from the archives
Research and political analysis for the European Centre for Conflict Prevention:
HOW THE TOUAREG REBELLION CAME TO AN END:
Peacemaking by Consensus in Mali
Reprinted from "People Building Peace: 35 Inspiring Stories Around the World"
Between 1994 and 1996, a peacemaking process that involved not just government officials but also labor unions, religious groups, NGOs, local leaders, women's organizations, and members of civils society brought a long-simmering conflict to an end. In the last few years, the situation has deteriorated, but the process nevertheless serves as a useful case study.
Commercial journalism for Akzo Nobel:
Back in the late 1990s, Microsoft was the dominant player and Apple still struggling to survive. This article -- citing the success of Microsoft and the struggles of Xerox and Apple -- looks at how success in business depends not just on good ideas and technology, but a firm's ability to manage its own knowledge. How things have changed!
Travel journalism for The Buffalo News:
Reporting on Riga's split personality early on in its post-Soviet period
IRANGATE'S NEWEST TWIST: THE FORTY MILLION DOLLAR RIPOFF
A convicted arms peddler and self-professed spy reveals a few new wrinkles in the Irangate conspiracy.
BLOOD AND MONEY
A peek inside the world of small-time pro boxing a few weeks after a young lightweight died following a knockout during a fight in San Jose.
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