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Israeli-Palestinian intangibles


26 Mar 2014
“Intangibles” such as memorialization and collaboration over holy sites are an essential component of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. (Source: Common Ground News Service (CGNews), 27 March 2014)

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Remembering Mandela


06 Dec 2013
Senior Vice President of Search for Common Ground Susan Collin Marks reflects on the legacy of Nelson Mandela and what world leaders can learn from him. (Source: Common Ground News Service (CGNews), 6 December 2013)

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An online pledge that might actually change the world


20 Nov 2013
As violence and destruction plague our communities, technology provides us a with an unprecedented chance to band together across continents and end violent conflict. Jessica Murrey, Communications Manager at Search for Common Ground explains how one online pledge could do just that. Source: Common Ground News Service (CGNews), 20 November 2013

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MENA youth refuse to step down despite setbacks


20 Nov 2013
It’s been almost 3 years since the energy of youth during the Arab Spring has taken a backseat to the hard work of creating new democracies. Stories of hope have been replaced by stories of conflict and frustration. Aisha Habli, a young Lebanese peace activist and communications specialist reaches out to her peers to explore whether the region’s youth have stepped back from the frontlines of change. Source: Common Ground News Service (CGNews), 20 November 2013

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What’s behind the Nairobi and Peshawar attacks?


15 Oct 2013
After last month’s attacks on a shopping mall in Nairobi and a church in Peshawar, many point to Islam as the reason behind the violence. But former Pakistani Ambassador to the UK Akbar Ahmed provides an alternative understanding of the attacks, and explains why mistaking the cause could be a missed opportunity to stop such acts in future." (Source: Common Ground News Service (CGNews), 15 October 2013)

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