009

Reconciliation in Lebanon
Nicholas Blanford
Khaleej Times
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September 24, 2009

L'Afrique Derrière les rideaux du désespoir l'optimisme
Steve Utterwulghe
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September 17, 2009

Rwanda: Media Experts Moot New Communication Avenues
Peninnah Gathoni
The New Times (AllAfrica.com)
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September 14, 2009

In fractured Lebanon, starting reconciliation at a young age
Nicholas Blanford
The Christian Science Monitor
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August 23, 2009

FLY Begins Membership Regularization and Application Exercises
Alaskai Moore Johnson
Liberian Daily Observer
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September 7, 2009

How Russia Can and Can't Help Obama
Brian Michael Jenkins
Foreign Policy Magazine
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August 26, 2009

TV series strives to topple sectarian, ethnic animosity
Josie Ensor
The Daily Star
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August 26, 2009

Hillary Clinton: Town Hall With Search for Common Ground
US State Department
Press Release
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July 28, 2009

Love and Wisdom in Nepal
Philip M. Hellmich
Life Positive
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July 28, 2009

Apology lands award for former Rock Hill racist
Andrew Dys
Herald Online
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July 16, 2009

Repairing the dilapidated Syria-US relationship
Thomas A. Dine and Sonya Reines-Djivanides
Global Arab Network
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July 7, 2009

Islam's Next Democratic Test
Brian Hanley
The Washington Post
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July 7, 2009

Pro-Life and Pro-Choice Can Work Together
Katya Wachtel
The Huffington Post
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June 15, 2009

How global citizens can “do unto others”
Susan Koscis
The American Muslim
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June 11, 2009

Peaceful abortion dialogue is shaky but real
Susan Koscis
The Christian Science Monitor
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June 10, 2009

Let's Talk About Abortion . . . Differently
Geenius at Wrok
Daily Kos
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June 10, 2009

A Reminder of Radio's Power
Chris Plutte
Philadelphia Inquirer
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May, 2009

Battling corruption in the search for peace: The common ground approach
Oscar Bloh and Ambrose James
New Routes
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March/April, 2009

Obama's First 100 Days
Arsalan Iftikhar
Common Ground News Service
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April 30, 2009

Albright Praises Obama's Efforts to Engage Muslim World
Mohamed Elshinnawi
Voice of America News
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April 24, 2009

U.S. Embassy (Abidjan) Press Release
American Embassy's National Daily Press Review
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April 3, 2009

Insititute for War and Peace Reporting
Melanie Gouby
Congolese journalists and NGOs say IWPR Lubanga coverage is vital in filling information gap
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March 23, 2009

Foreign Policy in Focus
Beth Tuckey
Postcard from... Bujumbura
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March 16, 2009

Kaba Bachir (Guinea)
Mohamed Damba
Conférence Nationale : La Radio Communautaire au service du développement local
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March 7, 2009

Forbes
Zack O'Malley Greenburg
Honeymoon In Sierra Leone
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March 4, 2009

Washington Post
John Marks
Muslim Sent Home: A Legal Visa Holder Meets Unreason at Dulles
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March 2, 2009

Al Bayane (Morocco)
Sidi Moumen (translated by Issam Errachidi )
A delegation from SFCG visits Khadija Oum Mouminin High School
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March 2009

Ohio State Lantern
Everdeen Mason
Report: Muslims not only group with anti-American feelings
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February 23, 2009

Le Matin (Morocco)
Mohamed Badrane
Search for Common Ground mème une campagne de sensibilisation
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February 19, 2009

Washington Times
Stephen R. Covey and Robert Fersh
Reaching post-partisanship: Here's how
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February 3, 2009

Wave Magazine
Pravat J. Gurung
Toiling for a Better Nepal
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February 2009

Washington Report on Middle East Affairs
Nina Hamedani
Iranian Documentaries Offer Insight
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January-February 2009

International Herald Tribune
Organization of the islamic Conference
An Invitation to a New Partnership
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January 29, 2009

Inter Press Service News Agency
Nastassja Hoffet
Power of the Press Can Spark War – and Peace
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January 8, 2009

Communication Initiative Network
Ambrose James and Frances Fortune
Credible Elections in Sierra Leone
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January 1, 2009

USAID - Success Stories
Great Lakes Radio Unites Youth
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2008

Christian Science Monitor
Bill Glucroft
Good morning, Liberian media
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Dcember 19, 2008

Daily Nation (Kenya)
Philip Mwaniki
New TV show to gel football and acting skills in the pipeline
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December 16, 2008

Institute for War & Peace Reporting
Radio stations in South Kivu, eastern DRC, eager to rebroadcast the first programme in IWPR series on war crimes justice
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November 24, 2008

Bernama (Malaysia)
Tengku Noor Shamsiah Tengku Abdullah
Asia-Pacific Journalists Wrestle With Cultural Conflicts
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November 14, 2008

Bernama (Malaysia)
Tengku Noor Shamsiah
Media Can Serve As Bridge Between Cultures And Societies
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November 11, 2008

