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Survivors Tell the Stories of Genocide in Darfur

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In the two-volume An Oral and Documentary History of the Darfur Genocide, Samuel Totten tells the stories of the men and women who have lost loved ones, homes and hope in the crisis in Darfur.

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Today’s Release of Pentagon Papers Has ‘Contemporary Resonance,’ Says Cornell History Professor

Fredrik Logevall, Cornell University professor of history, is a leading historian of the Vietnam War. He is the author of several books on the Vietnam War, including “Twilight War,” to be released by Random House in early 2012. Here, he comments on the official release of the Pentagon Papers.

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Pentagon Budget May Dominate Panetta Confirmation Hearings

Gordon Adams’s article appearing in Foreign Policy, "Unfinished Business: Ten huge challenges Bob Gates leaves behind," outlines challenges Panetta must solve as secretary of defense. Adams cautions “Panetta is going to have to get tougher, a lot tougher. . . .” to tame a bloated defense budget .

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Will Peru’s Elections Affect Regional, Hemispheric Relations?

Peru's runoff election between Keiko Fujimori and Ollanta Humala is widely viewed as a crossroads. The outcome of the election affects not only the country’s own future but for how it relates to its neighbors and the hemisphere as a whole. American University experts available for analysis.

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President Obama Should Support Abbas’s UN Initiative

American University Professor Boaz Atzili argues President Obama's resurrected 1967 border proposal presents an historic opportunity for Israel to cement international recognition in his Huffington Post article. Atzili further asserts backing of Abbas's UN gambit by Obama and Israel.

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Mladic Arrest More than Just Historically Significant, Says Cornell Law Expert

Jens Ohlin, professor of law at Cornell University, comments on the arrest of Ratko Mladic, the former Bosnian Serb general accused of masterminding the massacre at Srebrenica in 1995.

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Was Obama’s Mideast Speech A Game Changer?

American University experts Akbar Ahmed, Clovis Maksoud, and Ghiyath Nakshbendi possess over 100 years of combined experience in the Middle East and North Africa. Whether serving as ambassadors, financial experts, or journalists, they can offer expert analysis of Obama’s Mideast speech today.

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Secret Negotiations Drive Middle East Peace Process

Anthony Wanis-St. John is a member of the faculty of American University’s Peace and Conflict Resolution program. His new book, Back Channel Negotiation: Secrecy in the Middle East Peace Process (Syracuse 2011) explains Back Channel Negotiations from the standpoint of the Israel-Palestinian decades’ long conflict and how the model is used elsewhere.

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Tolerance and Understanding: the Best Weapons in the War on Terror

Osama Bin Laden's death should make us reevaluate our strategies to fight terrorism.

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Counterintel Expert: Change Can Happen

Criminal Justice Professor Jeffery Walker, whose expertise spans juvenile gang strategies to global security, sees the Arab Spring as the biggest threat to al-Qaida's survival.







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