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I know why the ‘War on Terror’ isn’t working

by Achaleke Christian Leke on July 13, 2016

We need a different strategy to defeat violent extremism.

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Online connectivity for peace? It’s a matter of scale

by Shamil Idriss on

Virtual exchange is revolutionizing the way we interact across borders and build peace.


Back to school (with the help of a world-class teacher)

by Dieudonné Bikorimana and Anne Salzman on June 30, 2016

The lives of an unruly student, his mother, and an exceptional teacher were changed by a conflict resolution training.

A moment from one of the dance performances in the Middle Belt

Born into conflict, one man strives to bring peace to his homeland

by Blake Kraus on June 21, 2016

Growing up in an area riddled with violence didn’t stop Bamidele from seeing the good in all people.


A change of strategy to help refugees in the Sahel

by Anne Salzman on June 20, 2016

4.5 million displaced people live in the Sahel – and the number increases every year.

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A Moment with the Greatest

by Michael Shipler on June 6, 2016

Remembering Muhammad Ali, a legend whose legacy of tolerance and humanity will last forever.

Project Mazava Radio Madagascar

“In Search of Dawn” and other stories

by Sedera Rajoelison and Anne Salzman on June 3, 2016

Project Mazava is transforming the conflict around Madagascar’s largest mining site.