Author Archives: Rachel Peterson

Removal of Chemical Weapons from Syria Nearing Completion – by McDonnell at the Los Angeles Times

“BEIRUT — With its latest deadline days away, Syria is close to eliminating its stockpile of chemical weapons, monitors said Tuesday, an improbable accomplishment in the midst of civil war that is likely to diminish further the possibility of international intervention. After … Continue reading

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2014 Speaker Announcement: Leymah Gbowee

“We succeeded when no one thought we would, we were the conscience of the ones who had lost their consciences in their quest for power and political positions. We represented the soul of the nation.” -Leymah Gbowee, Nobel Peace Prize … Continue reading

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