January 12, 2009 | Megan Fowler | Tagged as: Events

The office is buzzing. Tonight is the highly anticipated one-night only production of Betrayed at the Kennedy Center, George Packer's play based on his New Yorker article of the same name. 


January 09, 2009 | Erin Weir | Tagged as: Congress, South Sudan, Sudan, U.S. Administration, United Nations
Today marks the fourth anniversary of the end of Sudan’s civil war between the north and the south.
January 08, 2009 | Camilla Olson | Tagged as: Malaysia, Myanmar, Asia, Statelessness
Sayed and Jamil (not their actual names) both came to Malaysia alone as young boys.
January 07, 2009 | Joel Charny | Tagged as: Afghanistan, Colombia, DR Congo, Iraq, Myanmar, Somalia, Sudan, Neglected Crises

Crises are the stock and trade of humanitarian agencies. Yet there is no consensus or clarity as to what constitutes a humanitarian crisis.

January 05, 2009 | Kenneth Bacon | Tagged as: Anniversary Blogger Series
One of my favorite statements is by Margaret Mead:  “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.  Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”