Journalism.co.za
Programme on international court launched in DRC
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November 5, 2008

L'Observateur (Morocco)
"Nous plaidons pour de meilleures relations"
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October 31-November 6, 2008

Institute for War & Peace Reporting
IWPR Congo Radio Show Launched
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October 31, 2008

Media for Freedom
Sheldon Himelfarb and Megan Chabalowski
Media, Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding: Mapping the Edges
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October 11, 2008

Baptist Press
Elizabeth Wood
U.S.-Muslim engagement seen as key to security, prosperity
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October 1, 2008

VOA News
Mohamed Elshinnawi
American Panel Recommends New Direction for US-Muslim Relations
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October 1, 2008

New York Times
Laurie Goodstein
Report Seeks Engagement With Muslims by Diplomacy
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September 23, 2008

Parade Magazine
Lyric Wallwork Winik
Toward Common Ground
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September 21, 2008

Soul Beat Africa
Soul Beat 114 - Communication and Change News and Issues
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September 10, 2008

Burlington Post (Canada)
Melanie Cummings
Resident is a diplomatic peacekeeper
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September 7, 2008

Jerusalem Post
Greer Fay Cashman
Getting past the black and white
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August 26, 2008

New York Sun
Eli Lake
Obama Adviser Offers Some Advice to Damascus
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August 20, 2008

The News (Monrovia, Liberia)
Bong to Set Up New Development Council
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The Inquirer (Liberia)
Common Ground Ends Development Forum in Bong
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August 7, 2008

The Economist
Not a sword, but peace
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July 3, 2008

Awoko (Sierra Leone)
IRN wraps up elections coverage
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The News (Monrovia, Liberia)
Community Radio Stations Agreed to Promote Reconciliation
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June 18, 2008

Reuters AlertNet
Francesca Fontanini
UNHCR works against confrontation and for cooperation in South Kivu
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June 9, 2008

UN News Service
Land disputes complicate refugee return to eastern DR Congo, UN says
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June 8, 2008

Ajourd'hui le Maroc
Ahmed Ghayet
Post-scriptum: Médiation
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April 28, 2008

Le Matin
Interview: Madame Sandra Melone
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April 24, 2008

Le Matin
Abou El Mahassine Fassi-Fihri & Vanessa Noël Brown
Porquoi la médiation?
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April 23, 2008

Reuters
Arshad Mohammed
Dave Brubeck wins medal for spreading jazz abroad
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April 8, 2008

Business Intelligence - Middle East
Moussa Ahmad
Iranians favour direct talks with US, mutual access for journalists, more trade
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April 8, 2008

Social Enterprise Magazine (UK)
Chrisanthi Giotis
Fighting evil
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April 2008

America.gov
Ralph Dannheiser
Egyptian-American Exchange Is Theme of TV Reality Show
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March 20, 2008

Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict
Lisa Schirch & Vladimir Bratic
Why and When to Use the Media for Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding
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March 13, 2008

Washington Times
Common Ground News Service Fills Media Void
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March 3, 2008

African Path
Mary Kimani
Africa tunes in to peace radio
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February 20, 2008

Inter Press Service News Agency
Irene de Vette
Rights: Virtual Eyes on Taylor Trial
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January 18, 2008

Nepali Times
Nayantara Gurung Kakshapati
In search of reconciliation
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January 3, 2008

World Economic Forum
Islam and the West: Annual Report on the State of Dialogue
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January 2008

2007

Alabama Press-Register
Mike Brantley
Area man is part of TV cultural swap
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December 25, 2007

Middle East Times
Deborah Jones
Reality better than fiction
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December 19, 2007

Washington Jewish Week
Feature story on John Marks
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Allafrica.com
Liberia: Three Beneficiaries of Mittal Identify Development Priorities
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November 22, 2007

The Hollywood Reporter
Elizabeth Guider
Coming up next on TV: big risks worth taking
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November 20, 2007

VOA News
Mona Ghuneim
Journalists Look for Better Way to Cover Middle East
November 19, 2007

Afrik.com
Mary Kimani
L’Afrique à l’écoute des radios de la paix
November 10, 2007

Snapshots
Ha'aretz's Eldar Wins Journalism Prize
November 8, 2007

In the News (Columbia University Journalism School)
Sandra Larriva Henaine
Middle East awards spark discussion
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November 8, 2007

Africa Renewal (United Nations)
Mary Kimani
Broadcasting peace: radio a tool for recovery
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October, 2007

USINFO (U.S. Department of State)
Jacquelyn S. Porth
Athletes, Artists, Governments Cooperate on Causes
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October 26, 2007

Cultural Heritage News Agency (Iran)
Soudabeh Sadigh
Iran, Seven Faces of a Civilization to be Presented in UCLA
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October 22, 2007

Magharebia
Naoufel Cherkaoui
Morocco launches new project for settling domestic disputes
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October 18, 2007

Allafrica.com
Mary Kimani
Africa: Broadcasting Peace - Radio as a Tool for Recovery
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October 11, 2007

