Monthly Archives: April 2015

Are We Missing An Important Link In Our Pursuit For World Peace?

Troubled or otherwise failed governments continue to yield international headlines for the violence that fills the resulting power struggle in some nations.

Meanwhile, political, military and academic leaders struggle to find ways to implement democracy amid the chaos.

“What many laypeople may intuit but fail to fully grasp is that democracy is the best-known path to peace – both in specific regions and the world in general,” says Julie Fisher, a former program officer at the Kettering Foundation and former scholar in residence at Yale University. “George Bush was right about democracy, but wrong about how to achieve it.” Continue reading