P2PNET
'Little Mosque' wins prestigious awards
October 11, 2007

Associated Press
Canadian Sitcom Get Humanitarian Award
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October 10, 2007

The Star-Phoenix (Saskatoon)
Canadian Sitcom Get Humanitarian Award
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October 10, 2007

Chortle (UK)
Mosque sitcom honoured
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October 10, 2007

CBC News
Little Mosque wins humanitarian award
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October 9, 2007

Playback
Sean Davidson
U.S. group cheers Dallaire, Little Mosque
click here for article
October 9, 2007

International Herald Tribune
Canadian sitcom that tackles sensitive religious divide in post 9/11 gets humanitarian award
October 9, 2007

Ha'aretz
News in Brief - October 7, 2007
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October 7, 2007

Alarab Online
Morocco hosts a Global Rights Workshop
September 29, 2007

Washington Times
Casja Collin
Activists wary of celebrity faces
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September 27, 2007

My San Antonio
Gary Martin
Cisneros reteams with Kemp, others to foster home ownership
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September 26, 2007

Chronicle of Philanthropy
Caroline Preston
Clinton Announces More than $4.5-Billion in Pledges of Global Aid
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September 26, 2007

Middle East Online
Rami Assali
My first Jewish wedding
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September 15, 2007

Khaleej Times
Habib Shaikh
C-100 is an open dialogue for all faiths, says Princess Loulwa
September 10, 2007

Haaretz
Asaf Carmel
Haaretz reporter wins journalism prize
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August 11, 2007

Nepali Times
"Don't Parachute" - Inteview with John Marks & Susan Collin Marks
click here for article
August 10, 2007

Voice of America
Selah Hennessy
Traditional Chiefs Wield Political Influence in Sierra Leone
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August 10, 2007

Allafrica.com
Jonathan Browne
Liberia: BBC Trust, ICTJ Training Journalists
click here for article
August 8, 2007

Gristmill
Geoff Dabelko
The 'crime' of dialogue: Iran's disgraceful detention of Haleh Esfandiari
July 19, 2007

Allafrica.com
Mariama Kandeh
Sierra Leone: Political Parties Do Not Offer Real Policy Choices, BBC Survey Reveals
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July 13, 2007

Afrique en ligne
Child Soldiers Simulation Exercise begins Monday in Ghana
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July 12, 2007

Reliefweb
Daily Brief on Côte d'Ivoire
click here for article
July 12, 2007

Allafrica.com
Tanu Jalloh
Sierra Leone: Election Principles Binding IRN Member Stations
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July 17, 2007

The Statesman (Ghana)
Conor McCreery
Peace gaming?
click here for article
July 12, 2007

Washington Report on Middle East Affairs
AAI's Gibran Awards Gala an Event to Remember
click here for article
July 2007

Marin Independent Journal
Leslie Harlib's Social Scene: Tiny Gathering, huge tragedy
click here for article
June 18, 2007

Awareness Times
Abu Bakarr Munu
Search for Common Ground Launches TV Screen Shows
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May 30, 2007

Voice of America
Naomi Schwarz
Britain's Blair Says Farewell in Sierra Leone
click here for article
May 30, 2007

Global Politician
Sam Vaknin
Straf - Corruption in Central and Eastern Europe
click here for article
May 30, 2007

Common Ground News Service
Steve Utterwulghe & Abou El Mahassine Fassi-Fihri
Empower Moroccan Youth
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May 29, 2007

Aujourd'hui Le Maroc
Khadija Skalli
Médiation : Evaluation du programme de gestion des conflits
click here for article
May 29, 2007

Awareness Times
James Bishop Kamara
SCSL activities extended to neighbouring countries
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May 29, 2007

Concordia Journal
Karen Herland
Power rides on radio waves
click here for article
May 24, 2007

Voice of America
Mohamed Elshinnawi
Gibran Awards Celebrate Global Humanitarians, Peacemakers
click here for article
May 17, 2007

Wall Street Journal
Brody Mullins
Return to Bipartisanship on Capitol Hill?
click here for article
May 11, 2007

Kingston Whig-Standard
Kristen Coughlar
Stop the use of children as soldiers, senator implores
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May 7, 2007

Le Matin
Abou El Mahassine Fassi-Fihri & Steve Utterwulghe
Prévention du terrorisme : ciblons les jeunes
click here for article
May 2, 2007

Arab American News
Will Youmans
Gibran awards draw huge crowd
click here for article
April 4, 2007

Awareness Times
James Bishop Kamara
Three Journalists for Taylor's Trial in the Hague
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April 4, 2007

American Chronicle
Patricia DeGennaro
Deja Vu in the Middle East
click here for article
April 3, 2007

Jewish Comment
Salameh Nematt & Akiva Eldar
Reaching Across the Divide
click here for article
March 25, 2007

Aujourd'hui Le Maroc
Leila Hallaoui
Les médiateurs en quête de reconnaissance
click here for article
March 19, 2007

Providence Journal
Karen Lee Ziner
Liberian voice carries to Rhode Island
March 4, 2007

Middle East Online
Patrick Seale
The Tragedy of Condoleezza Rice
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February 22, 2007

The Tide Online
UNDP, NGO to organise film festival in Abuja
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February 11, 2007

AllAfrica.com
Elkanah Chawai
Nigeria: UNDP Opens Common Ground Film Festival Today
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February 13, 2007

Middle East Online
Roy Gutman
Iranians say no to nuclear arsenal
click here for article
February 8, 2007

Rabble News
Canada must heed the voices from Madrid
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January 26, 2007

The Seoul Times
Iranians Overwhelmingly Reject Bin Laden
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January 25, 2007

The Arizona Star
Polls compare American, Iranian views
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January 25, 2007

El Moudjahid
La Conférence “Madrid + 15” se tiendra la semaine prochaine
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January 16, 2007

Aujorud’hui Le Maroc
John Marks, l'homme qui traque les conflits
click here for article
January 16, 2007

Al-Jazeerah
Informal Middle East conference in Madrid hopes to revive peace efforts
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January 12, 2007

Prensa Latina
Madrid Demands Middle East Peace Accord
click here for article
January 12, 2007

Haaretz
Akiva Eldar
Syrian official in Madrid calls for fresh negotiations with Israel
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January 11, 2007

International Herald Tribune
Spain conference opens in bid to breathe life into Middle East process
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January 11, 2007

2006

British Medical Journal (bjm.com)
Alex Levanthal, et al
Regional Cooperation in the Middle East to Deal with H5N1 Avian Flu
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October 20, 2006

The Christian Science Monitor
Magnus Johansson/Mann
In new TV characters, Palestinians see their own
click here for article
October 11, 2006

Business Day
Chikere Oji
The Station premieres on CNN International
click here for article
October 6, 2006

The Guardian
Oyindamola Lawal
How Nigeria's The Station Hooked Clinton, CNN
click here for article
October 1, 2006

The Washington Times
Jennie Matthew
Soap opera brings message of peace
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September 20, 2006

UC Santa Cruz Currents
Psychology lecturer attends international conference
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September 19, 2006

Middle East Times
Juliette Schmidt
Commentary: How to see the common ground while bombs are landing around you
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September 18, 2006

Press Release Newswire
2006 International Spirit at Work Award Announces Honorees
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August 28, 2006

Angola Press Agency
Angola: Women talk about Management, Prevention of Conflicts
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August 21, 2006

The Boston Globe
John Donnelly
And now for the good newsProgress is being made in the fight against AIDS in Africa, thanks in no small part to the president's aid program. But that's not what some people want to hear.
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August 20, 2006

Peace Journalism
Gayle Meyers
Hamas and Hezbollah: one strategy or two?
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July 26, 2006

Bureau of International Information Programs, U.S. Department of State
Angola Elections on Track Despite Impediments, U.S. Officials Say
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July 24, 2006

YNetNews.com
Juliette Schmidt
Searching For Common Ground: Israelis, think of your Lebanese neighbors
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July 21, 2006

Peace Journalism
Rene Wadlow
Peacemakers' Tool Kit
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July 18, 2006

Morocco Times
Kaoutar Tbatou
First group of neighbourhood social mediators end training
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June 30, 2006

The Manila Times
Amina Rasul
Fundamentalism, from the mouth of babes
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June 25, 2006

International Journalists' Network
Award will honor reports promoting dialogue
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June 19, 2006

The Jerusalem Post
Daoud Kuttab
Bleak, but not hopeless
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June 19, 2006

Combined Jewish Philanthropies
Uriel Heilman
Western Freeze on Hamas-Led P.A. is Hindering Aid Work, Nonprofits Say
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June 18, 2006

Regional Centre for Conflict Prevention
Ibrahim Mehmeti
Media Bridges for Regional Cooperation: Breaking Information Walls
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June 2006

Yes Magazine
Carol Estes
Can Soap Operas Save the World?
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Summer 2006

Morocco Times
Kaoutar Tbatou
Rabat Judicial body representatives discuss new bill on mediation
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June 3, 2006

Iternational Herald Tribune
Rob Hughes
Soccer: Angola finds identity in its national team
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May 31, 2006

Reuters
World Cup set to change image of Angola
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May 30, 2006

Middle East Times
Claude Salhani
Viewpoint: Say it with movies
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March 27, 2006

United Press International
Leena El-Ali
Common Ground: The heart of the matter
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February 13, 2006

The Himalayan Times
THT Online
European Commission Approves Three Projects
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January 14, 2006

Angola Press
Ruling Party Rejects Parallel Discussion Of Press Bill
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January 12, 2006

The Christian Science Monitor
Abraham McLaughlin
Backstory: Can you program peace?
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January 9, 2006

2005

Jerusalem Post
Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
Turkey hosts new talks on thwarting bird flu
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December 15, 2005

Morocco Times
Karima Rhanem
SFCG director New draft bill on Mediation before Parliament
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December 8, 2005

Angola Press
Benguela: Ong promove workshop sobre papel dos jovens nas eleições
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December 8, 2005

Morocco Times
Karima Rhanem
Mediation SFCG, Ministry of Justice sign new Memo of Understanding
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December 6, 2005

"O" - The Oprah Magazine -
A. L. B.
Starting Young
November 2005

New York Daily News
Judy Kuriansky
Letters that spell h-e-l-p
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November 30, 2005

United Nations Operations Weekly Newsletter - Burundi
Michel Rwamo
Towards a collaborative approach to conflict resolution
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November 28, 2005

United Nations Operations Weekly Newsletter - Burundi
Michel Rwamo
Promoting Peace and Dialogue - SFCG celebrates 10 years in Burundi
November 21, 2005

Voice of America
Jim Steeple
Palestinian Soap Opera Explores Social Issues
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November 3, 2005

Concord Times (Freetown, SL)
Sahr Musa Yamba
Search for Common Ground Dele Kabbah
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October 12, 2005

Concord Times (Freetown, SL)
Sahr Musa Yamba
Ambassador Moose Says "Sierra Leone is a Country With Hope"
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October 11, 2005

American Chronicle (Clinton Initiative: Nestle and SFCG)
First Annual Clinton Global Initiative Concludes With $1.25 Billion in Commitments
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September 20, 2005

Nigeria Daily Sun (Clinton Initiative: Nestle and SFCG)
Nestle, Common Ground partner on new TV project
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September 20, 2005

UPI (Clinton Initiative: Nestle and SFCG)
JUS News $1.25 billion pledged at Clinton meeting
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September 18, 2005

Angola Press
American NGO Holds Workshop On Conflict Resolution
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September 2005

USAID - Success Stories
Radio Moa: Real Time Information Prevents Panic in Kailahun
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September 2005

Morocco Times
Karima Rhanem
Justice Mediation, alternative to court
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September 7, 2005

The Jerusalem Post
Jerusalem Post Staff
'Post' writer wins Middle East journalism award
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August 8, 2005

AllAfrica.com
The Analyst (Monrovia)

TDS On Elections Sensitization
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August 3, 2005

Swissinfo
Raffaella Rossello
Overcoming prejudices is child's play
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July 27, 2005

Inside Indonesia
Andrew Thornley
Acehnese voices
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July-September, 2005

Austrian Government Magazine
Search for Common Ground
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June 28, 2005

The New York Times
Robert Pear
Health Leaders Seek Consensus Over Uninsured
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May 29, 2005

The Daily Star
Jeff Helsing
Teaching peace in Palestinian and Israeli classrooms
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May 18, 2005

Media Monitors Network
James Zogby
Understanding History and the Path to Peacemaking
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May 18, 2005

Inside Higher Ed
Scott Jaschik
Return to Iran
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May 16, 2005

The Daily Star
M. J. Rosenberg
Money can bring Israeli-Palestinian peace around
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May 10, 2005

Media Monitors Network
James Zogby
Understanding History and the Path to Peacemaking
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May 18, 2005

The Daily Star
Dov s. Zakheim
Middle Eastern democracy need not be a Western import
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May 04, 2005

Morocco Times
Houda Filali-Ansary
Music SFCG awarded percentage from Putumayo music CD
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May 4, 2005

The Daily Star
Mohammad Daraghmeh
Israelis and Palestinians recognize the failure of violence
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April 20, 2005

The University of Massachusetts - Student Newspaper
Ayesha Kazmi
The Search for Common Ground
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March 24, 2005

The Washington Post
Honored for a Gang Truce
Muhammad Ali and other recipients of the Common Ground Awards
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March 18, 2005

Morocco Times
Houda Filali-Ansary
Courts mediating for justice
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February 14, 2005

HT Media
Press Trust of India
US to fund Palestinian media development
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February 11, 2005

Scoop Media
Press Release: US State Department
US Award Supports Independent Palestinian Media
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February 11, 2005

Christian Science Monitor
John Marks and Susan Collin Marks
Let's legislate consensus-building
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February 10, 2005

De Morgen
Family radio soap successfully fights sexual violence in Burundi
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February 7, 2005

BELGA (Belgian News Service) Story
Studio Ijambo's Soap Opera
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February 2, 2005

Aujourd'hui - Le Maroc
Tarik Qattab
Justice : L’année de la médiation
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February 1, 2005

Star Tribune (online) Minneapolis - St. Paul
J. Brian Atwood
J. Brian Atwood: Common ground
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January 9, 2005

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2004

The Daily Star
Shamil Idriss
Isolate the extremists through a public 'peace process'
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November 23, 2004

Arabic Media Internet Network
Shamil Idriss
A public peace process
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November 17, 2004

Radio Free Europe
Kathleen Moore
World: Inspiring Examples Abound On International Tolerance Day
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November 15, 2004

Dar Al-Hayat
Shamil Idriss
A public peace process
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November 14, 2004

The Sydney Morning Herald
Spanish dream that ended in Asia
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November 13, 2004

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNESCO
Multimedia training kit for community multimedia centres expanding and available on CD-ROM
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November 10, 2004

The Cincinnati Enquirer
Jason Bennett
Get to it: A guide to help make your day
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November 10, 2004

Le Matin.ma
Le Matin
Monica Stein-Olson de l'USAID en exclusivité pour "Le Matin" : un budget de 100 millions de dollars pour l'éducation, l'emploi et l'agriculture
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October 23, 2004

Le Matin.ma
Le Matin
Abou El Mahassine Fassi-Fihri, chargé des programmes de l'ONG internationale Search For Common Ground au Maroc : "Notre objectif consiste à développer des méthodes participatives et de collaboration au service du développement social"
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October 23, 2004

Le Matin.ma
Le Matin
Au Centre communautaire de Douar Chanti à Sidi Yahia du Gharb : de la culture de la victime à la logique du citoyen responsable
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October 23, 2004

The Washington Post
Caryle Murphy
D.C. volunteer finds no peace on west bank: Palestinian students' escort attacked
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October 9, 2004

Institut Panos Paris
Lettre d'information sur le pluralisme des medias
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October 2004

Marie Claire Magazine
Jan Goodwin
Does this little girl look like a witch to you?
September 2004

Le Matin.ma
Le Matin
La vie associative : un exemple de développement social au Centre communautaire de Douar Chanti
September 25, 2004

Folha 8
Silvio Van-Dunem
A sublimacao de Jaka Jamba
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August 14, 2004

Folha 8
Seminario sobre resolucao de conflitos no Huambo
Joana Miguel and Lourenco Bento
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August 2004

Folha 8
Construir a Paz com espirito democratico
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August 2004

Journal De Angola
Lucas Fenguele
Huambo sera o palco do 1 forum do CCG
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August 2004

Journal De Angola
Domingos dos Santos
ONG promove forum de reconciliacao nacional
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July 28, 2004

Israel 21c
Israel 21c
Israeli personalized ad technology to launch in the US
June 30, 2004

Jerusalem Post
Hannah Brown
Rwanda filmmaker offers hope
June 28, 2004

Philly.com
Dan Geringer
Firm lauded for hiring ex-offenders
June 21, 2004

USAID Sierra Leone
Laura Lartigue
Radio Moa: real-time information prevents panic in Kailahun
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June 9, 2004

Ynet
Merav Yudilevich
"Common Ground" film festival builds bridges between Israelis and Palestinians
June 8, 2004

USAID Sierra Leone
Laura Lartigue
USAID soap opera most popular show in Sierra Leone
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June 8, 2004

USAID Sierra Leone
Laura Lartigue and Abdulai Jalloh
A few words with Charlie Haffner
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June 8, 2004

Demain le Monde
Florence Thibaut et Kendra Park
Le Sommet des Héros
June 4, 2004

Philadelphia Inquirer
Annie Turner
Philadelphia consensus group: easing reentry, effecting change
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June 4, 2004

The Plain Dealer (Cleveland)
Barb Galbincea
Oberlin College chief visits Iran's academia
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May 5, 2004

IRINnews.org
The UN Office for The Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
BURUNDI: Meeting to honour unsung heroes, heroines opens
April 16, 2004

CNN.com
Associated Press
Burundi honors 'heroes' who resisted genocide
April 15, 2004

The Philadelphia Inquirer
Jim Remsen and Phaedra Trethan
$1 million to help ex-inmates
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March 29, 2004

University for Peace: Peace & Conflict Monitor
Burundi's Unkown Heroes
March 18, 2004

The Washington Post
Bill Broadway
Scaling the Middle Ground
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March 6, 2004

Common Dreams Progressive NewsWire
'Heroes Summit' in Africa in April - Celebrating Common Humanity in Burundi
March 3, 2004

Detroit Free Press
Shamil Idriss
Mideast peace won't come by sweeping conflict aside
January 23, 2004

Top

2003

The Washington Post
Nora Boustany
A Popular Voice for Peaceful Change in Battle-Scarred Burundi
November 18, 2003

Swathmore College Bulletin
Elizabeth Redden
Creative Approaches to Peace
Part 1 and Part 2 [PDF]
Fall 2003

The Baltimore Sun
Nadine Epstein
The 'Cool Down' Revolution [PDF]
September 8, 2003.

Columbia Journalism Review
Bruce Wexler
Defining News in the Middle East
May/June 2003

Community Media Review
Jeff Hansell
Countering the CNN Effect
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Summer 2003

ACResolution
Rob Fersh
Legislative update on the SFCG-supported effort to create an U.S. Consensus Council
Spring 2003

The Power of the Media[preface]
John Marks
The preface to The Power of the Media, a Handbook for Peacebuilders to be published by the European Centre for Conflict Prevention (ECCP), in cooperation with ECCG and the Institute for Media, Policy And Civil Society (IMPACS).
Book Preface [PDF]
May 28, 2003

ACResolution
Shamil Idriss
An article by Chief Operating Officer Shamil Idriss that compares the philosophy and techniques of the fields of human rights and conflict resolution. The article seeks to dispel the misconception regarding the relationship between the two fields and finds that we have much more in common than is commonly understood. Scheduled for publication in ACResolution, the quarterly magazine of the Association for Conflict Resolution.
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May 28, 2003

Chicago Tribune
Tara McKelvey
Child soldiers of Sierra Leone: The Youngest Soldiers
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May 26, 2003

The Guardian
James Astill
Burundi heals wounds with touch of soap : Studio Ijambo Series Our Neighbors, Our Selves.
May 4, 2003.

The Guardian
James Astill
Studio Ijambo series Our Neighbors, Our Selves; Burundi Heals Wounds with Touch of Soap
May 4, 2003

The Irish Times
The Irish Times
Studio Ijambo series Our Neighbors, Our Selves:Soap Opera Mirrors Life in Burundi
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April 2003

Whittier Daily News
Susan McRoberts
Philadelphia consensus group report : Study Offers Ways to Help Offenders Back in Society
February 13, 2003

The Philadelphia Inquirer
Jame Eisner
Imprisoned by Our Prisons : Philadelphia consensus group report
February 13, 2003

The Philadelphia Inquirer
Clea Benson
Philadelphia consensus group report : Coalition Urges Better Services for Freed Inmates
February 13, 2003

International Herald Tribune
John Marks and Rusty Schweickart
A Good View from Space
February 7, 2003

International Herald Tribune
Hady Amr
When Nonviolent Majorities Don't Count; Reference to SFCG Middle East polling.
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February 4, 2003

The Jakarta Post
Fitri Wulandari
Radio Drama Aims to Bring the Peace to Indonesia: Discussion of Common Ground Indonesia soap opera.
January 26, 2003

The Christian Science Monitor
Eileen Dzik
African Talk Radio Could Teach Washington a Thing or Two; Dzik on Common Ground Productions.
January 16, 2003

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2002

The Chicago Tribune
The Chicago Tribune
Can There Be 'Peace on Earth'?; SFCG Poll on Israeli and Palestinian attitudes.
December 25, 2002

The Associated Press
Sam Dagher
Majority of Israelis and Palestinians Agree on Terms of Palestinian State, Poll Says; SFCG poll on Israeli and Palestinian attitudes.
December 9, 2002

The Philadelphia Inquirer
W. Wilson Goode Sr.
Give Ex-offenders a Chance to Renew; Search USA, ex-offender re-entry project
October 21, 2002

CongressDaily
Karen Lee Scrivo
Searching for Common Ground in Congress: Search USA, U.S. Consensus Council project.
October 21, 2002

The Cincinnati Enquirer
Jackie Demaline
Shakespeare Could Help Heal Racial Woes: Common Ground Productions sponsors Romeo and Juliet.
October 15, 2002

JTA News
Gil Sedan
Calls for Reform, Nonviolence Grow as Intifada Sputters after Two Years; Refers to SFCG Middle East Poll on nonviolence.
September 10, 2002

National Public Radio
"All Things Considered"
Analysis: Poll Indicates Support by Both Israelis and Palestinians for Non-violent Movement to Create a Palestinian State
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August 28, 2002

Psychologists for Social Responsibility
Original news release from the organization : Search Wins "Cultures of Peace Award" from Psychologists for Social Responsibility
April 16, 2002

The New York Times
Elizabeth Becker and James Dao
A Washington Must: Embassies with Élan: Reference to Common Ground Awards.
August 19, 2002

OneWorld.net
OneWorld.net
African Journalists Urged to Use Influence to Foster Peace in Great Lakes; Great Lakes Policy Forum.
July 1, 2002

The Washington Post
Marc Fisher
In Md. Suburbs, Rapprochement in Parking War; refers to SFCG's cooperative problem solving process in Montgomery County.
May 7, 2002

The Washington Post
Marc Fisher Where Even Children Are Short on Hope; Refers to Common Ground Film Festival
April 16, 2002

Upland Hills School
Special Notice for April 13, 2002 event.

AllAfrica.com
Lena Slachmuijlder
Radio Studio Programs Now Accessible to Diaspora on Web: Studio Ijambo on the web.
January 28, 2002

For press coverage of the Working Group on Human Needs and Faith-Based and Community Initiatives II, please visit www.working-group.org
A project of Search for Common Ground-USA
January 2002

Eugene Weekly
Cheri Brooks
Strength Behind the Veil: References the U.S. - Iran Program.
January 3, 2002

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2001

The Financial Times
Mark Turner
Burundi Warms to Power of Radio to Break down Divisions; Discussion of the Studio Ijambo program Our Neighbors, Our Selves
July 17, 2001

The Washington Post
Richard Morin and Claudia Deane Conflict Resolution Starts on Faith-Based Plan; Refers to the Working Group on Human Needs and Faith-Based and Community Initiatives.
July 10, 2001

The Philadelphia Inquirer
Sen. Rick Santorum and Harris Wofford. Unite to Bolster Faith-Based Efforts: Refers to the Working Group on Human Needs and Faith-Based and Community Initiatives.
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June 19, 2001

The Washington Times
Dave Boyer
GOP Enlists Wofford to Aid Faith-Based Bill: Refers to the Working Group on Human Needs and Faith-Based and Community Initiatives.
June 19, 2001

The Associated Press
Associated Press
24 Named to Nieman Fellowships: A SFCG radio producer receives a fellowship.
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May 23, 2001

The Christian Science Monitor
Arie Farnam
To Break Balkan Enmities, Start Small; Discusses the Moziak interethnic kindergarten program in Macedonia.
April 26, 2001

The Guardian
Martin Woollacott
Macedonia Will Be Europe's Problem for Years to Come: Includes a quotation from Eran Fraenkel, executive director of Search for Common Ground in Macedonia.
April 6, 2001

The Christian Science Monitor
Richard Mertens
Macedonia: From War to Talks; Includes a quotation from Eran Fraenkel, executive director of Search for Common Ground in Macedonia.
April 3, 2001

Washington Life Magazine
Common Ground Awards at the Embassy of Finland.
Nonpartisanship Rules
March, 2001

The Wall Street Journal-Europe
Elizabeth Williamson
Macedonian TV Show For Kids Shows Life's Grittier Side-- Nashe Maalo is unlike U.S. children's TV.
February 19, 2001

The Christian Science Monitor
Roger Connor and Charles Hauss
How Bush Can Forge Consensus; the use of consensus councils.
February 13, 2001

The Coexistence Chronicle
Susan Collin Marks
Coexistence in the 21st Century
February 2001

Harper's Magazine
Banana Split: The script from a radio drama produced by Search for Common Ground's Studio Ijambo, in Burundi.
January 2001

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2000

Middle East Insight
John Marks
Memorandum To The Next President: New Domestic Politics
November-December 2000

The Washington Post
Roxanne Roberts
Nonpartisan Common Ground: Common Ground Award Winners.
December 18, 2000

The Washington Post
Lloyd Grove
It's Good, But Is It Art? Yes!: Common Ground Award Winners.
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December 13, 2000

The Washington Post
John Marks
A Negotiated Solution: Written during the U.S. presidential election recount in Florida.
November 11, 2000

National Public Radio
Nashe Maalo on All Things Considered: Interview with Eran Fraenkel, executive director of Search for Common Ground in Macedonia. Discussion of the children's television show Nashe Maalo.
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September 17, 2000

The Wall Street Journal
Burundian Scriptwriter Finds the Pen Mightier Than the Machete : Article discusses Marie-Louise Sibazuri, a Burundian playwright, and her radio drama "Our Neighbors Are Our Family." The show is produced by Search for Common Ground's Studio Ijambo in Burundi and broadcast on Burundi state radio.
March 16, 2000

Yes! A Journal of Positive Futures
Eran Fraenkel and John Marks
Making Peace : Describes the factors that prevented the Kosovo war from spilling over into Macedonia and Search for Common Ground's active role there.
Spring 2000

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1999

The Financial Times
Muppet Makers Try to Bridge Ethnic Divide : Article discusses the new children's television program in Macedonia jointly produced by Search for Common Ground and the Children's Television Workshop.
Full text available through The Financial Times' website.
August 7, 1999

The Christian Science Monitor
Richard Mertens
A Bridge Over a Balkans Ethnic Divide : Discusses an inter-ethnic school project organized by Search for Common Ground in Macedonia during the Kosovo crisis.
May 20, 1999

The Christian Science Monitor
John Marks and Susan Collin Marks
Common Ground Is Possible: In this opinion piece, John Marks and Susan Collin Marks discuss the adversarial nature of US politics and the possibility for choosing more collaborative approaches at the national level.
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February 9, 1999

The Baltimore Sun
Kevin Kallaugher
Drawing Conclusions in Malta: The Sun's political cartoonist, Kevin "Kal" Kallaugher discusses his experience at a cartoonists' summit organized by Search for Common Ground on the Mediterranean island of Malta.
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January 8, 1999

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1998

Track Two
Sheldon Himelfarb
Impact Is the Mantra : The Common Ground Approach to Media; Discusses CGP's groundbreaking work using media to help resolve conflict.
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December 1998

The Los Angeles Times
John Marks
Sportsmanship Finds an Opening in a Wall of Mistrust : Article by John Marks discusses the participation of American wrestlers in a tournament in Tehran, Iran, and the role of Search for Common Ground in facilitating it.
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February 27, 1998

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1997

Negotiation Journal
John Marks and Eran Fraenkel
Working to Prevent Conflict in Macedonia : Article by John Marks and Eran Fraenkel discusses Search for Common Ground's programs in Macedonia and their impact.
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Summer 1997

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1996

The Washington Times
Joyce Price
Abortion Sides Find Common Ground : Discusses a meeting of Search for Common Ground's Network for Life and Choice, which brought together people on both sides of the abortion issue to talk about limits on activism and where they could agree on the issue.
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October 29, 1996